Tourist Attraction by Wikipedia Description

Can you name these tourist attractions by excerpts from their Wikipedia articles?
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Quiz by OskarRB
Last updated: May 6, 2019
First submittedMarch 5, 2019
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Wikipedia Description
Tourist Attraction
When it opened to the public in 2000 it was the world's tallest Ferris wheel
London Eye
The copper statue was a gift from France to the United States
Statue of Liberty
Also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre
It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 feet high
The former Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty
Forbidden City
A large unfinished Roman Catholic church in Spain, designed by
Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí
Sagrada Família
One of Japan's "Three Holy Mountains"
Mount Fuji
The oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one
to remain largely intact
Great Pyramid of
Hiking down to the river and back up to the rim in one day is discouraged by park officials
Grand Canyon
A symbol of Christianity across the world, the statue has also become a cultural icon of
both Rio de Janeiro and Brazil
Christ the
It was envisioned after discussion about a suitable centrepiece for the proposed
1889 Exposition Universelle
Eiffel Tower
Built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls
Machu Picchu
A large sandstone rock formation in central Australia
An ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river
Taj Mahal
The world's largest coral reef system
Great Barrier Reef
Built to protect the Chinese states and empires against the raids and invasions
of the various nomadic groups
Great Wall of
Soon after exiting the barrel, she said, "No one ought ever do that again."
Niagara Falls
The principal public square of Venice, Italy
Piazza San Marco
Level 71
May 6, 2019
Come on, you accept the common English name for every attraction besides the Sagrada Familia (for which there is NO English name), yet St. Mark's Square won't work for Piazza San Marco????
Level 81
May 6, 2019
I tried all sorts of ways st marc's square, st mark's square, square of st..., marcus square... nope. I'd never have gotten that Italian name, especially when it didn't say you needed to write it in Italian!
Level 81
May 6, 2019
Considering just "christ" is enough for the statue in Rio, it's suddenly a huge jump in difficulty too.
Level ∞
May 6, 2019
My mistake. Now fixed.
Level 71
May 8, 2019
Thank you Quizmaster! Much appreciated.
Level 72
May 9, 2019
Travelfan, Sagrada familia is literally "sacred family", more commonly known in English as the "Holy family"
Level 59
May 12, 2019
Yes, but nobody refers to the sagrada familia as the holy family. People do, however, refer to piazza san marco as st marks square
Level 67
Jun 7, 2019
I have never heard of that. I figured in english they called it the same (without the piazza perhaps, but still san marco)
Level 68
May 6, 2019
The text for Mount Fuji also can be found on the pages for Mount Haku and Mount Tate. Should've seen this coming.
Level ∞
May 7, 2019
Extra credit for you!
Level 64
May 7, 2019
Easy 5/5 for me. It was still fun though.
Level 44
May 7, 2019
Glad to hear that :)
Level 75
May 10, 2019
I can never remember the name of Sagrada Familia :-(
Level 70
Jun 17, 2019
I get forgetting Sagrada, but surely the other half is familia?
Level 75
Jun 23, 2019
Ha ha, I will certainly remember that part now!
Level 81
Jun 15, 2019
Easy for me, as well. Seen more than half.
Level 56
Jun 15, 2019
Forbidden Palace for Forbidden City?
Level 81
Jun 15, 2019
Level 62
Jun 16, 2019
From my understanding the question seems to be asking about the palace itself, which would mean "Forbidden Palace" should be accepted, and not the complex surrounding the palace.
Level 81
Jun 16, 2019
the palace complex you are thinking of is called the Forbidden City. It's a complex consisting of almost 1000 buildings twice the size of Vatican City, not a single structure. It's always called the Forbidden City (in English, anyway). It's never called the Forbidden Palace. The most famous building inside the Forbidden City is probably what is called now the Palace Museum. But that palace wasn't off limits, the entire complex was. The original Chinese name for it translates as Purple Forbidden City. The clue could be improved by adding the word "complex," but in any case the answer is not Forbidden Palace. That's not a thing.
Level 73
Jun 19, 2019
In Civilization V there is a wonder (building) that is called the Forbidden Palace. So clearly some people refer to it as that. Still got it when palace was'nt accepted though.
Level 62
Jun 16, 2019
I was confused about the Niagara Falls question. I thought it was asking for the name of the person who said the quote and so I was thinking about what person would be a tourist attraction and would say something like that.