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Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Peru. It is made up of more than 150 buildings ranging from baths to houses, temples to sanctuaries. It is located in the Andes Mountains, more than 7,000 feet above sea...

Machu Picchu

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Christ the Redeemer

The massive statue of Christ the Redeemer is a matter of national pride for all Brazilians as Brazil is a religiously diverse country. In Portuguese, it is known as Cristo Redentor. This 38 meters tall statue is made of reinforced...

Christ the Redeemer

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CN Tower Facts

Toronto’s CN Tower is one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. It is a 553.33 meter-high observation tower that makes it the tallest freestanding structure in the Western Hemisphere. The name of this tower is an acronym for the Canadian National Railway as it was built by the state...

CN Tower Facts

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Porcelain Tower of Nanjing

The Porcelain Tower of Nanjing was built during the Ming Dynasty in the 15th century. It is also one of the Seven Wonders of the Medieval Ages and also believed to be the youngest of them. It was built on the south banks of the river Yangtze in

Porcelain Tower of Nanjing

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Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus was built by Artemisia after her husband Mausolus. It was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. This massive tomb was built many years ago, between 353 – 350 BC...

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

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Blizzard Beach

Blizzard Beach is a themed water recreation attraction located at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida which is spread across 66 acres. This water park opened its doors on April 1, 1995. It is actually inspired by the mythology of a snow ski resort that turned into a water park due to an...

Blizzard Beach

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Channel Tunnel

Channel Tunnel is a tunnel below the English Channel at the Strait of Dover. This rail tunnel connects Folkestone, Kent in the United Kingdom to Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais in

Channel Tunnel

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Itaipu Dam

Itaipu Dam is the most powerful hydroelectric dam. It was built in 1984. This dam is located on the border of Brazil and Paraguay. Parana River is the main source of...

Itaipu Dam

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Statue of Zeus at Olympia

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia was located in Olympia, Greece. The construction began in approximately 430 BC and got completed in 422 BC. It has become one of the seven wonders of the ancient world...

Statue of Zeus at Olympia

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Cairo Citadel

Cairo Citadel is a beautifully built fortress in the Cairo city of Egypt. It is built on a rock detached from the chain of the Moccatam mountains. It was originally constructed as a royal home and as military barracks. Saladin, the...

Cairo Citadel

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Lighthouse of Alexandria

The Lighthouse of Alexandria is also known as the Pharos of Alexandria. It is the first ever lighthouse in the world. It was also one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The construction of this...

Lighthouse of Alexandria

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Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis was built to honour Artemis, the Olympian goddess of the moon and of hunt. This temple is considered one of the seven wonders of ancient world. It was built in Ephesus which would be near Seluck, Turkey today. It...

Temple of Artemis

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Hagia Sophia

The name Hagia Sophia means ‘holy wisdom’. It is a dome shaped monument that was originally built as a cathedral. It was built in the 6th century at Constantinople which is now Istanbul, Turkey. This was originally...

Hagia Sophia

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Colossus of Rhodes Facts

The Colossus of Rhodes is a statue built on the Greek island of Rhodes. It was built between 292 and 280 BC. It was a depiction of the Greek titan God of the Sun, Helios and constructed to celebrate the victory against the ruler Cyrus. The word Colossus means ‘a statue much bigger than life...

Colossus of Rhodes Facts

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Leaning Tower of Pisa Facts

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is located next to the Cathedral of Pisa in the City of Pisa, Italy. It took 199 years to build the tower. The construction began in August 1173. The foundation of this tower is only 3 meter deep which was...

Leaning Tower of Pisa Facts

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Stonehenge Facts

Stonehenge was built around 3000 BC. It is kind of a circular earthwork. It is one of the world’s most famous monuments. It is in the center of a large number of Bronze Age and Neolithic monuments. It is located on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire. This monument is managed by English Heritage and...

Stonehenge Facts

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The White House

The White House was built to house the President of the United States. The White House has stood as a symbol of the Presidency for more than 200 years. In December 1790, President

The White House

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Colosseum Facts

The Roman Colosseum was originally known as the Flavian amphitheatre. It was commissioned in AD 72 by Flavian Emperor Vespasian and completed in AD 80 by his son Titus. It is known as one of the mega structures ever built. It is a symbol of pride in architecture and engineering. The Colosseum...

Colosseum Facts

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Atomium Building Facts

The Atomium is located in Brussels at the Heysel plateau. This building symbolizes a crystallized molecule of iron. Its atoms are magnified 150 thousands million times. It is an international tourist attraction. It was...

Atomium Building Facts

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The Haiku Stairs

The Haiku Stairs are also known as the Stairway to Heaven. These stairs are actually a steep hiking trail on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. It is one of the Oahu‘s most popular forbidden trails. This 2,120 feet long difficult hike trail has a total of 3,992 steps. Now these stairs became worn and...

The Haiku Stairs

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The Crazy Horse Memorial

The Crazy Horse Memorial is located in the Black Hills in South Dakota. The mountain is 27th highest mountain in South Dakota with a height of 6,532 feet. This memorial is still under construction. After completion, it will depict Crazy Horse, a Native American war leader from Oglala...

The Crazy Horse Memorial

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Space Needle Observation Tower

The Seattle Space Needle is an observation tower and was built in 1962. It is one of the iconic landmarks located in the city of Seattle, Washington. It was created in honour of the World’s fair 1962. The Space Needle’s top, an aircraft warning beacon, reaches 605 feet and the Observation...

Space Needle Observation Tower

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Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge opened on May 24, 1883. It is one of the most famous landmarks of New York and connected Manhattan with Brooklyn for the first time. At that time, Brooklyn was not a part of New York. The total length of this bridge is 5,989 feet, width 85 feet and height above mean water is...

Brooklyn Bridge

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Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opened to the public in 1937. A railroad executive laid out plans for a bridge that would span the Golden Gate Strait. Today, the bridge is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of...

Golden Gate Bridge

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The Great Sphinx of Giza

In general, a Sphinx can be defined as a mythological creature that has the body of a lion and the head of a person. In Ancient Egypt, people built sphinx statues...

The Great Sphinx of Giza

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