PART 1I: City Icons. EIFFEL TOWER Eiffel Tower, Champ-de-Mars, Paris, France Few things symbolize...

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PART 1I: City Icons Slide 2 EIFFEL TOWER Eiffel Tower, Champ-de-Mars, Paris, France Few things symbolize Paris and France like this monument, it is the foremost universal icon of the French way of life of bon vivant and savoir vivre. Europe Slide 3 CLOCK TOWER, BIG BEN Clock Tower, Palace of Westminster, London, United Kingdom, is a symbol for London as well as an icon for the British way of life. Europe Slide 4 EMPIRE STATE BUILDING Empire State Building, Manhattan, New York City, USA, the Art Deco skyscraper is New York's most popular landmark and a symbol for the American way of life, rose during the Great Depression to the then tallest building in the world. The Americas Slide 5 FORBIDDEN CITY Forbidden City, Beijing, China, The Forbidden City is the largest cluster of ancient buildings in the world, a city within a city and a symbol of China's cultural heritage. Asia Slide 6 SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia has become the very symbol of Sydney and maybe for whole modern Australia. Australia Slide 7 LEANING TOWER of Pisa Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa, Italy The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the result of a colossal miscalculation. Everyone makes mistakes, but most people's mistakes does not weigh 14,500 tones. But some mistakes are excusable, after a while. Europe Slide 8 SHWEDAGON PAGODA Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar the Golden Pagoda located in Yangon, Myanmar's de facto capital, is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda for the Burmese. Asia Slide 9 COLOGNE CATHEDRAL Cologne Cathedral (Dom zu Kln), Kln, Germany The Cologne Cathedral is the largest Gothic church in northern Europe and the dominant landmark of the city of Cologne. Europe Slide 10 BRANDENBURG GATE Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany main symbol of Berlin and today also a symbol for the reunited Germany. Europe