The people of this world are filled with full of art and they regularly showing their art by building interesting wonders of the world. There does not only the Seven Wonders of the World exist but out of them, there are many wonders that you must see. In this post, I am going to list of the perfect 10 wonders that I will suggest you see at once in your life. Today we become astonished to see these wonders that in so remote ages without any modern technology and machine how so great construction were made.
List of 10 Wonders of the World
The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials to protect Chinese state and empire from strolling groups of Eurasian Steppe and others.
The Great Wall is the one of the great Wonder out of the 7 heritage wonders of the world listed by UNESCO in 1987. The length of this wall is 13,170.69 miles (21,196.18 kilometers) and it takes about 2000 year from 476 BC – 221 BC.
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The Great Wall was originally built in the spring and Autumn, and Warring States Periods as a defensive fortification by the three states: Yan, Zhao, and Qin. It went through constant extensions and repairs in later dynasties. It began as independent walls for different states when it was first built, and did not become the “Great” wall until the Qin Dynasty.
Emperor Qin Shihuang succeeded in his effort to have the walls joined together to fend off the invasions from the Huns in the north. Since then, the Wall has served as a monument of the Chinese nation throughout history.
Petra is also well known Heritage wonder of the world. Petra is situated on the edge of the Arabian Desert. It was the glittering capital of the Nabataean empire of King Aretas IV (9 B.C. to 40 A.D.). It is well famous for its archeological art. Petra is half-built, half-carved into the rock, and is surrounded by mountains riddled with passages and gorges. It is a symbol of Jordan and the most visited tourist attraction point.
Cristo Redentor Statue
Cristo Redentor is the largest Art Deco statue in the world. This Jesus Statue 98 Ft in its height and its arms stretch 92 meters wide. It is designed by Brazilian Heitor da Silva Costa and created by French sculptor Paul Landowski. Its construction work took 5 years to complete and it was inaugurated on 12 October 1931.
Taj Mahal of Agra
Taj Mahal is a well-known symbol of love. It was constructed by Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mehal. It is the best example of Mughal architecture and widely known as the “jewel of Muslim art in India.” The purity of the white marble, the exquisite ornamentation, precious gemstones used and its picturesque location, all make a visit to the Taj Mahal gain a place amongst the most sought-after tours in the world.
It is located on the bank of river Yamuna in Agra, Utter Pradesh in India. It takes about 22 years (1631-1653) to construct and is spread over the 42 acres.
Machu Picchu is the pre Columbian, Inca empire site that is located almost 2430 meters above the sea level in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. Machu Picchu is located on a mountain top above the valley of Urubamba in Peru.
Hagia Sophia is the 2nd most visited place in Turkey attracting more than 3.3 million people yearly. This masterpiece of art is a former Christian patriarchal church, later an imperial mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey. It is the most important monument both for Byzantine and for Ottoman Empires.
Chichen Itza is a beautiful example of Maya Civilization. It was founded in 400 AD by Mayans. It is located in north central, north of Yucatan Peninsula now called Mexico. Chichen means “At the mouth of the well of Itza”. The word Chi stands for ‘mouth’, Chen for ‘well’ and Itza for ‘the Itza tribe’.
This powerful city, a trading center for cloth, slaves, honey and salt, flourished from approximately 800 to 1200, and acted as the political and economic hub of the Mayan civilization.
Colosseum is one of the greatest wonder or architecture ever built in the history of Rome. In A.D. 80, Vespasian’s son Titus opened the Colosseum–officially known as the Flavian Amphitheater–with 100 days of games, including gladiatorial combats and wild animal fights. The Colosseum is located just east of the Roman Forum and was built to a practical design, with its 80 arched entrances allowing easy access to 55,000 spectators, who were seated according to rank.
Leaning Tower of Pisa
The Leaning Tower of Pisa or simply the Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt. It is 56 meter in its height. It is famous due to its inclinations towards right side. It was firstly constructed in August 14, 1173 and till now it is stable.
The famous Roman Baths complex is a site of historical interest in Somerset. This place is well preserved for the public bathing in Roman. Previously it was destroyed in 6th century and after that it was reconstructed and the last reconstructions occurred in 1800s. This is the main attraction point for the visitors in Roman and it receive more than 1 million visitors annually. In 2005, it was featured in a TV Program Seven Wonders of the World as one of the wonders of the west century. Visitor can see museum and water but they are not allowed to enter in the water.
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