Life is incomplete without having a tour of the seven wonders of the world. Hold our hand and fasten your seat belt as we take you on tour around the world. Read through the following few paragraphs to picturise each of these wonders with the colours of your eyes.
Great Wall of China, Beijing
Welcome to the most visited wonder of the world, the Great Wall of China in Beijing. The central part of the wall was built during the Quing dynasty in the 5th century BC. The actual height of the wall is 6259 kilometres, but including the trenches and defences, the size of the wall is 8850 kilometres. Most of the wall is now in ruins, but almost 30% of the wall is preserved in actual condition due to the high density of tourist footfalls. The great wall of China is so great that there is a famous saying, the great wall of China is visible even from the moon.
The Colosseum, Rome
The Colosseum is an ancient oval amphitheatre located in the heart of Rome and is one of the most visited wonders of the world. It is also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre. This 2000-year-old oval piece of architecture can afford more than 3000 persons and is a must-visit place for tourists heading to Europe.
The queen of all wonders, Petra is also called the Rose City. The city was designed with intricate ideas in 312 BC, which turned into ruins over the next hundreds of years. The city was re-discovered in 1812 and is one of the most aesthetic cities in the world. The sights around the city are visually stunning and attractive. After all, Petra is a Wonder of the World for a reason!
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Taj Mahal, India
A white marble building standing in the southern part of Asia depicts unspoken words about love. The Taj Mahal is the ‘abode of love’; Akbar built it in the memory of his beloved wife. Almost thousands of labourers took ‘n’ number of years to give birth to this famous monument finally which was finally designated as one of the wonders of the world. The designs of the Taj Mahal are so accurate that you will start falling in love with the white walls of the memorial.
Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is one of the finest works of the Incas back in the pages of history. The fantastic architectural ideas of the site make the entire area bloom with shades of beauty. Visiting Machu Picchu is undoubtedly a treat to your eyes. So, are you ready to set your feet for one of the UNESCO recognised World Heritage Sites?
The Statue of Christ, Rio de Janeiro
The Statue of Christ in Rio de Janeiro is one of the icons of Christianity. This statue weighing 650 tons is situated at the top of a 700-metre mountain in the heart of Brazil. This giant statue of Jesus Christ attracts tourists from all corners of the world. This is recognised as one of the recent additions to the list of wonders of the world.
Chichen Itza, Cancun, Mexico
If sites of architectural excellence give you an unconscious smile, then head to Chichen Itza in Mexico without a second thought. The layout of the area was designed as early as 750 and 900 AD. The delicate Chichen Itza is big enough to accommodate more than 2,500,000 visitors every year and thus have achieved the title of the Wonder of the World.
So, here we come to the end of our very brief description of the seven wonders of the world. By now, you must be spoiled with choices as to which one you should visit now and which one you should keep for some later vacation. Consult us to grab one of the best packages for taking an insight into each of these wonders.