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Title: Get ready to see the


1
  • Get ready to see the
  • 21 Candidates for
  • the New Seven Wonders of
  • the World…

2
Acropolis
  • The Acropolis is located in Athens, Greece.
  • It is a flat topped rock also know by the name of
    Crecopia.
  • The Parthenon is a temple of the Greek goddess,
    Athena.
  • Every four years, the Greeks held Olympic games
    and a procession walked from Athens to the
    Acropolis.

3
Alhambra
  • Alhambra is an ancient palace and fortress that
    is located in Granada, Spain.
  • It is still standing since being built in the
    12th century.
  • La Alhambra was owned by Mohammed 1, first king
    of the Nasriden, a Moorish dynasty in Granada.
  • A bell was added to La Alhambra in the 18th
    century.

4
Angkor Wat
  • Angkor Wat is located in Cambodia, Asia.
  • Angkor Wat is the worlds largest ancient temple.
  • Angkor Wat has a moat that goes around a big
    piece of land with a temple mountain in the
    middle.
  • It was built in the 1100s and is still standing
    as a great part of history.

Angkor Wat is now a tourist attraction where you
can go see the amazing ancient temple.
5
Chichen Itza
  • Chichen Itza is in Yucatan, Mexico.
  • It is a huge Mayan city.
  • You can see most of the city from the top of the
    tallest step pyramid, El Castillo.
  • Chichen Itza also has palaces, stages, and
    ballcourts.

6
Christ the Redeemer
  • Christ the Redeemer is Located in Rio de Janeiro,
    Brazil. It is a large Art Deco-style statue of
    Jesus Christ.
  • The idea for erecting a statue atop Corcavado had
    been around since the mid 1500s, when Catholic
    priest Pedro Maria Boss requested financing from
    Princess Isabel to build a large religious
    statue.
  • The monument was inaugurated on October 12, 1931.
    It took 5 years to construct the statue.
  • It was created by French sculptor Paul Landowski
    and it is one of the worlds best known monuments.

7
Easter Island
  • Easter Island is located in Rapa Nui, Chile.
  • Easter Island was made in 1000-1100 A.D.
  • It was carved in the shape of heads.
  • The Moai (statues) are made of volcanic ash.
  • The deep eye sockets were made to hold coral eyes.

8
The Eiffel Tower
  • The Eiffel Tower is located in Paris, France.
  • More than 200 million people have visited since
    its construction.
  • It was the tallest manmade structure in Paris.
  • Gustave Eiffel designed a daring, open structure
    that was considered ugly when it was first built.

9
Great Wall of China
  • The Great Wall of China is the worlds longest
    man-made structure.
  • It was originally built to protect against
    attacks.
  • The Ming Dynasty continued construction of the
    wall and they made it stronger by using brick and
    stone.
  • The wall has watch towers built along it.

10
Hagia Sophia
  • Hagia Sophia is located in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Hagia was built in the 4th century.
  • Hagia Sophia is a massive dome.
  • Hagia was damaged several times by
    earthquakes.
  • Today, the monument is a museum serving both
    Christians and Muslims.

11
Kiyomizu Temple
  • The Kiyomizu Temple is located in Kyoto, Japan.
  • The main hall is surrounded by a huge veranda.
  • There is a waterfall in which three strands of
    water fall into a pond.

12
Kremlin and Red Square
  • The Kremlin is a complex that includes palaces,
    cathedrals, and the Kremlin Wall.
  • The president of Russia lives at the Kremlin.
  • Red Square is the main square in Moscow, Russia.
  • Saint Basils Cathedral is a domed church found
    on the Red Square.

13
Machu Picchu
  • Machu Picchu is located in Urubamba Valley in
    Peru.
  • It is called the Lost City of the Incas.
  • The construction of Machu Picchu uses polished
    dry stone wall architecture.

14
Neuschwanstein Castle
  • The Neuschwanstein Castle is located in Bavaria,
    Germany.
  • Its name means the Castle of Swan Night.
  • It was built by King Ludwig II as a tribute to
    the composer Robert Wagner.
  • Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland was designed
    after the Neuschwanstein Castle .

15
Petra
  • Petra is located in Jordan.
  • It is an archeological site where stone
    structures are carved into rock.
  • Buildings include dwellings, tombs, an
    amphitheatre, and a monastery.
  • The movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade was
    filmed in Petra.

16
Pyramids of Giza
  • The pyramids are located in Cairo, Egypt in
    Africa.
  • It is 480.9 feet tall.
  • It took over 300,000 men to make the pyramid.They
    had to carry the stone blocks.
  • The great Pyramids of Giza were also one of the
    Ancient Wonders of the World.

17
Roman Colosseum
  • The Roman Colosseum is located in Rome, Italy.
  • It was built between 70 and 72 AD.
  • The Colosseum is made of concrete, marble, and
    limestone.
  • Gladiator games were held here.

18
The Statue of Liberty
  • The Statue of Liberty is located on Ellis Island
    in New York.
  • It weighs 27,000 tons!
  • The Statue of Liberty is made out of copper and
    was originally brown.
  • The Statue of Liberty was given to the United
    States by France as a sign of friendship.

19
Stonehenge
  • Stonehenge is located in England.
  • No one knows who built the prehistoric circular
    groups of stones.
  • The bluestones, which are now in the inner
    circle, were somehow transported from the
    Prescelly Mountains.

20
Sydney Opera House
  • The Sydney Opera House is located in Sydney,
    Australia.
  • It is a famous performing arts site that contains
    a concert hall an opera, drama, and studio
    theatre and a playhouse.
  • The roof is made of tiles that look like sails.
    These are called shells.

21
Taj Mahal
  • Taj Mahal is located in Agra, India.
  • Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan, King of India,
    in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
  • It took over 22 years to be built by 20,000
    workers.

22
Timbuktu
  • Timbuktu is a city in Mali, West Africa.
  • The University of Sankore was built at an amazing
    date…989 AD.
  • The Library of Timbuktu dates back to the 16th
    century.
  • There have been many stories written about
    Timbuktu.

23
  • Producer Mrs. Evans
  • Assistant Producer Miss Bottone

24
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Esposito Steven Ferlisi Amber Gallicchio Patrick
Jones Megan Lindenbaum Alex Luongo Traci
Lynch Alexis Mason Nicole Miller Macy Nixon
Brianna Page Devshri Patel Daniel
Rackliffe Nicholas Rajoppe Brian
Satterlee Melissa Saunders Drew Scott Alexandra
Sivcova Krista Thomson Alexandra Tray Matthew
Vacirca Rebecca Volek Kyle Voorhees Nicholas
Wainwright Nick Zbranak
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