Wonders of the world
The Great Wall of China History The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China in part to protect the Chinese Empire or its prototypical states against intrusions by various nomadic groups or military incursions by various warlike peoples or forces. Several walls were being built as early as the 7th century BC; these, later joined together and made bigger, stronger, and unified are now collectively referred to as the Great Wall.
Distance by Flights to Beijing from London Approximately :5080.9 Miles Time : 10 hrs, 33 mins
Nearest airport to The great wall of China Beijing Capital International Airport
Date of construction :Since 7th century BC
Petra History Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an, that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the color of the stone out of which it is carved. It is a symbol of Jordan, as well as its most-visited tourist attraction.
Distance by Flights to Petra from London Approximately :2258.8 Miles Time : 4 hrs, 41 mins
Nearest airport to Petra King Hussein International Airport
Date of construction : c. 100 BC
Christ the Redeemer History Christ the Redeemer . It is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world and the 2nd largest statue of Jesus in the world. It is 30 metres (98 ft) tall, not including its 8 metres (26 ft) pedestal, and its arms stretch 28 metres (92 ft) wide. It weighs 635 tonnes (625 long, 700 short tons), and is located at the peak of the 700-metre (2,300 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city.
Distance by Flights to Rio de Janeiro from London Approximately : 5731.4 miles Time : 11 hrs, 54 minutes
Nearest airport to Christ the Redeemer
Gale茫o - Ant么nio Carlos Jobim International Airport
Date of construction : Opened October 12, 1931
Machu Picchu History Machu Picchu is located in the Cusco Region of Peru, South America. It is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, which is 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Cusco and through which the Urubamba River flows. Most archaeologists believe that Machu Picchu was built as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti (1438â€“1472). Often referred to as the "Lost City of the Incas", it is perhaps the most familiar icon of Inca civilization.
Distance by Flights to Lima from London Approximately : 6297.7 Miles Time : 13 hrs, 5 mins
Nearest airport to Machu Picchu
Jorge ChĂĄvez International Airport
Date of construction : c. AD 1450
Chichen Itza History Chichen Itza, was a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya civilization. The archaeological site is located in the municipality of Tinum, in the Mexican state of Yucatán. Chichen Itza was a major focal point in the northern Maya lowlands from the Late Classic (c. AD 600–900) through the Terminal Classic (c.AD 800–900) and into the early portion of the Early Postclassic period (c. AD 900–1200). The site exhibits a multitude of architectural styles, reminiscent of styles seen in central Mexico and of the Puuc and Chenes styles of the northern Maya lowlands.
Distance by Flights to Mexico from London Approximately : 5561.3 Miles Time : 11 hrs, 33 mins
Nearest airport to Chichen Itza
International Airport of Chichen Itza
Date of construction : c. AD 600
Colosseum History The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre (Latin: Amphitheatrum Flavium; Italian: Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo) is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and stone, it was the largest amphitheatre of the Roman Empire, and is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. It is the largest amphitheatre in the world.
Distance by Flights to Rome from London Approximately : 896.3 Miles Time : 2 hrs, 0 mins
Nearest airport to Colosseum
Leonardo da Vinciâ€“Fiumicino Airport
Date of construction : Completed AD 80
Taj Mahal History The Taj Mahal "crown of palaces", is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage". Taj Mahal is regarded by many as the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Islamic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish and Indian architectural styles.
Distance by Flights to Delhi from London Approximately : 4,171 Miles Time : 8 hrs, 10 mins
Nearest airport to Taj Mahal
Indira Gandhi International Airport
Date of construction : Completed c. AD 1648
Great Pyramid of Giza History The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Egyptologists believe that the pyramid was built as a tomb for fourth dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu (Cheops in Greek) over a 10 to 20-year period concluding around 2560 BCE.
Distance by Flights to Cairo from London Approximately : 2172.3 Miles Time : 4 hrs, 31 mins
Nearest airport to Great Pyramid of Giza Cairo International Airport
Date of construction : Completed c. AD 1648
Published on Jun 17, 2013
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