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Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick's Day

The Global Greening is in its seventh year.

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

800px-7_World_Trade_Center Source: Wikipedia

Fenway Park (home of the Boston Red Sox baseball team), USA


Turbo the Goat, Toronto, Canada

S5wCNfi0 Turbo Source: Twitter

Cathedral of Brasília (Catedral Metropolitana Nossa Senhora Aparecida), Brazil

Catedral_metropol Source: Wikipedia

Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, Cannes, France

cannes Source: Cannes.com

Golden Gate, Gdańsk, Poland

Golden_Gate_in_Gdańsk Source: Wikipedia

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The Executioner’s House, Gdańsk, Poland

635497_Gdańsk_Więzienie Source: Wikimedia

Palace Albanija, Belgrade 

Palace_Albania Source: Wikipedia

Light rail system, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  

Addis_Ababa_Light_Rail_vehicle,_March_2015 Source: Wikipedia

Karakoro Art Studio, Matsue, Japan

800px-KARAKORO_Art_Studio Source: Wikimedia

A full list of all the landmarks turning green can be found here.

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