10 Mysteries Of Famous Icons That Are Not Known To Most People
The statue of liberty was given by the France to the people of US honouring the 100th year of the American revolution. Symbolising freedom, democracy, and the repeal of slavery, the statue stands tall with this broken chain that often goes unnoticed by the tourists!
#9 Color of Golden Gate Bridge
It was after much consideration that US Navy allowed the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. While the architects and designer wanted to paint it black, the navy wanted it yellow to make it visible during fog! Finally, they agreed to paint it dark orange!
#8 The Sphinx’s original appearance
Originally it was coloured with different bright hues. Even the remains of these pieces can be seen in British and Egyptian museums. Furthermore, some experts also believe that the Sphinx might originally have had the head of a lion, and a human face was only carved over later!
#7 The sky in the painting The Scream
It was after the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa volcano that all artists captured this wrath of nature in their paintings painting their sky deep red!
#6 Mount Rushmore
There's a secret room inside Mount Rushmore that stores important US documents
#5 The top-floor apartment of the Eiffel Tower
Gustave Eiffel, the man behind the designing of Eiffel tower had made a top-floor apartment for himself on its topmost floor.
#4 The Isleworth Mona Lisa
This recreation of the famous Da Vinci's painting is also as famous for its craft, and the alternative perspective attached to it!
#3 The Matterhorn at Disneyland
The first EVER tubular steel continuous track roller coaster was constructed here and it is named after a mountain in the Alps on the border with Switzerland and Italy
#2 The creation of the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Everyone knows about its inclination, but no one knows its actual construction!
#1 The Big Ben
However, Big Ben does not refer to the whole tower, but only to the bell. Until September 2012, the official name for the structure was ”The Bell Tower of the Palace of Westminster." Now its official name is “The Elizabeth Tower.”
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