Top 10 Man-Made Wonders of the World

Posted by admin On 6/10/2010 1 comments

Photo essay 10 Man-Made Wonders of the World :

1. Pyramids of Egypt

Pyramids of Egypt

The three Great Pyramids of Egypt were built about 4500 years ago. Khufu's (the most famous) is one of the Ancient Seven Wonders).

2. Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

It once stretched 5,400 miles across northern China. The best preserved Great Wall sections lie north of Beijing.

3. Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Many consider the white-marbled Taj Mahal the world's most beautiful building.

4. Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu has been called the "Lost City of the Incas". Its Pre-Columbian ruins rest spectacularly on a mountain saddle.

5. Bali

 Bali

The tropical island of Bali is blessed with scenic rice terraces, mesmerizing traditional dance & music, stimulating arts & crafts, exotic temples, interesting food, to name just several of the island's enchantments.

6. Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

The architectural masterpieces (now ruins) were built in the jungle in 12th century. Then, Angkor Wat was mysteriously abandoned and eventually hidden by jungle growth.

7. Forbidden City

Forbidden City

The Forbidden City is an enormous palatial compound. Emperors ruled China from it for almost 500 years.

8. Bagan Temples & Pagodas

Bagan Temples & Pagodas

Bagan is an immense religious complex built in the 11th to 13th centuries. It once had over 10,000 Buddhist structures.

9. Karnak Temple

Karnak Temple

Karnak is a colossal temple along the Nile River. It was the religious epicenter of the Egyptians several thousand years ago.

10. Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan

Teotihuacan, an ancient religious complex, is best known for its Pyramid of the Sun, which soars as high a 27-story building.

1 comments:

Anonymous said...

the number 5 is not bali island pics..
i'm an Indonesian. please replace with true pics

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