SEVERAL LANDMARKS AROUND the world will turn green to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.
The Colosseum in Rome, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Sacré-Cœur Basilica in Paris, the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro and Nelson’s Column in London are among the locations going green as part of Tourism Ireland’s seventh annual Global Greening initiative.
A number of new sites will also turn green this year, including:
7 World Trade Center, Ground Zero, New York, USA
Fenway Park (home of the Boston Red Sox baseball team), USA
Turbo the Goat, Toronto, Canada
Cathedral of Brasília (Catedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora Aparecida), Brazil
Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, Cannes, France
Golden Gate, Gdańsk, Poland
The Executioner’s House, Gdańsk, Poland
Palace Albanija, Belgrade
Light rail system, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Karakoro Art Studio, Matsue, Japan
A full list of all the landmarks turning green can be found here.