Traveling To The New 7 Wonders Of The World
Our world is full of amazing buildings that have unique architecture and give out an amazing look. However some of these buildings or places leave lasting impression in our minds. This is why they are known as wonders of the world. Luckily you can visit these beautiful places as well. Thanks to our supporter Ron Romero & Son Painting for making this post possible.
You can arrange for day trips and visit the extraordinarily beautiful Wonders of the World. There are only seven Wonders in the World; The Roman Colosseum in Rome, Taj Mahal in India, The Great Wall in China, Petra in Jordan, Chichen Itza in Mexico, Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro and Machu Picchu in Peru.
The Colesseum, Rome
The Colosseum was built in Italy. People also refer to it as the Flavia Amphitheatre. It is an iconic symbol built in 70 AD and is the largest amphitheater. Almost two-thirds of it have been destroyed due to various elements from earthquakes to vandalism and more. It is seen as a symbol of architectural innovation and engineering.
Taj Mahal, India
The Taj Mahal is located in Delhi, Agra and is a beautiful testament to love. It was completed in 16 years. It was built by Shah Jahan (Mughal Emperor) in 1630 for his beloved wife. It is a picturesque location that shows beautiful Muslim art of four architectural styles; Islamic, Persian Turkish and lastly, Indian.
The Great Wall, China
The Great Wall was built in China, which was constructed by the Chinese empire so that they could protect themselves from the Mughal invasion. It spans over twenty thousand kilometers. This makes this man-made structure the world’s longest one. Its construction lasted from 220 BC to AD. Over tens of millions of people visit The Great Wall every year.
Petra was built in Jordan, this structure is half-built and half craved into stone. There are caves, tombs, and temples present. In 1985, Petra was declared as the World Heritage site. A part of this stunning Wonder includes an amphitheater of 4000 seats and the El-Deir monastery.
Chichén Itzá, Mexico
An iconic central pyramid, El Castillo, is in the ancient Maya city representing the Mayan culture. Chichen Itza is a huge site full of history and culture, covering five-square kilometers. It was built from the 5th to 13th centuries. The ruins of this city depict the innovation in science and astronomy by the Mayan civilization.
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro
This stunning monument is located in Brazil, on the Corcovado Mountain. Built in 1931, this125 feet tall monument is known as the world’s largest Art Deco sculpture. It provides a stunning and picturesque view from the top and is visited by over two million people every year.
Macha Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is an Incan settlement which was constructed in the mid-15th century. This gorgeous Wonder is situated in the Andes Mountains of Peru. It is right above the Urubamba River valley and is full of cultural highlights. You can either hike or trek if you’re into outdoor activities otherwise the top is reachable through trains.
These stunning new Seven Wonders of the World are indeed a must to visit. These Wonders are spread across 4 continents and would make your trip amazing as you would learn and get to explore these places.