Durdle Door is a natural limestone arch on the Jurassic Coast near Lulworth in Dorset. Eroded by time and nature, Durdle Door is one of Dorset’s most photographed and iconic landmarks. The name Durdle is derived from an old English word ‘thirl’, which means to pierce, bore or drill.
At the top of Glastonbury Tor (in England) is a 14th-century roofless St Michael’s Tower, it is one of the most famous landmarks in Somerset. Excavations on the Tor have revealed some Neolithic flint tools and Roman artifacts, indicating use since ancient times.
Night lighting at the Tower of London provides glamour to a London landmark
St. Mary’s Cathedral is a Sydney landmark. Built to last, this 106 meter long sandstone Gothic Revival–style cathedral was begun in 1868, consecrated in 1905 and substantially finished in 1928, though the massive, 75 meter high spires weren’t added until 2000 (this image from Sydney Tower was circa 1987).