Landmarks & Tourist Attractions

Are you fascinated with facts about the landmarks and tourist attractions of the world? Learn thousands of fun facts about anything you’ll want to visit here

fun facts about central parrk
27 Aug

15 Cool Facts About Central Park, New York

Central Park is perhaps one of the biggest highlights of New York City – and it’s been standing for longer than you think! Even if you’ve been before, or visit regularly, there are still lots of things for you to learn about the park. Here are some fun facts about Central Park to help you …
facts about London zoo
17 Aug

12 Legendary Facts About London Zoo

If you’re an animal lover and live within reach of the English capital, then there’s a good chance you’ve heard about the ZSL London Zoo! It’s one of the biggest and even one of the oldest zoos in the country, home to more than a few species – and some famous specimens, too! Before you …
interesting facts about the leaning tower of pisa
10 Aug

15 Slightly Wonky Facts About The Leaning Tower of Pisa

One of Italy’s most famous landmarks, and the launchpad for a million quirky and funny photos, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is a marvel which has fascinated people for centuries. In fact, it’s likely been around for longer than many people can imagine! But what else is there to learn about the Leaning Tower beyond …
interesting facts about harrods
25 Jul

13 Luxurious Facts About Harrods

Harrods is a department store quite unlike any other. It’s one of the biggest, classiest and most famous shopping centres of its kind, standing out as one of London’s most popular landmarks. Not only is it popular with shoppers and retail therapy enthusiasts, it’s also one of the first points of interest for any tourists …
facts aout machu picchu
25 Jul

12 Monumental Facts About Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of the world’s most breath-taking relics still available for people to marvel at, centuries on. Rising high above Peru in the Andes Mountains, the colossal stone ruins remain the country’s most popular tourist destination. Thousands of people flock here to see the ancient wonders each year – as well as flocks …
interesting facts about UNESCO
21 Jul

13 Unbelievable Facts About UNESCO

We live in an increasing and fascinating world!  Thanks to the work of groups such as UNESCO, our rich history and heritage remains preserved for generations to come.  But what does UNESCO actually do?  As an introduction, here are some interesting facts about UNESCO: 1. Why was UNESCO founded? UNESCO’s aim is, ultimately, to promote …
interesting facts about the Kremlin
19 Jul

21 Kooky Facts About The Kremlin

The Kremlin is one of Russia’s most iconic locations, a place that elicits so much curiosity from people that have only glimpsed it from afar. Here are some interesting facts about this UNESCO World Heritage Site: 1. It’s been around for almost a millennium. The Kremlin was founded by Yuri Dolgorukiy, the Prince of Suzdal …
interesting facts about Tower Bridge
1 Jul

20 Terrific Facts About Tower Bridge

Built to make it easier for people to cross the River Thames, Tower Bridge is one of London’s most iconic structures and features a central section that opens to permit ships to pass. Here’s some fun facts about Tower Bridge: 1. It took a good part of a decade to bring Tower Bridge to life. …
interesting facts about Big Ben
28 Jun

13 Brilliant Facts About Big Ben

Big Ben Tower is one of the UK’s most recognizable landmarks.  When you think of London, you likely think of the clock tower that stands proudly next to the Houses of Parliament! However, while the tower has been a staple of the London skyline for hundreds of years, it is still a fairly mysterious structure!  …
fun facts about Versailles
9 Jun

38 Victorious Facts About Versailles

The Palace of Versailles, in French known as Château de Versailles, is a former French royal residence and centre of government. Now a national landmark it’s located in the city of Versailles, northern France, just 10 miles (16 km) west-southwest of Paris. Once referred to as the epicentre of French royalty, the elegant estate has undergone several …
Sydney Opera House
31 May

12 Spectacular Facts About Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House has to be the most iconic and best recognised symbol of Australia. Here’s a stack of fun facts about Sydney Opera House for you to digest. 1. The Opera House was opened by the British Queen. Sydney Opera House is one of the most distinctive and famous buildings in the world. Construction …
facts about Venice, Italy
29 May

21 Vibrant Facts About Venice, Italy

For a variety of reasons, almost everyone I know wants to visit the extraordinary city that is Venice. Whether you’re planning a visit or simply want to brush up on your local knowledge, here are 21 fun facts about Venice to whet your appetite… 1. It’s the city of water. The Metropolitan City of Venice …
facts about the niagara falls
28 May

11 Awe Inspiring Facts About Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world. If you’re looking to brush up on your knowledge, this list provides all the interesting and mind-blowing facts about these spectacular waterfalls. 1. There are more than a few falls here. The Niagara Falls is in fact made up of three different …
fun facts about the Statue of Liberty
22 May

18 Little-known Facts About The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty, an iconic US national monument, welcomes approximately 4.5 million visitors every year.  If you’re considering a visit, you’ll want to learn these fun facts about Lady Liberty: 1. Lady Liberty is actually French! The Statue of Liberty was a gift to the people of the United States from the people of …
Facts about St Pauls Cathedral
20 May

14 Powerful Facts About St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral is a grand Anglican cathedral and one of the most famous landmarks and popular tourist attractions in London. Read on to learn 14 fun facts about St Paul’s Cathedral. 1. People have worshipped here for centuries! There has been a place of worship on the site of St Paul’s Cathedral in Ludgate …