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What are the 7 wonders of the world?

7 wonders of the world

Everyone wants to visit the 7 wonders of the world as these wonders are the most famous heritage and natural beauties along with a great history following their formation as well as existence. Here, we are going to tell you about the new 7 wonders of the world. These are as following:

1. Taj Mahal, India

Taj Mahal is amongst the most attractive places in India to visit. The iconic structure of Taj Mahal is an epitome of love and is listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built in 1653 AD by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for its favorite wife, Mumtaz and is considered as the best example of Mughal Architecture.

Timings
8 am to 5 pm
During Full Moon: 8.30 pm to 12.30 am
Height
73 meters
Location
Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
Best Time To Visit
November to March
Nearby Attractions
Mehtab Bagh, Agra Fort, Tomb of I’timad-ud-Daulah, Jama Mosque


2. Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

“Christ the Redeemer” is perched at a height of 700 metres and has marked its position in the 7 New Wonders of the World. It was built during the period of 1922 – 1931 and is a big example of the modern architecture. This is an iconic landmark of Brazil and Rio and is also a symbol of Christian community.

Timings
8 am to 7 pm
Height
38 meters
Location
Parque Nacional da Tijuca – Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Best Time To Visit
December to March
Nearby Attractions
Sugarloaf Mountain, Copacabana Beach, MaracanĂ£ Stadium, Ipanema

3. Great Wall Of China    

Great Wall of China is amongst those 7 wonders of the world that need no introduction and is known almost to everyone. Its construction was started in the 700 BC by the Chinese Emperor Qin Shihuang for the reason of saving the China borders from distant invasions. This is the major tourist attraction in China and is covered in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Timings
7.30 am to 5.30 pm
Stretch
21,196 kilometers
Location
Huairou, Beijing, China
Best Time To Visit
September to October
Nearby Attractions
Temple of Heaven, The Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square


4. Petra, Jordan

Petra is the well-known archaeological site and was built back in about 312 BC. Situated in the southwestern desert of Jordan, Petra is also listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is famous for the real Greek architecture and attracts millions of visitors all across the world.

Best Time To Visit
March to May
Location
Jordan
Nearby Attractions
Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Ajloun Castle, Roman Theater, Mount Nebo

5. Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is one of the most archetypal 7 wonders of the world. This is a beautiful city that was constructed by the Incas in 1438 AD. Machu Picchu in Peru is the well-known structure of the Inca civilization and is popular for its dry-stone walls. Hence, this is a must watch historical city and is a famous tourist attractions in the South America.

Elevation
7,970 ft. above sea level
Best Time To Visit
April to October
Location
Mountain Machu Picchu, Peru
Nearby Attractions
Colca Canyon, Islas Ballestas, Saksaywaman, Sacred Valley

6. Chichen Itza, Mexico

Chichen Itza is situated in Yucatan, Mexico and is the landmark of the great Maya People. It was built back in 600 AD and is dedicated to the God of Kukulkan. This consists of total 91 steps on every side which when totaled with the last step of the temple, equals the number of days in 1 Haab year, which is 365 days.

Timings
8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Height
30 meters
Location
Yucatan, Mexico
Best Time To Visit
December to March
Nearby Attractions
Pyramid of the Magician, Ek Balam, Ik Kil, Kabah, St. Ildephonsus Cathedral


7. Colosseum, Rome

Colosseum in Rome is amongst the major tourist attraction in Rome and is one of the iconic 7 wonders of the world. It was built way back in 70 to 80 AD marked the greatest fights of the gladiators of Roman Empire. It is also famed as the Flavian Amphitheatre and here about 50,000 - 80,000 people can sit. Therefore, it attracts a lot of travelers all around the world.

Timings
8.30 am to 3.30 pm
Height
48 meters
Location
Piazza del Colosseo, 1, Roma, Italy
Best Time To Visit
October to April
Nearby Attractions
Roman Forum, Vatican Museums, Pantheon, St. Peter’s Basilica, Trevi Fountain


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