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Cities by Tourist Attraction #2

Name the cities that feature these famous tourist attractions.
In some cases, the attraction is slightly outside the city
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Last updated: December 7, 2019
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First submittedOctober 9, 2013
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Attraction
City
The Statue of Liberty
New York
Notre Dame Cathedral
Paris
Sistine Chapel
Vatican City
Westminster Abbey
London
Bondi Beach
Sydney
Budweiser Brewery
St. Louis
Golden Pavilion Temple
Kyoto
Independence Hall
Philadelphia
Attraction
City
Pike Place Market
Seattle
Waikiki
Honolulu
Taj Mahal
Agra
Temple Bar
Dublin
The Forbidden City
Beijing
Lenin's Mausoleum
Moscow
Mall of America
Minneapolis
Attraction
City
Willis Tower
Chicago
Schönbrunn Palace
Vienna
Hagia Sophia
Istanbul
Pyramid of the Sun
Mexico City
SeaWorld (original)
San Diego
Pleasure Beach
Blackpool
The Kaaba
Mecca
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Level 93
Oct 9, 2013
It's not accepting New York for me.
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Level 69
Oct 10, 2013
Me either, I also tried Manhatten, Long Island, Staten Island and Atlantic Ocean, lol.
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Level 85
Oct 10, 2013
It didn't accept "New York City" for me, either. But it gave me credit for "nyc". Go figure.
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Level 81
Oct 13, 2013
Quizmaster, can you please add "New York" as an acceptable answer? That's a little ridiculous.
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Level ∞
Oct 13, 2013
Fixed!
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Level 82
Jan 21, 2014
A bit challenging even for world travelers.
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Level 73
Jan 21, 2014
"Pleasure Beach" is in Blackpool? I want to hire the marketing firm that came up with that.
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Level 67
Jan 21, 2014
The same one that came up with "Greenland."
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Level 27
Jan 22, 2014
I take it non-British people will not have heard of it?
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Level 61
Oct 30, 2014
This is how we Brits (and pretty much the rest of the world) feel when the quizzes are 30-50% American, and normally with at least 10% we haven't heard of.
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Level 66
Sep 9, 2018
speak for yourself. that was the first one I got.
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Level 71
Nov 12, 2015
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is a massive fun park situated overlooking the Irish Sea on the Lancashire coast. It was started in 1896 and has been owned and run by the Thompson family since its opening. Renowned for its many large big-dipper style rides and multitude of sideshows etc.
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Level 41
Jan 11, 2019
its a theme (amusement) park it once had the highest rollercoster in the world
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Level 55
Jan 21, 2014
I'm not sure that the Kaaba could quite be classified as a "tourist attraction." I think it's more of a pilgrimage site.
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Level 27
Jan 22, 2014
have to agree there
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Level 37
Aug 5, 2014
Aren't pilgrims a particular brand of tourist?
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Level 82
Dec 12, 2016
Yes, pilgrims are tourists by most definitions. Just like businessmen, congress participants and "I'm a traveller not a tourist"
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Level 79
Jan 28, 2014
As for the Budweiser Brewery clue, St. Louis happens to be the most famous and the birth place. There are probably 12-15 breweries across the US. A couple here in California but U never thought to type Fairfield or Van Nuys.
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Level 79
Jan 28, 2014
* I not U
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Level 52
Apr 3, 2015
Where do you think the name Budweis comes from, genius?
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Level 71
May 26, 2021
I suppose that original Budweiser brewery is in Czech town called Česke Budejovice. And its German name is Böhmisch Budweis.
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Level 58
Apr 30, 2014
I've been to Notre Dame cathedrals in Paris, Reims, Strasbourg and Chartres. I've also been to a Budweiser brewery in Columbus, OH.
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Level 83
Aug 29, 2017
There are Notre-Dame cathedrals in practically every city in France. Arguably the Paris one is by far the most famous. (But Amiens, my favourite, is the biggest.)
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Level 84
Dec 13, 2018
Does Southbend IN count too?
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Level 48
Jun 17, 2014
Oh, of course. The bar would be in Ireland.
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Level 44
Jul 3, 2014
Temple Bar is an area of Dublin, The Temple Bar pub just so happens to be there ;)
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Level 76
Jul 2, 2014
Could you allow Budweis as well? That Czech city brews Budweiser beer there (just to make it more complicated, Anheuser-Busch, an American firm despite sounding European, tried to trademark "Budweiser" in Europe but couldn't because it's already Czech).
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Level 68
Dec 22, 2014
16/22. I've never heard the term "Golden Pavilion Temple" but I figured it meant Kinkaku-ji, which is correct. I suppose Kinkaku-ji translates to that in English, but who the hell calls it that?
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Level 82
Dec 12, 2016
I guess the intention was not making it too obvious by using a Japanese name
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Level 75
Jun 6, 2018
Mishima Yukio's classic novel is usually translated as The Temple of the Golden Pavilion.
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Level 79
Nov 27, 2016
Mexico doesn't work for Mexico City on here but it does almost everywhere else.
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Level 83
Nov 7, 2017
Agree. Tried Mexico, then gave up as this is accepted for other quizzes.
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Level ∞
Nov 7, 2017
Fixed
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Level 82
Dec 12, 2016
České Budějovice should totally work for Budweis ...
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Level 22
Apr 21, 2017
There are 4 locations with a budweiser brewery: St Louis, Ft Collins, Jacksonville and Fairfield.
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Level 37
Jan 11, 2019
there's only 1, Ceske budejovic
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Level 22
Apr 21, 2017
Oh, I forgot about Merrimack. So it's 5 (five) locations.
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Level 22
Apr 21, 2017
BTW, all of them have tours. I just checked that on Budweiser's website.
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Level 67
Apr 24, 2017
Please allow Mexico for Mexico City
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Level 67
Oct 11, 2017
Top 85.4%. I'm a non-American who picked up a lot of freebies by throwing in US and other foreign cities I knew even though I may not necessarily have heard of the landmarks in question.
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Level 73
Jun 6, 2018
Call me pedantic if you must, but Blackpool isn't a city.
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Level 34
Jun 6, 2018
I thought that the Pyramid of the Sun was in Guatemala City.....
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Level 41
Jun 6, 2018
There are no pyramids in Guatemala City. There are Mayan pyramids in northern Guatemala, but no cities to speak of. The Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon are both on the edge of Mexico City and its Aztec name was Teotihuacan.
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Level 72
Aug 4, 2018
A tad too American centric. You could replace a few of the American options with something like the statue of Chirst the redeemer in Rio, Robben Island in Cape Town or the Moai of Easter Island as both Africa and South America seem to have been omitted.
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Level 76
Sep 25, 2018
The Statue of Liberty is also a tourist attraction in Paris albeit overshadowed by a bunch of other things.
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Level 82
May 5, 2019
There are three statues of Liberty in Paris. But the one in New York is THE Statue of Liberty.
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Level 83
Nov 25, 2023
There's also a replica of the Statue of Liberty in the sculptor Bartholdi's home town (Colmar)
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Level 61
Jan 19, 2019
Pyramid of the sun is not in Mexico City.
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Level 68
Dec 20, 2023
It's a tourist attraction of Mexico City though, even though it's not physically speaking in that location.
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Level 15
May 5, 2019
Wow! That one's tough!