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25 Stunning Photos of Landmarks Covered in Snow

Here's proof that snow can make even the most beautiful things in life even more gorgeous.

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Eiffel Tower–Paris, France

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Great Wall of China–Huairou, China

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Colosseum–Rome, Italy

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Big Ben–London, U.K.

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Leaning Tower of Pisa–Pisa, Italy

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Arc de Triomphe–Paris, France

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St. Basil’s Cathedral–Moscow, Russia


Forbidden City–Beijing, China

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Lincoln Memorial–Washington, DC, USA

Have you ever noticed this typo in the Lincoln Memorial?

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White House–Washington, DC, U.S.

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Brandenburg Gate–Berlin, Germany

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United States Capitol–Washington, DC, U.S.

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Trevi Fountain–Rome, Italy

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Notre-Dame de Paris–Paris, France


Reichstag–Berlin, Germany

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Brooklyn Bridge–New York, NY, U.S.

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Florence Cathedral–Florence, Italy


Edinburgh Castle–Edinburgh, U.K.

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Cloud Gate–Chicago, IL, U.S.

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Great Buddha–Kamakura, Japan

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Blue Mosque–Istanbul, Turkey

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Brittany Gibson
Brittany Gibson is a regular contributor to’s culture, food, health, and travel sections. She was previously an editorial intern for and Westchester Magazine. Her articles have appeared on Buzzfeed, Business Insider, AOL, Yahoo, and MSN, among other sites. She earned a BA in English from the University of Connecticut