Top 10 Landmarks in the US

Learn about the famous landmarks that have become symbols of American culture and heritage.

Alcatraz reveals stories of American incarceration, justice, and our common humanity. This small island was once a fort, a military prison,

1. Alcatraz Island

and a maximum security federal penitentiary. In 1969, the Indians of All Tribes occupied Alcatraz for 19 months in the name of freedom and Native American civil rights.

2. Golden Gate Bride

Golden Gate Bride is a famous bridge in the US. This connects San Francisco and Marin County.

3. Mount Rushmore National Memorial

This memorial centered on a colossal sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills near Keystone, South Dakota, US.

4. Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal is a commuter rail terminal located at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

5. Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington DC

The Korean War Veterans Memorial is memorializes those who served in the Korean War (1950–1953)

6. Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina

It is a historic house museum and tourist attraction in Asheville, North Carolina. Biltmore House (or Biltmore Mansion), the main residence

is a Châteauesque-style mansion built for George Washington Vanderbilt II between 1889 and 1895 and is the largest privately owned house in the US, at 178,926 sq ft of floor space (135,280 sq ft).

7. USS Arizona Memorial

The USS Arizona Memorial, at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, marks the resting place of 1,102 of the 1,177 sailors and Marines killed on USS Arizona

7. USS Arizona Memorial

during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and commemorates the events of that day. The attack on Pearl Harbor led to the United States' involvement in World War II.

8. Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City, in the United States.

9. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is a national memorial located in West Potomac Park next to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., United States.

The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City, spanning the East River between 

10. Brooklyn Bridge

the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Opened on May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was the first fixed crossing of the East River.