World landmarks

by SheKnows
May 4, 2010 at 7:06 p.m. ET
Le Tour Eiffel - Paris, France Photo by Nancy J Price

1 /6: The Colosseum

1/6 :The Colosseum

The Colosseum (Coliseum) - Rome, Italy

2 /6: Notre Dame

2/6 :Notre Dame

In Paris, France

3 /6: Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy

3/6 :Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy

The Rialto Bridge (Ponte di Rialto) is the oldest of four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy.

4 /6: The Duomo, Florence, Italy

4/6 :The Duomo, Florence, Italy

The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore is the cathedral church (aka the Duomo) in Florence, Italy. Construction on this world landmark started in 1296, and the structure was completed in 1436.

5 /6: Pantheon - Rome, Italy

5/6 :Pantheon - Rome, Italy

The Pantheon in Rome was commissioned by Marcus Agrippa as a temple to all the gods. This world landmark was rebuilt by Emperor Hadrian in about 126 AD, and remains one of the best-preserved buildings of the era.

6 /6: Roman Forum, Rome, Italy

6/6 :Roman Forum, Rome, Italy

The Roman Forum (Foro Romano, Forum Magnum) is a small open area surrounded by the ruins of ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome.