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The Great Wall of China

Seven Wonders of the World | General Knowledge for Young Learners - Class 1

  • The wall was built to save the country from foreign invasions.
  • The wall was built under many emperors, but most parts of the wall were built during Ming dynasty.
  • The wall is 13, 171 miles long and it took almost 2000 years to build and rebuild the wall.

Petra

Seven Wonders of the World | General Knowledge for Young Learners - Class 1

  • Petra, situated in the ancient city of Jordan was unveiled in the early nineteenth century. More than half of the city is carved from one rock.
  • Apart from the mausoleum of a pharaoh, the city has almost 600 structures.
  • The city is nicknamed Rose city because it is carved from pink coloured rock.

Christ The Redeemer

Seven Wonders of the World | General Knowledge for Young Learners - Class 1

  • This is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio De Janeiro is situated on the Corcovado Mountain.
  • If the 22 feet pedestal is excluded, the statue stands 125 feet tall. The arms of the statute are 92 feet wide.
  • A French sculptor Paul Landowski designed the structure.

Machu Picchu

Seven Wonders of the World | General Knowledge for Young Learners - Class 1

  • Built if 1450 AD, this beautiful city was abandoned hundred years later.
  • It was declared a heritage site in the year 1983 by UNESCO.
  • The city is almost 8000 feet above sea level.

Chechen Itza

Seven Wonders of the World | General Knowledge for Young Learners - Class 1

  • Mexico is world famous because of this beautiful city which was built by Mayan civilisation.
  • The English translation of the world Chechen Itza means “at the mouth of the well of the Itza”.
  • The pyramid-shaped structure called Castillo is the most famous structure.

Colosseum

Seven Wonders of the World | General Knowledge for Young Learners - Class 1

  • Colosseum is an ancient amphitheatre that was built in 80 AD by the great emperor Titus Vespasian.
  • It took almost years and 60, 000 slaves to complete the structure.
  • In 207 AD a massive fire destroyed the top level of the structure.

Taj Mahal

Seven Wonders of the World | General Knowledge for Young Learners - Class 1

  • Built by the great Mughal emperor Shah Jehan in the memory of his loving wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
  • The entire structure is made up of marble and it 20, 000 salves 20 years to complete it.
  • The original tomb was embellished with precious gemstones, which was looted during the rebellion of 1857.
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