Arts & Culture, Features, Travel

The Bigger Picture: 15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out

By: Ameena Iqbal We’ve seen them in pictures and in guidebooks, but have you ever wondered what the famous landmarks of our time look like when you don’t see them up close and personal? Often enough we see these landmarks in photographs with no backgrounds that just shows us the angle from the front with all their glam and glory. But you’d be surprised at what they look like from the surrounding areas. Here are the top 15 landmarks zoomed out from around the world. Watch out, you're in for a shock!   1. The Taj Mahal, India TAJ MAHAL Take 2 Taj Mahal2     2 .Stonehenge, England Stonehenge Take 2 Stonehenge2     3. Santorini, Greece Santorini Take 2 Santorini2     4. Central Park, New York City central park, NYC Take 2 central park, NYC2     5. Niagara Falls, Canada Niagara Falls Take 2 Niagra Falls2     6. Mount Rushmore, United States Mount Rushmore Take 2 Mount Rushmore National Memorial     7. The Arc de Triomphe, Paris,France The Arc de Triomphe Take 2 The Arc de Triomphe2   8. The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt the pyramids of gaza Take 2 the pyramids of gaza2     9. The Parthenon, Athens, Greece Greece Independence Parade Take 2 The Parthenon2     10. The Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany Germany Earth Day Take 2 the Brandenburg Gate2     11. Sagrada Familia, Barcelona Sagrada Familia Take 2 Sagrada Familia2   12. Mona Lisa, The Louvre Museum, Paris,France mona lisa Take 2 mona lisa2     13. The Little Mermaid, Copenhagen Little Mermaid Take 2 Little Mermaid2     14. Hollywood,  Los Angeles hollywood Take 2 hollywood2     15. The Forbidden City, Beijing, China The forbidden city Take 2 The forbidden city2      

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