7 wonders of the world - History of the 7 wonders of the world
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Великая Китайская стена Город Мачу-Пикчу в Перу Город Петра в Иордании Город Чичен-Итца Колизей в Риме, Италия Мавзолей Тадж-Махал Статуя Иисуса Христа
7 старых чудес
Александрийский маяк Висячие сады Семирамиды Галикарнасский мавзолей Египетские пирамиды Колосс Родосский Статуя Зевса Олимпийского Храм Артемиды Эфесской
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7 wonders of the world

Secrets 7 wonders of the world care about humanity than one thousand years. Each 'miracle' is interesting and has some secret which was known only to the builders. Here they are, great old seven wonders of the world Ancient World : Lighthouse of Alexandria, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Egyptian pyramids, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Statue of Olympian Zeus , Temple of Artemis at Ephesus. Seven new wonders of the world are not inferior to them or their beauty or mystique: The Great Wall, City of Machu Picchu in Peru, City of Petra in Jordan, City of Chichen-Itza, the Colosseum in Rome, the Taj Mahal in India, the statue of Jesus Christ. Not all buildings managed to survive until dashih days.
7 wonders of the world

Now a little history:

Great Wall of China

History Wall of China began with the epoch of the first emperor of China. Qin Shi Huang ordered to build the Great Wall after a court forecaster said that "destroy Qin hustsy that in the north. To protect the empire from the Qin "northern barbarians", the emperor commanded to build on its unprecedented scale fortifications. more ...

Taj Mahal

His stately and perfect image is reflected in the water surface of ponds. Marble facades glittering in the moonlight shimmer and sheen of the setting sun shining. This fabulous beauty mausoleum was built under Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife. more ...

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

During its existence, the city of Babylon stood as a quadrangle surrounded by high walls with a hundred gates, through which runs diagonally r.Evfrat. Babylon, its beauty and wealth plunged into amazement of all who had occasion to visit it. The city was one of the seven wonders of the world - the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. These gardens also ordered to build for himself Nebuchadnezzar's favorite of his wives Amitis taken from the mountainous country of Media, to the flat plains of Babylon, at least a semblance of her native wooded mountains. more ...

Mausoleum of Halicarnassus

architect plotted the tomb of King Maussollos as a rectangular building about 66 in width, length about 77 and height of 46 meters. Mausoleum (as later became known as the similar structures on behalf of the king Maussollos) it was decided to put in the center of Halicarnassus, one of the widest streets in the city, rises above the market square. more ...

Lighthouse of Alexandria

far from the city on the island of Pharos, was built by the world's largest lighthouse - three-storey tower about 180 meters. The third floor was a light round shape, it crowned a bronze statue of Poseidon, god of the sea height of 7 meters. In the lamp was burning lighthouse, whose light was amplified system of metal mirrors.

creator of this miracle was Sostrates Cnidus. The lighthouse stood before the XIV century. By that time, badly damaged, he still admired. Remains of a high pedestal survived to our days, but they are not available to archaeologists and architects, as embedded in a powerful medieval fortress. more ...


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