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7 wonders of the world

  1. 1. 7 wonders of the world By Christopher Lee
  2. 2. The Taj Mahal• The Taj Mahal is located in Agra, India• It was built in 1632-1653• It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahanin memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal• The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India
  3. 3. Chichen Itza• The Chichen Itza is located in Yucatan, Mexico• It was built by Maya people in between the 9th and 12th centuries• It is also known as El Castillo (Spanish for castle)• Chichen Itza means At the mouth of the well of the Itza.
  4. 4. Christ the Redeemer (statue)• Christ the Redeemer is closest to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil• Christ the Redeemer was constructed between 1922 and 1931• It was made from 60,000 pieces of stone• About 100 people contributed to make it
  5. 5. The Colosseum• The Colosseum is located in Rome, Italy• It was built in 70-80AD• It was built by Vespasian and Titus• It is also called the Flavian Amphitheatre• The Colosseum is in the centre of Rome
  6. 6. Great Wall of China• The Great Wall of China was made to protect the Chinese empire from other military forces• It was built in the 7th century BC• It is visible on the moon and in low earth orbit• It was made of stone, brick, earth, wood, and other materials
  7. 7. The Machu Picchu• The Machu Picchu is located in Peru• It was built in about 1400• In January 2010, Machu Picchu flooded which trapped more than 2,000 local people and more than 2,000 tourists. Machu Picchu was closed temporarily, but it reopened on 1 April 2010• It is sometimes called the City of the Incas
  8. 8. The Petra• The Petra is located in Ma’an Governorate, Jordan• It was made in 1200Bc• It lies on the slope of Mount Hor• It remained unknown to the western world until 1812
  9. 9. Thanks for watching• Hope you enjoyed my slideshow• Bibliography: Wikipedia