The history of Great wall of China goes back to the 5th century BC. It was built between the 5th century BC and the 16th century to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire. The great Wall is the worlds longest building structure approximately 6,400 km (4,000 miles).Panorama by: Tamas D.Varga
Petra The Forgotten City
The City of Petra was hidden in the mountains of Jordan for thousands of years when a young Swiss explorer Johan Ludwig Burckhardt rediscovered it in 1812. Temples, tombs, and other buildings are all carved out of the sandstone cliffs, wich also gives it the name the “rose red city”.
Panorama by: Greg Downing
Machu Picchu Peru
Machu picchu is the one of the well know ancient cities. Its is situated at at a height of 9060 feet, 2,430 m above sea-level. Machu Picchu, was built more than 500 years ago, and is Peru’s most famous tourist attraction and also a U.N. World Heritage site. The place attracts more than 500,000 foreign visitors a year and a large tourist industry with hotels and travel agencies has grown around it.
Panorama by: Nicolas and Aurélien
Christ Redeemer – Rio
The view from the statue of Christ above the city of Rio de Janeiro. The 710 meter mountain of Corcovado is crowned by the statue of Christ the Redeemer, which is 30 meters high and has a 8 meter pedestal with a chapel in honor of the Lady of Aparecida, patron Saint of Brazil.
Panorama by: Ayrton
It is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.
Panorama by: Giuseppe Pennisi
One of the greatest buildings of the world with a style of islamic, persian and indian styles.
Panorama by: Justin Imhoff
Pyramids at Giza
The pyramids at Giza are one of the wonders of the world.
Panorama by: Tom Policano
Paris – Eiffel Tower
It has become both a global icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The tower is the tallest building in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world; millions of people ascend it every year.
Panorama by: Gilles Vidal
Grand Canyon Grandeur Point
The Grandeur Point is situated 1/2 mile west of Yavapai Observation Station at the South Rim of Grand Canyo. It is not much visited because there is no close road access, but still the view from it is spectacular. You can look down on the whole length of the Bright Angel Trail. In the horizon, you can se the 8,000 foot North Kaibab Plateau.
Panorama by: Christian Bloch
Panorama by: Roderick Mackenzie
Angkor Wat Temple in Cambodia
The Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia is the worlds largest religious monument. The temples at Angkor was built 879 – 1191AD and used for 400 years during the kings of the Khmer empire. The Khmers left the city in 1432, and after that it was lost in the jungle until a French explorer, Henri Mouhot, found it in 1860.
Panorama by: Tito Dupret
ACROPOLIS OF ATHENS – GREECE
Panorama by: Sotiris Zafeiris
Panorama by: Bernd Dohrmann
Sydney From Air
Panorama by: Peter Murphy
The Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco has become a symbol for the City of San Francisco. The Golden Gate Bridge was when it was built in 1937 the longest suspension bridge span in the world, but has later been surpasssed by many other bridges.
Panorama by: Jürgen Schrader
The Petronas Twin Towers
With 452 m the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur were until October 2003 the highest buildings in the world. They were completed in 1998 and remained the tallest in the world until October 2003 when Taipei 101 in Taiwan took over with a height of 509m.
Panorama by: Willy Kaemena
The city of Niagara has only 78.000 inhabitants but every year the Niagara Falls attracts some 12 Million tourists. Niagara also has a status as a Wedding and Honeymoon town even if it can not beat Las Vegas reputation in this field. Over 50,000 honeymooners travel to Niagara Falls each year.
Panorama by: Edward Fink
Most people think of Antarctica as a landscape of ice and snow but not all of it is covered with ice. The Antarctic area also includes islands like the Peterman Island where the panorama by Jan van der Woning was made . This Island situated in the west area of Antarctis is an important breeding ground for Adelie penguins, Blue eyed shags and other birds.