Geography with Teacher Chewy Week 2: Landmarks and tourist attractions What is a landmark? an object or feature of a landscape or town/city that is easily seen and recognized from a distance, especially one that enables someone to establish their location. What is a tourist attraction? a place of interest where tourists visit, typically for its inherent or exhibited natural or cultural value, historical significance, natural or built beauty, offering leisure, adventure and amusement. Name some famous landmarks/tourist attractions in the world Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California Statue of Liberty in New York City (Ellis Island) Space Needle in Seattle, Washington Niagara Falls, between Canada and USA (Ontario and New York State) The Hollywood Sign in Los Angeles, California Mount Rushmore in Blackhills in Keystone, South Dakota CN Tower in Toronto, Canada Seven Wonders of the World: the seven most spectacular manmade structures of the world. The list changes often and the list is not always the same. The Great Pyramid at Giza Cairo, Egypt "Christ the Redeemer" statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil The Great Wall of China in Beijing, China The Colosseum, Rome, Italy Machu Picchu in Peru Kukulcan Pyramid in Chichen Itza, Mexico Taj Mahal, India Burj Khalifa building in Dubai, United Arab Emirates The Forbidden City, Beijing Mount Fuji, Honshu Island, Japan Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England Eiffel Tower, Paris, France Milan Cathedral, Milan, Italy Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand Bucket List I want to cross off (landmark and place) from my bucket list before I turn (age). Bucket List I want to cross off (the Coliseum, in Rome) from my bucket list before I turn 30 Bucket list: things you want to do or experiences you want to have in your life time. What is at the top of your bucket list? Homework: Go visit a landmark or tourist attraction! The world is a big place! Go travel! Name 3 landmarks you have been to or want to go visit. Tongue twister How much wood would a wood chuck chuck if a woodchuck would chuck wood.