7 Best Wonders of The World From Ancient to Modern Era | Greatest Wonder of All Time

The wonders of the world are a compilation of such amazing natural and man-made structures that surprise humans. From ancient times to the present days, many different wonders of the world have been made. Some of these have been given below. We invite the users to vote your favorite man-made Structure which gives you the most surprises.
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Great Pyramid of Giza is the monument to be built for the pharaoh in which the body of the king is buried and kept safe. These dead bodies are called Mummy.

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Colossus of Rhodes is a statue of Helios, located in the island of Rhodes, Greece, made by Chares of Lindos between 292 and 280 BC. This statue is regarded as the 7 wonders of the ancient world.

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Stonehenge is a famous prehistoric architecture located in Wiltshire, Britain. The Stonehenge is a composite structure, formed by concentric circles of stones that are up to five meters high and weighing almost fifty tons.

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Colosseum built in Rome, Italy is the largest elliptical amphitheater of the Roman Empire. This is considered to be the best specimen of Roman architecture and engineering.

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5. Petra

Petra is a historic town located in the Ma'an Governorate, Jordan, famous for its stone-shaped buildings and water vehicles system. Petra was chosen as one of the world's seven new wonders in July 2007 due to Petra's outstanding engineering achievements and well-protected dimensions.

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The Lighthouse of Alexandria, considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and one of the most advanced and effective achievements of Hellenistic technology. According to the testimony of Josephus, could be seen 48 km away, that is up to the limit allowed by its height and from the curvature of the earth's surface. This is why it is considered the first skyscraper in history.

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Chichen Itza is a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya civilization at the end of the classical period. The archaeological site is located in the state of Yucatan, Mexico.

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The Statue of Christ the Redeemer is a statue of Jesus Christ in the greatest Art Deco architectural style and is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Christ the Redeemer is one of the finalists for the seven new wonders of the world, together with 20 other candidates.

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Hanging Gardens of Babylon (also known as the Semiramis Hanging Park) and Babylon walls are among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World located in Al-Hillah. Its architectural form is very unique, because it is multilevel. The park is planted with a variety of beautiful trees and equipped with irrigation systems up to a height of 100 meters above the ground. From the top of this park you can see the scenery around the Babylonian Kingdom.

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Mausoleum at Maussollos or Mausoleum of Halikarnassos are tombs built between 353 and 350 BC in Halicarnassus (now Bodrum, Turkey) for Mausolus, satrap Persian empire and Artemisia II of Caria, his wife. This structure was designed by Greek architects, Satyros and Pytheus. This Mausoleum has a height of about 45 meters.

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The Statue of Zeus at Olympia was a Chryselephantine sculpture sculpted by Phidias. Located in Olympia (Greece), it was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. According to Pausanias, Zeus was sitting on a throne with his torso naked and the mantle around his legs, his head was crowned with olive and the look, directed downwards, gave him a paternal aspect.

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Great Wall of China is the longest building ever made by humans, located in China. The Great Wall of China is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World. In 1987, this building was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. According to measurements, the overall length of the wall reaches 8,850 km.

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The Temple of Artemis or Temple of Diana was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, located in Ephesus. It was the largest temple in the ancient world, and for a long time the most significant achievement of Greek civilization and Hellenism, built for the Greek goddess Artemis, hunting and wildlife.

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Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa is located on Bab el Molouk Street, in the Karmouz neighborhood of Alexandria (Egypt). Its bas-relief decorations show a mixture of Egyptian and Greco-Roman art forms, and it is considered one of the most important archaeological sites in the city.

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15. Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal, which means The Palace of the Crown, is located in Agra, on the banks of the Yamuna River in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a mausoleum of marble white built by Emperor Mughal Muslim Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal, also known Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is a masterpiece of Mughal architecture.

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Hagia Sophia or Aya Sofya is a former basilica, a mosque, and now a museum, in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey. From its construction in 537 AD to 1453 AD, this building is an Orthodox cathedral and the seat of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople except in 1204 to 1261, when this place was changed by the Fourth Crusade to become a Roman Catholic Cathedral under the rule of the Latin Empire of Constantinople.

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The Tower of Pisa was actually made to stand vertically like a bell tower in general, but began to tilt shortly after its construction began in August 1173. It is located behind the cathedral and is the third building of the Campo dei Miracoli (rainbow field) of the city of Pisa.

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18. Porcelain Tower of Nanjing

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19. Cairo Citadel

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20. Cluny Abbey

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21. Ely Cathedral

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22. Channel Tunnel

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23. CN Tower

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24. Empire State Building

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25. Golden Gate Bridge

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26. Itaipu Dam

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27. Delta Works

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28. Zuiderzee Works

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29. Panama Canal

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30. Machu Picchu

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31. Potala Palace

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32. Old City of Jerusalem

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33. Bell Rock Lighthouse

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34. Brooklyn Bridge

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The Hoover Dam is a dam in type gravity-arch reinforced concrete built in 1935 and located in the Black Canyon along the river Colorado, on the border between the state of Arizona and Nevada. For its construction, 3,400,000 m³ of concrete were used, which allowed to build a 221 m high structure and a 201 m long base at the base. At the time of its completion it was the largest hydroelectric power plant and also the largest concrete structure in the United States.

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36. Acropolis of Athens

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37. Alhambra

The Alhambra is an Andalusian palatine city located in Granada, autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. It consists of a set of palaces, gardens and fortress that housed a true citadel within the city of Granada. Its true attraction, as in other Muslim works of the time, not only lies in the interiors, whose decoration is among the peaks of Andalusian art, but also in its location and adaptation, generating a new landscape but totally integrated with the pre-existing nature.

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38. Angkor Wat

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39. Eiffel Tower

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Kiyomizu-dera, officially Otowa-san Kiyomizu-dera is an ancient Buddhist temple, which was built in 798 and has been damaged or burned ten times due to war or natural disasters. In 2007, Kiyomizu-dera was one of 21 finalists for the New Seven Wonders of the World, but was not picked as one of the seven winning sites.

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41. Moai

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The castle of Neuschwanstein is located in the federal state of Bavaria near Füssen, Germany. It was commissioned by King Ludwig II of Bavaria in 1869. Its original name was New Castle of Hohenschwangau, in honor of the castle where the king spent much of his childhood.

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43. Red Square

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44. Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty, is one of the most famous monuments of the United States. Weighing 204 tons and measuring 92.9 meters, it was built in France and offered by the French people, as a sign of friendship between the two nations, to celebrate the centenary of the American Declaration of Independence.

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