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Al Ain: Al Jahli Fort, on 50 dirham note
Ancient Kyoto: Byodoin; 10000 Yen; issue Dec 1, 1958-Jan 4, 1986 and Nov 1, 2004 - present
Ancient Merv: Sultan Sanjar Mausoleum; 100 manat; 1995
Angkor: Angkor Wat; Several; 1996, 2001
Antigua Guatemala: First University (San Carlos); 100 Quetzales; 1983
Anuradhapura: Thuparama Dagoba; 500 Rupee issued 2001
Bagerhat: Khan Jahan's shrine, 50 Taka issued 2003
Bahla Fort: 1/2 Rial issued 1995
Belfries: Belfries (of Veurne) 1000 Francs 3.2.1945
Blenheim Palace: the maze at Blenheim Palace as a green foil hologram on 5 Pound note issued 2017
Borobudur: 10000 INR issued 1992
Budapest: Parliament; 500 florint (Limited commemorative edition); 2006
Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks: Moraine lake; $20; 1979
Canaima National Park: Angel Falls; 20000 Bolivars; 1998
Chichen-Itza: Chitzen Itza; 1000 Peso; 1977
City of Luxembourg: Luxembourg; 100 Francs; 1970 and others
Copan: 1 Lempira; 1980
Corfu: The citadel was depicted on the reverse of the Greek 500 drachmas banknote of 1983-2001
Cracow: depicts the white eagle wrapped in the letter S, inscribed in a hexagon, from the Sigismund's Chapel at the Wawel Castle; 200 Zloty
Dougga/Thugga: Dougga; 10 dinar; 2005
Dubrovnik: The Old Town of Dubrovnik is depicted on the reverse of the Croatian 50 kuna banknote, issued in 1993 and 2002
Echmiatsin and Zvartnots: Echmiadzin; 50000 Dram; 2001
Edinburgh: Robert Burns and The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh 10 pound - 2009; previous on numerous 1 pound
Ephesus: On backside of the 20 new lira banknote (2005–2008)
Fasil Ghebbi: 50 birr note
Fort and Shalamar Gardens: Shalimar Garden, 10 Rupee issued 1972-1975 & 50 Rupees 1976
Forth Bridge: On 20 Scottish pound note
Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Elsie Inglis and The Antonine Wall - 50 Scottish pouns - 2009
Fujisan: on 5000 Yen Banknote
Gardens and Castle at Kromeríz: 1993 - Current 1,000 Kč Czech note
Gelati Monastery: 500 lari, 1995
Gobustan Rock Art: Petroglyphs from Gobustan are depicted on the reverse of the Azerbaijani 5 manat banknote issued since 2006.
Great Wall: May 10, 1988-July 30, 2004; ¥1 RMB Note Fourth Edition
Great Zimbabwe Ruins: Rhodesian 5 pound note; 1966
Guanajuato: Guanajuato; 10 peso; 1963
Gusuku of Ryukyu: Shureimon; 2000 Yen; issue July 19,2000 - present
Gyeongju: Cheomseongdae - astronomical observatory in Gyeongju; 10 Korean Won; Issued 1962-1969 South Korea 10 Won 1965
Göreme NP: 50 new Lira (2005-2008)
Ha Long Bay: Ha Long Bay; 200000 dong ; Date of issue: 30 August 2006; & 10000 dong ; Date of issue: 1993
Hampi: 50 rupee 2016
Historic Cairo: Islamic Cairo; 5 pound; 1967 and others
Hoi An: Japanese bridge in Hoi An; 20000 dong ; Date of issue: 17 May 2006
Horyu-ji Area: Yumedono; 100 Yen; issue Feb 25, 1946-July 5,1956 and 1000 Yen from 1950
Hué: 50000 dong ; Date of issue: 17 December 2003
Independence Hall: On the back of the U.S. $100 bill. The Assembly Room of Independence Hall also appears on the obverse of the US$2 bill in the form of the signing of the Declaration itself
Kandy: Temple of Tooth: 1000 Rupee issued 2001; 10 Rupees; 1982
Kathmandu Valley: Changu Narayan on 10 rupee note, Swayambhunath stupa at 1000 rupee note
Kiev: 2 Hryvni (also Pechersk Lavra on 10 Hryven); 1992
Kremlin and Red Square: Red Square Moscow; 1000 roubles; 1992 (and various values during USSR)
Kunya-Urgench: Monument of Torebeg Hanum; 500 manat; 1995
L'viv: Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet on 20 hryvnia 2016 series
León Cathedral: Back of 100 cordobas note (introduced 2009)
Lima: Palais Concert on 50 Nueva Soles note; Palace "Torre Tagle" on 20 Nueva Soles note; Convent of Santo Domingo on the back of 200 Nueva Soles note
Lübeck: Holsten Tor; 50 DM; 1960
Macao: A Ma Temple; 500 patacas issue 1999 and 2003
Major Town Houses: Belgium 1994, 2000 francs
Malbork Castle: 1 June 1995 - Current 100 zł Polish note, Malbork Castle is on the left of the reverse side
Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi: Kazakhstan; 500 Tenge; 1999
Medieval Monuments in Kosovo: Silhouette of the Gračanica Monastery features on the back side of the 200 Serbian dinar note
Meidan Emam, Esfahan: Naqsh-e Jahan Square on 50,000 rials note 1992
Mexico City and Xochimilco: US $1000 bill from 1862-1882. The bill depicts US General Winfield Scott entering Mexico City during the Mexican American War, and the Metropolitan Cathedral is in the background.
Mir Castle: Mir Castle: 50 roubles (2016) (as well as the 2000 50,000 roubles note it replaced)
Moenjodaro: 20 Rupee issued 2005
Monticello: 2 US dollar (reverse side), 1928-1966
Mount Taishan: Taishan; 5 Yuan; 1999 & 2005
Neolithic Orkney: Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Heart of Neolithic Orkney - ?100 - 2009
Nesvizh: Nesvizh; 100000; 2000
New Lanark: Robert the Bruce and New Lanark - 20 pound - 2009
Novgorod: Millenium of Russia Monument and Novgorod Kremlin; 5 Ruble issued 1997
Nubian Monuments: Nubian Temples; 1 Egyptian pound; 1951 and many others
Oaxaca and Monte Alban: Monte Alban; 20 peso; 2006
Ohrid Region: A golden mask from Trebenista is depicted on the obverse of the Macedonian 500 denars banknote, issued in 1996 and 2003; On the 10 denars banknote is printed "the torso of the goddess Isis" placed in the Robevi house, Ohrid
Okavango Delta: 23 August 2009-Current 50 Botswana pula note
Old City of Jerusalem: Dome of the Rock: 20 Dinar (Jordan), 1995 and others & Saudi Arabian 50 Riyals (1984) & 1000 Iranian Riyals & Jerusalem and the Temple Mount on 50 New Israeli Shekel
Old Town Lunenburg: $100; 1975;
Panamá: The Cathedral of Panama Viejo, shown on the former 10 Balboas banknote (Panama uses the US dollar now)
Paris, Banks of the Seine: Eiffel tower; 200 Francs; 1997
Pasargadae: 50 rials note 1960
Petra: Petra; 5 Dinar; 1995
Polonnaruva: 50 Rupees; 1982
Potala Palace: Potala; 50 Yuan; 1999 & 2005
Prague: 1961 - 31 August 1993 100 Kč Czechoslovak note 1993 - Current 5,000 Kč Czech note
Puebla: Cathedral; 500 peso; 2000
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River: 500 PHP; 2010 current
Pyramids (Memphis): Sphynx; 100 Egyptian pound; 2005
Querétaro: Queretaro; 5 Peso; 1969
Quseir Amra: Quseir Amra; 1/2 Dinar; 1995
Rani-ki-Vav: On new Rs 100 note (2018)
Red Fort: 500 rupees 2016
Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras: (Banaue); 20 PHP; 2010 current
Rila Monastery: Rila Monastery; 1 Lev; 1999
Roskilde Cathedral: 500 danish krone 1952 series
Sagarmatha National Park: Mt Everest was on the Chinese Renminbi Fourth Edition ¥10 note from 1988-1999 which is thus also in the Sagarmatha National Park.
Sagarmatha National Park: Mt Everest is shown on ALL current Nepali banknotes
Samarkand: Registan; 50 Sum; 1994
Samarra: Samarra; 250 Dinars; 2003
Sana'a: 100 Rials issued 1993
Sanchi: 200 rupees 2016
Santo Domingo: Puerta del Conde (Colonial Zone); 20 Pesos; 1987
Schönbrunn: 100 schilling 1960
Selimiye Mosque: The mosque was depicted on the reverse of the Turkish 10,000 lira banknotes of 1982-1995
Semmering Railway: Austria 20 Schilling 1967
Shibam: 50 Rials issued 1993
Singapore Botanic Gardens : Tembusu Tree in SBG is on the back of 5$ SGD banknote
Site of Carthage: Hannibal and Carthage on the 5 Tunisian dollar note
Solovetsky Islands: Solovetsky; 500 Ruble issued 1997
Spissky Hrad and Levoca: Levo?a church (on both sides) ; 100 Slovak crown
Split: Palace of Diocletian; 500 Kuna; 1993
St. Kilda: Sir Alexander Fleming and St Kilda - 5 Scottish pounds - 2009
St. Petersburg: Peter&Paul Fortress; 50 Ruble issued 1997
Stone Circles of Senegambia: 50 Gambian Dalasis; 1991 and others
Sub-Antarctic Islands: Campbell Island on 5 New Zealand dollar reverse
Tassili n'Ajjer: 1000 dinar; 1998, 2005
Tauric Chersonese: the new 200 rubles note (2017 series) has Tauric Chersonese pictured on reverse side
Te Wahipounamu: Aoraki/Mount Cook; 5 NZD
Teide National Park: Roque Cinchado was on the 1000 pesetas banknote
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier: Chandigarh on the 10 Swiss Franc note (2000)
Tikal National Park: 1/2 Quetzal; 1973
Tiwanaku: 200 Bolivianos; 2005
Tubbataha Reefs: 1000 PHP; 2010 current
Ujung Kulon National Park: Krakatau Volcano, 100 INR issued 1992
Victoria Falls: 10 Zambian kwacha; Numerous Zimbabwe dollars, f.e. 1997 $20
Vienna: Josephinum and others; 50 Sch (and others); 1984 (and others)
Vilnius: Various parts of Vilnius old town; 50 and 100 litai; Numerous releases
Wachau Cultural Landscape: 100 schilling 1955
Walled City of Baku: Maiden Tower; 1 Manat (and others); 2006 (and others)
West Lake: The picture of "Three Ponds Mirroring the Moon" was printed on the backs of both the foreign exchange certificate one yuan bill issued by the government in 1979 and the fifth version of RMB one yuan bill issued in 2004. (wiki)
Westminster: on 5 Pound note issued 2017
Würzburg Residence: partial view of Staircase; 50 DM; 1989
Yaroslavl: Church of Precursor; 1000 Ruble issued 1997
Yazd: The Jame mosque of Yazd is depicted on the obverse of the Iranian 200 rials banknote (wiki)

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