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Interesting Facts About The New Seven Wonders Of The World

The ARK Infrastructure Nov 14, 2019
The list of New 7 Wonders consists of man-made monuments from all over the world. These seven structures are spread across continents, and were selected by people throughout the world using a voting method. Let us learn together what the new seven wonders of the world are, and what makes them so special.

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Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is a pre-Columbian Inca site set 8000 ft high in the Andes Mountains in Cuzco, Peru. It is only one of the Incan city that survived the Spanish conquest. It is believed to have been built at the peak of the Inca empire, and is the proof of their royalty and religious beliefs.

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The Lost City Petra, Jordan
Petra is located in Jordan, on the slope of Mount Hor. It was constructed by Nabataeans as their capital city, and is well-known for its rock-cut architecture. It was constructed in 100 BCE and surprisingly remained unknown till 1812. Due to color of stone, it is also called as 'Rose City'.

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Chichen Itza, Mexico

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The name Chichen Itza is a Mayan name which means 'At the mouth of the well of Itza'. The historical site located in Mexico and consists of many stone buildings connected by a network of paved roads, called Sacbeob. Most of these buildings have been restored

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The Great Wall of China

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The Great Wall of China was built during 5th century BCE & 16th  century BCE in order to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire. It is a stone wall built from Shanhaiguan in the east to Lop Nur in the west of China and 8,851.8 kms long. Now only a few parts of the wall remain in good condition.

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The Colosseum, Rome, Italy
The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is a massive oval amphitheater in the center of the city of Rome, Italy. The Colosseum was commissioned around A.D. 70-72 by Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian dynasty as a gift to the Roman people. It is one of the most popular tourist attraction in the world.

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Taj Mahal, India
Taj Mahal is an immense mausoleum of white marble, built in Agra between 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife. It is also an eternal testament to the artistic and scientific accomplishments of a wealthy empire. It is most admirable masterpiece of Muslim Architecture.

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Christ The Redeemer, Rio De Janeiro

Christ The Redeemer, Brazil

Christ The Redeemer is one of the main attraction of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil, listed as cultural icon. This is situated on the Corcovado Mountain. This statues of Christ is the symbol of Christianity all over the world, made of reinforced concrete and soapstone. 
Pyramids of Giza in Egypt is the only remaining seven wonders of the ancient world. Construction of this structure is a mystery.