Unknown 7 wonders of the world

Posted by Admin on Monday, August 8, 2011

Unknown 7 wonders of the world. The Miracle of natural and cultural heritage on the planet earth so far has been widely known to mankind. But apparently there are seven other wonders that were largely unknown so far by the world community. Here are the unknown 7 wonders of the world.

1. Banaue Rice Terraces in the Philippines

Irrigated rice-lived 2000 years old. Located in the Philippines Ifugao mountain, the famous Banaue Rice Terraces with the title. No heroics, but the Philippines feel quite satisfied if the Banaue Rice Terraces are placed as "the Eight Wonders of the World".

It is estimated that, fields are 'carved' in the mountains this Ifugo, made with a very traditional equipment by the ancestors of the Philippines. Rice field plots are located in 1,500 meters above sea level and the surrounding mountain slopes as far as 10,360 square kilometers.

Remarkably, the ancestors have set the irrigation fields in such a way that comes from forests that are over the rice fields. Locals today still grow vegetables in the rice starch is also that.

Erosion, is one threat to the existence of this ancient rice fields. Therefore, the government is also very concerned citizens about this, maintenance and reconstruction is done continuously, to maintain its sustainability.

2.Sigiriya in Sri Lanka
7 wonders of the world Sigiriya in Sri Lanka
This is the remains of an ancient palace located on top of the rock. Sigiriya or the Stone Lions, so called. Located in the Matale District, Sri Lanka, surrounded by forests, reservoirs, also garden. Its location is unique, coupled with stunning scenery, making Sigiriya visited by many tourists. Viewed from the air, like the ancient paintings of Sigiriya is reminiscent of the Ajanta Caves in India.

Masas Sigiriya was built in the reign of King Kassapa I who ruled from 477-495 AD. This place is one of the seven ancient relics owned by Sri Lanka. Allegedly, Sirigiya inhabited since pre-history. Then, in the 5th century BC, this place is used as a convent.

3. Tower of Hercules in Spain
7 wonders of the world tower-of hercules
Tower of Hercules is a relic of ancient Roman lighthouse located on the peninsula, about 2.4 kilometers (1.5 miles) from the center of Corunna, Galicia, northwest Spain. Corunna name comes from an ancient column. This 55-meter high tower overlooking the North Atlantic coast, Spain. Lighthouse 1900 years old Hercules, Roman relics are still in service today is said that this tower has reached the age of 1900 years, was rehabilitated in 1791. It is a relic of Roman lighthouse which is still enabled.

4. Toru, Poland Ancient City in North Still Exist
7 wonders of the world Toru
Toru is a city in northern Poland, precisely on the Vistula River. It is an ancient city that has been around since 1100 BC that still exist. This city is the hometown of Nicolaus Copernicus (An astronomer, mathematician and economist. The theory is the famous sun-centered solar system, overturning the traditional geocentric theory, which places the Earth at the center of the universe, regarded as one of the most important discoveries of all time, and is a fundamental starting point of modern astronomy and modern science.

This theory raises the scientific revolution) the ancient city of Torun in Poland still exists today. Presumably this city already in 1100 BC became the forerunner of Toru's first settlement in the area, thought to have existed since 1100 BC. The city was developed in medieval times, namely the 7th century until the 13th. Then the Teutonic Knights built the fortress around the settlement, between the years 1230-31. In 1263, Franciscan monks settled in the area following the Dominican in 1239.

The city is growing with the construction of a new town near Toru. Both the city developed into an important trading center in medieval times.
If you look at this portrait, really interesting. This place since then and now visited by many. If the first being a city of trade, is now a tourist town that is loaded with past history.

5.Ajanta Caves in India
7 wonders of the world Ajanta Caves in India
Ajanta caves in Maharashtra, one of the many ancient relics that exist in India. The amazing thing in this cave paintings are too many Buddha statues of high artistic value. It is estimated, the monuments that exist in this cave started to work on in the 2nd century BC.

But the caves at Ajanta are then abandoned. During the 1300 year is abandoned cave, on the outside, shrub growing in height, eventually becoming a forest automatically hide the existence of this cave. No one ever knew that there saved 'world heritage' incredible. Until finally in the spring of 1819 a British officer, accidentally entered the steep canyon.

The deeper he went in there, and he was outstanding because he was shocked to find a door hidden in one cave. This is the first visit of men after thousands of years. When found the cave was 'home' and kalelawar birds and other animals. Captain Smith then explore the first to know the 'content' of the mysterious cave. Captain Smith's name is unknown, because the corresponding write his name on the cave walls and years of his arrival. He wrote, "Captain Smith, April 1819".

6. Valley of Flowers in the Himalayas
7 wonders of the world Valley of Flowers in the Himalayas
Valley of Flowers is a valley at an altitude of Himalayas. Hikers also botanist described the valley is incredibly beautiful, has existed since more than a century, even in Hindu mythology, the depiction of the existence of this valley has been there since time immemorial.

Stretch of soft, interspersed meadows of colorful flowers, very beautiful and looked almost oppressive. Valley of flowers complete with a background of mountains and forests. Flower valley was declared a national park (Nanda Devi National Park) in 1982. Local people know the existence of the valley flowers, they believe that the place was inhabited by a herd of fairies.

7. Meteora, the Stone Building at the summit of Mount Athos, Greece
7 wonders of the world Meteora
See these images, you must be amazed. How can a Castile can stand on top of the mountain rock. Imagine how difficult the construction of this castle, when he was already hundreds of years. This is a complex of Eastern Orthodox monasteries of the largest and most important in Greece. Exactly, the monasteries are built on top of the mountain rock Athos.

There are six monasteries in this complex. Exactly in the region of Thessaly, near sunagi Pineios, northwestern edge of Greece Tengah.Yang cuku interesting is access to the monastery which is very difficult. That said, once the monastery used to achieve a long response or some sort of netting that is used to raise and lower goods, including humans. It takes the power of faith to reach this monastery

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