Modern Day Wonders Around the Globe

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Petra, Jordan

Petra is an old city, focal point of an Arab kingdom in Hellenistic and Roman circumstances; its remains are in southwest Jordan.

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The city was based on a porch, punctured from east to west by the Wadi Musa (the Valley of Moses)— one of the spots where, as per convention, the Israelite pioneer Moses struck a stone and water spouted forward.

The valley is encased by sandstone precipices veined with shades of red and purple fluctuating to light yellow, and consequently Petra was called by the nineteenth century English scriptural researcher John William Burgon a “rose-red city half as old as Time.”

Taj Mahal, India

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The Tah Mahal is a mausoleum complex in Agra, northern India, on the southern bank of the Yamuna (Jumna) River. In its harmonious proportions and its fluid incorporation of decorative elements, the Taj Mahal is distinguished as the finest example of Mughal architecture, a blending of Indian, Persian, and Islamic styles.

Christ the Redeemer, Brazil

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Christ the Redeemer is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The statue stands 39.6 meters (130 feet) tall, weighs 700 tons and is situated at the pinnacle of the 700-m (2296-foot) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park sitting above the city.

Colosseum, Rome

Development of the Colosseum was started at some point between AD 70 and 72 amid the rule of Vespasian; the structure was formally devoted in AD 80 by Titus in a function that included 100 days of diversions.

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The Colosseum is a detached structure of stone and solid, estimating 620 by 513 feet (190 by 155 meters) generally speaking and seating approximately 50,000 onlookers. It was the scene of thousands of hand-to-hand battles between fighters, of challenges amongst men and creatures.

Chichen Itza, Mexico

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Chichen Itza is a destroyed old Maya city involving a region of 4 square miles (10 square km) in south-focal Yucatán state, Mexico. It is found about 90 miles (150 km) east-upper east of Uxmal and 75 miles (120 km) east-southeast of the cutting edge city of Mérida. The main wellspring of water in the parched area around the site is from wells (cenotes) shaped by sinkholes in limestone arrangements.

The Great Wall, China

The Great Wall is a progression of sandstone and earthen strongholds in China, fabricated, revamped, and kept up between the fifth century BC and the sixteenth century to secure the northern outskirts of the Chinese Empire amid the lead of progressive traditions.

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A few dividers, alluded to as the Great Wall of China, were worked since the fifth century BC, the most well known being the one worked between 220 BC and 200 BC by the main Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Pichu is a pre-Columbian Inca city situated at 2,430 m (7,970 ft) height on a mountain edge over the Urubamba Valley in Peru, around 70 km (44 mi) northwest of Cusco.

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Machu Picchu is presumably the most well-known image of the Inca Empire. It is frequently alluded to as “The Lost City of the Incas”. The site was assigned as a World Heritage Site in 1983 when it was portrayed as “a flat out perfect work of art of engineering and a one of a kind declaration to the Inca human advancement”

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