Wonders of the Ancient World

Stonehenge, The Archaeological Wonders of United Kingdom

Stonehenge, The Archaeological Wonders of United Kingdom

If you are a nature loving person and at the same time you have the love to visit different natural sites then you must have to visit the Stonehenge – The Archaeological Wonders of United Kingdom. This is a place that can satisfy your thrust of seeing the beautiful sceneries to some extent. This is a site that is located almost in the middle of most dense Bronze age monuments and complex of Neolithic in England. It is also regarded as one of the greatest national icon that represents power, endurance and mystery.
There are many different stories that are being related to this site, still the original purpose of building such a beautiful and mesmerizing site is unclear but mostly people speculated that this is a site which was originally built as a temple to worship earliest earth deities. Another popular story about this site is that it was a place that was used for the burial of high rank citizens from various societies in the older days. This is a site that was thought to be built anywhere from around 3000 BC to 2000 BC.

So if you are planning to visit some new interesting and exciting place in your coming vacations then there is no better option for you then to visit this site. You will really love this and can spend some quality time with your friends and family. Once you reach that place you will feel that there is no better place to take some good snaps of your loved ones. So do plan your next visit to this historic place.

Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Ancient World Wonder

Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Ancient World Wonder

Art has no limits and no boundaries. Actually, art is the articulation of mind and it can be anything from just simple texture, a giant sculpture or a portrait drawing. Statue of Zeus at Olympia was one such example of art that has a long history. This giant statue was created by a Greek sculptor in 435 BC. He was Phidias and this statue is located in Greece at the asylum of Olympia in the Temple of Zeus. The overall height of this statue is about forty three feet.

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Statue of Zeus at Olympia is regarded as one among the seven ancient wonders of the world and its creator. Phidias who created this world wonder was known to a master sculptor of his time. He created numerous sculptures including the Statue of Athena and some small statues at Marathon and Plataea. The statue was created in honor of Zeus and an inspiration for Olympics.

Zeus, the idol of thunder, was represented seated on a ceremonial chair of cedar bestowed with ivory, ebony, gold and valuable stone. Twofold imprinted sphinxes hold the side arms. As said by Pausanias, a second century AD voyager, the Statue of Zeus was embroidered with emerald shoots treated with gold. Moreover, the Zeus statue holds a statue of victory goddess Nike in right hand.

 

Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Lost Wonder of the Ancient World

Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Lost Wonder of the Ancient World

Are you a lover of history and you are looking to know about the historic facts and important information about the historic events and places then you must have to know about the hanging gardens of Babylon. For this you must have to visit the place where it is being said that these gardens exist. Here you cannot only know about certain historic facts but also some important information that you may not gather from anywhere else. These are among the seven wonders of ancient world. It is also the only one among all whose location still not established. There are different stories being learnt about these gardens. These gardens are said to be built in Babylon city which is currently Hillah, Babil Province in Iraq. There is not any concrete evidence with which it can be established that these gardens exist and if does, then this is the exact location.

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There are also believes that in case these gardens were exist in old ages but then these were destroyed after first century AD. So there is still a lot to be known about these gardens, so if you are a student of history then the topic is open for you to go till its roots.

 

The Roman Colosseum, The Incredible Architectural Wonder

The Roman Colosseum, The Incredible Architectural Wonder

If you are look at Rome and try to find out one thing that stands out, then you will surely got to see The Roman Colosseum. This is a building that was built for around 2000 years ago but still when you look at it you will recognize it very easily because of the style and building material. This is a classical template for today.  The good thing about this Colosseum is that it fulfill the requirements of today`s world as well. The structure is so strong and impressive, that it can still accommodate around 70,000 people of which, there is 60,000 sitting capacity and 10,000 standing. The good thing is that having these 70,000 people in the building at the same time will not have any trouble at all, and when they wanted to leave they can leave it within minutes because of its 80 entrances, so there will be no trouble at all.

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This is a structure that can provide help to the experts in constructing modern stadiums where there are thousands of people have to enter and leave at the same time. They can take help from this big gigantic yet elegant structure. So if you haven`t visited this and you are in Rome, then you must have to visit this and see how good it is. It will be a great experience for you.

What Makes Machu Picchu, Peru a Wonder?

What Makes Machu Picchu, Peru a Wonder?

Is there any vacations coming and you are planning to use those vacations to visit new places and countries that you haven`t visited? This is a great thought to keep your mind fresh and active. So what are you planning, where you want to spend these vacations? If you haven`t decided yet and didn`t visited Machu Picchu, Peru, and then it will be a perfect destination for you. This is a place that is absolutely loved by the tourists from around the world, and you can see that there are millions of people visited Peru just for seeing this beautiful place every year.

 

 

 

 

 

When you reach Machu Picchu you can see some historic buildings along with the hill top, the main attraction. Here you can see some old churches and temples that attract the attention of visitors from different parts of world. The climate here is so much tourists friendly that you can visit it without any climatic problem and difficulty. Especially the scenes in the morning are so much attractive that many people visited this place just to see those scenes with their eyes and feel the refreshing effect. So what are you waiting for, just go and search some tourist company that is offering their services for such trip and enjoy the experience and feel at Machu Picchu.


 

Valley of love, the lost wonder of the world

Valley of love, the lost wonder of the world

The valley of love, no one ever heard more about it because it is the lost wonder of the world. The valley of love, it is hidden from the world for many years. It is one mile high and wide and is beautiful place in Ireland. It is said that this valley is built by the ancient race in the country that is still inhabited in the remote area of the country.

According to the people, this valley has been older than pyramids of the Egypt, 3000 years older than pyramids and still not in knowledge of the world is something that makes in more mysterious.  The structure you can find on the top of the valley is well known as the memorial of joy. This is a superb piece of art and it is said that the structure is well functioned from inside the structure.

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According to the professor Fang fingers who is a religious malarkey exposure was asked about the view and stunning structure in the valley he said, what all I can say about this is simple, one fantastic and stunning motivation is required to build such a fantastic place.