30 Well-Known Landmarks With Unknown Secrets

Cracked pays people to make smart memes. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get in on it.

We all know the chamber of commerce version of famous, historical places. Boring, right? We charged our readers with digging up some weird, unexpected, and decidedly non-boring facts about sites we're all familiar with.

They didn't disappoint us.

Advertisement

30
Entry by Giovenna

Entry 30

29
Entry by kidrawk

Entry 29

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

28
Entry by CornishPlasty

Entry 28

27
Entry by YappyDoo

Entry 27

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

26
Entry by John E.

Entry 26

25

Entry 25

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

24
Entry by burritomouth

Entry 24

Entry 23

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

22

Entry 22

21
Entry by Ann Jimenez

Entry 21

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

20
Entry by sonoftime

Entry 20

19
Entry by Maclise

Entry 19

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

18
Entry by Andrea Meno

Entry 18

17
Entry by YappyDoo

Entry 17

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

16
Entry by sonoftime

Entry 16

15
Entry by Giovenna

Entry 15

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

14
Entry by Andrea Meno

Entry 14

13
Entry by Giovenna

Entry 13

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

12
Entry by Giovenna

Entry 12

11
Entry by burritomouth

Entry 11

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

10
Entry by gicusudoru

Entry 10

9
Entry by YappyDoo

Entry 9

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

8
Entry by kidrawk

Entry 8

7
Entry by gicusudoru

Entry 7

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

6
Entry by Andrea Meno

Entry 6

5
Entry by Scott Laffey

Entry 5

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

4
Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Entry 4

3
Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Entry 3

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

2
Entry by Andrea Meno

Entry 2

1
And the winner is ...

Congrats, Giovenna. You win money.

Entry 1

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

To turn on reply notifications, click here

127 Comments

Load Comments

More Pictofacts

15 Scientific Reasons Humans Are The Weirdest Animals Alive

We’re not just different. We’re bizarrely different.

206

15 Minor Events That Changed Pop Culture (And The World)

Your next tweet could spawn an entire extended universe.

143

31 Of Your Favorite Stories That Adaptations Ruined For You

Wonder if we can sue for emotional damages.

276

16 Pop Culture Staples That Are Massive Cash-Grabs

Turns out greed is the mother of invention.

153

25 Bonkers Landlord Stories You'll Definitely Identify With

What is it about holding a lease that turns people into raving lunatics?

187

Why (Statistically) Stuff You're Going Through Isn't Weird

Turns out you're not as alone as you thought. Go figure.

163