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The world’s landmarks are bathed in green for St Patrick’s Day

As the old saying goes ‘everyone is Irish on St Patrick’s Day’ and these photos from around the world would seem to suggest there is some truth in that.
Some of the most famous landmarks on the planet have been bathed in green to celebrate Ireland’s national day.
The green light shining onto the landmarks against the night sky can create a fantastic effect.
World goes green for St Patrick's Day
St Patrick’s Cathedral and Trinity College in Dublin are two of the places to have gone green, but the trend has spread far further afield.
Famous landmarks in European cities such as London, Paris and Berlin have gone green. It has even spread to the Egyptian Pyramids, Niagara Falls on the border of the USA and Canada and the Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil.
Take a look at some of the most famous landmarks in the world bathed in green.
Christ the Redeemer – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Christ the Redeemer –  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Christ the Redeemer – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Niagara Falls, USA/Canada
Niagara Falls, bathed in green for St Patrick's Day
Niagara Falls, USA/Canada


The Sphinx and the Pyramid of Khafre , Giza, Egypt
The Sphinx and the Pyramid of Khafre , Giza, Egypt
The Sphinx and the Pyramid of Khafre , Giza, Egypt


Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China
Great Wall of China


Sleeping Beauty Castle, Disneyland, Paris, France
Sleeping Beauty Castle, Disneyland, Paris
Sleeping Beauty Castle, Disneyland, Paris, France


London Eye, London, England
London Eye, London
London Eye, London, UK


Armadillo, Glasgow, Scotland
Armadillo, Glasgow, Scotland
Armadillo, Glasgow, Scotland


Colosseum, Rome, Italy
Colosseum, Rome, Italy
Colosseum, Rome, Italy


Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany
Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany
Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany


Cibeles Fountain and Palace, Madrid, Spain
Cibeles Fountain and Palace, Madrid, Spain
Cibeles Fountain and Palace, Madrid, Spain


Perlan, Reykjavík, Iceland
Perlan, Reykjavík, Iceland
Perlan, Reykjavík, Iceland


Council House in Perth
Council House, Perth, Australia
Council House, Perth, Australia

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