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以下是21大候选奇迹(1) (来源:英语麦当劳www.EnglishCN.com)

The Acropolis of Athens (450 - 330 B.C.) Athens, Greece

Built atop what is known as the “Sacred Rock” of Athens, the Acropolis was to radiate power and protection for its citizens. The temples of the Acropolis have become the some of most famous architectural landmarks of ancient and modern history. Today, the Parthenon in particular is an international symbol of Greek civilization. A graphic illustration of the temple also appears in the UNESCO logo, representing culture and education.


In short - vote for the Acropolis, because it is a great symbol of
- Civilization & Democracy!

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雅典卫城(公元前450年 – 公元前330年) 雅典,希腊

雅典卫城建立在雅典的“圣山”上,曾给希腊人民带来无穷的力量和强大的保护。卫城里的神庙是世界古代和现代建筑史上一个亮丽的瑰宝。今天,帕台农神庙已成为希腊文明的国际性象征。此外,神庙的图片也出现在了联合国教科文组织的图标上,是文化和教育的代表。


I简而言之 – 雅典卫城是文明和民主的伟大象征,为它投上一票吧!


Alhambra (12th century) Granada, Spain

Mohammed I, the first king of the Nasriden – a Moorish dynasty in Granada - converted a 9th-century castle into his private royal residence, and it is this which we now know as the Alhambra. The structure, which covers an area of 13 hectares, is renowned for its stunning frescoes and interior detail. The building is one of the finest examples of Moorish architecture in the world and is among Europe’s most-visited tourist attractions.

In short - vote for the Alhambra, because it now represents
- Dignity & Dialog!

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阿勒罕布拉王宫(12世纪) 格兰纳达,西班牙

穆罕默德一世,即纳斯利德王朝(一个在格兰纳达的摩尔王朝)的第一位国王,将一座9世纪的古堡改建成了自己的豪华私人宫殿,这就是我们今天所知的阿勒罕布拉宫。阿勒罕布拉宫共占地13公顷,内部的天花板设计和墙上的雕刻装饰精美无比,是宫殿闻名于世的重要原因。阿勒罕布拉宫也是摩尔建筑艺术在世界上的经典代表,是欧洲最受欢迎的旅游景点之一。

简而言之 – 阿勒罕布拉宫是高贵和尊严的代表,为它投上一票吧!

Angkor (12th century) Cambodia

Angkor is the most important monument of the south-east Asian Khmer Empire and the world’s largest sacred temple. Built during the reign of King Suryavaman, at the beginning of the 12th century, Angkor is noted for its intricate ornamentation and striking beauty. With its water moats, concentric walls and magnificent temple mountain in the center, Angkor Wat symbolizes the Hindu cosmos, with its oceans at the periphery and the Meru mountain at the center of its universe.

In short - vote for Angkor,
because it is a great symbol of
- Beauty & Sanctity!

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吴哥窟(12世纪) 柬埔寨

吴哥窟建于12世纪初的苏耶跋摩国王统治时期,不仅是东南亚高棉帝国最重要的标志,同时也是世界上最大的圣庙。吴哥窟的建筑装饰丰富多彩,常给人以美仑美奂的感觉。吴哥寺的护城河、同心墙和位于中心的辉煌的寺庙山岩,是浩瀚的印度宇系的象征。在这个宇系内,Meru山是宇宙的中心,海洋则是宇宙的外围。

简而言之 – 吴哥窟是美丽和圣洁的伟大象征,为它投上一票吧!

The Pyramid at Chichén Itzá (before 800 A.D.) Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico


Chichén Itzá, the most famous Mayan temple city, served as the political and economic center of the Mayan civilization. Its various structures - the pyramid of Kukulkan, the Temple of Chac Mool, the Hall of the Thousand Pillars, and the Playing Field of the Prisoners – can still be seen today and are demonstrative of an extraordinary commitment to architectural space and composition. The pyramid itself was the last, and arguably the greatest, of all Mayan temples.

In short - vote for Chichén Itzá, because it symbolizes
- Worship & Knowledge!

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奇琴伊查金字塔(公元800年前) 尤卡塔半岛,墨西哥


位于墨西哥尤卡塔半岛上的奇琴伊查是玛雅古国最著名的城邦遗址,它曾是古玛雅文明的政治和经济中心。城内至今仍可见的古迹主要有库库尔坎金字塔、Chac Mol寺庙、千柱林和囚犯竞技场。这些建筑在空间和造型组合上均充分体现出了玛雅人杰出灵动的建筑意识。而金字塔本身,则是众多玛雅寺庙中最后、也是最杰出的代表作。

简而言之 – 奇琴伊查是膜拜和知识的象征,为它投上一票吧!

Christ Redeemer (1931) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This statue of Jesus stands some 38 meters tall, atop the Corcovado mountain overlooking Rio de Janeiro. Designed by Brazilian Heitor da Silva Costa and created by French sculptor Paul Landowski, it is one of the world’s best-known monuments. The statue took five years to construct and was inaugurated on October 12, 1931. It has become a symbol of the city and of the warmth of the Brazilian people, who receive visitors with open arms.

In short - vote for Christ Redeemer, because it stands for
- Welcoming & Openness!

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基督像(1931) 里约热内卢,巴西

在里约热内卢的科尔科瓦杜山上有一座基督雕像,高达38米左右,雕像中的基督似乎正深情地俯瞰着美丽的里约热内卢。这座基督像是由一个叫Heitor da Silva Costa的巴西人和一个叫Paul Landowski的法国雕刻家分别设计和创造的,是世界上最著名的古迹之一。巨型雕像的制作共花费了五年时间,最终于1931年10月12日完成了落成典礼。巨大的基督像张开双臂,似乎正在欢迎来参观的游人。如今,基督像已成为美丽的里约热内卢和巴西人热情的象征。

简而言之 – 基督像是热情接纳和宽阔胸怀的象征,为它投上一票吧!

The Roman Colosseum (70 - 82 A.D.) Rome, Italy

This great amphitheater in the centre of Rome was built to give favors to successful legionnaires and to celebrate the glory of the Roman Empire. Its design concept still stands to this very day, and virtually every modern sports stadium some 2,000 years later still bears the irresistible imprint of the Colosseum"s original design. Today, through films and history books, we are even more aware of the cruel fights and games that took place in this arena, all for the joy of the spectators.

In short - vote for the Colosseum, because it is now a symbol of
- Joy & Suffering!

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古罗马斗兽场(公元70年 – 公元82年) 罗马,意大利

位于罗马中心的壮观的斗兽场是古罗马当时为取悦凯旋而归的将领士兵和赞美伟大的古罗马帝国而建造的。斗兽场的建筑设计并不落后于现代的美学观点,而事实上,大约2000年后的今天,每一个现代化的大型体育场都或多或少的烙上了一些古罗马斗兽场的设计风格。如今,通过电影和历史书籍等媒介,我们能更深切地感受到当时在这里发生的人与兽之间的残酷格斗和搏杀,而这一切,只是为了给作壁上观的观众带来一些原始而又野蛮的快感。

简而言之 – 古罗马斗兽场是快乐和痛苦的象征,为它投上一票吧!


Statues of Easter Island (10th - 16th Century) Easter Island, Chile

Discovered on Easter Sunday, 1722 by Dutch explorer Jakob Roggeveen, this collection of 25 meter-high stone sculptures still puzzles historians and archaeologists as to its origins. It is believed that a society of Polynesian origin settled here in the 4th century and established a unique tradition of monumental sculpture. Between the 10th and 16th centuries, they erected the enormous stone figures, known as the Moai, which have long fascinated the entire world and endowed this island with a mythical atmosphere.

In short - vote for the Easter Island Statues, because they are a symbol of
- Mystery & Awe!

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复活节岛巨像(10世纪 – 16世纪) 复活节岛,智利

智利复活节岛上的巨像是由荷兰探险家Jakob Roggeveen在复活节那天发现的,迄今为止,这些高达25米巨石像的来源仍是萦绕在历史学家和考古学家心头的一个谜。人们相信,4世纪时玻利尼西亚人移居至此并创造了独有的纪念雕像传统。在10世纪和16世纪之间,玻利尼西亚人在岛上竖起了这些巨大的石像,并将其叫做毛亚(Moai)。长久以来,毛亚让全世界的人在赞叹中而深深着迷,并为小岛蒙上了一层神秘的色彩。

简而言之 – 复活节岛是神秘和敬畏的象征,为它投上一票吧!


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