The Atomium, Brussels, Belgium

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Visiting the peculiar giant metal molecule is one of the most popular things to do in Brussels.

The Atomium is a landmark building in Brussels, originally constructed for the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. It is located on the Heysel Plateau in Laeken, where the exhibition took place. The Atomium symbolizes an iron crystal that has been magnified 165 billion times. It refers to the power of nuclear energy that was peacefully used in 1958.

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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, United States

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The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the one-mile-wide strait connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The Frommer’s travel guide describes the Golden Gate Bridge as “possibly the most beautiful, certainly the most photographed, bridge in the world.

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City of the Arts and Sciences, Valencia, Spain

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Visiting The City of the Arts and Sciences is a must when you come to València. It is designed by the Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava, with several buildings that are icons of the city. It is an impressive complex and very photogenic with all the art objects, lines, shadows!

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Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa or simply the Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its nearly four-degree lean, the result of an unstable foundation. Its exceptional nature isn’t due only to its peculiar inclination because, even if it didn’t lean, the Tower of Pisa would still be one of the most remarkable belltowers in Europe.

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Forbidden City, Beijing, China

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The Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, lies in the city center of Beijing, and was once the Chinese imperial palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 – 1911). It was listed as a World Heritage Site in 1987 and is the largest, best-preserved ancient timber-built palace complex in the world.

The city where it was forbidden to ordinary Chinese until the fall of the emperors. Today, however, anyone can step inside to see the nearly countless buildings, pavilions and art galleries with over a million surviving works.

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Machu Picchu, Andes Mountains, Peru

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Machu Picchu is an Incan citadel set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru, above the Urubamba River valley. Built in the 15th century and later abandoned.

Machu Picchu is well hidden on a high mountain top and is surrounded by deep ravines full of tropical forest. Enter the Incas hiking trail and follow the winding road to the top, where the impressive Inca city patiently awaits you.

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Lika-Senj County, Croatia

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Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the oldest and largest national parks in Croatia. In 1979, Plitvice Lakes National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage register. Located roughly halfway between capital city Zagreb and Zadar on the coast, the lakes are a definite must-see in Croatia.

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Colosseum, Rome, Italy

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The Colosseum, is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, just east of the Roman Forum and is the largest ancient amphitheatre ever built, and is still the largest standing amphitheater in the world today, despite its age.  It is an imposing construction that, with almost 2,000 years of history, will bring you back in time to discover the way of life in the Roman Empire.

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Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Christ the Redeemer is the top attraction, and a must-do activity while in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is one of the Seven New Wonders of the World, is 38 meters high (including 8 meters high pedestal), is located in the Alto da Boa Vista district of the city of Rio de Janeiro and was created between 1922 and 1931 by the sculptors, engineers and artists Paul Landowski , Heitor da Silva Costa, Albert Caquot and Gheorghe Leonida by making very creative use of the materials reinforced concrete and soapstone.

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