World Tourism Day 2022: These are the seven wonders of the world, you have to visit these countries to see...
World Tourism Day 2022: Every year on 27 September, World Tourism Day is celebrated all over the world. There are many tourist places, buildings, world heritage, etc. in the world, which are spreading their historicity, beauty, and culture. Similarly, seven wonders located in different countries of the world are world famous. The Taj Mahal of India is also included in the seven wonders of the world. Indians take pride in this, but do you know in which countries the other 6 wonders are located? On the occasion of World Tourism Day, know about the seven wonders of the world, which are located from India to China. Interesting things related to these seven wonders, make them special. Know the names and countries of the seven wonders of the world, and where you can go to see them.
Taj Mahal, India
One of the seven wonders of the world is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The Taj Mahal, located on the banks of the Yamuna River in the city of Agra, has been declared a wonder. The Taj Mahal was built in white marble stone by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz. The Taj Mahal, a symbol of love, was built by 20,000 artisans. It is said that since such a structure could not be rebuilt, the hands of the artisans were cut off.
Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is one of the Seven Wonders of China. It was built by the first ruler of China, Qin Shi Huang. According to history, a 21,196 km long huge wall was built in about 20 years. The reason for construction of this wall was done by Huang to protect his empire. The Great Wall of China is also called the longest cemetery on Earth. It is said that more than 10 lakh people died to make it.
Christ the Redeemer, Brazil
Christ the Redeemer is located in Brazil, 125 feet long, and was designed by Heter da Silva Costa. Although it was not manufactured in Brazil, but France. Situated on the top of a mountain, this idol is prone to lightning. It is said that lightning strikes this idol three to four times a year.
Chichen Itza, Mexico
Another historical wonder associated with the Maya civilization in Mexico is Chichen Itza. The history of this best-preserved archaeological site in Mexico is more than 1200 years old. The pre-Columbian Maya civilization is said to have built Chichen Itza between the 9th and 12th centuries. Many pyramids, temples, playgrounds, and columns have been built here. The special thing about Chichen Itza is that unusual sounds are heard here.
The Colosseum, one of the seven wonders of the world, is built in the city of Italy. The Colosseum was built by Emperor Titus Vespasian between AD 70 and AD 82. It took about 9 years to build. Rome's Colosseum is considered the most prestigious and ancient amphitheater in the world. It is said that about four lakh people were killed inside this amphitheater.
Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is one of the seven wonders of the South American country of Peru. This historical site related to the Inca civilization is called the 'Lost City of the Inca'. Machu Picchu is also considered a historical temple of Peru. Machu Picchu was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1983.
There is a historical city named Petra in Jordan, which is built of pink-colored sandstone. Petra is also known as Rose City because of its color. It is one of the seven wonders of the world. Many tombs and temples are located in Petra.