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FAMOUS BUILDINGS N STUFF

statue of liberty etc
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on 28 April 2010

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STATUE OF LIBERTY It was given to the United States by French to represent the friendship between the countries estabished during the American Revolution.
It represents a woman wearing a stola, a crown and sandals, trampling a broken chain and carrying a torch in her raised right hand.
It was designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and was builded in 1886.
It is located at the Liberty Island, New York. Christ the Redeemer THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue
performing arts center in Bennelong Point,
Sydney, Australia.
It was designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon.
It was finished in 1973 and it was
made an UNESCO World Heritage Site
on 28th of June 2007. Christ the Redeemer is a statue resembling
the Jesus Christ.
It's 39,6 meters tall and 30 meters wide and it
is located on top of 700 meters tall Corcovado
mountain, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The conscruction took nine years, starting from
1922 and was finished in 1931.

The Great Sphinx of Giza It's a statue resembling a lion with a human head. It is located in Giza, Egypt. It is the largest monolith in the world, standing 73.5 meters long, 6 meters wide, and 20.22 meters high. It is believed to have been built by Egyptians in 2555 BC to 2532 BC. Cologne Cathedral It is a Roman catholic church, located
in Cologne, Germany.
It is the seat of the Archbishop of Cologne.
The construction of the cathedral begun in 1248,
and was finished in 1880. It is 144.5 meters long, 86.5
meters wide and it's towers are 157 meters tall. TAJ MAHAL Taj Mahal was built by
Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in
memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
Taj Mahal is located in Agra, India.
It´s considered the finest example
of Mughal architecture, a style that
combines elements from Persian,
Indian, and Islamic architectural styles.
Building began around 1632 and
was completed around 1653
In 1983, the Taj Mahal became
a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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