The New Wonders of the World
Now you cna experience the awe-inspiring splendor of some of the most magnificent works of humankind now designed as the New Wonders: The Great Wall of China, the largest man-made monument; Petra in Jordan, the glittering capital of the Nabataean empire of King Aretas IV; The Statue of Christ the Redeemer in Brazil, a towering symbol of welcome to Rio de Janeiro; Machu Picchu in Peru, "lost" for over three centuries before it was rediscovered in 1911; Chichen Itza pyramid in Mexico, the most famous Mayan temple city; The Colosseum in Rome, the inspiration for almost every modern sports stadium; and the Taj Mahal in India, a king's monument to his beloved late wife.
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
For centuries, The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World have captivated and intrigued. Each was a singular achievementof architecture, engineering, and artistic audacity. On-location footage, dramatic re-enactments, and computer imagery combine to unlock their secrets: The Pyramid of Giza, The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, The Pharos of Alexandria, The Statue of Zeus at Olympia, The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus and The Colossus of Rhodes.