Seven Wonders of the World
D.Sai Tarun Kumar
The Pyramid at Chichen Itza;
Chichen Itza once
served as the
economic center of
The city housed
masterpieces like the Temple of Chac Mool, the Hall of the
Thousand Pillars, the Playing Field of the Prisoners and the
pyramid of Kukulkan, which was the last Mayan temple.
Christ Redeemer; Brazil
The 124-foot statue
of Jesus stands
Rio de Janeiro.
Built in 1931, it took five years to construct and symbolizes
the warmth and welcoming spirit of the Brazilian people.
today is created
based on the
design of the
70-82 A.D. Located in the center of Rome, the
amphitheater could seat up to 50,000 spectators who
watched public spectacles like the infamous gladiator fights.
Great Wall; China
The largest man—
made monument ever
built at about 4,000
miles in length, the
wall was originally
built to help create a
united defense system and prevent invading Mongol tribes
out of China. Construction began around the 8th century
B.C. and efforts to revive it took place from 1368 — 1644
Machu Picchu; Peru
which means "old
located halfway up
the Andes Plateau—
in the Amazon
jungle and above the
Originally a 15th century Incan settlement, the magnificent city was
"lost" for three centuries, then rediscovered in 1911.
Petra, located on the
edge of the Arabian
desert, was home to
Aretas IV, king of the
Nabataeans, who were
masters of water
technology. The façade
of a 138 ft.—high
Hellenistic temple on the El-Deir Monastery—an example of
traditional Middle Eastern culture—sits within the Palace Tombs
Taj Mahal; India
The white marble
mausoleum is believed by
many to be the best
representation of Muslim
art in India. The Taj Mahal
was built around 1630, an
order from Muslim emperor Shah Jahan, to honor the
memory of his beloved late wife.
5. Machu Picchu was lost to
mankind for hundreds of years. It is
a Cultural feature because it was the
center of __________ culture.
You are Correct
Machu Picchu was lost to mankind for hundreds of
years. It is a Cultural feature because it was the
center of Inca culture.
6. The Taj Mahal is the world’s most
I am Smiling
The Taj Mahal which is located in India and
is the world’s most beautiful tomb.
10. What is the largest man-made
barrier in the world?
A. Machu Picchu
B. Taj Mahal
C. Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is the world’s
largest man-made barrier.