46 Most Famous Landmarks in Europe You Must Visit Story

By Samuel Caesar

Introduction

46 Most Famous Landmarks in Europe You Must Visit Story

Europe is a continent comprising of 44 countries. Each country in Europe has a unique culture and history. Europe is... Read more

Landmark 1

Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris, France

Paris, usually referred to as the city of love, is one of the most visited cities in Europe. There are... Read more

Landmark 2

Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Naturally, tourists are enticed to museums. Located in Paris, France, the Louvre is the world's largest art museum. Many tourists... Read more

Landmark 3

The Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

The Eiffel Tower is undoubtedly one of the most prominent landmarks in the world, easily making it one of the... Read more

Landmark 4

Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France

Another must-visit landmark in Europe is the famous Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France. The construction of the landmark started... Read more

Landmark 5

Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey, Mont Saint-Michel, France

Another landmark popular in Europe, especially in France, is Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey. As the name suggests, it is an abbey located... Read more

Landmark 6

Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France

Another famous landmark in France is the Palace of Versailles. The Palace of Versailles, located in the region of Île-de-France,... Read more

Landmark 7

Big Ben, London, United Kingdom

Big Ben, formerly known as the Great Bell, can be found at the north end of the Palace of Westminster.... Read more

Landmark 8

Palace of Westminster, London, United Kingdom

The Palace of Westminster is the official name of the Houses of Parliament in London, United Kingdom. It is called... Read more

Landmark 9

Buckingham Palace, London, United Kingdom

Buckingham Palace is located in London, United Kingdom. The Palace has served as the residence for many sovereigns, dating back... Read more

Landmark 10

Stonehenge, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument found in the Amesbury area of Wiltshire in the United Kingdom. This UNESCO World Heritage... Read more

Landmark 11

Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, Kiev, Ukraine

Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, also known as the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, is an Orthodox monastery built by monks in... Read more

Landmark 12

Saint John’s Co-Cathedral, Valletta, Malta

Saint John’s Co-Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Valletta, Malta. The cathedral shared the honour with St. Paul’s Cathedral,... Read more

Landmark 13

St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland

Founded in 1191, St Patrick’s Cathedral is the national cathedral of the Church of Ireland. Found in Ireland's capital city... Read more

Landmark 14

St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

Vatican City is a country that was created for the Catholic religion. Officially known as The Papal Basilica of Saint... Read more

Landmark 15

Apostolic Palace, Vatican City

Have you ever wondered where the Pope lives? The Pope, being the head of the Catholic Church, is a big... Read more

Landmark 16

The Sistine Chapel, Vatican City

The Sistine Chapel is well-known as the home of Michelangelo’s frescoes. The Chapel is found in the Apostolic Palace located... Read more

Landmark 17

Pantheon, Rome, Italy

The Pantheon is a Catholic Church in Rome, Italy. It was a Roman temple commissioned by Marcus Agrippa before it... Read more

Landmark 18

Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy

The Trevi Fountain is an extremely popular and famous landmark in Europe. It's included on almost every walking tour of... Read more

Landmark 19

Colosseum, Rome, Italy

Today, stadiums and theatres are used to host sporting events and drama shows, respectively, but this was not the case... Read more

Landmark 20

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Pisa is a famous city in Italy, mainly because of its Leaning Tower. The Leaning Tower is located in Piazza... Read more

Landmark 21

Florence Cathedral, Florence, Italy

With construction beginning in 1296, the Florence Cathedral is one of the most famous landmarks in Italy and Europe. Engineer... Read more

Landmark 22

Doge's Palace, Venice, Italy

A prolific landmark located in Piazza San Marco in Venice is Doge's Palace. The Palace was constructed in 1340 and... Read more

Landmark 23

The Duomo, Milan, Italy

The Duomo, or Milan Cathedral, is a world-renowned symbol of Milan. It is additionally one of the largest cathedrals in... Read more

Landmark 24

Buda Castle, Budapest, Hungary

Buda Castle, formerly referred to as the Royal Castle, is an ancient citadel for the Hungarian kings of Budapest. It... Read more

Landmark 25

Hungarian Parliament Building, Budapest, Hungary

The Hungarian Parliament Building, or Parliament of Budapest, is found in Kossuth Square on the banks of the Danube. This... Read more

Landmark 26

Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria

The Habsburg lineage of rulers left an impressive mark on Europe. The Schönbrunn Palace was the summer residence of the... Read more

Landmark 27

Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Greece is a country with many Greek landmarks that attract thousands of visitors. Athens is a city in Greece filled... Read more

Landmark 28

Reichstag Building, Berlin, Germany

One of the most impressive landmarks in Berlin and Europe is the Reichstag Building. The Reichstag Building houses the parliament... Read more

Landmark 29

Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany

When you are in Berlin, Germany for 4 days, the Brandenburg Gate is a place you must include on your... Read more

Landmark 30

Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany

In Bavaria, Germany is the Neuschwanstein Castle, a 19th-century palace that served as inspiration for Disney's Sleeping Beauty castle. Neuschwanstein... Read more

Landmark 31

Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

The central square in Brussels, the capital of Belgium, is aptly named the Grand Place. It took form in the... Read more

Landmark 32

Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain

Another UNESCO World Heritage Site is the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba. It is a must-see even if you're in Cordoba for... Read more

Landmark 33

Royal Palace of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Like the UK royal family residing in Buckingham Palace in the UK, the Spanish royal family lives in The Royal... Read more

Landmark 34

Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is one of the notable museums in Spain. It is located in the city of Bilbao. The... Read more

Landmark 35

Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Familia is a Gaudi-designed catholic basilica that has been under construction for hundreds of years - it started in... Read more

Landmark 36

Alhambra Palace, Granada, Spain

The Alhambra Palace is one of the most famous landmarks in Spain, and it is a must-see even if in... Read more

Landmark 37

Belém Tower, Lisbon, Portugal

There are many landmarks to see in Lisbon, so if you plan to travel to this city for a vacation,... Read more

Landmark 38

Pena Palace, Sintra, Portugal

Pena Palace and Park, or Parque e Palácio da Pena, is located in Sintra on the Portuguese Riviera. The palace... Read more

Landmark 39

Chateau de Chillon, Veytaux, Switzerland

Geneva is the second most populated city in Switzerland, after Zurich but before Bern, and has many fantastic tourist sites... Read more

Landmark 40

Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland

This natural landmark in Europe is part of the Alps mountain range. It is located in Zermatt, Switzerland on the... Read more

Landmark 41

Prague Castle, Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Castle is one of the biggest castles in the world, covering over 70,000 square metres. It contains more than... Read more

Landmark 42

Charles Bridge, Prague, Czech Republic

The Charles Bridge was constructed under the supervision of King Charles IV. Construction started in 1357 and was completed in... Read more

Landmark 43

St. Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

The most beautiful cathedral in Russia is undoubtedly St. Basil's Cathedral, which, of course, would also make it a top... Read more

Landmark 44

The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

The State Hermitage Museum represents an art and culture museum located in St. Petersburg, Russia. After The Louvre Museum, The... Read more

Landmark 45

Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia

Built to be an orthodox church in St. Petersburg, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood is now a... Read more

Landmark 46

Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

Peterhof Palace is a place and garden complex found in St. Petersburg, Russia. The complex was commissioned by Peter the... Read more

Conclusion

Conclusion

Europe is a big continent with many unique landmarks for tourists to visit. The list provided above is merely a... Read more