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7 wonders of the world

7 wonders of the world

7 wonders of the worldWhere they existPurpose of constructionTheir features

Christ redeemer Great wall of china List of seven wonders Machu PicchuPetraPyramid at Chichen ItzaRoman CollosseumTaj Mahal

Christ redeemer

It is in Brazil , at Rio de JanerioThis is statue of Jesus Its height is 38 meters It is designed by Brazilion Heitor da Silva costa and created by French sculptor Paul LandowskiIt took 5 years to construct and was inaugurated on October 12,1931It is constructed as a symbol of the city and of the warmth of the Brazilian people ,who receive visitors with open arms

Great wall of china

It is the largest manmade monument ever to have been built It is the only one monument visible from spaceIt was built to link existing fortifications into a united defence system and better keep invading mongol tribes out of china

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is located In PeruIt is a city in the clouds on the mountain known as Machu Picchu which means old mountainIt lies halfway up the Andes plateau ,deep in the amazon jungle and above the Urubamba riverIt was built by the Incan emperor Pachacutec and was abandoned by him due to a smallpox outbreak It was rediscovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911.

Petra

Petra is in JordanOn the edge of a Arabian desert Petra was the glittering capital of the Nabataean empire of king AretasPalace tombs of Petra with 42 meters high Hellenistic temple facade are impressive examples of middle eastern culture

Pyramid of Chichen Itza

It is in Yucatan peninsula at MexicoIt is the most famous Mayan temple cityIt is served as a political and economic center of the Mayan civilizationIt is the last and arguably the greatest of all Mayan temples

Roman Colosseum

It is located in Rome at Italy It was built to give favours to successful legionnaries and to celebrate the glory of the roman empireToday ,through films and history books ,we are even more aware of the cruel fights and games that took place in the arena

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal is located in Agra ,India It was built by Shah Jahan ,the fifth Muslim Mughal emperorHe built it to honour the memory of his beloved wife MumtazIt was built of white marble and standing in formally laid out walled gardens It is regarded as the most perfect jewel of Muslim art in India