The world is full of beautiful buildings, so extraordinary that they have been named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Here is a list of some of the most impressive buildings in the world.
It is 6,259 km long. The earliest predecessor of the Great Wall of China were probably built somewhere in the 7th century BCE, and have been gradually expanded since then.
Chichen Itza is a Mayan city on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, which flourished in the 9th and 10th centuries CE. many important monuments and temples were built.
A miracle city carved out of rock was built in 312 BCE. Petra, Jordan ancient city, is located in a remote valley, nestled between sandstone mountains and cliffs.
It was built as an Incan estate for the emperor Pachacuti in the 15th century, and it is approximately 8,000 feet (2,430 metres) above sea level.
Its sides are 92 feet (28 m) wide and 98 feet (30 m) long. Christ the Redeemer, a colossal statue of Jesus, stands atop Mount Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro.
The Colosseum was built in the 1st century by order of Emperor Vespasian. A feat of engineering, the amphitheater measures 620 by 513 feet and has an intricate system of vaults.
It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan to honor his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The tomb is made of white marble with semi precious stones in geometric and floral patterns.