Saint Peter's Basilica

  1. Where Saint Peter is buried
  2. very large Catholic Church
  3. 91 Popes buried here
  4. in Vatican City, Rome
  5. Pope John Paul II is buired here
  6. east of Church, is Saint Peter's Square
  7. Michelangelo designed it
  8. Built in Egypt, moved to Rome
  9. Truimph of the Chair of Saint Peter is there
  10. There are six alters here St Wenceslas, St Processo and St Martiniano, St Erasmus, St Peter's Crucifixion, St Joseph and St Thomas

Saint Peter's Basilica is a very large Catholic Church. This is where Saint Peter is buried. Nintey-one Popes are also buried here, including Pope John Paul II. It is in Vatican City, Rome. It was origanally built in Egypt, but was later moved to Rome. East of the basilica is Saint Peter's Square. Inside are six alters, St Wenceslas, St Processo and St Martiniano, St Erasmus, St Peter's Crucifixion, St Joseph and St Thomas. The Truimph of the Chair of Saint Peter is also inside the basilica. Michelangelo designed the structure.

Pantheon

  1. Many Frenchmen buried here
  2. Braille, Thoreau, Zola, and Hugo buried here
  3. built by arcitect Jacques Germain Soufflot
  4. once was a church dedicated for St. Genevieve
  5. is now a famous burial place
  6. crypt has more than 70 people
  7. building began in 1755 completed 1789
8. the ground floor is in the shape of a cross
9.finished during French Revolution

The Pantheon was once a church dedicated for St. Genevieve. It was changed to being just a famous burial place. There are over seventy people buried there, including Braille, Thoreau, Zola and Hugo. Many Frenchmen were also included in the seventy dead. The Pantheon was built by the architect Jacques Germain Soufflot. He began building in 1755. He died before the finishing date of 1789. It was finished during the French Revolution. He designed the structure to have its ground floor in the shape of a cross.


Great Pyramids of Giza

  1. in Cairo Egypt
  2. was once the largest structure on the Earth
  3. biggest pyramid was made for the Pharoah Khufu (Great Pyramid)
  4. Great Pyramid took 20 years to build
  5. 400,000 men worked on the Great Pyramid according to Heroduos
  6. Great Pyramid weighes 6 million tons
  7. the Great Pyramids of Giza are made up of 6 pyramids
  8. 3 pyramids big(one biggest) 3 small pyramids
  9. it is 4,500 years old
  10. The three pyramid owners (left to right) Menkaure, Khafre, Khufu

The Great Pyramids of Giza are in Cairo, Egypt. The largest pyramid was once the largest structure on Earth! It was built for Pharaoh Khufu. It was also called the Great Pyramid. The Great Pyramid took twenty years to build. 400,000 men worked on it (according to Heroduos.) It weighs six million tons! There were six pyramids in all. There were three big ones (left to right) one for Menkaure, one for Khafre, and the last was for Khufu. The pyramids still stand, they are 4,500 years old.