Are you the person the family fights over to be on their Trivial Pursuit team? Does a good pub quiz get you a little bit giddy? Are you convinced that you, Stephen Fry and Richard Osman are somehow related? If so, you’re going to love this Top 10 Trivia Facts post.
10 surprising, intriguing and unusual facts about the world’s most famous landmarks and their countries are about to ensue, and forget fountain, you’ll be a monsoon of mind-boggling trivia at the end of it.
1) Over 15,000 lightbulbs are changed annually in the Sydney Opera House
2) London St Pancras is home to Europe’s longest champagne bar
3) The iconic lean of Pisa Tower occurred because the ground was too soft and one side started to sink
4) The Matterhorn is the mountain that appears on Toblerone packaging, first appearing in 1960
5) Beer is officially regarded as a food in Bavaria – Cheers!
6) There are approximately 55 million LEGO bricks at the LEGOLAND resort in Windsor
7) The Statue of Liberty is thought to have been hit by around 600 bolts of lightning every year since she was built #StrongWoman
8) Ronda is home to the oldest Bullring in Spain
9) There are 9 million litres of geothermal seawater in the Blue Lagoon
10) In one summer season, the fizzy drinks consumed by visitors at Alton Towers is enough to fill a bathtub every day for one whole year!
Now that you’ve refuelled your knowledge tank, now tell us… How many did you already know? Do you have any more fun trivia facts of your own? Let us know your favourites in the comments section below!
Plus, test your knowledge on famous world landmarks with our Where in the World game.