Rock-Solid Wonders: 8 Famous Man-Made Stone Structures That Defy Time

 May 20th , 2024

Team LTG

These ancient tombs of pharaohs are the only surviving wonders of the ancient world. 

Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt 

Hidden Inca citadel high in the Andes mountains, rediscovered in 1911. 

Stonehenge, England 

Tall, vase-like leaves filled with fluid. Insects slip inside, unable to escape, and become plant food.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Rose City" carved into sandstone cliffs, a Nabataean marvel of intricate architecture. 

Petra, Jordan

Massive amphitheater where gladiatorial contests and public spectacles were held. 

Colosseum, Rome, Italy

The largest religious structure ever built, originally a Hindu temple, later Buddhist.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Giant carved heads of volcanic rock; mystery surrounds their creation and purpose. 

Moai Statues, Easter Island

World's largest stone Buddha statue, carved into a cliff face overlooking a river confluence 

Leshan Giant Buddha, China