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Remarkable 7 wonders of world

By Selina Taylor Subscribe to RSS | December 27th 2011 | Views:
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Earlier 7 wonders of the ancient world were widely known for their remarkable construction of ancient times. The earliest known version of the list was assembled in 2nd century by Antipater of Sidon. But the official new 7 wonders of world were decided by more than 100 million votes casted to represent the global heritage throughout the history. This global contest was organized by the New 7 wonders foundation the brain child of Swiss filmmakers and museum curator Bernard Weber in order to protect humankind’s heritage across the globe. After the online poll was conducted the new 7 wonders were announced on 7th July 2007 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Here is the list of 7 wonders of the world that you can visit and be a part of its magnificient history:

The Taj Mahal is catacomb located in Agra India is perfect example of Mugal architecture that combines elements from Persian, Turkish, Indian and Islamic architectural styles. This beautiful marble mausoleum was built in 1632 AD and has been attracting tourists since ages because of its charismatic beauty.

Machu Picchu in Peru has been described as an absolute masterpiece of architecture and a unique testimony to the Inca civilization by world heritage.

The Great Wall of China is a series of stone and earthen ramparts in China, built, rebuilt and preserved between the 5th century BC and the 16th century to protect the northern borders of Chinese empire. It is the only monument visible from moon.

Petra in Jordan is an archeological site in south western Jordan lying on the slope of mount Ho. It is renowned for having many stone structures carved into the rock and was famously known as a rose red city half as old as time.

Christ the Redeemer is the statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. This 130 feet tall statue weighs 700 tons in weight. It is located at the peak of the Corcovado Mountain in the Tijuca forest national park.

Chichen Itza a large pre-Columbian archaeological site built by Maya civilization in Mexico. This beautiful site exhibits large amount of architectural styles that has been attracting people.

Colosseum of Rome is a cryptic amphitheater in the center of the city of Rome, Italy the biggest ever built in Roman Empire. It involves a perfect amalgamation of Roman architecture and engineering which is an ionic symbol of Imperial Rome.

Selina Taylor - About Author:
Author is an associate editor for honeymoon packages. Get all possible information about taj mahal agra and Agra Tour India. Get discounted deals available on India Agra Tour Packages at MakeMyTrip.

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