The Taj Mahal, the monument of Love has been selected among the seven wonders of th world after a online campaign by a foundation called new of wonders. A private Swiss foundation launched this contest. The others who made it to the list are Mexico's Chichen Ltza Pyramid, Machu Picchu of Peru, Statue of Christ Redeemed of Brazil, Great Wall of China, Itally's Roman Colosseum in Rome and Petra in Jordan.

The Taj: The most photographed monument in the country. The Taj Mahal was built at the river side Jamuna in Delhi in the 17thf Century bu Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in the loving memory of his wife Mumataz Begum who died in 1631. The Taj Mahal was one of the high point Mughal art and culture. For this wonderful monument, materials and craftsmen were collected form all over Asia. Now this monument is considered as the excellent piece of Indo-Islamic art.

Maxico's Chichen Itza Pyramid : the chichen Itza in Maya is situated 75 miles east of Merida, the capital of the State of Yucatan, Mexico. This archaeological element is considered among the most important of the Maya Culture and covers an approximately six square miles where hundred of buildings once stood. The reign is divided into two separate groups. Once group belongs to the classical Maya period and was built up between 7th and 10th Centuries A.D. The other group was built after 10th Century to the beginning of the 13th Century A.D.

Machu Picchu, Peru : The reign of Machu Picchuwas recoverd in 1911, by Yale archaeologist Hiram Bingham. It is found as one of the most beautiful and enigmatic ancient sites of the world. The Inca people used the Amden mountain top erecting many hundred of stone structures from the early 1400's legends and this inlate that Machu Picchu was reversed as a sacerd place.

Brazil's Statue of Christ Redeemer : The Statue of Jesus Christ was inaugurated 75 years ago on Brazil's Mt. Corcavado. It is Rio's top tourist attraction. Every year about 1.8 million tourists visit the statue.

Great Wall of China : The construction of the Great Chinese Wall started 2000 yeara ago. Its extendes from the pacific Ocean to the border of central Asia.Its total length is 6400 km.It is largest structure ever by name of king.

Italy's Colosseum in Rome : The symbol of Rome was built roughly 2000 years ago during 1st Century A.D. It is Rome's largest amphitheatre. It was constructed near the site of Nero's Domns Auree, golden House.

Petra Jrdon : Petra was the glittering capital of the Nabatean Empire of King Aretas IV. The palace terms of petra are examples of west Asian culture.It is famous for having many stone structures carved into the rock.The UNESCO has described Prtra as one of the most precious cultural assets of man's cultural heritage.


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