There is nothing better than travel to make the most of your life. These wonders of the world are enough to see everything in your life. In order to spice up your life and explore these new wonders of the world, you can start with few in this list.
Today, we are going to discuss the top 10 wonders of the world that are truly the masterpiece of handwork and skill of ancient humans. These wonders can truly astonish you in a way that you may want to visit over and over again.
10. Roman Baths
Roman Baths Complex is truly a wonderful historical site located in Somerset. It is truly the reconstruction of the baths that were destroyed previously. It was diminished in 6th century. The reconstruction of baths takes place with time with last additions in late 1800s. The Baths are the leading tourist attraction and get up to 1 million visitors per year. It was showcased on Seven Natural Wonders, a famous TV program in 2005 as among the wonders of West Country. Visitors can witness the Museums and Baths but are not allowed to enter the water.
Originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, the Colosseum is the elliptical amphitheatre located in the heart of Rome, Italy. It is the largest amphitheatre which has been developed in the Roman Empire. It is the circular structure which covers the site located east of Roman Forum. This Amphitheater was developed to organize dramas, gladiator contests and games, constructing mock sea battle, hunting animals, and public can also explore it in open.
8. Leaning Tower of Pisa
This tower is built first in the city of Italy, Pisa in August 14, 1173. It is known for the inclinations to the right side. Till date, it is stable and nothing happened, though it is tilt.
7. Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia is truly the masterpiece of construction is the former Christian basilica. Later on, it became imperial mosque and the museum in Istanbul, Turkey. Currently, it is the second most visited museum in the country which attracts around 3.3 million visitors every year. From its initial transformation until the development of nearest Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Istanbul’s Blue Mosque) in 1616, it was the leading mosque of Istanbul. The Hagia Sophia became the inspiration of several other Ottoman mosques, including the Sehzade Mosque, Blue Mosque, Rustem Pasha Mosque, Suleymaniye Mosque, and Kilic Ali Pasa Mosque.
6. Machu Picchu
It is the pre-Columbia, Inca empire archeological site which is located around 8000 ft. above the sea level. The site is strategically located on the mountain ridge above the Urubamba valley in Peru. It is also known as the “Lost City of Incas”. Machu Picchu was developed around 1450 at the altitude of Inca Empire. In 1572, it was abandoned around 100 years later and it is the belated leftover of the Spanish Conquest. In 1983, it became the UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the year 2007, it was declared among the New Seven Wonders of the World in the global online poll.
5. Chichen Itza
Founded in 400 AD by the Maya Civilization, Chichen is positioned in the north of Yucatan Peninsula (now Mexico). The history of this monument dates back to 1500 years old. It is positioned 75 miles from Merida. It is supposed to be the regional point for several ceremonies. During the earlier time and days, it was managed by the priests. Chichen refers to “At the Mouth of the Well of Itza”. The “Chi” refers to “Mouth”, Chen for “well” and Itza for “Itza tribe”. It is believed that the people were thrown off the top as part of their sacrifice to please the god. The survivors were called the seers.
4. The Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal of Agra or the “Crown of Palaces” is a living example of Muslim architecture in India. It was built in 1632 by the well-known Mughal emperor Shahjahan in the loving memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaj Mahal. It is the “Jewel of Mughal Art in India”. It houses the tomb of Mumtaj Mahal. The complex is stretched over 42 acres of landscapes, which also includes a guesthouse and a mosque. It is covered by the gardens on three sides. It is one of the hottest favorite structures and the symbol of rich history of India. The Taj is the attractive wonder with up to 3 million visitors every year. It was declared among the top 10 wonders in 2007. The Mausoleum was constructed in 1643 but it took another 10 years to complete the work in other phases.
3. Cristo Redentor Statue
It is known to be the largest Art Deco statue worldwide and the world’s fifth largest Jesus statue. It is the eternal symbol of Christianity worldwide. It is also the cultural icon to both Brazil and Rio de Janeiro. It is among the new Seven Wonders of the World. The statue is build with soapstone and reinforced concrete and was built from 1922 to 1931.
It is Jordan’s archeological city which is well-known for its rock-formed architecture as well as water conduit system. The Rose City is yet another name for Petra because of the color of stone with which it is designed. Built during 312 BCE as Arab Nabataeans capital, Petra is the symbol of Jordan. It is located on the slope of Jebel al-Madhbah in the basin among the mountains forming the eastern flank of Wadi Araba (Arabah), a vast valley which runs to the Gulf of Aqaba, starting from the Dead Sea. Petra was known amidst the New Seven Wonders of the World and it is the most anticipated tourist attraction in Jordan and one of the best places to see once in your life.
1. The Great Wall of China
It is supposed to be another New Seven Wonders of the World. It was built on 7th Century BC. It is the series of fortification developed to protect the empires and Chinese states against the invasions and raids of several nomadic groups in Eurasian Steppe.
Lost Wonder in the World – The Valley of Love
The Valley of Love is the most hidden secret in the world and the Lost Wonder. It was developed by a mysterious race which inhabited at the remote area of Ireland. The ancient valley is among the lost wonders of the world. It is a mile high and wide with a lot of controversies behind it. It is supposed to be hidden from the world for centuries and it was developed by a mysterious race in a remote region of Ireland. The valley is up to 300 years older as compared to the pyramids of Egypt. The Memorial of Joy is the only structure present in this valley, which is truly amazing. This beautiful stone structure has world-class interior that is well functional for these days.