It is a dream for many to visit the 7 wonders of the world once in their lifetime. However, only a few are able to live this dream. Well, if you had that dream then you would no longer be required to work hard or save money for it.
Yes, you can watch them all without any visa, passport, or a tour package. They all are here in the capital city of India. Surprised? Well, you shouldn’t be as the “Waste to Wonder” park built with the help of South Delhi Municipal Corporation is offering that experience.
While you might be wondering why it’s named “Waste to Wonder” then let me tell you that the replicas of the 7 wonders of the world that the park houses are all made from scrap metal.
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As of now, the park has the replicas of the Taj Mahal, The Great Pyramid of Giza, Eiffel Tower, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer, Rome’s Colosseum and New York’s Statute of Liberty.
The park located at Rajiv Gandhi Smriti Van near the Sarai Kale Khan bus terminus was opened in February this year for the general public. The idea of the park comes from a similar kind of park that is located in the Kota city of Rajasthan.
Some Interesting Facts About The Park
The park not only has an interesting concept behind it but has some really interesting facts associated with it as well:
- The park is built in a record time of just 6 months
- The total area in which the park stands is 5 Acres
- In the development of the park around 150 tons of scrap was used
- 5 artists and 7 supporting artists worked on the designs and development of the replicas
- 70 welders and helpers have been used to give shape to the replicas
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Timings And Tickets
The park remains open for general public 6 days a week with one day close. The details about timings and days are mentioned below:
Tuesday: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
The information about the ticket prices is tabled below:
|Age Group||Entry Fee|
|3-12 Years||INR 25|
|12-65 Years||INR 50|
How To Reach Here?
If you are in Delhi-NCR then you can easily reach the place with the help of Delhi Metro or the DTC bus network. The details about the same are mentioned below:
Address of the Park: Block A, Nagli Rajapur, Sarai Kale Khan, New Delhi, Delhi 110013
Nearest Metro Station: Nizammudin Metro station on Pink Line
Buses That Go To Hazarat Nizammudin: Bus Number – 427, 534, 794, 966
Credits: Waste to Wonder Park
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