The constructions known as “the seven wonders of the modern world” are the winners of a contest held by the company “New Open World Corporation”. There were 78 finalists, of which 7 were the winners. The results were transmitted on July 7, 2007 in Portugal.
These gather a set of architectural works worthy of being visited by their majesty, as materialized proofs of the inscrutable human limits. Without a doubt, visiting these places will change your life and it will be a unique experience.
1) Chichen Itza is a legendary Mayan city, founded approximately in 525 AD, located in southern Mexico, east of the state of Yucatan, in the municipality of Tinum, on the road to Cancun at a distance of 120km from Merida.
2) The statue of Christ the Redeemer is a large statue of Christ of Nazareth, located on the top of the hill of Corcovado, standing, with open arms and looking towards the city and the port of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil, measuring 38 meters high and was inaugurated on 1931
3)Machu Picchu is the name given to an ancient Inca settlement, built in the middle of the 15th century; it is located on a rocky elevation joined between the Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountains, in Peru, east of the central mountain range.
4)The Roman Colosseum, built in the first century AD, in the center of Rome, is an amphitheater from the Roman Empire, although it was originally called Flavian Amphitheater, honoring the emperors of the Flavian Dynasty, who built the amphitheater, later happened to be called “Colosseum” for a statue of the Colossus of Nero that was located next to the amphitheater.
5)The Great Wall of China is a Chinese fortification, built in the 4th century BC. and rebuilt in the 16th century, it was made to protect the Chinese Empire from the attacks of the Xiongnu nomads of Manchuria and Mongolia.
6)Petra, built in the 7th century a.C. It is a city of stone, literally, since the city was excavated and sculpted in stone, it was founded by the Edomites and the city is located in the Arava Valley, which extends from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba in Jordan
7)The Taj Mahal, built from 1631 to 1654, is a group of buildings located in Agra, a city of Uttar Pradesh, India, built by Shah Jahan, emperor of the Mughal dynasty.