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New 7 Wonders of the World

Here is the list of Seven New Wonders of the World.

Christ Redeemer : Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Christ Redeemer is the largest statue of Jesus Christ in the world and is made of concrete and soapstone.It took 9 years to build the statue from 1922 to 1931. It stands 98 Ft tall , with its arm stretch 92 Ft wide and weighs 635 tonnes.

 

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Taj Mahal : Agra, India

The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum that was built-in 1632 A.D by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife , Mumtaz Mahal.Taj Mahal is regarded as the finest and admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage.

 

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Petra : Jordan

Petra is often refered as a rose city as it is famous for its rose-coloured rock and rock-cut architecture.It was established in 312 BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans.It was also the center of their caravan trade.The ancient city included the amphitheatre that was used for performance and entertainment.

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Great Wall Of China : China

The Great Wall of China is a succession of multiple walls stretching approximately 4000 miles and is mainly made of stone, brick, wood and other materials.It was first built-in 220 BC by the first emperor of China , Qin Shi Huang.It was built to protect the Chinese Empire from Mongols who enter by force in order to conquer.

 

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Roman Colosseum : Rome, Italy

Roman Colosseum is the world’s largest elliptical amphitheatre built-in 80 A.D by the Roman Empire.The Colosseum was made of concrete and stone with a seating arrangement of 50,000 spectators.

 

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Pyramid at Chichen Itza : Yucatan, Peninsula, Mexico

Chichen Itza is one of the mythical city built by the Maya civilization.It was the religious and political center of the Maya civilization.The Maya name “Chichen Itza” means “At the mouth of the well of the Itza”.The site core was developed between 750 and 900 A.D.

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Machu Picchu : Peru 

Machu Picchu was the most familiar and popular site of Inca civilization that is located 7970 ft above sea level.It was built around 1450 with polished dry stone walls.It is one of the most visited tourist attractions and the most important archaeological sites.

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