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Uluru(Ayer's Rock) Large sandstone rock formation in southern part of Northern Territory
Acropolis&Parthenon A flat topped rock in Athens and the columned building on top of it
Petra Historical city in Jordan, famous for architecture and water system
Easter Island UNESCO World Heritage site. Known for rock structures, moai
Hagia Sofia Historical church in Istanbul, historically Constantinople
Christ the Redeemer Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Largest Art-deco Statue and 5th largest statue of Jesus in the world
Neuschwanstein Castle Famous German Castle in Schwangau
Angkor Wat Cambodian garden-oriented temple complex
Timbuktu Main city of the old Mali Empire and Songhay Empire
Victoria Falls Tallest waterfall in the world. Border of Zimbabwe and Zambia
Porcelain Tower of Nanjing(Porcelain Pagoda) South bank of Yangtze and is a historical site. Name says it all.P
Paricutin Volcano Previously active volcano in the Mexican state of Michoacan
Chichen Itza Pre-hispanic city in Yucatan, Mexico. Mexico also has the anthropology and history museum.
Stonehenge Prehistoric monument in the Wiltshire county of England
Taj Mahal White marble mausoleum built by a mughal emperor in 1653. Jewel of Muslim art in India
Machu Picchu An Inca site located in southeastern Peru. The mountain Huayna Picchu overlooks it and Urubamba Valley is underneath it
Kremlin and St Basil's Cathedral and the Red Square Kremlin--- historic fortress overlooking the Moskva river to the south. The president of the Russian Federation lives there. St Basil's Cathedral is a church built by Ivan the Terrible. The red square is a city square in Moscow.
Alhambra Granada, Andalusia, Spain. Built by the Moorish rulers of the Emirate of Granada mid 1500s
Hernan Cortes Conquered Montezuma and Aztec Empire
Ferdinand Magellan Circumnavigated the world
Francisco Pizarro Conquered the Incans
Moors Berber-looking people of north Africa that conquered some of the Iberian peninsula and built the Alhambra
Zuiderzee Works of Nederlands North Sea Protection Works Dam in Zuiderzee the Nederlands built to prevent from flooding
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