7 wonders of the world

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<ul><li> 1. 7 wonders of the worldBy Christopher Lee</li></ul> <p> 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 Jahaninmemory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "thejewel of Muslim art in India 3. Chichen Itza The Chichen Itza is located in Yucatan, Mexico It was built by Maya people in between the9th and 12th centuries It is also known as El Castillo (Spanish forcastle) Chichen Itza means At the mouth of the wellof the Itza. 4. Christ the Redeemer (statue) Christ the Redeemer is closest to Rio DeJaneiro, Brazil Christ the Redeemer was constructedbetween 1922 and 1931 It was made from 60,000 pieces of stone About 100 people contributed to make it 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. Great Wall of China The Great Wall of China was made to protectthe 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, andother materials 7. The Machu Picchu The Machu Picchu is located in Peru It was built in about 1400 In January 2010, Machu Picchu flooded whichtrapped more than 2,000 local people andmore than 2,000 tourists. Machu Picchu wasclosed temporarily, but it reopened on 1 April2010 It is sometimes called the City of the Incas 8. The Petra The Petra is located in MaanGovernorate, Jordan It was made in 1200Bc It lies on the slope of Mount Hor It remained unknown to the western worlduntil 1812 9. Thanks for watching Hope you enjoyed my slideshow Bibliography: Wikipedia</p>