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8 Wonders of the World details  These are all the wonders of the world with photos (with images), see who is included now
In today’s post, we will learn about the seven wonders of the world, and the speciality of these seven wonders due to why they have been kept in the list of seven wonders, for more information keep reading this article…

8 Wonders of the World details : list

1. Petra (Ma’an, Jordan)
2. Taj Mahal (Agra, India),
3. Great Wall of China (China),
4. Christ the Redeemer Statue (Rio de Janeiro),
5. Machu Picchu (Peru),
6. Chichen Itza (Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico),
7. The Roman Colosseum (Rome), and Petra (Jordan)
8. Angkor Wat (Cambodia)

The initiative to select the seven wonders that people visit today around the world was started in 1999. This voice i.e. initiative started in Switzerland and a foundation was formed for it. This foundation created a website where 200 world heritage sites were listed and seven wonders of the world were declared through people’s vote. Know today where these seven wonders are and how you can go here.

8 Wonders of the World details
8 Wonders of the World details

8 Wonders of the World details : Taj Mahal 

Taj Mahal: The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in the city of Agra, India which presents a great example of the Mughal Empire. It was built by Shahjahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz. It was also named the Taj Mahal after him. It took more than 15 years to build the Taj Mahal and 20,000 artisans worked day and night. To see it you will have to come to Agra city of India.

Great Wall of China:
Great Wall of China:

8 Wonders of the World details : Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China was built by the first ruler of China, Qin Shi Huang. This wall is 21,196 kilometers long which was completed in 20 years. The purpose of this wall was to protect our empire so that the enemy could not come inside. On the other hand, the Great Wall of China is also considered to be the longest cemetery on earth. It is said that more than 10 lakh people died in the construction of this wall. In a survey conducted in the year 2009, the length of this wall was stated to be 8,850 kilometres whereas, in the government survey, the length of this wall was stated to be 21,196 kilometres.

Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu, Peru

8 Wonders of the World details : Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu, Peru: ‘Machu Picchu’, situated amidst the Andes Mountains in South America, is a city which is situated at an altitude of 8000 feet above sea level. Building a city on a hill at such a height and living here is said to be a wonder in itself. Before the Spanish invasion, this city was prosperous in every way. But, the invaders brought with them a terrible disease ‘smallpox’ and the city gradually got destroyed.

Petra
Petra

8 Wonders of the World details : Petra

Petra: One of the seven wonders of the world is the city of Petra which is situated in South Jordan. It was constructed from pink-coloured sandstone. For this reason it is also known as Rose City. The city of Petra was built around 1200 BC. You will find many buildings

Colosseum, Italy : 
Colosseum, Italy :

Colosseum, Italy :

This is an ancient huge stadium built in the city of Rome, Italy. It was built by Emperor Vespasian in the 70th century. At that time, 50,000 to 80,000 spectators used to sit together in this stadium and watch the bloody game of battle between wild animals and slaves. Due to it being very old, some parts of this stadium have been broken due to the earthquake. But, it is still impossible to create such a design by copying this stadium.

Chichen Itza Mexico

Chichen Itza is a world-famous Mayan temple in Mexico. This temple was built in 600 BC and is spread over a radius of 5 kilometres. There are 90 stairs in all four directions of this temple and each staircase is considered a symbol of 1 day of the year. On the 365th day, there is a platform built above which is called the temple of Kukulkan, which is built in the middle and its length is 79 feet.

Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu, Peru

Christ the Redeemer

Christ the Redeemer Statue is a statue of Jesus Christ located on top of Mount Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This is one of the tallest statues in the world whose height is 130 feet and its width is 98 feet. It was designed by Heitor da Silva Costa. Lightning strikes this statue three to four times a year. Most of the money used to build this statue came in the form of donations. It is a major symbol of Christianity throughout the world and was constructed in 1922.

 

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