Famous landmarks of the world turn green for St Patrick's Day

The Las Vegas 'Welcome' sign in Nevada, USA Credit: Tourism Ireland

Almost 70 landmarks around the world are being illuminated in green this weekend to mark St Patrick's Day celebrations in Ireland.

Iconic structures from Birmingham to Budapest, Las Vegas to London are taking part in the initiative to boost tourist in the country.

They include Sydney Opera House, London Eye, Niagara Falls, Leaning Tower of Pisa and Anfield Stadium in Liverpool.

Are you planning to celebrate? Please send your pictures to yourstory@itn.co.uk

Here's a selection of photos from around the world:

The Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Credit: MARCOS DE PAULA/DPA/Press Association Images
The EDF London Eye Credit: David Parry/PA Wire
Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland Credit: Niall Carson/PA Wire
HMS Belfast with London Bridge in the background Credit: Matt Crossick/PA Wire
The Gateway of India in Mumbai Credit: Tourism Ireland
Selfridges department store in Birmginham Credit: Tourism Ireland
The Amman Citadel in Jordan Credit: Tourism Ireland
The Gate of Gorky Park in Moscow, Russia Credit: Tourism Ireland
The EYE Film Institute in Amsterdam, Netherlands Credit: Tourism Ireland