Famous Landmarks with Context

Unless you get out and travel, you’ve probably only seen photos of famous landmarks from one well-known angle. For example, the Taj Mahal in India:


Which makes it look majestic, sublime, the work of unparalleled beauty that it definitely is. However, when zoomed out to include the landscape of the surrounding area, a vastly different picture of the Taj Mahal is revealed — one with context.


Not that the context takes away from the landmark, but it’s just funny how much perspective creates a different impression. See more famous landmarks in context and from their most well-known views.

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