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Monday, 17 March 2014

AMAZING PHOTOS: Global Landmarks Go Green For St. Patricks

From the London Eye to Egypt, over 100 iconic buildings turned green to celebrate St Patrick's Day this weekend.

The Pyramids, Petra in Jordan, the Abbey Road zebra crossing in London, the Great Wall of China, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Table Mountain in South Africa and the Empire State Building in New York and even Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer statue, Sleeping Beauty’s Castle at Disneyland Paris, Niagara Falls and Glasgow's Hydro arena got a new emerald glow.


Approximately 70 million Irish or their descendants are scattered around the globe




The zebra crossing on Abbey Road, St John’s Wood, is turned green by Tourism Ireland to celebrate St Patrick's Day in London

The zebra crossing on Abbey Road, St John’s Wood, is turned green by Tourism Ireland to celebrate St Patrick's Day in London

Glasgow's Hydro arena and Armadillo venue illuminated green for St Patricks day.

 London Eye is lit green by Tourism Ireland to celebrate St Patrick's Day in London

The Evoluon, Eindhoven

Pyramids of Egypt

Egypt

Holmenkollen Ski Jump in Oslo goes green to celebrate St Patrick's Day

Petra in Jordan goes green to celebrate St Patrick's Day

Petra in Jordan goes green to celebrate St Patrick's Day

Petra in Jordan goes green to celebrate St Patrick's Day

Petra in Jordan goes green to celebrate St Patrick's Day

Disneyland

Blarney Castle lit up green
 
Chicago River turns green to mark Saint Patrick's Day 2014

The leaning tower of Pisa is colored in green to celebrate Ireland's national holiday on the eve of the St Patricks Day

The leaning tower of Pisa is colored in green to celebrate Ireland's national holiday on the eve of the St Patricks Day

A giant shamrock waves to spectators during the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in Montreal

Japanese youths dance on the street during the 22nd St Patrick's Day Parade at Omotesando fashion district in Tokyo. Some 1,000 people took part in the annual parade

People stand along the river Vilnele to watch as it is colored green to celebrate St Patrick's Day in Vilnius, Lithuania
 

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