In the middle of the Santa Monica State Beach is the Santa Monica Pier. The pier is a landmark for the beach and the city, featuring an amusement park, Pacific Park, Heal the Bay Aquarium, shopping, restaurants, and more.
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Lighthouse with Three Sides
The Sullivan’s Island Lighthouse, also commonly known as “Charleston Light” holds a unique title in Carolina Lighthouse lore as one of the most modern lighthouses in the country. The unique triangular and slim structure, which is broken up into two black and white color blocks, is hard to miss, and is a distinctive local landmark that hovers over the beach scene.
Charminar in Hyderabad
The Charminar, constructed in 1591, is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The landmark has become known globally as a symbol of Hyderabad and is listed among the most recognized structures in India.
It is a grand architectural composition in Indo-Saracenic style with open arches and four minarets, is regarded as the supreme achievement of the Quṭb Shāhī period.
At the Top of Tor
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.
Tower of London at Night
Night lighting at the Tower of London provides glamour to a London landmark
Slide to Digital – St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney
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).