World monuments turn blue for UN Day

Hundreds of landmark monuments, buildings, museums and bridges in more than 45 countries around the world turned blue to celebrate 70 years of the United Nations in October 2015
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A portion of the Great Wall of China, in Badaling.  Photograph: Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

World monuments turn blue for UN Day – in pictures

The Chhatrapati Shivaji rail terminus in Mumbai, India  Photograph: Imago/Barcroft Media/Hindustan Times

World monuments turn blue for UN Day – in pictures

Sydney Opera House, Australia.  Photograph: Xinhua /Landov / Barcroft Media

World monuments turn blue for UN Day – in pictures

The Bolte bridge, Melbourne, Australia.  Photograph: Imago/Barcroft Media/Hindustan Times

World monuments turn blue for UN Day – in pictures

Students form a UN tribute in Almaty, Kazakhstan.  Photograph: Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters

World monuments turn blue for UN Day – in pictures

The Amman Citadel, Jordan.  Photograph: Raad Adayleh/AP

World monuments turn blue for UN Day – in pictures

The Tree of Life, Milan, Italy.  Photograph: Stefano Porta/EPA

World monuments turn blue for UN Day – in pictures

City hall in Seoul, South Korea.  Photograph: Xinhua /Landov / Barcroft Media

World monuments turn blue for UN Day – in pictures

Gediminas Castle in Vilnius, Lithuania.  Photograph: Petras Malukas/AFP/Getty Images

World monuments turn blue for UN Day – in pictures

The Great Pyramids and Sphinx in Giza, Egypt  Photograph: Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images

World monuments turn blue for UN Day – in pictures

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