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Can You Guess the Famous City Based on Their Skylines?

Tall buildings, bright lights—many city skylines look the same. This is harder than you think!

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Can you guess the city that is this historic skyline?

We’ll start out easy. There’s one monument that should make this one a no-brainer. You won’t believe that these hilarious town names are actually real.

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Paris, France

The Eiffel Tower gives this city skyline away.

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Think you know this skyline?

This one is a little bit harder.

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Dallas, Texas

If you’re good at this, you can probably guess what these pictures are based on their close up images.

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What famous city is this at sunset?

We bet you know this one.

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New York, New York

It’s the city so nice they named it twice.

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What skyline is this?

Nope, that’s not the Eiffel Tower. Don’t be fooled

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Tokyo, Japan

Can you also spot the one image that isn’t like the others in this puzzle?

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Recognize these buildings?

This may be a bit further from home, but this architecture is pretty quintessential.

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Venice, Italy

If you like puzzles, try to figure out how many squares are in this image.

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Know this city?

If you want a hint, this city is known for being very windy.

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Where is that famous building located?

That tall, skinny building should give it away.

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Toronto, Canada

This funky optical illusion will make your brain hurt.

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What city has that many lights?

This may not be the city that never sleeps, but how can they sleep with all those lights?

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Do you recognize this landscape?

Does that dome look familiar?

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Rome, Italy

That bridge is the Ponte Cavour and the building sitting up in the background is the Basilica Saint Peter.

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What city does this skyline belong to?

The tallest building in the world is in this city.

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Dubai, UAE

That tall, pointy building is Burj Khalifa. It’s 2,722 feet tall.

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Know this skyline?

This one may be a bit trickier, especially if you’ve never been here.

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Melbourne, Australia

Check out these stunning photos that aren’t what they seem.

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What famous skyline is this?

We love how the skyline reflects on the water, but what body of water is that?

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Know where that building is located?

That famous building gives this one away.

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Seattle, Washington

That well-known building is the Space Needle. If you got a lot of these right you might also be able to guess the airport from its code.

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What city is this?

Look closely in the bottom right corner and you’ll know the city.

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Sydney, Australia

Check out these gorgeous photos of the most colorful towns in the world.

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Last skyline. Know this one?

Well-traveled readers may know this one, but don’t feel badly if you don’t. This is a tricky one.

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Budapest, Hungary

So the skylines were a giveaway, but can you guess the cities from just one skyscraper?