If you have ever seen an ancient building that stands tall in the middle of a thriving city, the awe that such structures inspire is not an alien feeling. For millennia, humans have challenged the technology of the time and achieved remarkable feats of architecture, engineering and craftsmanship by building grand monuments, temples and tombs. Today, these structures are classified as man made wonders since it was nothing short of miraculous that such grand structures were built using the most primitive technology. Here is a list of the top 7 man made wonders of the world.

Christ The Redeemer, Brazil

The statue of Christ the Redeemer is one of the wonders of the world is one of the largest statues of Jesus Christ ever made. It is located on top of a hill in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and overlooks the beautiful seaside. This large statue has outstretched arms and took nine years to construct. It is the largest art deco statue in the world made out of soapstone and reinforced concrete. Today, this statue is widely accepted as a man made wonder. Since it is very close to the hugely popular Copacabana beach, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Brazil.