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I want to know the exact seven wonders in the world

I want to know the exact seven wonders in the world

11 years ago

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Navjyot Kalra
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11 years ago
Vijay Luxmi Askiitiansexpert
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Seven Wonders of the World has been drawn up, based on over 100 million votes cast from people in 200 countries.

Seven global heritage throughout history


#     The Pyramid at Chichén Itzá (before 800 A.D.) Yucatan Peninsula,       Mexico

       Chichén Itzá, the most famous Mayan temple city, served as the political and economic center of the Mayan civilization.

#     Christ Redeemer (1931) Rio de Janeiro,    Brazil

       Designed by Brazilian Heitor da Silva Costa and created by French sculptor Paul Landowski, this statue took five years to construct

       and was inaugurated on October 12, 1931 and  then  become a symbol of the city and of the warmth of the Brazilian people.

#   The Great Wall of China (220 B.C and 1368 - 1644 A.D.)     China

      It is the largest man-made monument ever to have been built and it is disputed that it is the only one visible from space.

#    Machu Picchu (1460-1470),    Peru

      In the 15th century, the Incan Emperor Pachacútec built a city in the clouds on the mountain known as Machu Picchu ("old mountain").

#    Petra (9 B.C. - 40 A.D.),    Jordan

      Petra was the glittering capital of the Nabataean empire of King Aretas IV. A theater, modelled on Greek-Roman prototypes,

     had space for an audience of 4,000.

#   The Roman Colosseum (70 - 82 A.D.) Rome,    Italy

     Great amphitheater in the centre of Rome was built to give favors to successful legionnaires and to celebrate the glory of the

     Roman Empire.

#   The Taj Mahal (1630 A.D.) Agra,     India

    Taj Mahal is regarded as the most perfect jewel of Muslim art in India. This immense mausoleum was built on the orders of

    Shah Jahan, the fifth Muslim Mogul emperor, to honor the memory of his beloved late wife.


Other contenders included the Great Pyrmaid of Giza (the only remaining wonder of the ancient world), the Acropolis in Athens, the Eiffel Tower, Ankor in Cambodia and the Moai statues of Easter Island.


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