There are innumerable things in the world that are unique and are a must visit. On the contrary, there are some top listed places that pull viewers towards them and they even lead the list of wonders on earth. These places dates back thousand years and their ancient prevalence with beauty makes them historic and a must visit place for the travelers. Have a look at these 8 wonders of the world.
Built in the mid-1400s, in the ancient Incas, Machu Picchu surprises you at every step. Present on the Andes Mountains in Peru,the place gives you an opportunity to trek through nine biozones and it challenges to give you an all new experience as never before. New discoveries are still being done on the place and the place leaves you mysteriously surprised.
Built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan, in the memory of his wife, Mumtaj Mahal, the structure is an epitome of beauty. Built near the Yamuna River in Agra and amidst beautiful gardens, the structure is made of marble and dazzles during day. It is worth watching the beauty of the place.
Constructed in 221 BC in the Gobi Desert, The Great Wall of China is one of the wonders of the world and was built to unify China. It is stretched over a distance of 3000 kilometers from Shanhaiguan Pass to the Jiayuguan Pass. This is the world’s longest manmade structure and was built to protect the borders of China.
Christ the Redeemer Statue (Rio de Janerio)
Christ the Redeemer statue has been emerged as a surprising element for all the tourists who visit it. Its beauty and structure is a blessing for Brazilians since 1931. The 130-foot statue is made of concrete and soapstone and was designed by Heitor da Silva Costa. The cost in building the statue was approximately $250,000.
Chichen Itza, Mexico
The place is a historic memory of Mayan ruins, and was a trading center of cloth, slaves, honey and salt. The Chichen Itza also acted as a political and economic hub of that time and the most known place is the ruins of El Caracol.
The Roman Colosseum, (Rome)
Built in between 70-80 AD, this compact structure is the largest amphitheater ever built. This oval structure in the centre of Rome is built of concrete and sand and has been the favorite among spectators since long. The structure still influences modern constructed amphitheaters to be like it.
Declared as a world heritage site since 1985, Petra is situated in Jordan’s southwest desert. The place has the remnants of the Nabateans and has a number of astonishing structures carved into stone with many sites to leave you awestruck.
This Egyptian pyramid dates back from 5000 years before. The oldest among the wonders of the world, Great Pyramid of Gizahas royal burial chambers and you can also view the Great Sphinx of Giza which is a monumental statue carved from a single block of stone. The view makes it unimaginable to believe as the pyramids are made perfectly and even challenges the present day carvings.