Giza pyramid complex

The massive Great Pyramid—built for the Pharaoh Khufu and finished around 2560 B.C.E.—is the only marvel of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still intact.

Great Wall of China

The wall itself was the key part of the defensive system. It usually stood 21.3 feet (6.5 metres) wide at the base and 19 feet (5.8 metres) at the top, with an average height of 23 to 26 feet (7 to 8 metres), or a bit lower on steep hills.

Petra

Inhabited since prehistoric times, this Nabataean caravan-city, situated between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, was an important crossroads between Arabia, Egypt and Syria-Phoenicia.

Colosseum

During the 16th and 17th century, Church officials sought a productive role for the Colosseum.

Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza was a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya people of the Terminal Classic period. The archeological site is located in Tinúm Municipality2

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu stands 2,430 m above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting.

Taj Mahal

It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal

Christ the Redeemer

The statue of Jesus Christ in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro is known as Christ the Redeemer, or Christo Redentor.