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Wonders of the World

  1. Ancient Wonders Of The World
    The anicent wonders of the world included The Statue of Zeus at Olympia, which is no longer standing. It was built around 433 BC by the Greek sculptor, Phidias, he...
  2. 7 Natural Wonders Of The World
    Rio de Janeiro, and Mount Everest. The first natural wonder of the world that I would talk about is the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. According to the Wikipedia...
  3. 7 Wonders Of The World
    many of the buildings and monuments that still stand today. Two of these Wonders of the World are the Christ Redeemer statue and the Great Pyramid of Giza. The later...
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There are many wonders in this world that had not yet being discovered by human kind. Even we had lived in this wonderful world for decades, yet more and more discoveries were discovered day by day. This proved that our earth is full of wonders which sometimes never cross our mind that it actually existed. We could see some of these wonders through most of ancient monument. Therefore in this essay, we will be discussing the importance of preserving our ancient monument.

Preserving our ancient monument is fundamental aspect in continuing a country’s national identity. According to LONGMAN Dictionary of Contemporary English, preserving means the process of working to protect something valuable so that it is not damaged or destroyed while ancient monument can be defined as a very old building, especially one that belongs to the state and is open to visitors. Realizing the importance of preserving ancient monument, United Nation Educational and Scientific Organization, (UNESCO) had enlisted UNESCO’s World Heritage List and, preserving ancient monument is one of their agenda.  

Sometimes we do questions ourselves on why is it important to preserve our monument. It is asserted that the preservation of the past is done for the benefit of future generation. As civilization take place and people started to stay permanently at one particular place, more and more monument were build to satisfy human need. Since that, each generation of people was entrusted to preserve this cultural heritage so that it can be handed on to the next generation in the same of better state than it was before. We cannot allow these historic monuments to varnish in the name of urbanization. As research in Georgetown has shown that many young urban professionals had fled the heritage inner city because they considered life there was rather dull. Consequently, many pre-war historic buildings in Georgetown under the now defunct Rent Control Act were left abandoned. Unfortunately in my opinion,...
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