Tuesday, July 17, 2007

New 7 Wonders of the World

I have heard that there was a revision made fo the Seven Wonders of the world so, I immediatly searched for it for my curiousity......... Lisbon, Portugal, July 7, 2007 - The world saw the results of the global election that elevated the status of 7 man-made monumental sites as the New Seven Wonders of the World.

From the Seven Ancient Wonders List made by Herodotus and Callimachus of Greek, the election was based from internet votes and telephone/cellphone votes of candidates for the New 7 Wonders. The list of 177 nominees, the candidates was narrowed to 21 sites, including the Great Pyramid of Giza, and later the Pyramids was proclaimed as an honorary delegate, for its status being the only remnant of the Ancient Wonders.

Here is the list of the New 7 Wonders of the World (Credits to Wikipedia)

Great WallPerseverance, PersistenceFlag of People's Republic of China ChinaThe Great Wall in the winter
PetraEngineering, ProtectionFlag of Jordan JordanThe Treasury at Petra
Christ the RedeemerWelcoming, OpennessFlag of Brazil Rio de Janeiro, BrazilChrist the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro
Machu PicchuCommunity, DedicationFlag of Peru PerúView of Machu Picchu
Chichen ItzaWorship, KnowledgeFlag of Mexico Yucatán, MexicoEl Castillo being climbed by tourists
ColosseumJoy, SufferingFlag of Italy Rome, Italyexterior view of the best-preserved section
Taj MahalLove, PassionFlag of India Agra, IndiaTaj Mahal
Great Pyramid of Giza
(Honorary Candidate)
Immortality, EternityFlag of Egypt Cairo, EgyptPyramide Kheops

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