The world is dotted with numerous alluring sites, enough to make its people spellbound. It can be tough to decide which attractions to explore and which ones to miss on. Hence, visiting the best of the world would be a great idea. Here are seven wonders that travel enthusiasts must visit with world tour packages.
Christ the Redeemer
Rio de Janeiro, a huge seaside city in Brazil, is famed for its 38-metre high statue – Christ the Redeemer. Overlooking the city, this art deco statue of Jesus Christ is located atop 700-metre high Mountain Corcovado. Made of the reinforced concrete and soapstone tiles, it is a symbol of Christianity across the world.
Great Wall of China
A great piece of work from Ming Dynasty, this stretch is more than 20000 km long. Made of brick, tamped earth, stone, wood and many other materials, this magnificent wall was built to protect its empire from various raids and invasions. This series of fortification is constructed along the east to west line across the historical borders of the country.
Machu Picchu, a rock citadel from Inca civilisation, is situated on the ridge of the Andes Range, in Peru. The name consists of two words – Machu and Picchu – that means old and peak, respectively. This site features the Intiwatana Sundial that was used in religious ceremonies for tracking the path of the Sun. Declared a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary and UNESCO-listed site, it can be one of the most interesting attractions on your world tour packages from India.
A fine example of the Hellenistic architecture, Petra is known to exist from the 1st century BC that used to serve as the capital of the Nabataean Empire. However later, it got annexed to the Roman empire, until the massive destructions that occurred because of the earthquake. This half-built, half-carved, rugged city has still got secrets to reveal, which attracts history lovers from all across the globe.
Pyramid at Chichen Itza
The literal translation of Chichen Itza is, at the mouth of the well of Itza. This Mayan Temple is situated in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. One of its various structures is the Kukulkan Pyramid, also known as El Castillo. Consisting 91 steps on each side and one on the top that makes a total of 365 steps, this site was used as the Maya calendar and for predicting the solar eclipses.
An oval amphitheatre, Colosseum is situated in the centre of Italy. Showcasing an ingenious architecture and engineering work, it is said to be the largest amphitheatre in the world. Originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, it is among the most recognisable classical structures in the world. This ages-old amphitheatre can accommodate around 60000 seats, 10000 standing stalls and 80 entrances.
Taj Mahal, indeed a legend of the eternal love of Emperor Shahjahan, is also a UNESCO-listed site. Standing majestically on the banks of the River Yamuna, this structure looks stunning on the full-moon night, making the moment and the air romantic. Shining white marble building, precious gemstones and exquisite ornamentation, makes this place standalone.
Visiting these New 7 Wonders of the World with International holiday packages would be a unique experience to have.