Our World Top 10 List: Our Favourite Big Things

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This list is our own personal top ten favourite big things, based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels around the world. It is not just a list of the biggest things we have seen, but a reflection on how much we were impressed with the big thing. See also our list of Australian Big Things.


1. Empire State Building, New York, USA

It used to be the tallest building in the world. After the fall of the Twin Towers, it is again one of the biggest things in New York.


2. Hoover Dam, USA

A big dam

3. 3. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco


4. 4. the Great Pyramids, Cairo, Egypt
5. 5. Eifel Tower, Paris, France
6. 6. Statue of Liberty, New York, USA
7. 7. Saint Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City
8. 8. Ankor Wat, Siam Reap, Cambodia
9. Indian

9. Taj Mahal, Agra, India

10. Todai-Ji Temple, Nara Japan

10. Todai-Ji Temple, Nara Japan

Largest wooden structure in the world

just missing the top 10 is Uluru, Australia, The world’s biggest monolith.

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