Advent Day 24…. Taj Mahal, India

Taj Mahal facts, 1. The construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1632 and finished in 1653. This is because even after the completion of the mausoleum in 1642, work continued for ten more years. And even after the construction, small refinements continued. 2. The construction of this wonder cost an estimated 32 million rupeesContinue reading “Advent Day 24…. Taj Mahal, India”

Advent Day 23…. The Pyramid’s, Egypt

The Pyramids of Giza facts! 1. The pyramids were built to honour certain pharaohs of the fourth ruling dynasty of Egypt that was known as the old kingdom. It was the first era of Egyptian civilization that lasted from 2688 to 2181 BCE. 2. The pyramids were constructed using local limestone that was available inContinue reading “Advent Day 23…. The Pyramid’s, Egypt”

Advent Day 22…. Ever-Growing Grotto, Lebanon

Ever-growing grotto facts 1. Jeita Grotto, which is a natural wonder, is a system of two interconnected caves. It is 9 kilometres long and is the longest cave complex in the Middle East. 2. Jeita Grotto closed to the public during the Lebanese Civil War. The caves were used to store weapons and equipment. ItContinue reading “Advent Day 22…. Ever-Growing Grotto, Lebanon”

Advent Day 21…. Lake Hillier, Australia

Lake Hillier facts, 1. Lake Hillier is famous due to the pink colour. The colour will not change when you take it into a container. The pink hue on the water is permanent. 2. Dunaliella salina is the organism, which causes the pink hue on the water of the lake. 3. On 15th January 1802,Continue reading “Advent Day 21…. Lake Hillier, Australia”

Advent Day 20…. Batu Caves, Malaysia

Cinque Terre 1. The Lord Murugan statue is among the world’s tallest statues. Located in a temple, this statue is 140 feet tall and stands beside 272 steps leading to the Batu caves. 2. Archaeologists believe that these caves are more than 400 million years old. The Batu caves are a collection of a networkContinue reading “Advent Day 20…. Batu Caves, Malaysia”