Life, as we know, is a matter of perspective. And so it is with some of the world’s most famous landmarks and monuments.
What looks massive and stately up close gets lost in urban sprawl from afar. What seems impossibly large from the ground is barely recognizable when seen from the air.
Check out these famous views seen from a different, less-photographed angle. They won’t disappoint, but—warning!—they are likely to incite a solid dose of wanderlust.