Aprende inglés con esta clase de inglés sobre las siete Maravillas del Mundo.
La primera lista de las “siete Maravillas del Mundo antiguo” fue elaborada hace más de 2000 años por aventureros viajeros helénicos que se maravillaron ante las construcciones artificiales más increíbles del mundo. Desde entonces, la mayor parte de la lista original ha sido destruida, y fue en 2001 cuando el cineasta canadiense de origen suizo Bernard Weber creó la Fundación New7Wonders para encontrar una nueva lista de las siete maravillas del mundo de la era moderna. Tras meses de deliberaciones, debates y preselecciones, éstas son las siete Maravillas del Mundo:
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1. Taj Mahal, India
The Taj Mahal is famous around the world for its historical value, love story and wonder beauty, beauty. The Taj Mahal is located in the historic Indian city of Agra. Here is the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal, wife of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is said that the emperor loved his wife very much and he was motivated to build the Taj Mahal after her death as a symbol of her love. The construction of the Taj Mahal was completed in 1632. It took 17 years, 22,000 workers, stonemasons, painters and embroiderers, and 1000 elephants to complete the Taj Mahal. The construction cost of the temple is equivalent to 827 million US dollars today.
2. Colosseum, Italy
Rome, Italy is home to the Colosseum, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Sometimes called A Flavian amphitheater, the Colosseum is an oval amphitheater in the city center. Built from concrete and sand, it is the largest amphitheater in the world. The Colosseum construction was started in AD 72 by Emperor Vespasian and completed in AD 80 by his successor, Titus. Domitian, another emperor of the Flavian dynasty, later made certain modifications to amphitheater. The labor of tens of thousands of slaves was used to build this magnificent structure. The The Colosseum has a capacity of about 80,000 spectators and 80 people enter at the time construction.
3. Chichen Itza, Mexico
Chichen Itza is an archaeological site located in the Mexican state of Yucatán. This is a pre-Colombian city was built during the Terminal Classic period by the Mayans. Chichen Itza’s structures such as Temples, palaces, and pyramids were sacred to the ancient Mayans. It is believed that Chichen Itza was was one of the major cities of the ancient Mayan world and its constructions are very present architectural types.
4. Machu Picchu, Peru
A dream destination for millions of people around the world, Machu Picchu is one of the Seven Wonders of the world. It is located in the Cusco region, in the Machupicchu district of Peru. According to the majority Archaeologists, the Inca emperor Pachacuti built Machu Picchu as a duchy around 1450. The site developed as a town but was abandoned a century later during the Spanish conquest.
5. Christ The Redeemer, Brazil
One of Brazil’s most iconic icons, the Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The credit for building the statue belongs to Paul Landowski, a Frenchman sculptor. Romanian sculptor, Gheorghe Leonida, is responsible for shaping the face. The sculptures worth a total of $250,000 were donated by individuals in and throughout Brazil. The Statue of Christ the Redeemer is 98 feet tall and has a 26-foot pedestal. Its arms are 92 feet wide.
6. Petra, Jordan
Petra, a wonder of Jordan, is also included in the list of seven wonders of the world. Petra is also nicknamed the “pink city” because of the color of the carved stone. He has a lot Its archaeological, historical and architectural values make it a spectacular tourist attraction. The Aqueducts and rock-cut architecture are the two most striking features of this ancient city. Aqueducts installed by the ancient Nabataeans helped create a flourishing city in a desert. The Royal Tombs, which are large mausoleums with impressive facades dug into the rock, are a main attraction of Petra. Petra is not only one of the seven wonders of the world, but also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
7. Great Wall Of China, China
The Great Wall of China, a global tourist hotspot, known around the world for its unique, wonderful length and historical value. It is also considered one of the seven wonders of the world. Great The Great Wall of China is associated with thousands of years of Chinese history. A series of walls originally built by the Chinese empires and states over a period of many years, beginning in the 7th century BC. More than 20 dynasties/states contributed to the construction Wall. These walls were then put together to form the Great Wall of China. It’s not just a wall but a type of fortification with watchtowers, signal towers, trenches, etc., built apart to protect against enemy forces.
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