Colorful St. Patrick's Day celebrations around the world

From the London Eye to the Great Pyramids, see iconic landmarks turn green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.Monday, April 8, 2019

By National Geographic Staff
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Every year on March 17, people around the globe celebrate Irish culture and heritage with food, drink, and lively parades in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. From the emerald waters of Chicago River to the lights of the Sydney opera house, see how these 10 cities transform their landmarks for this beloved holiday. (17 pictures that transport you to Ireland.)

This article was originally published in 2016 and updated in 2019.