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Activity Discussion History What are the seven wonders of the world?

  • Shivani

    June 11, 2021 at 9:13 am
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    The Great Wall of china (China)

    Built between the 5th century, F. AD. and in the 16th century, the great Wall of china is a stone-earthen fortification built to protect the border of the Chinese Empire, which was the opposite. The great Wall of china is, indeed, presented as a sequence of multiple walls of the spanning approximately 4,000 miles, making it the world’s tallest man-made structure.

    The statue of Christ the Redeemer (Rio de Janeiro)

    An Art Deco statue of Christ the Redeemer has been the over-Work of the Rock in his hands in a reverent state of eternal blessing since 1931. It is 130 feet tall statue, made of reinforced concrete and soapstone, designed by Heitor da Silva Costa and cost approximately $ 250,000, with most of the money is raised through donations. The monument has become an easily recognizable icon of Rio and Brazil.

    Machu Picchu (Peru)

    Machu Picchu, the Inca is home of sparkling granite precariously situated between two of the high andean peaks, is considered by scholars to be the power of the holy archaeological site closer to the center of the Inca capital city of Cuzco. Built in the top of the Inca empire in the mid-1400s, a mountain fortress, it was later abandoned for a Time. This place is still a mystery, not only to the local population, in as early as 1911, when it was rediscovered by archaeologist Hiram Bingham. In this position, it can only be reached by foot, train or helicopter. most of the visitors who are coming by train, and in neighboring Peru.

    Chichen Itza (Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico)

    The genius and adaptability of Mayan culture, you can see the impressive ruins of Chichen Itza. It is a powerful and residential center of trade and commerce, cloth, slaves, honey and salt, which were developed from c. 800 to 1,200 years old, and has been developed as a political and economic center of the Mayan civilization. The most famous of the ruins in this place, is the power Karakol, a complicated, astronomical observatories.

    The Roman Colosseum (Rome)

    In Rome, the Italian, the most enduring icon is, of course, is Money. Built between 70 and 80 F.£., it was about 500 years old. The elliptical structure of the holding of nearly 50,000 spectators, who gathered to watch the gladiatorial battles as well as other public events, including, among other things, re-enactments of the battle, the hunt, animals, and punishments. The earthquake and the looting of the stones that caused the Colosseum to fall into ruins, though some of the elements of the building will remain open to tourists, and its design still influences the construction of a modern day amphitheaters, some 2,000 years later.

    Taj Mahal (Agra, India)

    The mausoleum is packed to the wife of the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, the Taj Mahal was built between 1632 and 1648. Considered to be the finest example of muslim art in India, the white marble structure actually represents a number of architectural styles, including Persian, Islamic, Turkish and Indian. The Taj Mahal is also included formal gardens, raised, and lowered discounts and the lines of the reflecting pool.

    It was declared a unesco world heritage site in 1985. Petra was the capital of the nabataean Empire of King Aretas IV, and it was probably done by the forces of the 9th F. AD. 40 of the AD. Representatives of this civilization proved to be the first of experts in manipulating water technology, in order to build a complex of tunnels and water chambers, which would help to create an pseudo-oasis. Many of the incredible structures carved into stone, an amphitheatre, and 4, 000, and the monastery of El-Deir, and helped bring this space to earn their claim to fame.

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