Travel quiz: Where in the world?

Are you a globetrotter and a general knowledge genius? Do you know your towers from your temples and your shrines from your spires? Enter our quiz to win a host of travel prizes including a luxury weekend in Barcelona
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If you know where these sights can be found, email your answers and a daytime telephone number to For example, if you think the first sight is the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, answer: A, Blue Mosque, Istanbul.

This competition is now closed.

The answers are:

A. The Dome of the Rock/al’Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem

B The Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA

C. The Angel of the North, England

D. Uluru (Ayers Rock), Central Australia

E. Angkor Wat, Siam Reap, Cambodia

F. The Alhambra (The Red Fortress), Granada, Spain

G. Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia

H. The Great Mosque of Djenné, Mali

I. The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, USA

J. St Basil's Basilica, Red Square, Moscow, Russia

K. United States Capitol building, Washington D.C, USA

L. Blackpool Tower, Blackpool, England

M. Mostar Bridge, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

N. Abandoned stone statues, Easter Island

O. The Giant’s Causeway, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

P. Pyramids at Giza, Cairo, Egypt

Q. Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany

R. Sistine Chapel, The Vatican, Rome, Italy

S. Little Mermaid statue (Den lille havfrue), Copenhagen. Denmark

T. Manneken Pis, Brussels, Belgium

Congratulations to Linda Smart from Leicestershire, the winner, who will receive a a weekend break for two people in Barcelona, spending three nights at the Duquesa DeCardona. The prize includes return flights, private transfers to and from the hotel, accommodation with breakfast and the Kirker Guide Notes to sightseeing and restaurants. For more information on Kirker Holidays visit www.kirker or call 020 7593 2283.

Second prize is one of 10 Fat Face “Toulouse trolleys”, each worth £119.99. Made from 100 per cent natural cotton canvas, they double up as a shoulder bag or as a trolley.

The ten second prize winners are:

Andy Hockley, W. Sussex

Rachel Checkley, Hampshire

Margaret Surrey, Tyne and Wear

Mrs Nicola Jones, Norfolk

J Messenger, Beaconsfield

Alice McTrusty, Glasgow

Michelle Johnstone, Hemel Hempstead

Roger Stanley, Shrewsbury

Janine Conteh, Birmingham

Juliette Young, Penicuik

Third prize is one of 100 Lonely Planet guides. Lonely Planet has captured 850 of the world’s hottest travel trends, destinations and experiences for the year ahead in one book: Best in Travel 2009 (rrp £15.99)


The closing date for the competition is 5.30pm on Wednesday 18 March. The winner of the first prize will be drawn at random on Thursday 19 March and notified by 5.30pm that day.

At least one person travelling must be aged 18 or over. The holiday must be taken before 31 December 2009. Hotel accommodation is based on two people sharing one room with breakfast. The prize includes return flights and private transfers to and from the hotel.

The prize is non-transferable and non-refundable. Transport to and from airport in the UK is not included. Travel insurance is not included. All prizes are subject to availability and are non-transferable and cannot be traded or exchanged for a cash alternative. The editor’s decision is final. The winner will be notified by phone. Only one entry per household. A full set of terms and conditions can be found online

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