News Nation Logo

UN Day: Turning the world Blue

The iconic places in the world turned blue to mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. More than 300 iconic monuments, buildings, landscapes, museums, bridges, and other landmarks in more than 75 countries across the globe turned blue - the offici

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 25 October 2015, 10:51:15 AM
United Nations

United Nations

1
The iconic places in the world turned blue to mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.
Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House

2
The Sydney Opera House was one of the first landmarks to be lit up.
The Peace Palace at The Hague

The Peace Palace at The Hague

3
The Peace Palace at The Hague, which houses the International Court of Justice, celebrated the milestone.
Font Passeig Gracia

Font Passeig Gracia

4
Font Passeig Gracia lit up Barcelona in a swathe of blue light.
Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne,

Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne,

5
It lit up in blue for the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.
Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro

Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro

6
The place lit up in blue for the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.
UN House in Moscow

UN House in Moscow

7
UN House in Moscow lit up in blue for the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.
Petra, Jordan

Petra, Jordan

8
Petra, Jordan lit up in blue for the 70th anniversary of the UN.
Kahramana Statue in Baghdad

Kahramana Statue in Baghdad

9
The statue lit up in blue for the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.
State Liberty Vic

State Liberty Vic

10
State Liberty Vic it up to celebrate United Nations anniversary.
Egypt

Egypt

11
Global landmarks including Egypt Pyramid of Giza turned blue to celebrate UN's 70th anniversary.
Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

12
China's Great Wall of China turned the complete pathway into blue for the occasion.
Red Fort

Red Fort

13
India's symbol of democracy Red Fort also turned royal to mark United Nation's anniversaty.