Exploring the Wonders of Our Planet

By Odisha Now

April 30, 2023

The Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA


The Grand Canyon is a natural wonder of the world and is considered one of the most breathtaking destinations on the planet. Carved out by the Colorado River, this 277-mile-long, 18-mile-wide, and one-mile-deep canyon is a true testament to the power of nature 

The Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia 


world's largest coral reef system, stretching over 2,300 km and is visible from space. Home to over 1,500 species of fish, 411 types of hard coral, and dozens of other species, it's a wonderland of biodiversity. 

Taj Mahal, Agra, India


Taj Mahal is a stunning white marble mausoleum in Agra, India. Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal, it's considered a masterpiece of architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. . 

Machu Picchu, Cusco Region, Peru 


Machu Picchu city was abandoned during the Spanish conquest and remained hidden from the world until 1911 when it was rediscovered. Today, it's one of the world's most popular tourist destinations.   

Petra, Ma'an Governorate, Jordan 


Petra is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan. The city is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system. The ancient city is also known as the "Rose City" because of the color of the stone from which it is carved 

Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zimbabwe  


Victoria Falls is a waterfall on the Zambezi River in southern Africa and is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The falls are 1,708 meters wide and plunge 108 meters into a narrow gorge below, creating a breathtaking spectacle 

Konrak Temple, Odisha, India


Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Hindu temple in Odisha, India dedicated to the Sun God. Its intricate stone carvings and chariot-like structure make it a popular tourist attraction and UNESCO World Heritage site. 

Santorini, Cyclades, Greece 


Santorini is a Greek island in the southern Aegean Sea and is famous for its stunning sunsets, white-washed buildings, and turquoise waters. It's also home to one of the world's largest volcanic eruptions, which occurred around 3,600 years ago and shaped the island's unique landscape. 

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA 


Yellowstone National Park is  park located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, although it also extends into Montana and Idaho. The park is famous for its geothermal features, including the Old Faithful geyser, and is also home to a diverse range of wildlife

The Great Wall of China, China 


The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China. It's the longest wall in the world, stretching over 13,000 miles 

The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt 


The Pyramids of Giza are a group of three pyramids located on the Giza Plateau in Egypt, just outside of Cairo. These ancient structures were built over 4,500 years ago as tombs for pharaohs and their consorts and remain one of the world's most impressive architectural feats. 

The Northern Lights, Northern Hemisphere 


TThe Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, are a natural light display in the Earth's sky, predominantly seen in high-latitude regions. The lights are caused by the collision of charged particles from the sun with atoms in the Earth's atmosphere and are a truly . 

The Northern Lights, Northern Hemisphere 


Yosemite National Park in California is known for its stunning granite cliffs, waterfalls, and ancient sequoia trees. A natural paradise  for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers.