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A Sight To Behold: The Winners of “Seeing the Sights”

By Cherrie - 3 min read

20 world-famous landmarks as you’ve never seen them before!

Iconic landmarks are constantly under the gazeof smartphones and camera lenses. So capturing them from a whole new anglecan be a real challenge! Weknow just how popular these types of shots are with image buyers on EyeEm Market so we ran the Seeing the Sights Mission – with EyeEm merchandise for the top five entries!


Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi


Empire State Building, NYC

Person sitting on chair by window against empire state building

Venice, Italy


Mont Saint-Michel, France

Shadow of mont saint-michel against cloudy sky

Tokyo Tower, Japan

High angle view of illuminated cityscape

Runners up

Praça do Comércio, Lisbon

Rear view of man riding horse in foggy weather

Statue of Liberty, NYC

real people

Mount Fuji, Japan

Mt fuji seen from between the branches

Victory Column, Berlin

High angle view of road along trees

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Golden gate bridge against clear sky

Taipei 101, Taiwan

Rear view of girl against tall building

Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur

Optical illusion of cropped hand holding petronas towers in city

Qolşärif Mosque, Kazan, Russia

Low angle view of airplane flying over silhouette towers

Prambanan Temple, Indonesia

Cropped image of woman hand against qolsarif mosque

Namdaemun, Seoul


Blue Mosque, Istanbul


Big Ben, London

High angle view of big ben reflecting on puddle in city

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Chairs at great sphinx of giza against clear sky

The Shard and Tower Bridge, London


Messeplatz, Basel, Switzerland

Low angle view of man standing by buildings in city

If you’d like to see more landmark pictures, browse our curated collections of Urban and City images, or try something more specific like Notre Dame or White House!

In need of even more inspiration? Check out: 18 Unexpected Photos of Iconic Landmarks Around the World.

If you’d like to join some of the world’s biggest media outlets and best-known brands and be at the center of the conversation, partner with EyeEm on a Mission. Find out more.

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