According to Wikipedia, 07 Wonders of the World (2000–2007) was a campaign started in 2000 to choose wonders of the world from a selection of 200 existing monuments. The popularity poll was led by Canadian-Swiss Bernard Weber and organized by the New7Wonders Foundation based in Zurich, Switzerland, with winners announced on 7 July 2007 in Lisbon.
Here is the complete list of 07 wonders of world; these are the winners which were selected by internet.
1.THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA:
The Great Wall of China is one of the most famous wonders of world; this wall is evidence of ancient defensive architecture you might wonder about the history this wall beholds.
The reason behind building this wall was to prevent invasion and could make the silk trade route safe. More than thousand workers lost their lives, because it was not a easy task to built a 21,196 kilometers (13,171 miles) long, 9.1 meters (30 feet) wide and 15 meters (50 feet) high wall. It was a big achievement of humans, as one of the largest constructed human based project.
The very first emperor of china named as Qin dynasty, is said to be the one who first rooted this project, as it was further carried by other dynasties.
2.CHRIST THE REDEEMER:
Wikipedia says that”Christ the Redeemer is an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, created by French sculptor Paul Landowski and built by Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa, in collaboration with French engineer Albert Caquot”.
This Romanian sculpture is a unique blend architected spirit, the height and sculpture can be visible to distinct sites in Rio, It undergoes many renovations since time passes, and different renovations needed.
This is one of the wonders of world with its unique style, the arms spread symbolize peace and welcoming city.
Machu Picchu is an Incan citadel set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru, above the Urubamba River valley.
This beautiful settled place is a great site to visit as it has so many stories inside. You can explore this beautiful place, explore museums.
It is currently the most famous archeological sites of the continent.
Chichén Itzá is a complex of Mayan ruins on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. A massive step pyramid, known as El Castillo or Temple of Kukulcan, dominates the ancient city, which thrived from around 600 A.D. to the 1200s. Another wonder of world, selected by people by voting.
This sophisticated geometry offers a very unique, display at night. This is one of the world’s heritage sites. It is mainly a historic site located in Mexico.
The interesting fact behind thus archaeological evidence to support the theory that civil war broke out in about 1221.and the power of Yucatan shifted to Mayapan, leaving Chichen Itza behind.
The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy.
This massive stone amphitheater is a popular tourist destination worldwide, although the two third of it is now ruined but is still an iconic symbol of Rome.
After four centuries of active use, the magnificent arena fell into neglect, and up until the 18th century it was used as a source of building materials. It is considered as the popular spot as it is one of unique wonders of world.
6.TAJ MAHAL IN INDIA:
The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra.
A beautiful monument of shah jahan , famous mughal emperor, a symbol of love. This tomb is considered as one of the most visited and beautiful buildings.
The fact behind building this beautiful tomb was love of Shah jahan towards his beloved wife Mumtaz mahal. And it is considered as one of the wonders of world.
According to Wikipedia Petra is a famous archaeological site in Jordan’s southwestern desert. Dating to around 300 B.C., it was the capital of the Nabatean Kingdom. Accessed via a narrow canyon called Al Siq, it contains tombs and temples carved into pink sandstone cliffs, earning its nickname, the “Rose City.”
This second wonder of world is found to be an ancient civilization ruin.
With such unique architecture, Petra Jordan is the best evidence of ancient unique civilization. This pre historic place is mainly situated between red sea and Dead Sea, Petra is half build and half carved. This is one of the famous sites of world heritage.