Wednesday, September 9, 2009

8 Wonders Of The World


Location –IV Templum Pacis(Latin, “Temple Of Peace”)

Built in—Ist century AD

Built By/For—Vespasian, Titus

Type Of Structure--Amphitheatre

Taj mahal

Location – Agra(India)

Built in – 1653

Built by/for - Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for Mumtaz Mahal

Type – Symbol of love

Christ Theh Redeemer

Location – Corcovado Mountain

Nearest City – Rio de janerio, Brazil

Coordinates -- 22°57′6″S 43°12′39″WCoordinates:

22°57′6″S 43°12′39″W

Establishment -- Dedicated October 12, 1931

Consecrated October 12, 2006
New Seven Wonders of the World July 7, 2007


State Party—Jordan



Region—Arab States

Inscription 1985 (9th Session)


State Party – Mexico

Type – Cultural

Criteria – i,ii,iii

Region -- Latin America and the Caribbean

Inscription -- 1988 (12th Session

The Geat Wall Of China

State Party – China

Type – Cultural

Criteria – I,ii,iii,iv,vi

Region – Asia-Pacific

Inscription – 1987 (11th Session)

Machu Picchu*

Huayna Picchu towers above the ruins of Machu Picchu

State Party – Peru

Type – Mixed

Criteria – I,iii,vii,ix

Region -- Latin America and The Caribbean

Inscription -- 1983 (Seventh Session)

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