The 7 Wonders of the World are examples of the most beautiful man-made workmanship on Earth. An Indian thinks of Taj Mahal as soon as he hears the name of seven wonders in his mind. Undoubtedly the Taj Mahal is beautiful, but if seen and understood carefully, then there are many samples of workmanship more beautiful and important than Taj Mahal in India. The British had only seen the Taj Mahal till that time.
Today, in this article, we will tell you in detail what is so special about the 7 wonders of the world that the world is so fond of.
The first list of seven wonders of the world was made about 2000 years ago. It was the ‘Hellenic’ who made this list. Hellenic was one of the most important travellers in the world during that period. He travelled to man-made constructions all over the earth and compiled the first list of the Wonders of the World. Except for the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, everything from the list of old wonders has been destroyed.
The credit for preparing a new list of New Age Wonders goes to famous Swiss filmmaker Bernard Weber. Bernard Weber started the New7Wonders Foundation in 2001 to create a new list of the Wonders of the World. The main objective of this organisation was to find the new 7 wonders of the world.
The votes of all the people of the world were counted and after years of discussion, the 7 wonders of the New World were discovered.
Great Wall of China –
It is not as reasonable to call this wall Great, but it is more known as the world’s largest wall. The Great Wall of China, well-known as the longest wall in the world, has a great past in China. The biggest example of human construction work.
It is considered the world’s largest building construction. The construction of this huge and grand wall was done by the kings of the traditional gotras made in China. The main purpose behind the construction of such a huge wall by the kings of China was the security of their kingdoms.
About 8, 850 kilometres long, this wall is the largest example of man-made constructions. According to disputed Chinese claims, the total length of this wall is believed to be 21,200 km. The construction of the wall began in the 7th century and continued for nearly two millennia.
The construction of the Great Wall of China is associated with a conflicting history. It was first built by Chinese nobles beginning in the 7th century BC, who ruled the north, east and top separately within their borders. This was followed by the Mongolian hegemony, who extended it further and spread it to the Indian subcontinent.
Chichen Itza –
Chichen Itza is a Mayan city on the Yucatan Peninsula, located in Mexico, Central America. It is a very ancient man-made archaeological site believed to date back to the time of the Aztec emperor Montezuma. The city flourished during the 9th and 10th centuries. Many important temples and important monuments were built under his rule by the head of the Mayan tribe.
The name Chichen Itza means “place of Muchhal” or “City of Muchhal”. This site was a huge city during the time of Aztec culture. It had large temples, plazas, and a large number of houses. This civilization was very developed and prosperous in that period of time.
The art and architectural styles of the ancient Maya culture were used in the construction of Chichen Itza. Its most important building is the pyramid which was used for religious rituals and social events in Maya culture. On top of this pyramid is a temple dedicated to the Aztec emperor Montezuma.
The most prominent of the Mayan constructions is the pyramid El Castillo (“The Castle”). Its height is about 24 meters (79 feet).
If the astronomy of Mayan civilization is estimated, then Chichen is its main example. It has a total of 365 steps in its structure. We all know that 365 days (one year) is the number of days in a solar year. People in that period of time also had a lot of knowledge in astronomy. During winter and spring sun shadows descend on the courtyard in the shape of surf from the stairs.
Beyond science, Chichen Itza used to be the largest Tlachtli (playground) in the Americas. This historical place is an important source of culture, civilization and art which is full of mystery and interest for people all over the world. Also the weirdest thing is
That out of the 7 wonders of the world, it comes in second place.
Petra, Jordan –
The city of Petra, surrounded by high sandstone cliffs, is the most famous tourist destination in Jordan. It is located in the southern part of Jordan. The main myth related to Petra is that this is the place where Moses struck the rock and then water started coming out of it. The town is situated in a small valley off the caravan route which has been renovated. The history of Petra begins in 312 AD when the Greek king Alexander conquered it during his reign.
After this, the Nabataean Muslims of the Arab tribe took it under their authority and it was rebuilt. The city flourished during his reign. Petra was considered the trading center of spices during that period of time. The drainage management made by them was also amazing, with the help of which they were able to grow good crops and plant flowers.
After a period of time, the city’s decline began again as the trade routes leading to the city changed.
After this, came the time of Nawabs in Petra, in which it was filled with beautiful places. He made it the capital of his kingdom and built beautiful buildings. In 1812 AD, a massive earthquake struck Petra, leaving the beautiful city in ruins once again. Although it was repaired after some time, but from 1812 to 1929 it remained in a desolate state.
Petra was discovered in Jordan in 1929 by a member of the British Ayurvedic Society. Even today there are many important mysterious questions about this city. This city, which has been destroyed and rediscovered again and again, is a wonder to the world.
Taj Mahal – India
Taj Mahal is an example of love Actually this name of Taj Mahal of Agra is correct to mislead people. Taj Mahal is considered a symbol of love in the world. But the truth is quite different from this. Although there is no break in the beauty of Taj Mahal in reality, but it is not a sign of love at all.
The Taj Mahal is considered to be the best example of the Mughal Empire. Just to say this is a historical building built by the Mughals, whereas all the artisans who built it were Indians whose religion is Sanatan. The cruel Mughal emperor Shah Jahan had cut off the hands of all the artisans who made it.
Understand the truth of the sign of love from the fact that the king had more than a thousand queens. Don’t know how many female slaves were tortured by Shahjahan even after their lust was not fulfilled. How much love can be expected from such a person.
The beauty of Taj Mahal is unforgettable, this building made of white marble is considered to be the most beautiful building in the world. One of the major tourist destinations of India, Taj Mahal is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world.
The grand construction of the Taj Mahal took place during 1628 – 58 in the city of Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It took a total of 22 years to build the Taj Mahal. Such a rumor was spread by the Muslims that the Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz. Mumtaz died while giving birth to her fourteenth child.
Machu Picchu – Peru
Hiram Bingham discovered the beautiful paradise-like Peru in 1911. Machu Picchu is a historical monument located in the northwestern region of Peru, built during the Inca civilization. It was founded by the Inca emperor Pachacuti in the 15th century. Machu Picchu is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site due to its amazing architectural and historical importance.
Machu Picchu was an important city during the time of the Inca Empire, and was generally established as a close coterie of Emperor Pachacutec. The construction of this city started around 1450 AD, and various religious, political and residential structures were built here. In the construction of Machu Picchu, a technique has been used to perfectly match the hewn stones to each other without any binding material.
Christ the Redeemer – Rio de Janeiro
Christ the Redeemer is a world famous mountain statue located in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, South America. It is a marble statue, 30 meters (98 ft) high with an 11 meters (35 ft) high pedestal at its base.
The construction of the statue lasted from 1926 to 1931 and was led by the Brazilian engineer Heider da Silva. The cost for the construction of this statue was estimated at around $250,000.
The main purpose of the construction of the Christ the Redeemer statue was to promote the faith of the people of Rio de Janeiro, who consider this statue to be a symbol of their religion and their culture. This statue is considered a symbol of Brazil as well as the world.
There are some interesting facts about this idol. 220 marbles were used in the making of this idol. This idol was completely constructed in about 6 years. A beautiful view of the city of Rio de Janeiro can be seen from the highest point of this statue. Special care was also taken in choosing the place for this idol, as it should not be affected by earthquakes and natural calamities.
The Christ the Redeemer statue holds religious and historical significance as well as entertainment for the people of the world. The statue is opened to visitors in Rio de Janeiro who come to see it. From here you can see the best view of the city of Rio de Janeiro which includes green forest, sea and city views.
What is also interesting about this idol is that it has been made in some places in India as well. Example 7 wonders made in Kota.
Colosseum – Rome, Italy
A huge amphitheatre built by the Flavian emperors is the centre of Rome’s biggest attraction. It was the biggest example of engineering in that period of time. The Colosseum in Rome was built in the 1st century by order of Emperor Vespasian. With a length of 189 metres and a width of 156 metres, it
The Amphitheater has the capacity to hold approximately 50,000 spectators. Here the spectators used to enjoy many types of sports. Among the main events were gladiator fights, which were a favorite of the spectators.
The great Christian is believed to have died fighting lions in this huge Amphitheater. According to one report, about 500,000 people were killed in the Colosseum.
Today it is one of the 7 wonders of the world and a place to visit.