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Amazing Facts to Know About Seven Wonders of the World

Amazing Facts to Know About Seven Wonders of the World

The Seven Wonders of the World is a list of the legendary ancient monuments built way before our time. Since then, human race has built several numbers of other incredible master works of architecture. From the enigmatic Colosseum of Rome to the glorious Taj Mahal, these structures exhibit the trendiness in engineering methods that happened even centuries ago. We are so blessed to be able to witness these incredible wonders of the world with our own eyes.

Today in this blog we are going to discuss some amazing facts about these artworks.

The Colosseum, Italy:

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The Colosseum, built by Emperor Titus Vespasianaround between 70 AD and 82 AD. This is the most charismatic, antique Amphitheatre in the world with seating capability of over 50,000 audience. This Amphitheatre was built for the people of Rome who love to spectate the extreme gladiator battles, animal hunt down, capital punishments, and dramas. Every event which took place at the Colosseum were too harsh and brutal, during this certain events around thousands of animals would be slaughtered in a single day.

Machu Picchu, Peru:

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Machu Picchu, the infamous lost cities of the world, which is also recognized as the Lost City of the Incas. Machu Picchu was built in 1450 and after a hundred year it was abandoned for unknown reason. In 1983 this architectural site declared as a UNESCO Heritage Site. The whole structure of this site completely built with the dry-stones walls, the stones which were used to built the city were weight more than 40 to 50 pounds. It is also said that there were no wheels were used to transport these heavy weight stones up in the mountains. Actually, it is claimed that hundreds of men lift these heavy stones.

Chichen Itza, Mexico:

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Chichen Itza which actually means "At the mouth of the well of Itza" is the world's largest Mayan city which is ever built; the middle site of Chichen Itza has Temple of Kukulcan, which is also recognized as the El Castillo. Many people who ever visited this site claimed that Chichen Itza is known for their strange sounds.

Petra, Jordan:

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The Nabateans built the beautiful city of Petra, around4th century BC to 2nd century AD,this site is also known as the Rose City, which is built with the pink sandstones. This ancient architectural structure shows the evidence that the in the middle ages Middle East was the most dominant region of the world. Did you know that Arabian Desert Bedouin ruined most of the precious carvings on the Treasury's walls? Bedouin used those carvings as a target for their shooting practice.

Christ the Redeemer, Brazil:

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Christ the Redeemer, the legendary attraction of Rio de Janeiro. It was built from 1926 to 1931, and heights aroundexact 125 ft tall. This masterwork is also believed to be the greatest art deco statue in the world. This statueis built by French sculptor artist Paul Landowski and designed by Heitor da Silva Costa. Since the statue is on the topof the mountain, which makes it in danger to difficult weather conditions. Interesting fact, this statue originally made in France and later than shipped to Brazil.

Great Wall of China:

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The Great Wall of China, favourite spot of traveller and it is one of the most photographed place in the world. It was built under the rule of Emperor Qin Shi Huang around 220 BC to 1644 AD almost took 20 year to get complete. This site is 21,196 kilometres long which is also considered to be the world's longest cemetery. What an architectural work right? Over millions of workers sacrificed their life for building this site. Creepiest fact about the Great Wall of China, archaeologist research has claimed that there are still humanskeleton buried under the parts of the wall.

Taj Mahal, India:

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Taj Mahal the symbol of affection and love built by the emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his loving wife Mumtaz. Taj Mahal is one of the most famous point of attraction in India and it is also depict finest artwork Mughal architecture. About one thousand elephants and 20,000 workers were used to built this iconic site. Interesting fact, the emperor had cut off each and every workers hand so they couldn't rebuild the same design.

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