The 7 Wonders of the World

Holding a great historical significance and symbolizing cultural heritage, both the 7 wonders of the world are a must visit for everyone to explore once in a lifetime. Though only the ruins remain of some of the old wonders, travelers can surely witness the charm of them with exciting international tour packages. Take a look!

1. Taj Mahal, India

Built by the famous Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan for his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the iconic structure of Taj Mahal, is the pride of India and more importantly, an epitome of love. Built as early as in the 16th century, Taj Mahal is the crown of India which is constructed purely of ivory-white marble and is best witnessed during sunrise.

India  The 7 Wonders of the World TajMahal

Height: 73 meters
Timings: 8 am to 5 pm; During Full Moon: 8.30 pm to 12.30 am
Best Time To Visit: November to March
Location: Dharmapuri, Forest Colony, Tajganj, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Nearby Attractions: Tomb of I’timad-ud-Daulah, Mehtab Bagh, Jama Mosque, Agra Fort, and more.
Other Things To Do In Agra: Sightseeing in Agra, tour the Khas Mahal, shopping in Kinari Bazaar, visit the Jehangir’s Palace, and more.

Located atop the Corcovado Mountain in Tijuca Forest National Park, the wondrous statue of Christ the Redeemer is perched at a height of 700 metres. Overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro and constructed during the period of 1922 to 1931, the statue is not only the symbol of Christian community but is also one of the iconic landmarks of Brazil and Rio.

Brazil  The 7 Wonders of the World ChristTheRedeemer

Height: 38 meters
Timings: 8 am to 7 pm
Best Time To Visit: December to March
Location: Parque Nacional da Tijuca – Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nearby Attractions: Copacabana Beach, Sugarloaf Mountain, Ipanema, Maracanã Stadium, and more.
Other Things To Do In Rio de Janeiro: Witness the Brazilian heritage at Santa Teresa, trek through Tijuca Forest – the largest urban forest, enjoy shopping in Leblon, and more.

3. Great Wall Of China

Stunning as it looks, Great Wall of China is one of the those 7 wonders of the world that need no introduction. Encompassing of defensive fortifications that are a perfect blend of bricks, rammed earth, wood, stones, and other substances, the Great Wall of China was built to protect the Chinese region from invasions of empires during 7th century BCE.

China  The 7 Wonders of the World GreatWallOfChina

Stretch: 21,196 kilometers
Timings: 7.30 am to 5.30 pm
Best Time To Visit: September to October
Location: Huairou, Beijing, China
Nearby Attractions: The Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, and more.
Other Things To Do In Beijing: Explore Beihai Park, go shopping in Wangfujing, hiking in Mutianyu, and more.

4. Petra, Jordan

Located in the southwestern desert of Jordan, Petra is the world-famous archaeological site that once served as the Nabatean Kingdom’s capital. Boasting of its one of a kind pink sandstone cliffs out of which the tombs and temples are sculpted, Al Khazneh is the most famous temple of all. Featuring a facade known as the Treasury, Petra reflects the authentic Greek architecture that attracts millions of travelers across the world.

Jordan  The 7 Wonders of the World PetraJordan

Best Time To Visit: March to May
Location: Jordan
Nearby Attractions: Dead Sea, Wadi Rum, Mount Nebo, Roman Theater, Ajloun Castle, and more.
Other Things To Do In Jordan: Visit the Jordan River, hike the Dana Biosphere Reserve, explore the Jordan Museum, and more.

5. Machu Picchu, Peru

Perched high on the Andes Mountains and built of limestones that are mortar-free, Machu Picchu is one of the most classic 7 wonders of the world. Dating back to the 15th century, Machu Picchu in Peru is the most renowned structure of the Inca civilization which is famous for its dry-stone walls.

Peru  The 7 Wonders of the World MachuPicchu

Elevation: 7,970 ft. above sea level
Best Time To Visit: April to October
Location: Mountain Machu Picchu, Peru
Nearby Attractions: Sacred Valley, Colca Canyon, Saksaywaman, Islas Ballestas, and more.
Other Things To Do In Peru: Enjoy hiking and backpacking through Inca Trail, mountaineering at Huascarán mountains, hike through Cordillera Blanca, and more.

6. Chichen Itza, Mexico

The renowned structure of Mayan ruins, the city of Chichen Itza boasts of a World Heritage Site of a massive temple – El Castillo, built in the shape of a pyramid. Dedicated to the God of Kukulkan, the structure consists of 91 steps on each side which when totalled with the final step of the temple, equals the number of days in one Haab year, i.e., 365 days.

Mexico  The 7 Wonders of the World Chichen Itza

Height: 30 meters
Timings: 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Best Time To Visit: December to March
Location: Yucatan, Mexico
Nearby Attractions: Kabah, Pyramid of the Magician, Ik Kil, St. Ildephonsus Cathedral, Ek Balam, and more.
Other Things To Do In Yucatan: Caving at Cenote Zaci, explore the Sacred Cenote, visit the Sayil, adore the charm of Museo Maya, and more.

7. Colosseum, Rome

One of the major tourist attractions of Rome, the Colosseum is indeed one of the iconic 7 wonders of the world. Constructed mainly of sand and concrete, Colosseum is the largest surviving amphitheater in the world. Built during the time between 70 AD to 72 AD by the famous Emperor Vespasian, Colosseum is much famed as the Flavian Amphitheatre that continues to charm the travelers till today.

Rome  The 7 Wonders of the World Colosseum Rome

Height: 48 meters
Timings: 8.30 am to 3.30 pm
Best Time To Visit: October to April
Location: Piazza del Colosseo, 1, Roma, Italy
Nearby Attractions: Pantheon Temple, Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican Museums, and more.
Other Things To Do In Rome: Explore the nightlife at Piazza Navona, admire Michelangelo’s paintings at Sistine Chapel, explore the Palatine Hill, and more.

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    I would like to visit all these places with my love

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    I consulted with Muthu and he was very helpful in suggesting the best destination for our family tour. We visited the Great Wall of China this year with and will visit all the 7 wonders with SVM in the coming years.

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