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The Eiffel Tower – Paris – France

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There may be many places worth visiting throughout the world but, when asked to name some, the name of Eiffel Tower is one of the first to come to mind. Built in the year 1889 for the World Fair, it is the landmark of France and is known to be one of the most visited monuments across the world with about 7.1 million people already ascended it in 2011.

The engineer who designed and built the tower was by the name Gustave Eiffel and it is after him that the tallest structure of Paris is named. Its height is 324 metres and having crossed the height of the Washington Monument, it was also the tallest man made structure in the world for about 41 years till Chrysler Building of New York came up. However, now that the antennas have been added atop the Eiffel Tower, it has now again grown taller than the Chrysler Building.

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Sydney Harbour Bridge – Australia

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Amongst the various man made constructional wonders of the world, is also the Sydney Harbour Bridge which also has the nickname ‘the Coathanger’.  Located on the Sydney Harbour of Australia, it is a massive arch bridge which gives a thorough fare to vehicles, rail, pedestrians, and bicycles.

The inspiration behind the Sydney Harbour Bridge was the Hell Gate Bridge of New York. It was built under the instructional guidance of Dr. J.J.C.Bradfield and got opened for the public in the 1932. It is known to be the sixth longest arch bridge of the world and is also the tallest arch structure being 134 metres away from the water level.

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Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

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If you are done with spending your vacation within the solemn natural surroundings then here’s is an option for a vacation in the cidade maravilhosa or the marvellous city. This is the Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil.

Visiting here you will not miss the beauty of nature as mountains engulf the city on one side and the deep blue sea with white sandy beaches gives company on the other side. In addition to this, there are the tropical cocktails, sexy people, gyrating samba dancers, and some landmarks worth visiting at least once in a lifetime.

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