Discover the Seven Wonders of the World today

Although practically nothing remains of the ancient Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, there is a new list with monuments that are still preserved

In the ancient world there were seven wonders, seven places that were out of the ordinary and that represented the highest that could be found on the entire planet. Unfortunately, only one of those wonders remains, the Great Pyramid of Gizeh. Of the rest there is almost no memory. Fortunately, this list has been updated in our days and there are still places from antiquity that remain more or less intact and can be visited. At least for now. So we’d better hurry on these trips to them, just in case they end up getting lost.

The list of these new seven wonders of the world is the following, so you can plan your trip so as not to miss a single one, and who knows, you might find some more during your visit to these…

Machu Picchu, in Peru

Is found in Peru and it is a small town located between the mountains Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu. It is located at an altitude of 2,490 meters above sea level and it is estimated that it was built in the 15th century. The complexity of its architecture and above all, the halo of mystery with which he has been involved since its discovery has made it one of the most visited places in the world. The road to it is quite complicated but it is certainly worth visiting.

The Colosseum in Rome

This huge and amazing building It was built in the 1st century AD and is one of the most famous in the ancient world. For us, it is the most accessible and that shows in the volume of visits it receives each year. It is maintained quite well, although some sectors are missing and all the coating on the outside has also been lost, which made it look even more impressive. had a capacity of 50,000 viewers and in its arena men and beasts fought, which makes it a monument with a very eventful past.

The Great Wall of China

Is huge defensive construction (which, despite the legend that circulates, cannot be seen from space) represents one of the great engineering works of Humanity. It was built between the 5th century BC and the 15th century AD. When finished average 7,000 kilometers long and rose to defend the northern border from Mongol and Manchu attacks. Currently only 30% of its length is preserved, but it is very attractive to visit.

Christ the Redeemer, Brazil

this statue art deco It was built in 1931 and represents a jesus christ with open arms 30 meters high, located on an eight meter pedestal, which has become one of the great tourist attractions of Rio de Janeiro, the city that is at its feet.

Chichen Itza in Mexico

A visit that you cannot miss when you travel to the Riviera Maya is Chichen Itza, a Mayan town located in the Yucatan peninsula. In it you can visit several Mayan pyramids, among them the one of Kukulcanwhich is also known as “El Castillo” and which favored this place to be considered one of the seven wonders of the world today.

Taj Mahal in India

This mausoleum dedicated to the favorite wife of the Muslim Emperor Shah Jahan, who died giving birth to their fourteenth daughter. It is the best example of the mughal architecturewhich includes elements of the Muslim, Turkish, Persian and Indian architecture, creating a spectacular style. This has earned it to become one of these wonders that must be visited at least once in a lifetime.

Petra in Jordan

This city is excavated in stone and represents a landmark of antiquity. The most famous “buildings” in this city are the Khazneh (the Treasury) and the Deir (the Monastery), which we have seen in so many photos. They are not the only ones and we can find many more that form a very special architectural complex.

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