Wonderful Monument- 5 Historic Monuments Of This World


Wonderful Monument- 5 Historic Monuments Of This World

History has so many tales to tell and so many places to see. Every personality who is present in the pages of history has left some remembrance of their accomplishments on this earth. A wonderful monument is the largest retention of the history that we can witness. Each of them has different structures, sculptures, and antiquity engraved on it.

Various people conquered in different places. Because of that various dynasties ruled the places, they had their own culture to share. As a result of that, these monuments bear different cultural features within them. So, here is a list of monuments that can enhance your knowledge.

Statue Of Liberty- A Wonderful Monument

The inauguration of the famous colossal neoclassical sculpture of New York, the Statue of Liberty, happened in 1886. France gifted the copper statue to the United States. Frederic Auguste Bartholdi designed the statue. He was a French sculptor and Gustave Eiffel made the metal framework on Liberty Island in New York Harbour. Within this wonderful monument, the figure of Roman liberty goddess Libertas has a torch in her right hand and tabula ansata in the left hand. To indicate the abolition of slavery, broken shackle and chain are there at the statue’s feet. It is the icon of freedom of the United States and has a welcoming representation to the immigrants.

Wonderful Monument- 5 Historic Monuments Of This World
Wonderful Monument- 5 Historic Monuments Of This World

African Renaissance Monument

The statistics say that the African Renaissance Monument is the tallest statue in Africa. But, that is not the only importance of the statue in history. It establishes the memory of freedom achieved in 1960 from France regime. Pierre Goudiaby, an architect of Senegal, designed the statue on the proposal of President Abdoulaye Wade. The 52-meter tall copper statue was made by the North-Korean company named Mansudae Overseas Project. The revelation of the statue happened on 4th April 2010, on Senegal’s “National Day” to pay tribute to their freedom of 50 years.

Sphinx Of Giza                                           

Pyramids are some of the most interesting monuments that have so much mystery stored inside them, and Egypt is the country of pyramids. You can see the Sphinx of Giza in the same country. Sphinx is a mythological creature, and the Egyptians had faith in it. The Sphinx’s whole body is just like a lion and its head resembles a human head. Made of limestone, the Sphinx of Giza is situated on the Giza Plateau in Egypt. Because of the construction, people believed that the face of Pharaoh Khafre is represented by the face of the monument. The length of the structure is 240 ft, width is 62 ft, and height is 66 ft.

Wonderful Monument- 5 Historic Monuments Of This World
Wonderful Monument- 5 Historic Monuments Of This World

Colosseum- A Wonderful Monument In Rome

Can you believe that people in 70 AD can think of an amphitheater? Well, the Roman not only thought about it but built it also. The name of the amphitheater is Colosseum or Flavian Amphitheatre. The oval amphitheater situated in Rome, Italy, was so large that it could hold up to 80,000 audiences at a time. Because of that, this monument has the place in the list of Seven Wonders of the World. The damage of the symbol of Imperial Rome happened because of the earthquakes and stone-robbers.

Taj Mahal

Another historic monument that has got a place among the Seven Wonders of the World is the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is actually the memorial of Mughal Empress Mumtaz. Because of the order of her husband the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, the monument was built with ivory white marbles, and it took 12 long years to complete.

Wonderful Monument- 5 Historic Monuments Of This World
Wonderful Monument- 5 Historic Monuments Of This World

As you can see, these wonderful monuments are not only beautiful but have a lot of history within them, so it will be a good decision to visit them once in your life to know them more.

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