Have You Visited The 7 Wonders Of The World?
Wonders are nourishment to the soul that defines our existence. Let’s celebrate, explore, dream, and feed our spirit by traveling to these 7 Wonders Of The World.
The Colosseum is an oval shaped amphitheater which is in the center of the city of Rome. It is the largest amphitheater which was built in 70AD. The construction of the theater was fully complete in just eight years. Due to which it is considered as one of the greatest works of architecture. The Colosseum can hold between 50,000 to 80,000 spectators in the structure, which is really a huge number. Although the theater was damaged because of the earthquake in 1349 and some stone-robbers, it is still considered as the iconic structure of Imperial Rome.
Petra is an archaeological site in the southwestern Jordan desert and is situated between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea. It is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water canal system. Petra was the capital of Nabatean Kingdom way back in 300B.C. Due to the pink color of the sandstone of the tombs and temples, it is also known as a rose city. With its ornate Greek style structure, it is a huge treasury in history.
Taj Mahal is the jewel in white marble constructed between 1631 and 1648 in Agra by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. He built the monument in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Mughal monument is located on the banks of river Yamuna. The domes, arches, carvings, and the gardens by the side gives an aesthetic feel to the structure. The lush green patch, reddish pathway, and the blue painted sky showcase stunning tints on the structure. The intricate patterns in the marble and the use of semi-precious tones makes this monument a worth watch.
The Great Wall Of China
The Great Wall Of China was built between 226-200 BC by Qin Shai Hong, the first Emperor of Imperial China. The wall is 21,196 kilometers long, 9.1 meters wide, and 15 meters high. The Great Wall was built to protect the north empire from enemy attacks and invasions of nomadic groups. The trek to this wall is only for 10 kilometers with breathtaking views and steep climbs. There are also many speculations that the Great Wall is visible from the moon, but this is not scientifically proven.
Chichen Itza is a massive pyramid which is also known as El Castillo or Temple of Kukulcan. It is one of the largest Maya cities which is known to have the most diverse population. This contributes to the vivid architectural styles of the site. The sophisticated geometry buildings, stone carvings, temples, and walls make it a great wonder from the hustle of modern Mexico City.
Machu Picchu is an Incan city which is made with granite perched between 2 towering Andean peaks. It is one of the most popular trips for people who are want to challenge themselves on the world’ best-known hikes. The trail shows cultural highlights too. The four-day trek rewards you with a package of ruins, mountains, landscapes, and could forests. According to archaeologists Machu Picchu was built between 1438-1472 as a land for the Inca Emperor Pachacuti.
Christ The Redeemer
Christ the Redeemer is a statue of Jesus Christ which is in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Art Deco statue was created by French sculptor Paul Landowski. To reach here you will have to take a short hike for 696 meters to Pedra Bonita. With spectacular views and splendid scenery, Rio de Janeiro is worth a watch. You can even take a stroll through the Tijuca National Forest where the views will stun you. Because of its architecture, Christ the Redeemer was known as the largest Art Deco statue in the world from 1931 to 2011.