Must-See Wonders:

8 Wonders of the World in 2024

28th February, 2024


● Wonders inspire awe and remind us of human ingenuity across ages and continents. ● This list combines the classic "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World" with the "New7Wonders" chosen in a global poll.

8 Wonders of the World in 2024

Great Wall of China

● Location: Stretches across North China from east to west ● Country: China ● Built-in: Construction started in the 7th century BC ● Built by: Qin Dynasty, Ming Dynasty

Chichen Itza (Mexico)

● Location: Yucatan ● Country: Mexico ● Built-in: 5th-13th century ● Built by: Mayo-Toltec Civilization

Also known as the "Rose City," Petra is carved directly into red sandstone cliffs.

Petra (Jordan)

● Location: Ma’an Governorate ● Country: Jordan ● Built-in: 5th century BC ● Built by: The Nabataean

Machu Picchu (Peru)

● Location: Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District ● Country: Republic of Peru ● Built-in: Construction is believed to be started in 1450-1460 ● Built by: Incan Empire

Christ the Redeemer (Brazil)

● Location: Corcovado Mountain, Rio de Janeiro ● Country: Brazil ● Built-in: 1922-31 ● Built by: Designed by sculptor Paul Landowski and built by engineer Heitor da Silva Costa in collaboration with Albert Caquot

The Colosseum (Italy)

● Location: Rome ● Country: Italy ● Built-in: Commissioned around A.D. 70-72 ● Built by: Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian dynasty

A stunning white marble mausoleum built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife. It's considered one of the world's most beautiful examples of Islamic architecture. 

Taj Mahal (India)

● Location: Agra, Uttar Pradesh ●  Country: India ●  Built-in: 1632-53 ●  Built by: Emperor Shah Jahan

● Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia ●  Country: Cambodia ●  Founded: 12th Century ●  Angkor Wat, spanning 162.6 hectares in Cambodia, is the Guinness World Record’s largest religious structure.

The 8th Wonder - Angkor Wat