Let’s go on a trip around the world. This week our wallpapers feature iconic landmarks and wonders of the world. Places that are so spectacular that people come from all over to see them in person. You might not be able to take a trip to see all of these places, but you can certainly enjoy them as a wallpaper on your favorite device.
We have 6 different landmarks in HD wallpapers for you. To get one of these wallpapers on your phone, tablet, or even PC, simply tap or click on the image to see it at full resolution. Let us know which one is your favorite, and be sure to share a screenshot if you use one of these wallpapers!
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China to protect the Chinese states and empires against the raids and invasions of the various nomadic groups of the Eurasian Steppe.
Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World’s Fair, the Eiffel Tower was initially criticized by some of France’s leading artists and intellectuals for its design. The tower is the tallest structure in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world. 6.98 million people ascended it in 2011, and the tower received its 250 millionth visitor in 2010.
The Incas built the Machu Picchu estate around 1450, but abandoned it a century later at the time of the Spanish Conquest. Although known locally, it was unknown to the outside world before being brought to international attention in 1911 by the American historian Hiram Bingham.
Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Opera House was identified as one of the 20th century’s most distinctive buildings and one of the most famous performing arts centres in the world. Though its name suggests a single venue, the project comprises multiple performance venues which together are among the busiest performing arts centres in the world.
The Taj Mahal is regarded by many as the finest example of Mughal architecture, a blend combining elements from Islamic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish and Indian architectural styles. The mausoleum is widely recognized as “the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage”.
The most famous Egyptian pyramids are those found at Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo. Several of the Giza pyramids are counted among the largest structures ever built. The Pyramid of Khufu at Giza is the largest Egyptian pyramid. It is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence.