Satellite images show landmarks from above – so how many can YOU guess?


How many can YOU guess? Satellite images show iconic landmarks from above – so do you know the Eiffel from the Blackpool Tower?

  • MailOnline used Google Earth to compile satellite images of famous sites
  • So do you know the Eiffel from the Blackpool Tower? Take the test to find out 

Whether it’s the Empire State Building or St Paul’s Cathedral, many cities are defined by their historic landmarks.

But while these landmarks are instantly recognisable in most photos, how about from a bird’s eye view?

MailOnline has used Google Earth to compile a collection of satellite images of famous sites. 

So do you know the Eiffel from the Blackpool Tower? 

Scroll down to reveal the answers at the bottom of the article. 

1. Can you tell where this unusual brown body of water is located?

1. Can you tell where this unusual brown body of water is located?

1. Can you tell where this unusual brown body of water is located? 

2. Can you tell what this building in the middle of the desert is? 

2. Can you tell what this building in the middle of the desert is?

2. Can you tell what this building in the middle of the desert is? 

3. This popular landmark is visited by eight million visitors every year – but can you tell what it is?

3. This popular landmark is visited by eight million visitors every year - but can you tell what it is?

3. This popular landmark is visited by eight million visitors every year – but can you tell what it is?

4. This famous landmark is known for its stunning surrounding gardens, but can you tell what it is? 

4. This famous landmark is known for its stunning surrounding gardens, but can you tell what it is?

4. This famous landmark is known for its stunning surrounding gardens, but can you tell what it is? 

5. A favourite landmark among children and adults around the world – do you know what it is from above? 

5. A favourite landmark among children and adults around the world - do you know what it is from above?

5. A favourite landmark among children and adults around the world – do you know what it is from above? 

6. The first of two towers included in our quiz – but which one is this?

6. The first of two towers included in our quiz - but which one is this?

6. The first of two towers included in our quiz – but which one is this? 

7. Celebrities are often honoured when they’re invited to visit – but which landmark are we talking about? 

7. Celebrities are often honoured when they're invited to visit - but which landmark are we talking about?

7. Celebrities are often honoured when they’re invited to visit – but which landmark are we talking about? 

8. It’s home to a spectacular array of art – but can you tell what this landmark is? 

8. It's home to a spectacular array of art - but can you tell what this landmark is?

8. It’s home to a spectacular array of art – but can you tell what this landmark is? 

9. The second of two towers included in our quiz – but which one is this?

9. The second of two towers included in our quiz - but which one is this?

9. The second of two towers included in our quiz – but which one is this?

10. One last landmark to guess – but can you get it right? 

10. One last landmark to guess - but can you get it right?

10. One last landmark to guess – but can you get it right?

How many did YOU guess? The answers revealed 

  1. Lake Nyos, Cameroon
  2. Area 51, US
  3. Taj Mahal, India
  4. Brighton Royal Pavilion, UK
  5. Disneyland Paris, France
  6. Blackpool Tower, UK
  7. The White House, US
  8. St Paul’s Cathedral, UK
  9. The Eiffel Tower, France
  10. Red Square, Russia 



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