Top 10 wonders of the globe, the product of that period’s craftsmanship and expertise. We are amazed now to witness these wonders and to think how these magnificent structures could have been built in such ancient times without the use of machinery or contemporary technology.
Have a look at these amazing masterpieces of the world and we are sure you’ll love to visit them once!
1. The Roman Baths- A historical monument in Somerset is the well-known Roman Baths complex. This well-preserved Roman public bathing location is the house. It is a replica of the baths that were previously demolished. The baths were rebuilt throughout time after being damaged in the sixth century, with the last modifications being made in the late nineteenth century.
2. Leaning Tower of Pisa- On August 14, 1173, this tower was initially constructed in the Italian city of Pisa. It has a reputation for leaning to the right. As of the right moment, it is steady, and other than its tilt, nothing has changed it.
3. Colosseum- The Flavian Amphitheatre, often known as the Colosseum or Coliseum, is an elliptical amphitheater in the heart of Rome, Italy. This is some of the best architecture that Rome has ever produced. The biggest amphitheater ever constructed in the Roman Empire, the Colosseum was formerly known as the Flavian Amphitheatre. This circular building is located east of the Roman Forum. The audience could watch it in the open and support their favorite gladiators. This amphitheater was also intended to host dramas and activities like simulated sea battles and animal hunting.
4. Chichen Itza- It was established by the Maya civilization around 400 AD and is situated in the north-central region of what is now Mexico, north of the Yucatan Peninsula. Chichen is 75 miles away from Merida and has a 1500-year-old heritage. According to legend, it served as the focal point for a variety of regional events. It was ruled by clerics in past times and days. Chichen translates as "At the mouth of the Itza well." Chi means "mouth," Chen means "well," and Itza means "the Itza clan." The predominant notion is that individuals were sacrificed by being thrown from a height to please their deity, and any who survived were thought to be seers.
5. Hagia Sophia- Hagia Sophia, a former Christian patriarchal basilica (church), afterward an imperial mosque, and currently a museum in Istanbul, Turkey, is considered a masterpiece of a building. The Hagia Sophia today receives around 3.3 million visitors a year, making it Turkey's second-most popular museum.
It served as Istanbul's main mosque from the time of its original conversion until the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (also known as the Blue Mosque of Istanbul) was built nearby in 1616. Many other Ottoman mosques, including the Blue Mosque, the Ehzade Mosque, the Süleymaniye Mosque, the Rüstem Pasha Mosque, and the Klç Ali Paşa Mosque, were influenced by the Hagia Sophia.
6. Machu Picchu- The Inca empire's pre-Columbian site, Machu Picchu, is almost 8,000 feet above sea level. In Peru, the location is situated on a high crest overlooking the Urubamba Valley. The "hidden city of the Incas" is another name for the city. At the height of the Inca Empire, approximately 1450, Machu Picchu was constructed. Well over a century later, in 1572, the Spanish Conquest finally forced its abandonment.
7. Taj Mahal- Famous Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built it as a tribute to his adored wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal, often known as "the pearl of Muslim art in India," is regarded as an outstanding example of Mughal architecture. It is one of the most famous buildings in the world and a representation of India's lengthy history. Almost 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. It was listed as one of the top ten wonders of the world in 2007. See also: 10 Fascinating Taj Mahal Facts.
8. Cristo Redentor Statue- It is the fifth-biggest Jesus statue in the world and the largest Art Deco statue. The monument, which is recognized as one of the New 7 Wonders and is a symbol of Christianity around the world, has also shaped Rio de Janeiro and Brazil's cultural identity. With its 8-meter (26-foot) pedestal, the monument is 30 meters (98 feet) tall. The arms are 92 feet broad and 28 meters long. It was built between 1922 and 1931 and is composed of soapstone and reinforced concrete.
9. Petra- It is an ancient city of Jorden that is renowned for its water conduit system and rock-cut architecture. Petra is also known as the Rose City because of the hue of the stone that was used to sculpt it. It is a representation of Jordan and was founded in 312 BCE as the capital of the Arab Nabataeans. It is located on the Jebel al-Madhbah slope in a basin surrounded by the mountains that make up Wadi Araba, the broad valley that stretches from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba.
10. The Great Wall of China- The Great Wall of China, which is one of the new 10 wonders of the world, was built in the seventh century BC. It is a network of fortifications constructed to defend the Chinese kingdoms and empires from the different nomadic nomads of the Eurasian Steppe. It is regarded as one of the most stunning architectural achievements in history. An archaeological assessment determined that the wall's total length, including all of its branches, was 21,196 kilometers. The Great Wall of China may also be viewed from the moon, in addition.