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Can you name the cities from their landmarks ?
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Each clue focuses on a famous landmark. Guess its city. Letters at the beginning of each clue suggest the initial letter for answers.
Speed AZ Quiz - CANADA
A - PARTHENON. Considered to be the culmination of the development of the Doric order and one of the world's greatest cultural monuments.
B - SAGRADA FAMILIA (Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família). A large Roman Catholic church, designed by architect Antoni Gaudí.
C - THE MAGNIFICENT MILE. Portion of Michigan Avenue. Nicknamed in the 1940s for being one of the city's most prestigious residential and commercial thoroughfares.
D - BURJ AL ARAB (Tower of the Arabs). The shape of its structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship. Characterized as the world's only '7-star hotel'.
E - ZOLLVEREIN INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX. Built in Bauhaus style, with its characteristic winding tower, it is considered the 'most beautiful coal mine in the world'.
F - COTTON TREE. Historic symbol of the city since 1792. According to tradition, a group of former slaves held a thanksgiving service there.
G - PALACE OF NATIONS (Palais des Nations). Built between 1929 and 1936 as the headquarters of the League of Nations.
H - EL CAPITOLIO NACIONAL (National Capitol Building). Dominating the city's skyline, it was built in 1929 as the Senate and House of Representatives.
I - HAGIA SOPHIA. Formerly an Orthodox patriarchal basilica; later a mosque and now a museum.
J - WESTERN WALL. Known as the 'Kotel' and considered a holy site.
K - PETRONAS TWIN TOWERS. The tallest twin buildings in the world.
L - BELEM TOWER. A fortified tower built in the early 16th century. A World Heritage Site since 1983 because of the significant role it played in the maritime discoveries.
M - SAINT BASIL'S CATHEDRAL. A Orthodox cathedral erected on the Red Square. Built to commemorate the capture of Kazan and Astrakhan.
N - CHRYSLER BUILDING. Art Deco style skyscraper that was the world's tallest building for 11 months before being surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931.
O - ROMAN THEATRE and TRIUMPHAL ARC. Renowned Roman site, listed since 1981 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
P - LEANING TOWER. Declared in 1987 as part of the Piazza del Duomo UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Q - BASILICA OF THE NATIONAL VOW (Basílica del Voto Nacional). One of the most representative monumental neo-Gothic churches in the New World.
R - CHRIST THE REDEEMER (Cristo Redentor). Considered the 2nd-largest Art Deco statue in the world.
S - HERMITAGE. One of the largest and oldest museums of the world. Founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great.
T - AVENUE HABIB BOURGUIBA.The central thoroughfare of the city. Compared to the Champs-Élysées of Paris and considered the historical political and economic heart of the country
U - WINTER PALACE OF THE BOGD KHAN. The last remaining of four main imperial residences.
V - SAINT PETER'S BASILICA. The largest interior of any Christian church in the world, holding 60.000 people.
W - THE WHITE HOUSE. Designed by Irish-born James Hoban. Built between 1792 and 1800.
X - MAUSOLEUM OF QIN SHI HUANG and his Terracotta Army. A collection of sculptures depicting the armies of the first Emperor of China.
Y - SHWEDAGON PAGODA or Golden Pagoda. A gilded pagoda on Singuttara Hill, thus dominating the skyline of the city.
Z - BASILICA OF OUR LADY OF THE CONCEPTION. Best known for an image of the Virgin Mary, credited with a number of recognized miracles. Visited by Pope John Paul II in 1979.
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