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Restoring The World Heritage Sites

RESTORING the WORLD Heritage Sites 1. TAJ MAHAL AGRA, INDIA Epitome of Love Made of: White marble Repairs and restorations: 350 years history of repairs and restoration First attempt: Repairs of cracks in the main dome, the four semi-domed portals, the four small domes, the four northern vestibules and the seven arched underground chambers by Aurangzeb Latest: replacement of worn out marble slabs, inlay pieces, sections of red sandstone, design of the carving and leaking roofs 2. CRISTO REDENTOR (CHRIST THE REDEEMER) RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL 38 meters / 125 feet high Made Of : Soapstone Repairs And Restoration: 2010: over R$7 million restoration to protect it from heavy rains and light- ening storms Includes repairing exterior wear and tear, applying a cathodic outer cover- ing to protect against corrosion, re- placing lightening rods inside the statue, as well as general cleaning to make the statue lighter 3. GREAT WALL OF CHINA CHÍNA Stretches up to about 8,851.8 km Made of : Stone, brick, tamped earth, wood Repairs and restoration: Rebuilt by various dynasties in the last 2,000 years Latest renovation includes rehabilit- ating 13 battlements, two gates and 3,300 metres of wall in the northeastern suburbs of Beijing 4. MACHU PICCHU URUBAMBA VALLEY, PERU Example of Inca Archifecture Made of : Granite without mortar or any other binding material Repairs and restoration: Ever since its discovery in 1911, Machu Picchu has undergone restoration Current restoration includes recon- struction using stones and mortar, lichen removal,etc. 5. JEWISH QUARTER AND ST. PROCOPIUS BASILICA TREBIC, CZECH REPUBLIC Mark the coexistence and interchange of values between the Jewish and Christian cultures Made of: granite and sandstone Repairs and restoration: St. Procopius Basilica : stucco decora- tions on the ceilings and the murals in the hall of arms and entrance hall, and Osovský tombstones Rear Synagogue: wall texts, elaborate wall and ceiling paintings and baroque stucco decoration Presented By Prepared By Media Mosaic Posh Floors Differentiate yourself. Sources know-about-machu-picchu-and-the-5-best-ways-to-get-there/

Restoring The World Heritage Sites

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This infographic covers the story of world heritage site's restoration. These heritage sites are Taj Mahal, Cristo Redenter, The Great wall of China, Machu Picchu, Jewish Quarter and St. Procopius Bas...






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