The Seven Wonders of the World are now in New Delhi in the Waste to Wonder Park which is a phenomenal example of one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. The Park showcases the replicas of the Seven Wonders of the World that have been fabricated from all waste material and scrap.
It was inaugurated by Home Minister, Rajnath Singh on 21st February 2019, near Sarai Kale Khan, New Delhi.
Some amazing things to know about the Waste to Wonder Park:
- The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has made replicas of the Seven Wonders of the World.
- It is said that all the replicas have been built with eco-friendly, self-sustainable material, and has its own solar and wind power generation.
- The replicas include the Taj Mahal, the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Eiffel Tower of Paris, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Christ the Redeemer Statue of Rio De Janeiro, the Rome’s Colosseum and the Statue of Liberty of the USA.
- The replicas of these seven wonders are bright and finished with old sodium lights installed within them, to highlight their features. The lights create a breathtaking view during the evening and night hours, marking it a captivating tourist spot.
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- The entry fee is Rs 50 for adults and Rs 25 for children in the age group of 3-12. However, children up to the age of three years and senior citizens will not be charged any fee.
- To create this artistic marvel, 150 tons of scrap, 5 artists, 7 supporting artists,70 welders, 180 days, 3 windmills of 1 KW each, 3 solar trees of 5 KW each and 10 KW of Rooftop Solar Panels have been used.
- The scrap used is from waste materials like nut-bolts, iron rods, iron sheets, fans, bicycle and bike parts, waste appliances and other automobile waste.
- The park also includes and encourages the concept of growing trees in the memory of your loved ones.
- Other additions to the park are some modifications and designs on the trees like animals clinging to the branches, etc. something that reminds you of Nek Chand’s Rock Garden in Chandigarh.
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