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Freebie: Touristic Icons (100 Icons, PNG, SVG)

Icons are a lot like real monuments — they can both be easily recognized. Today’s icon set consists of a set of vector icons that represent monuments across the globe, so they can be literally used anywhere. This colorful set was carefully designed by Freepik141 and is completely free to use for commercial as well as your personal projects, including software, online services, templates and themes.

This icon set is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported2. You may modify the size, color or shape of the icons. No attribution is required, however, reselling of bundles or individual pictograms is prohibited. Please always provide credits to the creators and link to the article in which this freebie was released if you would like to spread the word.

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Close-up view: The longest uninhabited bridge in Europe, the London Bridge.
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Close-up view: A great architectural work of art, the Sydney Opera House.
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Close-up view: The well-known white marble mausoleum, the Taj Mahal.
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Well-known monuments across North and South America. (View large version4) (Full preview of icon set1185)
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A couple of monuments that can be found across Europe. (View large version7) (Full preview of icon set1185)
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From Turkey to the Philippines, including other countries in Asia. (View large version10) (Full preview of icon set1185)

Download The Icon Set For Free Link

Insights From The Designers: Link

“These icons are trendy and present a good number of reference sites in regards to graphic design. Due to the fact that designers and developers have increasingly become quite demanding when choosing icons, we’ve chosen this line style to capture the elegance and cleanliness. The fluorescent colors are also in line with the trend and, in this case, are the best way to highlight line icons on black and white.

We created this icon set with a modern and minimalist style that contrasts with the traditional character of the photographs in black and white. They can be used to create logos to adorn websites, travel guides, and even video motion graphics. We’ve prepared them in vector format so that they can be used in any type of medium. You’re welcome! ;)”

Thank you to the creative minds behind Freepik141 — we sincerely appreciate your time and efforts! Keep up the brilliant work!

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Footnotes Link

  1. 1 http://www.freepik.com/
  2. 2 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  3. 3 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/touristic-icons-preview-3-large.jpg
  4. 4 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/preview-large-3.jpg
  5. 5 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/touristic-icons-full-preview.jpg
  6. 6 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/touristic-icons-preview-4-large.jpg
  7. 7 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/preview-large-4.jpg
  8. 8 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/touristic-icons-full-preview.jpg
  9. 9 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/touristic-icons-preview-2-large.jpg
  10. 10 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/preview-large-2.jpg
  11. 11 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/touristic-icons-full-preview.jpg
  12. 12 http://provide.smashingmagazine.com/smashing-freebie-touristic-icon-set.zip
  13. 13 http://www.freepik.com/
  14. 14 http://www.freepik.com/
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  1. 1

    I remember doing a project in college like this, turning recognizable landmarks into simple icons. That was in 1990. My profs must have been ahead of their time.

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    Simon Dickson

    October 17, 2014 4:04 pm

    That bridge in London is Tower Bridge, not London Bridge. And it’s uninhabited.

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      Alejandro Sánchez Blanes

      October 20, 2014 8:36 am

      Hi Simon. I’m Alejandro, founder of Freepik. I want to thank you for your feedback and apologize for the error. We have already modified the title :) Thanks again!

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  3. 4

    A very nice collection.

    What’s really needed, and would be popular, are generic tourism icons.

    E.g. Generic Church, castle for Europe, mosque, islamic building for mid east, Buddha, generic chinese temple, tibetan temple, hindu temple

    Different bed or hotel icons, ditto restaurant, cafes etc

    Generic buildings would be a lot more useful than the popular ones which are easy enough to find!

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  4. 5

    Mirza Sadovic

    October 18, 2014 1:50 pm

    Inspired by this I created Sarajevo’s City Hall in the same style: https://dribbble.com/shots/1770776-Sarajevska-Vije-nica-Sarajevo-City-Hall

    Hope you like it!

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      Alejandro Sánchez Blanes

      October 20, 2014 9:28 am

      Awesome Mirza, very good! :)

      Regards,

      Alejandro Sánchez, founder of Freepik

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    Greg Koralewski

    October 19, 2014 7:41 pm

    Wow, wow. Something I was looking for recently. But I didn’t find these :)

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  6. 8

    Great icon set! Thanks for the love on Malaysia and its Asia counterparts. Been seeing a lot of designers who think that US or Europe are the only countries around.

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  7. 9

    Really nice, but I wonder why they make the Belgium Atomium look like a ferris wheel while it’s more like a 3D cube in reality.

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      Alejandro Sánchez Blanes

      October 20, 2014 4:23 pm

      Hi Bart,
      I’m Alejandro Sánchez, founder of Freepik.com. Our designer gave it this appearance due to the optical effect, but you’re right. We are modifying it to make it look more like a cube. Thanks so much for your feedback!

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  8. 11

    Hi,

    Thank you very much for this great collection, I like it very much.
    Just a small correction — on preview no.4, the tower of Ejer Bavnehøj (Baunehoj) is not in Germany, but in Denmark.

    Thanks again!

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      Alejandro Sánchez Blanes

      October 20, 2014 4:26 pm

      Hi Frederik! I’m Alejandro, founder of Freepik.com. You have reason. I’m sorry for this serious mistake, we are modifying it. Thanks so much!

      1
  9. 13

    Great collection! I think it is the most complete I´ve seen. THanks!!

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  10. 14

    Am I the only one missing the Eiffel Tower and Pyramids of Giza? These places are quite touristic you know… ;-)

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    • 15

      Hi Stef,

      You’re right indeed, however, please note that this is an icon set with a limited amount of icons ;)

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      Alejandro Sánchez Blanes

      October 20, 2014 4:29 pm

      Hi Stef! I’m Alejandro, founder of Freepik.com. The Eiffel Tower and Pyramids of Giza are in the downloadable file :) I hope you like them!

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  11. 17

    This is a really nice icon set.

    Just a side note. Stari Most is in Europe and also Galata Tower is technically in Europe.

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    Jabran Rafique

    October 20, 2014 7:15 pm

    Great collection. Can anyone confirm if this project is available for contributions or if there is a way to suggest to add more landmarks? Thanks

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    Willem Shepherd

    October 20, 2014 8:31 pm

    Hi, awesome set of icons!. Is there a chance that these icons are also available as lines with strokes instead of expanded objects?, that would be amazing!

    Thanks

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  14. 20

    Hello,
    Great work!
    Inspired by this freebie I created a set of city icons:

    http://freeiconmaker.com/template/QpgtmZvUTzX1GVySkU495pEFKgN8_p89TL0-vqF4cjU

    Please see the Template and do give me your feedback!
    License: Free for commercial and personal use.

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  15. 21

    Alejandro, thank you to you and your organization for this set of icons. Folks like you help to make our lives so much nicer with free icons and graphics. It is much appreciated by the community. FYI, though, I can’t believe that no one has commented on one tiny mistake regarding the ‘space needle’ – ( come on Seattle people, wake up! ) The space needle is actually in the State of Washington, not Washington DC. It is in the city of Seattle, and I just can’t fathom that no one has mentioned it. Any way, thanks again for your work.

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      Alejandro Sánchez Blanes

      October 24, 2014 11:26 am

      Thanks so much for your words and your feedback, Mike. And I’m sorry for these mistakes. There are icons of many monuments around the world, and I have to admit that in some details we goofed. Thanks again!

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    visual.addiction

    October 27, 2014 9:26 am

    great!! awesome work :)

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  17. 24

    Thanks to Freepik & Smashing for the icons! Great to see them here in SVG format, it is really appreciated.

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  18. 25

    I’ve been using Freepik for a very long time, I used your icons for making websites, just for help. The other day I read this new news and I remembered something that made me feel very disappointed: https://www.behance.net/gallery/11228527/Touristic-icon-design

    I know there are a lot of different works with the same style, but some of those icons are exactly the same!!!! I thought your freebies were exclusives, as u said in your website, but I found that isn’t truth. I hope you change the way you’re doing things, you’re going to have problems if you don’t do it.

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    • 26

      Hi Sam,

      Your pack has only 8 monuments and this pack has 100. I made a comparison and nothing is the same. Also the entire pack has a consistent style.

      I think that you mention sounds like a personal opinion. I have worked many simple concepts and often the similarities are inevitable. ;-)

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  19. 27

    YO! 10X For the great icons!
    CHECK OUT THE GAME WE MADE USING THEM!
    ITS GREAT!
    tinym.digidigiweb.com

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    Robin Jennings

    April 8, 2015 2:26 am

    Lovely collection of icons, especially as SVG files.

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