Pyramids of Egypt are Britons’ favourite world landmark
Tuesday 26, October 2010
A survey by Truprint.co.uk shows Brits prefer the Pyramids over Big Ben.
The Pyramids of Egypt have been voted the nation’s favourite world landmark in a survey by Truprint.co.uk,.
Truprint, the online digital photo printing service, asked over 1,000 Britons to pick their favourite from ten of the world’s most iconic historical sights.
One in five people chose The Pyramids of Egypt as their most-loved landmark over The Eiffel Tower, The Taj Mahal, The Sydney Opera House, London’s Big Ben, The Great Wall of China, The Statue of Liberty, The Colosseum, The Leaning Tower of Pisa and Graceland, home of Elvis Presley in Tennessee.
London’s Big Ben was a close second with 17% of the vote, followed by The Eiffel Tower in Paris with 15%.
The Great Wall of China and Leaning Tower Of Pisa on the west coast of Italy came in last with only 3%.
“It’s almost impossible to take a bad photo of The Pyramids of Egypt. They look breath-taking from sunrise to sunset and so they have a special place in many photo lovers’ hearts”, said Carolyn Dawkins, Digital Marketing Manager of Truprint.co.uk. “Many other interesting landmarks need to be snapped at the right angle at the right time of day – just think how often a picture of the Eiffel Tower or the Leaning Tower of Pisa can look like a strange hat on the top of someone’s head.”
% of vote by 1,000 Brits
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