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New seven wonders of the world
CONTENTSAbout New 7 Wonders.7 wonders of the world declared by New 7 Wonders organization:- MACHU PICCHU (PERU)CHICHEN ITZA (MEXICO)COLOSSEUM OF ROME (ITALY) CHRIST THE REDEEMER (BRASIL)PETRA (JORDAN)TAJ MAHAL (INDIA)GREAT WALL OF CHINA (CHINA)GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA (EGYPT)
New7Wonders of the World(20002007) was an initiative started in 2000 as a Millennium project to chooseWonders of the Worldfrom a selection of 200 existing monuments.The popularity poll was led by Canadian-Swiss Bernard Weber and organized by the New7Wonders Foundation based in Zurich, Switzerland, with winners announced on 7 July 2007 inLisbon.
They are called the new seven wonders of the world. They are the monuments that won an international competition conducted by a private company named New Open World Corporation, and inspired by the list of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Countries that host the New Seven Wonders of the modern world.6
MACHU PICCHUMachu Picchu is an ancient Andean village built in the mid-fifteenth century. It was used as a religious shrine.
On July 7, 2007 Machu Picchu was declared as one of the new seven wonders of the modern world
It is located in southern Peru at an altitude of 2,438 meters8
Chichen Itza is a Mayan city founded around 525 BC as one of the most important political centers of the time
Inside view of CHICHEN ITZA 9
It was declared a wonder of the world on July 7, 2007
It is located on the peninsula of Yucatan, Mexico
COLOSSEUM OF ROMEThe COLOSSEUM is an amphitheater of the Roman Empire period, built in the first century
The COLOSSEUM was used for gladiator fights, hunting animals or simulations of naval battles
Incide view of the COLOSSEUM The COLOSSEUM is located in the center of the city of Rome, Italy. About 6 million visitors visit it in every year.12
CHRIST THE REDEEMERThe Christ the Redeemer statue is a 38-meter image of Jesus of Nazareth with open arms facing the city and port of Rio de Janeiro
It was inaugurated on October 12, 1931. Is considered one of the largest statues in the world. Receives 700,000 visits a year
Is located in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on an altitude of 709 meters above sea level
PETRAPetra is an important archaeological site. It is a city built, carved and sculpted in stone
Founded towards the end of seventh century and chosen as a wonder of the world in 2007. It was a religious sanctuary, political and cultural.
Its located in Jordan, 200 km south of its capital, Amman16
TAJ MAHAL TheTajMahalis a complex ofbuildingsbuiltbetween 1631and 1654in the city ofAgraby an emperorin memory of hisfavorite wife,whichis buried.
Inside of the Taj Mahal 17
Is one of themajor touristattractionsin India, receivingabout7,000,000visitors a year.
It is locatedin the city ofAgra, India18
THE GREAT WALL OFCHINAThe Great Wall ofChina is an ancientfortress builtin the5thcenturyto protectthe northern borderof the Chinese empire
Is estimated to be8851.8km long, althoughto dateonlyretains30%of it.Approximately 10 millionworkers diedduring construction19
It is said thatthe wall isvisiblefrom space,but has been shownto be false
The wallrunsacross northernChinafrom east towest20
GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZAThe Giza Necropolis in EGYPT, the only remaining wonder of the ancient world, it was granted as honorary site. It was built in 7th century BC having 481 ft. height, thetallest man-made structurein the world for more than 3,800 years