Wonders of the World


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Wonders of the World

  1. 1. Wonders of the world
  2. 2. HistoryThe Great Wall of China is a series offortifications made of stone, brick, tampedearth, wood, and other materials, generallybuilt along an east-to-west line across thehistorical northern borders of China in part toprotect the Chinese Empire or its prototypicalstates against intrusions by various nomadicgroups or military incursions by variouswarlike peoples or forces. Several walls werebeing built as early as the 7th century BC;these, later joined together and madebigger, stronger, and unified are nowcollectively referred to as the Great Wall.Distance by Flights to Beijing from LondonApproximately :5080.9 MilesTime : 10 hrs, 33 minsThe Great Wall of ChinaNearest airport to The great wall of ChinaBeijing Capital International AirportDate of construction :Since 7th century BC
  3. 3. HistoryPetra is a historical and archaeological city inthe southern Jordanian governorate of Maan,that is famous for its rock-cut architecture andwater conduit system. Another name for Petrais the Rose City due to the color of the stoneout of which it is carved. It is a symbol ofJordan, as well as its most-visited touristattraction.Distance by Flights to Petra from LondonApproximately :2258.8 MilesTime : 4 hrs, 41 minsPetraNearest airport to PetraKing Hussein International AirportDate of construction : c. 100 BC
  4. 4. HistoryChrist the Redeemer . It is a statue of JesusChrist in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; consideredthe largest Art Deco statue in the world andthe 2nd largest statue of Jesus in the world. Itis 30 metres (98 ft) tall, not including its 8metres (26 ft) pedestal, and its arms stretch 28metres (92 ft) wide.[1] It weighs 635 tonnes(625 long, 700 short tons), and is located atthe peak of the 700-metre (2,300 ft)Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca ForestNational Park overlooking the city.Distance by Flights to Rio de Janeiro from LondonApproximately : 5731.4 milesTime : 11 hrs, 54 minutesNearest airport to Christ the RedeemerGaleão - Antônio Carlos Jobim International AirportDate of construction : Opened October 12, 1931Christ the Redeemer
  5. 5. HistoryMachu Picchu is located in the Cusco Regionof Peru, South America. It is situated on amountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley inPeru, which is 80 kilometres (50 mi)northwest of Cusco and through which theUrubamba River flows. Most archaeologistsbelieve that Machu Picchu was built as anestate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti (1438–1472). Often referred to as the "Lost City ofthe Incas", it is perhaps the most familiar iconof Inca civilization.Distance by Flights to Lima from LondonApproximately : 6297.7 MilesTime : 13 hrs, 5 minsNearest airport to Machu PicchuDate of construction : c. AD 1450Machu PicchuJorge Chávez International Airport
  6. 6. HistoryChichen Itza, was a large pre-Columbian citybuilt by the Maya civilization. Thearchaeological site is located in themunicipality of Tinum, in the Mexican state ofYucatán. Chichen Itza was a major focal pointin the northern Maya lowlands from the LateClassic (c. AD 600–900) through the TerminalClassic (c.AD 800–900) and into the earlyportion of the Early Postclassic period (c. AD900–1200). The site exhibits a multitude ofarchitectural styles, reminiscent of styles seenin central Mexico and of the Puuc and Chenesstyles of the northern Maya lowlands.Distance by Flights to Mexico from LondonApproximately : 5561.3 MilesTime : 11 hrs, 33 minsNearest airport to Chichen ItzaDate of construction : c. AD 600Chichen ItzaInternational Airport of Chichen Itza
  7. 7. HistoryThe Colosseum or Coliseum, also known asthe Flavian Amphitheatre (Latin:Amphitheatrum Flavium; Italian: AnfiteatroFlavio or Colosseo) is an ellipticalamphitheatre in the centre of the city ofRome, Italy. Built of concrete and stone,[1] itwas the largest amphitheatre of the RomanEmpire, and is considered one of the greatestworks of Roman architecture and engineering.It is the largest amphitheatre in the world.Distance by Flights to Rome from LondonApproximately : 896.3 MilesTime : 2 hrs, 0 minsNearest airport to ColosseumDate of construction : Completed AD 80ColosseumLeonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport
  8. 8. HistoryThe Taj Mahal "crown of palaces", is a whitemarble mausoleum located in Agra, UttarPradesh, India. It was built by Mughalemperor Shah Jahan in memory of his thirdwife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widelyrecognized as "the jewel of Muslim art inIndia and one of the universally admiredmasterpieces of the worlds heritage". TajMahal is regarded by many as the finestexample of Mughal architecture, a style thatcombines elements fromIslamic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish and Indianarchitectural styles.Distance by Flights to Delhi from LondonApproximately : 4,171 MilesTime : 8 hrs, 10 minsNearest airport to Taj MahalDate of construction : Completed c. AD 1648Taj MahalIndira Gandhi International Airport
  9. 9. HistoryThe Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as thePyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops)is the oldest and largest of the three pyramidsin the Giza Necropolis bordering what is nowEl Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the SevenWonders of the Ancient World, and the onlyone to remain largely intact. Egyptologistsbelieve that the pyramid was built as a tombfor fourth dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu(Cheops in Greek) over a 10 to 20-year periodconcluding around 2560 BCE.Distance by Flights to Cairo from LondonApproximately : 2172.3 MilesTime : 4 hrs, 31 minsNearest airport to Great Pyramid of GizaDate of construction : Completed c. AD 1648Cairo International AirportGreat Pyramid of Giza
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