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Monday, 1 April 2013

7 Wonders Of The World

1.Taj Mahal:
 Taj Mahal is located at Agra, Uttar Pradesh , India. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage. It was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (1628-1658), grandson of Akbar the great, in the memory of his queen Arjumand Bano Begum, entitled ‘Mumtaz Mahal’.  Mumtaz Mahal was a niece of empress Nur Jahan and granddaughter of Mirza Ghias Beg I’timad-ud-Daula, wazir of emperor Jehangir.
 The construction of the Taj Mahal was entrusted to a board of architects under imperial supervision, including Abd ul-Karim Ma'mur Khan, Makramat Khan, and Ustad Ahmed Lahauri.In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2.Chichen Itza:

Chichen Itza was a  pre-coloumbian city built by maya civilization.It is located in theMunicipality of Tinum, in the Mexican city of Yucatan. Chichen Itza which means “at the mouth of the well of Itza “, is the 2nd most visited archeological site of Mexico.  It is exactly 24 m. high considering the upper platform. Chichen Itza was one of the largest Maya cities and it was likely to have been one of the mythical great cities.



4. Christ The Redeemer:
Christ the redeemer is the statue of Jesus Christ.It is located in Rio de Janeiro,Brazil. It is considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world and the 5th Largest statue of Jesus in the world.This is the symbol of Brazilian Christianity. It is 30 metres (98 ft) tall, not including its 8 metres (26 ft) pedestal, and its arms stretch 28 metres (92 ft) wide. It weighs 35 tonnes (625 long,700 short tons), and is located at the peak of the 700-metre (2,300 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city.





4.colosseum:

The Colosseum, or the Coliseum,is the largest amphitheatre in the world, is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire, built of concrete and stone.It is  one of the greatest works of roman architecture. The construction is started in 70AD and completed in 80AD. It is Capable of seating 50,000 spectators
the Colosseum was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles such as mock sea battles, animal hunts, executions, re-enactments of famous battles, and dramas etc. It is one of Rome's most popular tourist attractions and still has close connections with the Roman Catholic Church, as each good Friday the Pope leads a torchlit “Way of the Cross” Procession that starts in the area around the Colosseum.

5. Great Wall Of China:

Great Wall Of China is built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China  to protect the Chinese Empire or its states by various nomadic groups or military incursions. The wall is made of stone, brick, Tamped Earth wood, and other materials, the wall built between 220–206 BC by the first Emperor of China Qin Shi Huang. .A  archaeological survey, using advanced technologies, has concluded that the Ming walls measure 8,850 km (5,500 mi). This is made up of 6,259 km (3,889 mi) sections of actual wall, 359 km (223 mi) of trenches and 2,232 km (1,387 mi) of natural defensive barriers such as hills and rivers. Another archaeological survey found that the entire wall with all of its branches measure out to be 21,196 km (13,171 mi).




6. Machu Picchu:

 Machu Picchu is located in the cusco region of Peru, south America. It is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba valley Peru,It is Inca site of 15th century  located 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above sea level. Machu Picchu was built in the classical Inca style, with polished dry-stone walls . It isknown locally, it was unknown to the outside world before being brought to international attention in 1911 by the American historian Hiram Bingham. Since then, Machu Picchu has become an important tourist attraction.  Machu Picchu was declared a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary in 1981 and a UNISCO world heritage site in 1983.


7.Petra:






Petra is situated in southern area of Jordan. It is about (2,657 ft) Petra is famous for its rock cut architecture .Another name of petra is Rose city. it is a symbol of Jordan, as well as its most-visited tourist attraction. Petra has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985. UNESCO has described it as "one of the most precious cultural properties of man's cultural heritage".Petra was chosen by the Smithsonian Magazine as one of the "28 Places to See Before You Die.

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