Where in the World (267)

There are cities around the globe that are easily identified by their iconic landmarks. The Statue of Liberty, the Little Mermaid, Christ the Redeemer and the Eiffel Tower are easily recognised as being in New York City, Copenhagen, Rio de Janeiro and Paris respectively. The cathedral or duomo dominating the skyline of last week’s city is the biggest clue to the city’s identity. It is Brunelleschi’s exquisite dome topping the Santa Maria del Fiore Duomo in the Italian city of Florence, or as the Italians call it, Firenze.

Florence (Firenze)

There are certainly more congratulations to give this week compared with the week before. Tim (@timofnewbury), Jackie (@JackiesJourneys), Atul (@pixodentit), Beverley (@bevsackville), Christina (@MiddleSeatView) and Simon (@similtiades) all correctly identified the city as Florence.


This week the distorted photograph is another skyline but not necessarily the iconic view. Nevertheless, there are iconic buildings that will help in the identification of the city.

As usual, you can leave your answers in the comments below or on my Twitter feed (@lethers) with the hashtag #WITW267. If you are on Twitter then you can Direct Message me with the answer which will be hidden from the Twittersphere. Alternatively, email me with the answer using the contact page – see tab on the menu bar above.

Please use the hashtag #WITW267. It makes finding the answers in a continually changing Twitter feed so much easier; your answer is less likely to be overlooked.


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