The Seven Wonders of the World

The Colosseum, Rome, Italy

The Colosseum is the great oval amphitheater in the center of Rome where gladiators once fought for their life. The largest amphitheater ever built

The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is a huge barrier that spans thousands of miles along China’s historic northern border.

The Taj Mahal, India

India’s renowned Taj Mahal (Persian for Crown of Palaces) is the stunning white marble mausoleum on the bank of the Yamuna River in the city of Agra,

Christ the Redeemer, Brazil

The totemic statue of Christ the Redeemer stands over Rio de Janeiro on the top of Mount Corcovado. At 30 meters tall, this monument is an iconic emblem of Brazil.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is a lost treasure of the 15th century, a rare citadel discovered high in the Andes mountains above the Peruvian Sacred Valley.

Chichén Itzá, Mexico

The most celebrated is El Castillo, also known as the Temple of Kukulcan. It is a huge step pyramid in the center of the city which was built as a devotional temple to the god Kukulkan.

Petra, Jordan

The Western world for centuries, the city was uncovered in 1812 by Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt.