Saturday, 31 December 2011

SEVEN WONDERS OF WORLD

 WONDER 1:
Chichen Itza:- Chichen Itza or “At the mouth of the well of the Itza”, is a large pre-Columbian archaeological site built by the Maya civilization located in the northern center of the Yucatán Peninsula, present-day Mexico.




WONDER 2:




Colosseum:- The Colosseum or Coliseum, originally the Flavian Amphitheatre, is a giant amphitheater in the center of the city of Rome, Italy. Originally capable of seating around 50,000 spectators, it was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles.




WONDER 3:




Machu Picchu :- Machu Picchu sometimes called the “Lost City”, is a pre-Columbian city created by the Inca Empire. It is located at 2,430 m (7,970 ft) on a mountain ridge. Machu Picchu is located above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, about 70 km (44 mi) northwest of Cusco.


WONDER 4: 






Petra (Jordan) :- Petra is an archaeological site in Jordan, lying in a basin among the mountains which form the eastern flank of Arabah (Wadi Araba), the large valley running from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba. It is famous for having many stone structures carved into the rock.




WONDER 5:






Pyramids:- if you are wondering why there are no pyramids in this list, the answer is very easy. The Giza pyramids are incomparable and it does not have to compete. It were assured of retaining its status in addition to the new seven wonders. After all, it is the only surviving structures of the ancient seven wonders of the world. And here it is, the Giza Pyramids


WONDER 6:








Statue of Christ the Redeemer :- Statue of Christ the Redeemer, is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The statue stands 38 m (105 feet) tall, weighs 700 tons and is located at the peak of the 700-m (2296-foot) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park, overlooking the city.


WONDER 7:








Taj Mahal :- The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India. The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan commissioned it as a mausoleum for his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

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