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Cities by Tourist Attraction #1

Name the cities that feature these famous tourist attractions.
Last updated: November 07, 2018
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Attraction
City
Times Square
New York
The Louvre
Paris
Piccadilly Circus
London
The Lincoln Memorial
Washington D.C.
Checkpoint Charlie
Berlin
Alcatraz
San Francisco
La Sagrada Familia
Barcelona
Tivoli Gardens
Copenhagen
Tiananmen Square
Beijing
Walk of Fame
Los Angeles
Attraction
City
Disney World
Orlando
The Coliseum
Rome
Bourbon Street
New Orleans
Burj Khalifa
Dubai
The Acropolis
Athens
South Beach
Miami
Saint Mark's Square
Venice
The Blarney Stone
Cork
The Grand Bazaar
Istanbul
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level ∞
Oct 9, 2013
Updated and made slightly less America-centric
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level 61
Oct 30, 2013
Slightly indeed! 12/24
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level 67
Dec 18, 2014
Yeah, half the "attractions" from the US is quite a limited world-view. I'd suggest either making an only-US test, or a world test. If all the attractions in the US where notable outside it, it wouldn't be that much of a problem. But imagine a test asking for an aquarium in Sao Pablo, a beach in Salvador de Bahia, and the location of the Brazilian constitution.
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level 65
Jul 28, 2016
Jsut for the record: the USS Constitution is a ship, not the actual Constitution (which would be in the National Archive in Washington DC)
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level 67
Mar 7, 2017
No one cares how much you hate the rest of the world, just learn about it. And represent it in the quiz. Yeesh. (By the way, America was hardly represented - only the United States.)
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level 44
Jan 26, 2018
I thought exactly same thing but for Americans Coke museum is such an important tourist location that all the greatest attractions in the 2000 year old culture cant match it.
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level 60
Jan 26, 2018
"America" is shorthand in English (and German, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Italian, French, Arabic, and Japanese) for the United States of America and its inhabitants, in the same way Russia is shorthand for the Russian Federation, Mexico short for the United States of Mexico, etc. Just because Spanish (and other language) speakers insist that "America" or its variants refer to the continent does not mean speakers of other languages need to adhere to such linguistic prescriptivism.
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level 48
Nov 7, 2018
I may disagree, I'm French and it is clear that America is a language abuse when you want to mean the USA. We use generally America or Americas for the continent(s) (depending if you consider one piece of lands or two "economical" blocks like Fifa does) and the US for the USA. The French Academy is pretty clear on that subject.
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level 59
Nov 8, 2018
@stankyC The continent was named first, way before your country even existed. The fact that many people have assimilated the usage the US coopted doesn't make it right. Also, the Mexico and Russia examples are false analogies. A more apt one would be a comparison with the UK (which is not Great Britain, just as the US is not America, but both are located in those respective places).
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level 63
Nov 9, 2018
@stankyC: In German, the country is predominantly referred to as "USA" and its institutions, e.g., as "US troups" (both shorter than referring to America(n)!). But I agree that its inhabitants are typically referred to as "Amerikaner/Americans", presumably because people are just too lazy to specify the additional syllables "US-Americans". Nevertheless, for the sake of clarity and because America always refers first to the continent: get a proper demonym for the USA! :-D
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level 68
Nov 11, 2018
Maybe on a Portuguese language quiz, sure.
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level 16
Jun 17, 2017
Lol this site is so useless if you can't learn about all cultures.
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level 61
Aug 30, 2018
It's literally a trivial site and never purports to be anything more.
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level 67
Aug 15, 2017
Yeah, 50% of the questions about attractions in America is ridiculously OTT even by the standards of this US centric site.
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level 40
May 29, 2019
jeez if this is the LESS America-centric version then I can't imagine what the old version was like because its STILL really America-centric....
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level 23
Nov 23, 2013
New York is a state not a city
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level 76
Nov 23, 2013
You sure about that?
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level 71
Jul 3, 2015
The USGS, the official lister of place names, lists the city as New York, and state as New York State, repectively.
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level 68
Nov 23, 2013
If 'City' is in the title surely 'New York' is enough. The rest of the world just calls it New York anyway.
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level 71
Nov 23, 2013
The city so nice, they named it twice.
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level 35
Nov 24, 2013
duh!
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level 70
Nov 23, 2013
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level 54
Jun 10, 2014
Or you're not American, or you're a 5-year old.
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level 18
Nov 16, 2017
Actually, a huge city in New York is New York City
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level 28
Mar 13, 2014
Who cares about an aquarium in Chicago or beach in Miami..............?
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level 75
Oct 6, 2015
Word.
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level 51
Mar 7, 2017
miami beach i am content with...but ive never heard of the aquarium...maybe should include Ipanema beach or perhaps christ the redeemer statue or perhaps something not obscure event to americans
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level 75
May 3, 2017
I'm American and I've never heard of the Shedd Aquarium, but I'm happy to learn about it.
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level 52
Oct 16, 2018
maybe the fish...
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level 76
May 5, 2019
People who aren't ignorant probably.
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level 19
Apr 20, 2014
Coliseum is spelt wrong...
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level 26
Feb 6, 2015
South Beach could be any number of places
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level 31
Feb 14, 2015
Can you add Anaheim for Disney World? I know it's Disney World in Orlando and Disney Land in Anaheim, but Disney is Disney, right?
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level 33
May 29, 2017
nah, Disney World and Disneyland are two very different parks
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level 76
Jan 2, 2019
Anaheim is the Los Angeles, California metro area city where you would find Disney Land. Orlando is the city in Florida nearest to Lake Buena Vista, the location of Disney World.
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level 39
Feb 20, 2015
Only in America would you have a museum dedicated to Coke (and not just because it's a drink that originated in the U.S.). Why would anyone want to visit and what would you learn from it?
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level 66
Mar 12, 2015
It's more of a Coca-Cola company tour rather than just Coke the drink. They take you through the process of making and bottling coke, and at the end there are samples of many different drinks that are popular elsewhere in the world. Coca-Cola makes a huge variety of drinks, but I had never heard of the majority of them before.
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level 72
Feb 2, 2017
I think HelenO's question stands...
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level 77
Jun 29, 2017
I don't know. I've been to several museums around the world that are dedicated to the history and making of a single product and a lot of it a lot less iconic than Coca Cola.Waterford Crystal in Ireland. Haribo Gummy Bears in Germany. It is a worldwide product that is associated to a single city that has about 6 million in it's metro area.
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level 56
Jun 29, 2017
There's a Guinness museum in Dublin, and a Cadbury's World in Birmingham, so why shouldn't there be a Coke Museum in Atlanta? (in other words, they are famous brands with museums in their home cities!)
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level 68
Nov 11, 2018
I put Medellin for the coke museum :(
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level 76
Jan 2, 2019
I wouldn't be completely surprised to find Coke museums in other countries, but of course you'd most expect to see it (famously) in Atlanta, and that's just because this is where the drink originated and for no other reason.

I've seen museums on many other inane or corporate subjects, including those that idontkn1 brought up like the Habiro museum. I've also seen museums and theme parks dedicated to Hershey's chocolate, Legos, Lotte Confectionary, Ferrari, Porsche, Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen, Sulabh International Museum of Toilets, Pocky, Hello Kitty, the Nissan Engine Musuem, the Bahaus Archive in Berlin, and the Icelandic Phallological Museum.

I personally visited the Kim-Chi Museum located in Seoul, South Korea and the Jelly Belly Museum and Factory in California and both were fun.
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level 53
Aug 15, 2015
Less American plz
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level 23
Nov 29, 2015
Thank god for being Irish, otherwise I'd never get Cork!
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level 60
Jan 23, 2017
I got Cork. And I'm a New Zealander. Learned about the Blarney Stone in a Richard Scarry children's book.
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level 75
Mar 7, 2017
I got Cork and I'm American. My son visited there during his summer study abroad semester in law school. (I can easily remember all the locations of the schools they attended - Dingle, Donegal, Derry, and Dublin.)
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level 54
Nov 8, 2018
Never even heard about it before this quiz, as 99,999% of my fellow Brazilians...
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level 29
Jan 2, 2019
actually, the Blarney Stone is at Blarney Castle, well outside the city of Cork.
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level 71
Apr 8, 2016
Got USS Constitution because of Fallout 4! ^_^
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level 65
Aug 29, 2016
still way too much USA-centric
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level 61
Dec 19, 2016
There are a lot of grand bazaars
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level 71
Jan 2, 2017
Too rest-of-world centric.
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level 45
Jan 23, 2017
What for a quiz on USA tourist attractions? You know what, I think you're right APHill!
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level 46
Jan 21, 2017
Eventually I ended up typing random cities
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level 64
Jan 22, 2017
Surely an aquarium in Chicago is not as important than e.g. Great Pyramids of Giza, Opera House in Sydney, Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul, Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai, Grand Palace in Bangkok?
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level 71
Jan 23, 2017
I guess that depends if you're a fish or not.
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level 66
Mar 22, 2017
And the pyramids and the opera house aren't in America, so they're not really that important anyways
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level 45
Jan 23, 2017
I know this is an American site and I have no problem with US-centric quizzes if they're described as such so you know what you're taking, but 50% of the answers are in the US and they're pretty lame ones at that is a bit daft in my opinion when you would assume this quiz is going to be about global cities.
This should just be made into a USA tourist attraction quiz (after all you're already half way there!) and then just make another one for true international tourist attractions with just the main, true international destinations from the USA in it.
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level 76
Nov 8, 2018
Find me a list of global cities sometime that includes Cork and Venice and doesn't include San Francisco, New York, or Los Angeles.
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level 32
Jan 23, 2017
It's spelled "Colosseum", not "Coliseum"...
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level 49
Mar 7, 2017
Agree, anglicization of the Italian 'Colosseo'. Or is it Latin?
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level 38
Jan 23, 2017
http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/97682/cities-by-tourist-attraction try this
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level 55
Jan 23, 2017
Too American-centric, only got 15 :/
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level 49
Mar 20, 2017
I have been to the Tivoli gardens I can honestly say I have never been to Copenhagen!! The gardens are outside Rome and nowhere near Copenhagen, unless there is another city name this!!
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level 75
May 3, 2017
My parents visited the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen in the 1970s. There must be more than one.
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level 67
Aug 15, 2017
Nope. Tivoli Gardens are in Copenhagen.
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level 48
Jun 17, 2017
I don't usually like to complain about this because it is a big country, but I think this quiz is too US-centric. Half of the answers are about the USA...
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level 16
Jun 17, 2017
How exactly can I delete my account? I am leaving this embarrasing mess.
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level 77
Jun 29, 2017
Go ahead no is going to miss you. Just like no one I cared that you created one.
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level 68
Nov 11, 2018
Too much temptation if you keep the account?
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level 44
Jan 26, 2018
Half of the cities are located in USA. Again and again I find those tests being created in a way that will show how smart americans are because someone doesn't know where coke museum is. And I bet coke museum is actually a better tourism attraction than pyramids or temples in Tokyo, Marina Bay in Singapore or concentration camps in Auchwitz. Unfortunately Americans wouldn't be able to guess anything that's not in major US city.
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level 75
Jan 26, 2018
Can't believe you omitted World's Largest Ball of Twine in Cawker City, KS. Sheesh!
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level 35
Mar 13, 2018
Disney World isn’t even in Orlando... it’s in Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake.
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level 60
Jan 29, 2019
A lot of airports aren't in the city they're associated with either. If you go to Disney Worlds website they'll tell you it's in Orlando. That's what people connect it to even though it's not 100% right.
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level 43
Oct 31, 2018
Theoretically, the grand bazaar can be any place that has a bazaar
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level 64
Nov 6, 2018
Receiving invalid parameter error
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level ∞
Nov 7, 2018
Fixed, thanks
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level 76
Nov 7, 2018
Heh, I was tempted to try "Bridlington" for South Beach.
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level 66
Nov 7, 2018
Rome's tourist attraction is named 'the Colloseum'.
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level 73
Nov 7, 2018
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level 42
Nov 7, 2018
I'm from Denmark. I think that Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen should be changed to the little mermaid. In Denmark, the little mermaid is a bigger tourist attraction.
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level 81
Nov 7, 2018
It doens't say it has to be the biggest. And Tivoli is much more fun, imho. It's already a very easy quiz, I think maybe the Little Mermaid would make it even easier.
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level 71
Nov 7, 2018
Colosseum is still misspelled.
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level 73
Nov 7, 2018
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level 67
Nov 8, 2018
Fair dos to QM for making it less American centric. I complain when they are too American/US centric so only fair I say thanks for listening.
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level 76
Nov 8, 2018
I've been to all but 3 of these cities and visited all but 4 of these attractions.
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level 40
Jan 2, 2019
I think you should put liberty bell and philadelphia in this
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level 60
Jan 24, 2019
Grand Bazaar could also refer to Tehran.
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level 43
Mar 6, 2019
It's not the acropolis, it's the parthenon.
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level 62
Apr 23, 2019
The Parthenon is in the Acropolis of Athens, commonly referred to as simply The Acropolis.
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level 49
May 26, 2019
I'm happy with these quizzes. I've learnt a lot about everywhere but never forget that it's just for fun. Some people seem to think it should be more serious or harder, and are so competitive. I think it's just fine!
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