There are many wonders in this vast world. Every wonder has its touch of masterpiece. But we have arranged those wonders according to the number of visitors visited those wonders during the past few years. Here is the list of top 13 wonders of the world which are the masterpiece of the skill and handwork of the people of that era. Today we become astonished to see these wonders that in so remote ages without any modern technology and machine how so great construction were made.
1. The Great Wall of China:
The Great Wall of China was constructed 7th century BC. It is a series of fortification built to protect the empire of China. It has a stunning array of scenery from the beaches of Qinhuangdao, to rugged mountains around Beijing, to a desert corridor between tall mountain ranges at Jiayu Pass.
2. Eiffel Tower:
The Eiffel Tower is not only the symbol of France, but the most-visited paid monument in the world and one of the most iconic structures on the planet. Built in 1889 as the entrance to the World’s Fair, its nighttime lights show sets a lovely Parisian mood over the River Seine.
The Roman Colosseum was built between AD 70 and 80, and it was in used for gladiatorial events, battle reenactments, animal hunts and other performances for 500 years. The Colosseum sat nearly 50,000 spectators, and its design still influences the construction of modern-day amphitheaters. Earthquakes and stone-robbers have left the Colosseum in a state of ruin, but portions of the structure remain open to tourists.
Petra, the fabled ‘rose red city, half as old as time’, was the ancient capital of the Nabatean kingdom. It is without a doubt Jordan’s most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction. A vast, unique city, carved into the side of the Wadi Musa Canyon centuries ago by the Nabateans, who turned it into an important junction for the silk and spice routes that linked China, India and southern Arabia with Egypt, Greece and Rome.
5. Cristo Rendetor Statue:
It is largest Art Deco statue in the world and the 5th largest statue of Jesus in the world. The largest art deco statue in the world, it is 130 ft (39 m) tall and the arms measure 98 ft (30 m) across. Made of reinforced concrete and sandstone the statue was unveiled in 1931.
6. Machu Picchu:
One of the most beautiful and impressive ancient sites in the world, Machu Pichu was rediscovered in 1911 by Hawaiian historian Hiram after it lay hidden for centuries above the Urubamba Valley. The “Lost City of the Incas” is invisible from below and completely self-contained, surrounded by agricultural terraces and watered by natural springs. Although known locally, it was largely unknown to the outside world before being rediscovered in 1911.
7. Lighthouse of Alexandria:
It was a tower built between 280 and 247 BC on the island of Pharos at Alexandria, Egypt. Its purpose was to guide sailors into the port of Alexandria. With a height variously estimated at somewhere between 393 and 450 ft.
9. Hagia Sophia:
A famous mosque in Turkey and masterpiece of construction was a cathedral and converted into a mosque by Mehmat II. It is now a museum in Turkey.
10. Neuschwanstein Castle:
This 19th century Gothic palace once serving as the personal residence of a reclusive king is now open to the public. The inspiration for “Sleeping Beauty,” this romantic medieval castle gives a reminiscent view of the old German monarchy and is one of the most popular place and castles in all of Europe.
11. Valley of Love:
The valley of love, no one ever heard more about it because it is the lost wonder of the world. The valley of love, it is hidden from the world for many years. It is one mile high and wide and is beautiful place in Ireland. It is said that this valley is built by the ancient race in the country that is still inhabited in the remote area of the country.
12. Leaning tower:
The Pisa tower is one of the four buildings that make up the cathedral complex in Pisa, Italy, called Campo dei Miracoli or Piazza dei Miracoli, which means Field of Miracles.
13. Chichen Itza:
Chichen was founded by the Maya civilization in 400 AD and it is located in the north central, north of Yucatan Peninsula now called Mexico. Chichen has a history that is 1500 years old and is located 75 miles from Merida.
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