Want to know what are the New 7 wonders of the world . OK then. New 7 wonders started by Swiss corporations from the 200 old monuments through online voting at 2001. Great Pyramid of Giza was only selected as a honorary candidate from the seven ancient wonders. Let’s discuss about it..
Great Wall of China:-
It was build at 7th Century BC to protect china from nomadic groups. At 220BC Qin Shi Huang executed to uniting the existing walls into a new ones. That time wall was built by rammed earth, stones and wood , in some places it was constructed by bricks. In some places granite’s and marble’s also found. It was totally built by different dynasty in different times. The maximum area of the walls built by Ming Dynasty. The total length of the wall is 21,196 kms. These walls protects china from outsiders from ancient times. Besides protection , it is also help china to transport goods through silk road , trading and controlling of emigration process. Signal towers also build over higher points along the walls for visibility. Now it was located in Huairou, Beijing, China. There are also few attractive things like forbidden city , temple of heaven, Summer place, Beihai park are available to visit.
It is a historical and archaeological city in jordan. The approximate date of construction was 312 BC. Petra was the capital of Nabatean Kingdom. It was inscripted as UNESCO world heritage site at 1985. Total area of petra was 264 km2. Here most attractive places are Jabal Al-Madbah, dead sea, Qasr al-Bint, mount nebo, ad deir, roman theater etc.
3. Christ the Redeemer:-
Christ the Redeemer is an statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is created by Paul Landowski and built by Heitor da Silva Costa. It’s height approximately 30 metres and arms are 28 metres long. The total weight of the statue is 635 tonnes. This statue signifies Christianity along the world. The construction was completed October 1931. The cost of construction was$250,000.(In USD). Most attractive places are Sugarloaf Mountain, Copa cabana Beach etc.
4. Machu Picchu:-
Muchu Picchu is situated at Eastern Cordillera at peru. It was built in AD 1450. Most of the archaeologist believes that it was built by Inca rulers. It was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. It was very famous for dry stone walls in classical style. Top attraction are Huayna Picchu, Hot Springs, Putucusi Mountain,Colca Canyon, Vally etc.
5. Chichen Itza:-
It is located at Tinum Municipality, Yucatan State in Mexico. It was buily by Maya people. It was built in AD 600. It is the most visited site in Mexico in 2017. Chichen itza was the major economic power in the maya people. These structure build up with 91 steps on each side and temple is dedicated to God of Kukulkan. The most attractive places are Kabah, Ek balam, pyramid etc.
The Colosseum is a Amphitheater at the city of rome in Italy. It was built in AD 80. Its construction was started under the emperor Vespasian. It was built by limestone and concrete with bricks. It has capacity of 65,000 audience. It is used for various public entertainment like animal hunt, sea battles, roman dramas etc. It was substantially collapsed by earthquake still it is iconic symbol of Rome. Most attractive places are the roman forum, Nero, Palatine Hill, Pantheon Temple etc.
7. Taj Mahal:-
It is situated in the bank’s of Yamuna river at agra in India. It was built by Mughal Empire Sahajahan , dedicated to his wife Mumtaz. It’s height approximately 73 metres.It was announced as a UNESCO World Heritage Site at 1983. It attracts 7 million visitors per year. Construction started 1632 and completed at 1653. The architect was Ustad Ahmed Lahauri. It is the one of the most attractive place in 21st century also. Most attractive places are Agra fort, The mausoleum, Taj Mahal minaret, tombs of Mumtaz Mahal etc.
8. The Great Pyramid of Giza:-
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest pyramids in the Giza at Egypt. It was built approximately at 2560 BC. Its height approximately 147 metres. Main attractive places are Sphinx,Solar Boat Museum, Pyramid of Chephren, camel and horse ride etc.