The Seven Wonders of the World
The world around is full of all types of wonders and we could gaze at them by simply opening our eyes and our hearts. After all you need to believe in magic in order to believe it. However, if you’re someone who’s a bit on the cynical side, we bring to you a list of the wonders that exist all around the world. If you are a lover of archeology, history or travelling you are definitely going to enjoy this report. Oh and if you want to travel after reading this, don’t forget to check into Cathay Asia Airlines.
The crown jewel of Egypt and the only surviving architecture from the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, this pyramid is truly a sight to behold. This pyramid is thought to be built as a tomb to the Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu. The building is approximately 480 feet tall and has been the tallest building in the world for more than 3800 decades. This pyramid when built was summarized with a limestone casing which with time got destroyed. Now you can only see the casing near the bottom of the pyramid whereas the top exposes us to the inner lining of the pyramid.
- Petra, Jordan
Petra is often known as the city of rose due to the red colored stones that it is made of. This beautiful hidden city is famous for its architectural elegance and the water conduit system. This place is also said to have structures which are more than 2000 years old.
This miracle took a total of nine years to be constructed due to the its location on the surface of a cliff. This is the third biggest statue of Jesus on earth. The raw materials for this statue were actually imported from Sweden. This gorgeous statue was actually constructed as a sign of peace, to show that Christ loves everyone.
- The Great Wall of China
This wall which stretches over 8000 kilometers was built over a span of 2000 years and revived over time by many different Chinese dynasties. The Wall is also famous because it is the only structure on Earth that can be seen in the moon with no aids. Fascinating right?
- The Colosseum
The Colosseum has more than 80 entrances and can house 50,000 people at one time. It receives millions of visitors each year and is therefore the largest tourist attraction in Rome.
- The Leaning Tower
This gorgeous tower situated in Pisa is famous because of the way it inclines with height. The architecture has been constructed in a way which makes it feel tilted. If you’re ever in Italy, this is essential place to visit.
- Taj Mahal
Constructed by an emperor in the memory of his beloved wife, this palace is a symbol of love for the whole world. The complex structure and carving within this Mahal will make you fall in love with it. And if you do not believe us, why not go see it yourself? All you’ve got to do is book your ticket using Cathay Asia Airlines.