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Know some of the most popular historical places in the world

New Delhi: There are hundreds of tourist attractions across the world, from fascinating sea beaches, to the sea corals, the exquisite waterfalls, hill stations, Aurora Borealis, daunting deserts, et al.But there are also hundreds of

India TV News Desk [ Updated: September 11, 2014 8:37 IST ]
know some of the most popular historical places in the world
know some of the most popular historical places in the world

New Delhi: There are hundreds of tourist attractions across the world, from fascinating sea beaches, to the sea corals, the exquisite waterfalls, hill stations, Aurora Borealis, daunting deserts, et al.


But there are also hundreds of beautiful manmade structures which are quite popular with tourists across the world. For reasons of space, we could not add The Great Wall of China.

Here we present you a list of  10 such most popular  tourist attractions of the world

10. Christ the Redeemer (Brazil)



Built between 1922 and 1931, Christ the redeemer, is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is 30 metres (98 ft) tall, not including its 8 metres (26 ft) pedestal, and its arms stretch 28 metres (92 ft) wide and is considered as the largest Art Deco statue in the world. A symbol of Brazilian Christianity, this statue is located at the peak of the 700-metre (2,300 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city. It is made of concrete and soapstone and become an icon of Rio and Brazil.

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