Presentation on theme: "Regional Landscapes WG SOL 3b. Religious Buildings Synagogues Synagogues are buildings where Jewish people worship. The Star of David is a symbol."— Presentation transcript:
Regional Landscapes WG SOL 3b
Religious Buildings Synagogues Synagogues are buildings where Jewish people worship. The Star of David is a symbol of Judaism.
Religious Buildings Mosques
Religious Buildings Mosques Mosques are buildings where Muslims worship. Mosques have towers called minarets. Mosques do not have pictures or statues of Allah or Muhammed.
Religious Buildings Pagodas Pagodas are religious buildings in Asia.
Dwellings Yurts Yurts are portable tents used by nomadic people in Mongolia.
Dwellings Thatched Roofs People in the Pacific islands make houses with thatched roofs.
Dwellings Tiled Roofs Red tiled roofs are common in countries around the Mediterranean. The tiles are made out of red clay that is widely available in the region.
Dwellings Chalets Chalets are houses with steep roofs. Chalets are common in areas that get a lot of snow such as Switzerland.
Dwellings Castles Castles are common in Europe. They were built for defense during the Middle Ages.
Statues and Monuments Taj Mahal The Taj Mahal is a tomb in India. The building was built by an Indian emperor for his wife when she died.
Statues and Monuments Kaaba The Kaaba is a rectangular stone building in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is the holiest site in the religion of Islam.
Statues and Monuments Western Wall The Western Wall is located in Jerusalem. It is the holiest site in Judaism. The wall is all that remains of an ancient Jewish Temple.
Statues and Monuments Dome of the Rock The Dome of the Rock is in Jerusalem. It is the 3 rd holiest site in Islam.
Statues and Monuments Church of the Holy Sepulchre The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is in Jerusalem. It is holy to Christians.
Statues and Monuments Pyramids The Pyramids are ancient tombs for Pharaohs in Egypt.
Statues and Monuments Kremlin The Kremlin is located in Moscow, Russia. The Kremlin is an ancient fortress.
Statues and Monuments Eiffel Tower
Statues and Monuments Virginia Capitol Building