The Seven Wonders of the World

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The Seven Wonders of the World by Mind Map: The Seven Wonders of the World

1. The Roman Colosseum

1.1. Built in Rome, Italy, Eroupe

1.2. 70 – 82 A.D.

1.3. Used to celebrate glory of Roman Empire

1.4. Modern stadiums still use this design

1.5. Gladiator games

1.6. This is a significant CULTURAL feature of Italy because it was used for gladiatorial combat in Rome.

2. Petra, Jordan

2.1. 9 B.C. – 40 A.D.

2.2. Temple built into rock

2.3. Water Technology and Tunnel systems

2.4. Great example of middle eastern ancient culture

3. The Great Wall of China

3.1. Built and maintained between 5th B.C. and 16th A.D.

3.2. United defense system

3.3. Largest man-made monument

3.4. This is a significant HISTORIC feature because it is the greatest man-made barrier in the world.

4. Christ Redeemer

4.1. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

4.2. 40 meters tall

4.3. Five years to construct

4.4. Cost $250,000

4.5. Symbol for the city

4.6. Weighs 700 tons

4.7. At the peak of 700m

5. The Taj Mahal

5.1. Agra, India

5.2. 1630 A.D.

5.3. Built to honor dead wife

5.4. Most perfect jewel of Muslim art in India

5.5. Built of white marble

5.6. This is a significant CULTURAL feature because it is India’s and the world’s most beautiful tomb.

6. The Pyramid at Chichen Itza

6.1. Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

6.2. Before 800 A.D.

6.3. Mayan temple

6.4. Political and Economic center

6.5. Last and greatest

7. Machu Picchu

7.1. Peru, around 1450 A.D.

7.2. Built by an Incan Emperor

7.3. Andes Mountains

7.4. “City in the clouds”

7.5. Rediscovered in 1911

7.6. This is a significant CULTURAL feature because it was the center of Inca culture in Peru.