Top 10 Monuments in the world

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1) Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris

Notre-Dame de Paris is one of the best specimens of French Gothic design. It was finished in 1345 and now houses the Paris archbishop.

2) Great Wall of China, China

The Great Wall of China is a World Heritage Site. Around 10 million deceased construction workers lie in the world's largest cemetery.

3) Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia

THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE WAS BUILT IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY There are three orchestras: Australia Opera (APO), Sydney Theatre (STO), and

4) Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

The Eiffel Tower is the national emblem of France and its city, Paris. Gustave Eiffel conceived and constructed it for the 1889 Universal Exhibition in Paris.

5) Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.

The Lincoln Memorial honours Abraham Lincoln. It was conceived by Henry Bacon and sculpted by Daniel Chester French. A 1922 debut.

6) Colosseum, Rome, Italy

The Flavian Amphitheatre was erected in the first century and called for a nearby monument. In 1980, it was one of the New Seven Wonders.

7) Statue of Liberty, NYC, USA

The French gave the Americans the Statue of Liberty to celebrate their centennial of freedom. Gustave Eiffel designed and constructed it.

8) Alhambra, Granada, Spain

The Alhambra is a palace-fortification. It is Spain's most visited World Heritage Site. The Alcazaba, Nasrid Palaces, and Generalife Gardens make up the defensive side.

9) Pyramids of Giza, Cairo, Egypt

The Giza Pyramids were erected by the Fourth Dynasty king Khufu, and the architect was Hemiunu, about 2570 B.C.

10) Taj Mahal, Agra, India

It was created by Shah Jahan as a posthumous gift for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died shortly after giving birth to their fourteenth child.

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