There are 7 wonders of the world. These are called wonders because of their spectacular nature, unique design & architecture, and ancient history. These are either natural wonders or man-made structure. Various lists had been presented to catalog these spectacular wonders. The most recent is the 7 Wonders of the World. These wonders are:
Great Wall Of China
It is the defensive wall of china made up of stone, wood, brick and many other materials. It runs along east to west of China.The measurement of the wall is 21,196 km. with all of its branches.it was built in parts,which were later joined.The most famous part was by the first chines emperor, Qin Shihuang.
It is the ancient city in Jordan, of worth value in the history. It is famous for its architecture. The other name of this city is Rose City, because of the stone color of which its architecture is made.It was established in 312BC and was housed by 30,000 people. A Swiss explorer, Johann Ludwig Burckhardt explored this city in 1812.
Christ The Redeemer
It is the statue of Christ in Brazil, Rio De Janeiro. A French Sculptor, Paul Landowski. It is 30 meters in height, plus 8 meters of its pedestal and 28 meters in width due to its stretched arms. The weight of the statue is 635 metric tons.It is built at the peak of Corcovado mountain about 700 meters height Tijuca Forest National Park.
It is an Inca site of 15th century located about 2,430 meters above the sea level. It is present in Machupicchu District in Peru. It is located on a mountain ridge above the sacred valley. It was built by Incas in 1450 and abandoned by them just after a century at Spanish Conquest time. An American historian, Hiram Bingham explored it in 1911.
It is a large city. People of Maya from the Terminal Classical Period build this city in pre-Columbian times. It is located in Yucatan State of Mexico. It was famous in Late Classics 600-900 AD, among the Northern Maya Lowlands. El Castillo is in the center of the city. A variety of architectural styles has been seen in this city, which exhibits a diverse population.
It is an elliptical amphitheater. It is located in the mid of Rome, Italy. It is made up of stone and concrete. This is the largest amphitheater.It is located in the east of Roman Forum. The Emperor, Vespasian begun its construction in 72 AD and his heir Titus completed it n 80 AD.It was used mostly for the contests of gladiators and also for public spectacles.
It is a mausoleum made up of white marble. It is situated along the southern bank of Yamuna River in Agra, India. It was made by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, as the tomb of his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal. It was completed in 1653 and was build by 20,000 artisans. It was build at a cost of about 32 million Indian rupees of that times.
Great Pyramid Of Giza
It is the largest Pyramid of the three Pyramids found in El Giza, Egypt. It was built as a tomb and was made up of casing stones. It was build in 10-20 years in 2560 BC.It has a height of 146.5 meters.It has three chambers, lowest chamber, queen’s chamber and the king’s chamber.