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Seven Wonders Of The World Tyer

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

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