Explore The 7 Wonders Of The World From Your Couch

by Angel Merchant
Explore The 7 Wonders Of The World From Your Couch

The Coronavirus pandemic has left us confined to our homes. Although most of our travel plans have come to a standstill, going around the world without boarding a plane is possible, thanks to technology. The seven wonders of the world are docked in seven iconic locations across the globe. These landmarks have kept changing across the years. But, the good thing is you can now visit them all from the comfort of your home. And the best part? It’s completely free.

1. The Great Wall Of China

Take a virtual tour of the world’s largest wall from the comfort of your home. The Great Wall Of China measures a length of 21,196.18 kilometers- that’s half the length of the earth’s equator. The wall was built to protect the Chinese from invaders in the North. Over a million workers worked on it for nine years to build the massive structure. But, unfortunately, over a third of the wall has now eroded.

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With the coronavirus outbreak slowly being controlled in China, the country has started to show signs of recovery – and tourist attractions are beginning to reopen. Included is one of the most popular stretches along the Great Wall of China; the Badaling section between Bei Liu Lou and Nan Wu Lou Ban found around 43km from Beijing. As of March 24, it’s one of a growing number of tourist attractions welcoming limited numbers of visitors. At the link in bio, see the positive moves that are giving hope to China and countries around the world. ? @greatwallmylove . . . . . . . . . . . . . #travel #travelling #traveler #greatwallofchina #greatwall #china #chinatravel #travelgram #iamtraveler #stillatraveler #tourism #industry #cntraveler #cntravellerme #destinations #explore #worldtravel

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Virtual tour: https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china

2. Chichen Itza, Yucatán, Mexico

This archeological site is quite popular in Mexico. It is a spiritual site that has burials, temples, and pyramids. There are many massive burial sites worth seeing, along with colossal temples monuments. El Castillo is the most famous part of the Chicken Itza. It is also known as the Temple of Kukulcan and is situated at the center of the wonder.

Virtual tour: http://www.destination360.com/north-america/mexico/chichen-itza

3. Petra, Jordan

Amidst the rugged mountains and rough dessert, the beautiful rose city, the Petra. The Petra is a honeycomb of tombs, caves, and temples. The color of the rocks and sand are quite light, hence the name rose city. On the virtual tour, you will be given a complete tour with both audio and visual aid. You’ll get to visit the Petra’s most famous site, Al Khazneh, a 45-meter high temple.

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Cut straight from the ancient stone crevices, the lost city of Petra “Rock” was rediscovered in 1812. It is one of the world's most iconic archaeological sites. ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖ ➖➖➖ ✅ All opinions welcome ? haters/bullies will be blocked ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖ ? By @coryschadt ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖ ?Follow @megalithicmarvels ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖ ?? Share with friends ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖ #megalithicmarvels #ancient #ancients #ancienthistory #ancientruins #ancientarchitecture #ancientcivilization #archaeology #archaeologist #civilization #prehistory #unescoworldheritage #unesco #unescoheritage #petra #petrajordan #jordan #jordanie #adventurevisuals #amazingplace #explorers #exploringtheglobe #earthofficial #travelingtheworld #traveljunkie #wanderlusting #wanderluster #destination #destinations #destinationearth

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Virtual tour: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/treks/petra/

4. The Taj Mahal, India

This landmark was built over 350 years ago by a powerful Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, for his gorgeous wife, Mumtaz mahal. This architectural wonder is known for its perfect symmetry all around the world. Its also known for its white marble and famous love story. In the virtual tour, you will be able to visit the wonder up close and view its beautiful exterior.

Virtual tour: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/treks/taj-mahal/

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5. Christ The Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This is the most popular tourist site in Brazil, and one of the most well-known statues in the world. The statue of christ is about 30 meters tall and took 11 years to complete. The monument is built on Mount Corcovado in the southeastern part of Brazil. In the virtual tour, you will be able to see the statue and the view from the top of that mountain. You will be able to look at the favelas and dingy houses all down the lush mountain.

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Embrace this Monday with open arms!⁠ ⁠ Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is a towering statue that overlooks the city. Standing at its base is both exciting and inspiring.⁠ ⁠ Did you know you can reach the starting point with Uber (you'll still have to walk up a bunch of steps to take a picture with it)??⁠ ⁠ Have you been here?⁠ This and other amazing aerial shots by @ai.visuals⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #thewanderclub #christtheredeemer #brazil #riodejaneiro #riodejaneirobrazil #wanderlusting #travelnow #travelholic #traveladdiction #travelguide #travelbook #traveladdict #travel_drops #traveltheworld #travelpicsdaily #justtravel #solotravel #wanderlust #wanderful_places #wanderxwonder #wanderland #wandertheworld #wanderlusttribe #worldofwanderlust #stayandwander #wonderful_places #beautifuldestinations #exploreeverywhere #outandabout #wheretonext

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Virtual tour: https://www.youvisit.com/tour/brazil

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6. The Colosseum, Rome

This massive historical site was the entertainment for kings and Emperors in the past. They would send in their gladiators, men who would fight each other till death. The Colosseum was an amphitheater that could seat 80,000 Romans. While it is a famous tourist spot, the waiting lines to visit the colosseum are always annoyingly long. With this virtual tour, you get the chance to skip all of that. The virtual tour is shot in 4K, so the quality will be amazing.

Virtual tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJeF7hDB0UA

7. Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is translated as ‘old mountain’ in Peruvian. It was built as a fortress during the Inca Empire. The fortress was unknown to many and was very well hidden. The landmark stretched across 5 miles and has 3,000 different levels of stones. The virtual tour offers a 360-degree tour along with audio explaining the history.

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Hoy martes comenzamos nuestro viaje virtual por Machu Pichu. ? Machu Picchu es una ciudadela Inca ubicada en las alturas de las montañas de los Andes en Perú, sobre el valle del río Urubamba. ? Se construyó en el siglo XV y luego fue abandonada, y es famosa por sus sofisticadas paredes de piedra seca que combinan enormes bloques sin el uso de un mortero, los edificios fascinantes que se relacionan con las alineaciones astronómicas y sus vistas panorámicas. El uso exacto que tuvo sigue siendo un misterio. Hoy comparto esta bella Foto ? de @khaosanroad2000 ? de Machu Pichu ? Lo conoces? Comparte tu experiencia y danos unos consejos de viajes a la hora de ir a conocerlo. Que debemos llevar y que no debemos llevar. @companeroviaje companeroviaje #companeroviaje #machipichu #travel #viajes #viajeamachupichu #machipichu #peru #perú #peruvianfood #peruanos #traveller #travelblogger #travelguide #travelphotography #travelgram #viajerosporelmundo #conocergentenueva #conocergente #conocerelmundo

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Virtual tour: https://www.youvisit.com/tour/machupicchu?pl=f

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