Machu Picchu is located in Cuzco Region, Peru on the Andes mountain 2,430 meters above the sea level. The Machu Picchu estate was built around 1450 AD but was abandoned after a century when Spanish arrived in Peru. Facts about Machu Picchu The Machu Picchu was re-discovered in 1911 by the archaeologist Hiram Bingham along with Melchor Arteaga while searching for the 'Vilcabamba', the last Inca city to fall to Spanish invaders. The Machu Picchu is one of the most famous ruins discovery … [Read more...]
You ever heard about the 7 wonders of the world? You ever been to each one of them? Don't worry even if you have not been there, because under this section we are going to take you on a tour to not only the 7 wonders but other major architectural wonders of the world too.
What sets apart the 'wonders' and other popular monuments all over the world are the special characteristics, be it related to the designing aspect of it or the structure design, the ideology behind it or the historical significance of the building.
To us, all of these matter alot and we have tried to compile all of this in the form of some Amazing Facts, hence the name of this section.
Taj Mahal is an ivory white marble tomb located at the bank of river Yamuna in the Indian city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh. This Mughal architecture was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1632 to house the tomb of his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal. We all knew that Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world and is the most recognizable and iconic image of India. There are many stories and facts about this glorious structure which symbolize purity and love. Here are some interesting … [Read more...]
The City of Petra Petra, Jordan is one of the most spectacular historical and archaeological sites and the main attraction for tourists in Jordan. The Petra is located on the slope of Mount Hor between the Dead Sea and the Red Sea. The city is also known as the Rose City which it got from the color of the rock it's carved in. Some Important Facts About Petra The place got its name from a Greek word "Petros" meaning "rocks". It is most commonly known as Petra and its other name is 'Al-Batra' … [Read more...]
Across the historical northern borders, you can see wall built of stones, rocks and other materials to protect Chinese Empire from invasion and to control immigration. The Great Wall of China is one of the seven wonders of the world, built along an east-to-west line across historical northern borders of China mainly to protect the Chinese states from invasions and other raids. During the 7th century, several walls were built which were later joined and collectively called as Great Wall of … [Read more...]
One of the most famous attention-grabbing masterpiece wonder of the world Christ the Redeemer is one of the seven Wonders of the World. Standing with arms wide open on Corcovado Mountain, the statue of Jesus is an art deco created by sculptor Paul Landowski is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. You must have read some of the facts of this masterpiece but here you will be reading some of the detailed facts about Christ the Redeemer Statue. Christ the Redeemer Facts 1. In 1850, the idea … [Read more...]