Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

Running from near the border with North Korea through to the Gobi desert in central Asia, the Great Wall of China is one of the biggest engineering projects of all time. The earliest sections of the wall were built around […]

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Christ the Redeemer, Brazil

Towering over the Rio De Janeiro with his outstretched arms reaching 28 meters across, the statue of Christ the Redeemer that overlooks the city is surely one of the most iconic images of Brazil. Construction began in 1922 and was […]

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Machu Picchu, Peru

High in the Peruvian Andean mountains, Machu Picchu was built around 1450 as a royal estate with hundreds of servants on site permanently to ensure the ruler was kept in comfort all year round. Although the palace was not far […]

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Petra, Jordan

Built around 2500 years ago, Petra is one of the most spectacular man-made sights on Earth. Located in the south of Jordan, Petra is easily reached by road from either the capital Amman or the coastal town of Aqaba. After […]

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the colosseum rome

The Colosseum, Italy

Next up on our tour of world wonders is the Flavian Amphitheatre, also known as the Colosseum in Italy. Built around 2000 years ago, it’s estimated that around 65,000 spectators would attend shows here during the Roman Empire right through […]

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Taj Mahal, india

Taj Mahal, India

Our third stop on our tour of the new seven wonders of the world is the Taj Mahal in India. Building started in 1631 as a monument to Shah Jahan’s favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, and he was eventually buried inside […]

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Chichen Itza at night

Chichen Itza, Mexico

Our second stop on seven wonders week is the ruins at Chichen Itza in Mexico. This ancient Mayan city is located in Yucatan, near to Mexico’s Caribbean Sea coast. The city was founded around 600AD, and Chichen Itza grew to […]

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