Seven Wonders Of The World Tyer

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1. Seven Wonders of the World ByTessa Campbell Cassidy Shen Carly Tyer 2. Kiyomizu Temple Located in Kyoto, Japan Built in 798 AD Built as a monument to nature Interesting Facts Ancient Capital of Japan Built over 1,000 years ago Reconstructed in 1633 3. Kiyomizu Temple 4. The Great Pyramids Of Giza The Pyramids of Giza were built in 1,000- 1,700 AD Built as a tomb for a famous pharaoh, Khufu It is located Cairo, EgyptInteresting Facts Named the pyramid Khufus Horizon Best known manmade structure in the world 481 Feet High and covering about 13 acres of land 5. The Great Pyramids of Giza 6. Easter Island Heads Easter Island heads were made in 300-400 BC They are located on Easter Island in South America They were made to represent ancestors, to show power and important symbols Interesting Facts One of the most isolated islands in the world, but 1200 years ago people from another culture landed on its shores Statues are made of volcanic rock Also know as moai People of Easter Island called themselves the Rapa Nui 7. Easter Island Heads 8. Neuschwanstein Castle The Castle is located in Osterreich, Germany It was built on September 5, 1869 It was built as a retreat and homage to Richard Wagner Interesting Facts It was built at a time when castles were no longer needed It means New swan stone castle It has over 360 rooms and it took 17 years to build 9. Neuschwanstein Castle 10. Eiffel Tower The Eiffel Tower is located in Paris, France It was constructed in 1889 Used as a observation tower, radio broadcasting tower and advertising space- it is now a world wide icon Interesting Facts Used as the entrance arch for the world fair in Paris celebrating the centenary of the French Revolution It is famous for being perfectly vertical Visited by 6 million people every year 11. Eiffel Tower 12. Taj Mahal It was built between 1631 and 1648 It is located in Agra, India It was built as a mausoleum for his beloved wife, Arjuman Bano Begum Interesting Facts The central dome is 187 feet high in the middle The material was brought in all over central Asia with the help of 1000 elephants They used 28 different types of stones 13. Taj Mahal 14. Machu Picchu It is in South America, Peru in the middle of nowhere A town was built on top of the mountain in 1440 The people built it there for god agricultural reasons and the Incas needed the area Interesting Facts It is 7,710 feet above sea level deep in the Amazon Jungle above the Urubamba River 750 people lived in the ancient city It said that the silhouette of the mountain range behind Machu Picchu represents the faceof the Inca looking upward towards the sky, with the largest, Huayna Picchu representing his nose. 15. Machu Picchu 16. Seven Wonders of the World Results Chichen Itza Christ the Redeemer Great Wall of China Machu Picchu Petra Roman Colosseum Taj Mahal 17. The End or is it? Other Finalists Pyramids of Giza Acropolis of Athens Alhambra Angkor Wat Easter Island Moais Eiffel Tower Hagia Sophia 8. Kiyomizu Temple 9. Kremlin, Red Square, and Saint Basils Cathedral 10.Neuschwanstein Castle 11. Statue of Liberty 12. Stonehenge 13. Sydney Opera House 14. Timbuktu 18. TheREALEnd! Thank you for watching the Seven Wonders of the World!