Waste to Wonder Park : SDMC

About "The Park"

Waste to Wonder Park is a very unique theme park. Inaugurated on 21-Feb, 2019 by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The park has been thrown open for the public. Waste to Wonder Park features the replicas of iconic seven wonders of the world - created from industrial and other waste. The park is unique in its kind and theme in the world situated near Nizammudin Metro Station.

The park has amazing structural replica of Seven wonders of the world which has been developed by utilizing the waste items such as iron scraps, automobile parts and other such material of metal, broken metal utensils and pipes. The beauty of the park attracts the Delhiites as a new haunt for the couples, family and friends and very popular among School going children. For selfie lovers such structure has a unique view to take photographs by the visitors. As South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has been doing its best efforts to harness the latest technology and techniques in the field of civic service deliveries and creating eco-friendly environment. In the waste to wonders park, SDMC has again succeeded to harness the various tools and techniques such as wind and solar energy to light up the park rendering a breath-taking sight during sunset and night. All this makes it a must for Delhiites to visit the Waste to Wonder Park and understand the efforts and philosophical need that something created from scrap materials can look so surreal.

Colosseum

One of the worlds oldest stadium's is rebuilt in New Delhi using more than 11 tonnes of scrap metal. The structure at the Waste to Wonder Park is 17 feet high.

Approximate Dimensions
  • Width- 42 ft 10”
  • Length- 50 ft 10”
  • Height- 16 ft 5”
Material Used
  • 162 pillars, scrap from children’s park (slides, swings, see-saw)
  • 410 Car wheels to make the arch in each pillar
  • Electric Poles, automobile spare parts, metal railings, metal bench
  • 10-11 tonnes of scrap is used
Original structure details
  • Place: Rome, Italy.
  • Height:- 157 ft
  • Dimensions: 615 ft x 510 ft
Construction
  • Groundbreaking- 72 AD
  • Completion- 80 AD

Eiffel Tower

From the most romantic city in the world to New Delhi, this structure was built using more than 15 tonnes of scrap metal. The structure at the Waste to Wonder Park is 70 feet high.

Approximate Dimensions
  • Floor area- 27 ft x 27 ft
  • Height – 70 ft
Material Used
  • Truck Petrol tanks, automobile parts, clutch plates, C channels and Angles.
  • 14-15 tonnes of scrap is used
Original structure details
  • Place: Paris, France
  • Height: 1,063 ft (324 meters) tail, including the antenna at the top. Without the antenna, it is 984 feet (300m).
Construction
  • Groundbreaking- 1887
  • Completion- 1889

Taj Mahal

This iconic structure, considered one of the most beautiful structures in the world - is built here using more than 16 tonnes of scrap waste. The structure at the Waste to Wonder Park is 37 feet high. 4 doors and 24 windows were covered out of concrete moulds. All the nakkashi has been laser cut using a design first created on computer. Each and every domes, minars, windows, doors, poles were separately created and assembled one by one.

Approximate Dimensions
  • Height- 37ft
  • Width- 43ft
  • Length- 43ft
Material Used
  • Angles, Truck/Cupboards Sheets , Nuts and botls , 1600 Cycle rings, Electric pole pipes, Cooking Kadhais, Park Benches, Swings, All domes are made of 2” pipes (cut into pieces), Jaalis for doors and windows were taken out of benches, Railings from park were used, Truck Springs
Original structure details
  • Place: Agra, India
  • Height: 240 ft, Width: 365ft
Construction
  • Groundbreaking- 1632
  • Completion- 1653

Statue Of Liberty

The pride of New York is recreated here in New Delhi using 6 tonnes of scrap metal. The structure at the Waste to Wonder Park is 17 feet high. In the process the mould was used to give proper shape of the structure.

Approximate Dimensions
  • Height- 32 ft 6”
  • Width- 17 ft 3”
  • Length- 17 ft 3”
Material Used
  • Angles used from thelaas (rickshaw used by street hawkers)
  • Slides from children’s park
  • Teastall bench, electric metal wires
  • Mashaal is made out of a bike and it’s chain
  • Hair- cycle chains
  • Book- MCD benches and Metal sheets
  • Pedestal- pipes to convert bricks, metal railings, angles, spring, truck clutch plate’s spring, Car rims, engine spare parts, C Channels to develop the base
Original structure details
  • Place: New York, USA
  • Height: 305 ft from ground level
Construction
  • Groundbreaking- 1875
  • Completion- 1886

Rio Redeemer

This beautiful statue of Christ the Redeemer towering over the city of Rio de Janeiro is rebuilt in New Delhi using 7 tonnes of scrap metal. The structure at the Waste to Wonder Park is 25 feet high. The process was time consuming, it took almost 5 months to build. Metal cast and mould were used to give proper shape to the sculpture.

Approximate Dimensions
  • 25 ft x 19 ft x 9.5 ft
Material Used
  • Electric pipes, automobile scrap, bike chains, spring for hair, cycle rickshaw angles.
  • 4-5 tonnes of scrap is used
Original structure details
  • Place: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • Height: 98 ft x 92 ft
Construction
  • Groundbreaking- 1922
  • Completion- 1931

Pyramid Of Giza

One of the worlds oldest man made structures is recreated here in New Delhi using more than 10 tonnes of scrap metal. The structure at the Waste to Wonder Park is 24 feet high and a total of 10800 feet angles were used in the process to complete the structure.

Approximate Dimensions
  • Height- 24 ft 5”
  • Width- 30 ft 5”
  • Length- 30 ft 5”
Material Used
  • Pipes, 110 layers of angles
  • 10-12 tonnes of scrap is used
Original structure details
  • Place- Giza, Egypt.
  • Height- 455.4 ft
Construction
  • Groundbreaking- 2550 BC
  • Completion- 2490 BC

Leaning Tower Of Pisa

A world renowned phenomenon of the leaning tower from Pisa, Italy is recreated using scrap metal, here in New Delhi with more than 9 tonnes of scrap metal. The structure at the Waste to Wonder Park is 39 feet high.

Approximate Dimensions
  • Height- 39 feet
  • Circular Dia- 10 feet
Material Used
  • Cable wire rings, automobile parts, truck metal
  • Sheets, clutch plates, C channels n angles
  • Bell is made out of pipes
  • 86 degree titled (exactly how it’s originally built)
  • 8-9 tonnes of scrap is used
  • 182 columns total (26 columns at each floor)
Original structure details
  • Place: Pisa, Italy,
  • Dimensions: 183.3 ft
  • Base area: 51 feet dia
Construction
  • Groundbreaking- 1173
  • Completion- 1372