Not rated | Travel, Educational, Documentary | 2008
The landmarks of the world are monuments to the achievements of mankind or mother nature and are unmistakable signs of where you are. Travel with us to some of the greatest landmarks including The Colosseum, Pyramids of Giza, Mount Everest, Eiffel Tower, Statue of Liberty, The Grand Canyon, Taj Mahal and many more. Featuring the following: The Eiffel Tower in Paris; India's Taj Mahal; the London Eye; the Berlin Wall. The Indica Gallery in London; the Petronas Towers in Malaysia; the Colosseum in Rome; and the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Brazil. London's Tate Modern art gallery; the Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar; the Temple Mount in Jerusalem; and Lake Titicaca on the Bolivian-Peruvian border. Also: landmarks reproduced in chocolates and miniatures. The Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia; the Gare de Lyon train station in France; and the Brandenburg Gate in Germany. Also: an interview with Justo Gallego Martinez, who is overseeing the construction of a cathedral in Spain. The Louvre in Paris; the Statue of Liberty; a large stone carving in China; and the Banaue Rice Terraces in the Philippines. The Tower of London; the Tigris River in the Middle East; the Abu Simbel in Egypt; and the Glasgow Science Centre Towers in Scotland. The Passetto in Italy; the Forbidden City in Beijing; the Alexandria Library in Egypt; the Chrysler Building in New York; and a mine in Cornwall, England. The Great Wall in China; Spinnaker Tower in England; Mount Rushmore in South Dakota; Blenheim Palace in England; and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Italy's Leaning Tower of Pisa; the Sydney (Australia) Opera House; Petra, Jordan; the Western Wall in Israel. Also: an interview with artist Stephen Wiltshire. Cambodia's Angkor Wat; Mount Fuji in Japan; the Champs-Elysees in Paris; London's Royal Festival Hall; and Machu Picchu in Mexico. Rockefeller Center in New York; the Nile River in Egypt; an animal hotel in Berlin; and a lost city in Peru. Buckingam Palace in London; Taiwan's Taipei 101, the world's tallest building, which was scaled by climber Alain Robert ; Iraq's National Museum; Moscow's Red Square; and the National Archaeology Museum of Athens. Big Ben in London; Beijing's National Center for the Performing Arts dome; Roman mosaics in Nimes, France; a pet hotel in Hanoi; and climate-change lessons learned in Antarctica. London's Tower Bridge; Hadrian's Wall in England; the Amazon River in South America; and the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. A search for Noah's Ark's remains on Mount Ararat in Turkey; koi-fish lovers in Singapore; the Uluru towers in Australia; and the Coliseum in Rome. The Prague Bridge; Westminster Abbey; the Isle of Man; Tibet's capital, Lhasa.
|Duration||0 hours 30 minutes|
|Censorship Ratings||Not rated|
|Year of Production||2008|
|Year of Release||2008|