Seven Wonders of the World (1):

History

Great Wall of China was announced as one of the seven new wonders of the world. In addition to a strong and captivating, the wall turned out to function as a tomb.It is said that thousands of workers who were killed in the making is also buried in the wall of the building. The world’s longest wall is made over the centuries, even until the fifth dynasty. Naturally, if thousands of people died in the making of the wall.

Wall of China is a stronghold when Dynasty Yan, Zhao and Qin, who reputedly was the only building on earth which can be seen from the moon, although many scientists who disagree.

Like a giant dragon, the Chinese Wall stretches through the mountains, deserts, grasslands that stretch along the 6700 km from east to west China. Height of 8 meters. The width of the top five meters, while the bottom width of 8 meters. Every 180-270 meters made such a watchtower. High tower is 11-12 meters. More than 2000 years, the building is still standing strong. This wall is also the longest wall ever built by humans.

To create a giant wall, it takes hundreds of years at the time of the various emperors. Originally, it was estimated that Qin Shi-huang begin construction of the wall, but according to the research literature, history and records, the wall was already made before the Qin Dynasty stand, precisely built the first time in the days of countries at war. Emperor Qin Shi-huang continue development and strengthening the wall that was built earlier.

After the death of Qin Shi-huang, making this wall had been halted and only resumed in the Sui Dynasty, the last was continued again at the time of the Ming Dynasty. Form of the wall that is now seen is the result of development of the Ming Dynasty. The inside of the wall containing soil mixed with bricks and rocks. The top was made the main road for China horsemen.

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