John Towner

6 Iconic Landmarks Captured on Camera

Paulo Palha

At Travideo, we love beautiful videography capturing all sorts of travel moments; from beautiful beaches and road trips, to remote villages and stunning sunsets; but there’s something timeless about iconic landmarks that makes them a joy to watch on film, even if you’ve seen them a million times before.

Not all of us will have been so lucky to have visited these breathtaking destinations in real life; so we thought we’d share some of our favourite famous places with you, so that you can see for yourself why people just can’t get enough.

 

 

1. Angkor Wat, Cambodia

 

Angkor Wat is one of the largest religious monuments in the world, and can be found in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Its site measures a breathtaking 162.6 hectares — pretty big, eh. Get an idea of its beauty and scale in this video.

 

 

 

2. Taj Mahal, India

 

The Taj Mahal is an architectural marvel, and was built between 1631 and 1648 by order of the then emperor Shah Jahan. See it in all its glory in this video.

 

 

 

3. Mount Everest, Nepal

 

Everest needs no introduction. It’s the highest mountain on Earth, and to climb to the top is one of the biggest physical challenges humans can undertake. Take a closer look at this majestic natural wonder in this video.

 

 

 

4. Christ the Redeemer, Brazil

 

Rio’s art deco sculpture of Jesus Christ was completed in 1931, and is considered one of the new 7 wonders of the world. It’s a cultural icon that keeps watch over an iconic and vibrant city. See more in this video.

 

 

 

5. The Colosseum and Trevi Fountain, Rome

 

Rome is an absolute mecca for history and culture, and is full of architectural wonders that seem way ahead of their time. The Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain are just two of the stunning landmarks showcased in this brilliant video.

 

 

 

6. The Eiffel Tower, France

 

Once criticized by the cultured of France, this iron tower is undoubtedly one of the most emblematic monuments in the world, sitting in belle Paris. If you ever wondered how the city looks like from up above this iconic landmark, then you can not miss this incredible video.

 

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