The most famous and awe-inspiring monuments of the world are recognized by many and flocked to by countless tourists. They are more than statues or pieces of art; They are symbols of triumph and tragedy that resonate deeply with those who know their story. You cannot fully appreciate the heart and soul of a monument until you know its origins. Have you ever wondered about the stories behind some of the world's most iconic monuments? Here is a guide to some of the most notable structures on the planet.