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New 7 Wonders of the World

April 23, 2011

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New 7 Wonders of the World

The Official New 7 Wonders of the World have been elected by more than 100 million votes to represent global heritage throughout history. The listing is in random order, as announced at the Declaration Ceremony on 07.07.07.

The Pyramid at Chichén Itzá (before 800 A.D.) Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Chichen Itza once served as the political and economic center of Mayan civilization. The city housed masterpieces like the Temple of Chac Mool, the Hall of the Thousand Pillars, the Playing Field of the Prisoners and the pyramid of Kukulkan, which was the last Mayan temple.

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Christ Redeemer (1931) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The 125-foot statue (including pedestal) is an art deco style design by Heitor da Silva Costa, carved by French sculptor Paul Landowski. The statue took five years to construct with the pedestal and chapel being ready to accommodate 150 people as of October 1931.

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Photo by Christian Haugen

The Roman Colosseum (70 – 82 A.D.) Rome, Italy

The Roman Colosseum, also spelled, “Coliseum,” was constructed as an amphitheater. The architect of the masonry and cut stone tiers of arches and half-columns of Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders is unknown.  The Colosseum could hold 50,000 spectators and had 80 entrances.  The base of the building covers six acres and is roughly the height of a 12-15 story building.

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The Great Wall of China (220 B.C and 1368 – 1644 A.D.) China

Parts of the Great Wall date to more than 2500 years ago. Originally constructed to protect their territories from invasion, Emperor Qin Shi-huang ordered General Meng Tian to extend and connect the walls after 220 BC to dissuade the Huns. The Wall once served as a united defense system, but its functionality and purpose changed over time. No one can deny, however, its greatness. Thousands of people dedicated their lives to building and defending the historic wall.

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Photo by Francisco Diez

Machu Picchu (1460-1470), Peru

Machu Picchu or Old Peak and Hoaynawhich, New Peak, overlooks the Urabumba River Canyon. About 43 miles from Cuzco, capital of the Incan Civilization, is the home of legends. In July 1911 Martain Bingham, with a topographer, biographer, and geology engineers found Machu Picchu. To this day the stones are fit together so tightly you’d have a hard time getting even a thin knife between them.

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Petra (9 B.C. – 40 A.D.), Jordan

The rosy red mountains and mausoleums are one of the greatest wonders. No doubt Jordan’s greatest tourist attraction is a vast, unique city, carved into a sheer rock face. The Nabataens, an industrious Arab people settled there more than two millennia ago. Enter the city through a long narrow gorge flanked by high cliffs. The tomb of the king extols the engineering genius of the ancient people.

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The Taj Mahal (1630 A.D.) Agra, India

The Taj Mahal of Agra, on the banks of the River Yamuna, conjures up appreciation for its beauty. The construction was a result of love. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan dedicated the monument in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It’s said he fell in love with her at first sight. Translated “Crown Palace,” the wonder is of pure white marble, with exquisite ornamentation, gemstones, and beautiful surroundings.

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    Kristin
    August 31, 2016

    The playing field at Chichen Itza was not for prisoners. Men trained and trained to be a part of the games. It was the winners who were beheaded, as it was a sign from the Gods to join them in the afterlife.

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    Mr. Loto
    August 19, 2016

    Great Wall of China is a very impressive building, Roman Colosseum instead is a great work of art.
    🙂

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    Tajirul Haque
    May 11, 2015

    Wow, I was looking for a complete descriptions of all the 7 wonders of the world. Well done, thanks you.

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    diana
    March 22, 2015

    I have visited 3 of 7; petra seems so captivating and interesting to be the next on the list.

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    Jatin Chhabra
    September 18, 2013

    I love Taj Mahal, not because I’m from India but because I understand the universal language of love. Great work Hassan.

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      jawadraana
      March 06, 2015

      i guess not ..its not the symbol of love but the symbol of cruelty . i read it in the history books that while the construction of this building there was a famine in whole Hindustan cuz the king collected lots of food in agraah . and in the end what did the lover do , amputation ,,i mean what kind of love is it in which not u but others suffer?

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    Gunkanjima
    April 19, 2013

    I want to go to Petra ,Jordan. This place first time i see in Transformer movie. Amazing for me

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    kiden christine lesuk
    February 29, 2012

    really wonderful places and the pictures are really beautifull……
    all the above are manmade features…….just wondering if its possible to include the natural ones as well

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    Shairyar
    February 17, 2012

    I wonder when a place from Pakistan will be added in this list

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      Taimur Malik
      April 05, 2012

      Inshallah Mohenjo Daro and various other historic sites will make the list one day…

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        Abel Magwitch
        August 11, 2016

        I would be glad to see Pakistan featured in a list like this, but politics persuades people to draw strange conclusions about Pakistan and its people. They call it racism and it has no place in a modern world.

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    daryll
    December 30, 2011

    its so nice
    but
    it fill sad coz
    the underground river is not added
    as one of the 7 wonders

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    kira
    November 28, 2011

    very wonderful indeed
    great job explaining and i love the pictures

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    saddam
    October 25, 2011

    veryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy nice

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    DD
    August 13, 2011

    This is a good list. I would really like to go to the Taj Mahal. The only country I have not visited is Brazil. But I flew over it!

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    MdAmor
    August 13, 2011

    I have been to several of these, Petra, Machu Picchu and the Roman Colosseum. I can’t wait to see the rest.

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    Asir Ali
    July 14, 2011

    Mashallah hasan sahab….I have been following your articles and you have been doing a great work..Your articles are working as an eye opener for many people..May allah bless you with good health and knowledge so that you continue with your works…

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    Irfan Suleman
    May 27, 2011

    awesome stuff, like that

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    fajas colombianas
    May 24, 2011

    Our world truly is magnificent

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    Adam
    April 26, 2011

    Ive seen the first three and Machu Picchu, they were awesome. I was not super impressed by Christ the Redeemer. I’m not really sure if it belongs on this list. It is just one of those really famous places that everybody knows. From the bottom of the mountain Jesus doesn’t look very big. You just take a short train ride up the side of the mountain to the top. The view of the harbor is nice and you can see how big all the favelas are..

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    Usman
    April 25, 2011

    Our World is so Beautiful…

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      Jaryd
      September 28, 2013

      You said it!

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    John
    April 24, 2011

    Well put– but are they wonders of this world?

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      Hasan
      April 24, 2011

      Yes they are and they have been elected by more than 100 million votes. There is going to be another declaration on 11.11.11 and we might see a different set of 7.

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    Phacops
    April 23, 2011

    Interesting, but these have little merit as wonders. These even do not speak to human aspirations except in the negative.

    I’d like to see anything more breathtakingly amazing and full of wonder than the two little machines, Spirit and Opportunity, which we, after centuries of struggle in learning the nature of our world, sent across an unimaginable void to land on an alien world http://marsrovers.nasa.gov/home/ . These rovers, extensions of our senses and ability to manipulate our world, provide humanity with a knowledge of the cosmos that is an enduring legacy of the best of our nature.

    Even beyond that, two other machines, traveling for 34 years, have left our solar system, heading beyond the sun that have nourished us since we became human, all those millions of years ago.

    Stone and iron age relics are certainly reminders that we have climbed out of the gutter of animalistic religiosity and bloodlust, but it takes four small machines to remind us of the wonders of our best aspirations.

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      nakedeskimo
      May 24, 2011

      Yes, yes, we should completely forget about the practices, architecture, culture and beliefs of our ancestors that are completely responsible for the way myself and even you live your life today. Disregarding our predecessors as dumb, inferior people who worshipped gods and built civilizations without any reason but “religiosity and bloodlust” is a gross interpretation of the development of human intelligence. Each and every one of these wonders (although I do disagree with a few personally) are a testament to advancing human innovation and craftsmanship, benchmarking some of the most amazing and dumbfounding achievements using the technology available during their time period. Sure, the motivation behind some of these relics may be inspired for personal gain, world domination or, heaven forbid, worship of some deity, but to say that a few hunks of metal gathering information in space are more wondrous and full of beauty than these staggering creations does not sit well with me. I have a great appreciation for the cosmos and find the photographs and information gathered in space to be absolutely stunning, but casting aside our past because of the “animalistic” intentions of our ancestors seems ridiculous.

      Then again, we all are just a hunk of cells interacting with our environment with no meaning except to eat and reproduce, so maybe we should abandon all aspirations of beauty, art, faith, love and purpose and just accept our puny existence until we rot away. That’s what life is about, right?

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What are the new Seven Wonders of the World?

So you’re wondering what are the seven wonders of the world, right? You’ve probably heard the term mentioned before, but can you name them? Possibly not. The list has changed a lot since its inception during the Hellenic era and since 2007 we have a new set of modern day wonders of man-made construction. And I’m fortunate enough to have been to all of them, so check out what they are, where they are and you can start planning on how you guys can make it to them all too.

One of the Ancient Seven Wonders of the World (more on them here) still remains, the Great Pyramid of Giza and whilst not included in the updated list, it was given an honorary candidacy. Let’s take a look then at where in the world you will have to go to witness the modern-day Seven Wonders of the World.

One of the 7 Man Made Wonders of the World right here in all its glory. The Taj Mahal, Agra, India….

Cliched and proud ❤️ The Taj Mahal, at 7am, before the tourists arrived, complete with the morning fog. I never new India was so cold in winter ❄️ #tajmahal #thetajmahal #agra #india #unesco #travelcliche #iloveatouristtrap

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So, What are the Seven Wonders of the world?

7) Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico

You can read about all about getting to Chichen Itza from Cancun, about Ik Kil Cenote and a side trip to Merida in my blog post here. 

In the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico lies one of the greatest archaeological sites of the Mayan civilization, Chichen Itza. The vast site was constructed in around 400 AD and features some incredible sculptures and display which help us to better understand the Mayan culture. The centerpiece of the site is ‘El Castillo’ a near-perfectly preserved pyramid which was used to worship to the sun gods and features ornate serpent sculptures on its four sides. This once-major powerhouse of the Mayan people was way ahead of its time in terms of construction and this can be seen when you visit the incredible site. So what are the seven wonders of the world? Well Chichen Itza is number 7!

I’m writing an article for my blog about my visit to all the 7 Wonders of the World. This one is Chichen Itza, near Cancun, in Mexico. Gorgeous! Do you know the other 6?! #chichenitza #cancun #mexico #yucatan #7wondersoftheworld #sevenwondersoftheworld #UNESCO #unescoworldheritagesites

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Chichen Itza from Cancun
Visiting Chichen Itza from Cancun

6) Christ the Redeemer, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil:

Read about HOW to visit the Christ the Redeemer statue from my time in Rio de Janeiro here!

The glorious Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro is an iconic mark of human construction and design. The statue depicts Jesus Christ with arms outspread and sits on top of the Corcovado mountain looking over the entire city. The statue was built by Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa and designed by French sculptor Paul Landowski between 1922 and 1931. The statue stands at a dizzying 98 feet and the arms outstretched measure 92 feet. This impressive statue has become an iconic symbol of Brazil. So what are the seven wonders of the world? Well, Christ the Redeemer is number 6!

Christ the Redeemer, Rio De Janiero, Brazil. Number 6 on my 7 new World Wonders article. I went up at sunset to see the views both with ore sunset and post sunset – amazing city! #christtheredeemer #cristoredentor #riodejaneiro #brazil #unescoworldheritage #7wonderoftheworld #newsevenwondersoftheworld

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Christ the redeemer views at night
Christ the Redeemer views at night


5) The Colosseum, Rome, Italy:

Check out how to skip the queue and have the best Colosseum experience learned from my time there!

The biggest amphitheater ever built is the Colosseum in Italy’s capital Rome. During the days of the Roman Empire, this theater would be used to for public displays and gladiator contests where up to 80,000 people would pack themselves into the Colosseum to come and watch. Throughout the years the Colosseum has seen a great deal of damage and it is no longer functional and around 25% of it has been destroyed. In spite of the damage, the giant theater is still an impressive site and attracts millions of tourists each year. So what are the seven wonders of the world? Well, the Colosseum is number 5!

Number 5 of the 7 new Wonders of the World – the Colosseum of Rome! Gorgeous place – how many of the 7 Wonders have you been to? #colosseum #italy #rome #unescoworldheritage #onestep4ward #7wonders #7wondersoftheworld

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Colosseum at night
The Colosseum at night

 

 

4) Great Wall of China, Everywhere!, China:

I visited the Great Wall of China from Beijing, check out how in my blog post here

Over 4000 miles and almost a thousand years in the making, the Great Wall is pretty damn great to be perfectly honest. You can access the Great Wall via a day trip from Beijing, where the Chinese have done everything in their power to trivialize the whole thing by building a toboggan track down the thing! Venture further west and you can see some of the untouched Great Wall, perhaps not so well kept, but much more genuine. So what are the seven wonders of the world? Well, the Great Wall of China is number 4!

The Great Wall of China, number 4 of the 7 New Wonders of the World! Ever been to this one? PS it’s not true, u can’t actually see it from space ❤️ #thegreatwallofchina #greatwallofchina #china #badaling #beijing #unescoworldheritage #7wonders #7wondersoftheworld

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Visiting the Great Wall of China from Beijing

 

3) Machu Pichu, Cuzco, Peru:

It can be complicated working out just how to get to Machu Picchu, train/inca trail/bus, check out my blog post how to do it here!

In the Peru’s Cusco Valley lies the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, an impressive display of human engineering which was built during the 15th Century under the rule of emperor Pachacuti. The city lies in a dramatic setting above the Sacred Valley, surrounded by green and rocky mountains. Some of the city has been reconstructed by professional historians to give an impression to tourists of how the city once looked but much of it is still the same dry-stone that was put there by the Incas. The city is intricate and offers archaeologists a near-perfect insight into the Inca world. So what are the seven wonders of the world? Well, Machu Picchu is number 3!

Kissing a llama at…. Machu Picchu, can you spot it in the background? Number 3 on my 7 Wonders of the World, just 2 left – check my feed from the last few days and tell me what im missing! #machupicchu #peru #cusco #kissingallama #unesco #unescoworldheritage #7wonders #watchmanshut

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How to get to Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu

 

2) Petra, Wadi Musa, Jordan:

If you want to see how to get Petra ALL to yourself, like me in the pic below, read my blog post here!

Petra is  one of the 7 new wonders of the world  and it’s easy to see why. The actual site is huge and intricately designed, the Arab Nabataeans were masters when it came to carving and the city features great halls and passageways, tombs, statues, homes and centers for religious practices. It can, though, to be difficult to work out just how to visit Petra in Jordan as there are so many options available. I personally did it independently and would hugely recommend that to any and everyone. Working on your own timetable is perfect! So what are the seven wonders of the world? Well, Petra is number 6!

Petra, The Treasury all to myself at 6am 😍 Number 6 of the new 7 Wonders of the World. The very spectacular Petra in Jordan. How many countries did Indiana Jones make it to? I got him beat! 👊🏻 #indianjones #petra #jordan #7wonders #7wondersoftheworld #unesco #unescoworldheritage #onestep4ward

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Petra in Jordan at night

 

1)   Taj Mahal, Agra, India:

Check out the best places to take photos of the Taj Mahal, the restaurants with the best views of Taj Mahal and everything else you need to know before you visit the Taj in my blog post here!

The Taj was built as a mausoleum where the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan was to bury his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1632 and was not completed until 1653 and the Emperor was due to build a mirror image in black marble for his own mausoleum but after nearly bankrupting his people the first time round, he gave that one a miss. Good shout Shah. So what are the seven wonders of the world? Well, the Taj Mahal is number 1!

The Taj Mahal, all to myself 😍 Wanna know how I managed to visit the Taj Mahal without the crowds?! Check out my blog Onestep4ward.com This is my 7th of the 7 World Wonders, which is your favourite? I also wrote a blog post about all 7, so check that out too! #tajmahal #thetajmahal #agra #india #unesco #unescoworldheritage #7wondersoftheworld #7wonders #onestep4ward

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What are the seven wonders of the world
The Taj Mahal in Agra, India

 

8) Honourable mention: Great Pyramids, Giza, Egypt:

The Great Pyramid is the only remaining original 7 Wonder of the Ancient World! As a compromise, the Great Pyramid is considered to be the “Honorary Candidate” after the 7 modern wonders of the world and having been there last year I’m gutted that they got the boot, so I’ve sort of included them here!

Picking up the Pyraminds

 

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37 thoughts on “The 7 Man Made Wonders of the World

  1. Wonderful article
    This is an interesting and valuable content.
    Thank you so much.

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  2. Your post gave me wanderlust! Wonderful article I must say, many of the places have been on my bucket list.

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  3. Nice blog with lots of informations. It is very helpful to understand 7 wonders of world through this blog. India is one of the blessed country that contain one of the 7 wonders. Expect more blogs from you.

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  4. OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That is so awesome I am so doing this

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  5. Wow!!!! This an interesting and valuable content. Thanks, JOHNNY for this.
    Nothing seems to attract visitors like a Wonder of the World. And, once you start travelling, these Wonders seem to be everywhere. You may start to wonder yourself which wonders are actually Wonders (not to mention UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a status currently conferred on 878 places in 145 countries).
    I recently made a list of wonders you can access it at https://thetourism4you.com/wonders-of-the-world/

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  6. Nice work. Just done all 7 myself. Which did you prefer? I would say Petra, The Great Wall and Maccu Picchu as my top 3 in no particular order personally.

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  17. This is simply amazing!

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  18. I must say that Taj Mahal is the real wonder.I visited India last month and I am really impressed from the design and architecture.

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  19. Please look back to the guinise book of records for the 1980’s of the man made of I believe mount rush more was one of them. I love what u have done. And where u have been. But some of these sites, have changed so much over the years. What about visiting the old sites of the ones that are no longer there. Just like our wide life that shrinks every year, what once was a site to behold is no longer relevant. Such a shame that man kind eradicates all that came before. 🙁

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  20. noooooooooiuygg

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  21. International Space Station should be #1

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    1. man made wonders of the WORLD. not space… -__-

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      1. Lmao XDDDDDDDDDDDDDD

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  22. you missed the karakoram highway,world,s highest road.not fair

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  23. Johnny you are doing great.i visit your page everyday. someone like me learns so much from your website
    i am writing blog about my hometown.it is in Turkish. When i saw your blog,i start to write in English. i hope people like my first page
    http://kapadokyarehberi.info/ihlara-vadisine-nasil-gidilir/cappadocia-turkey/ my home town fairy land with fairy chimneys and rock formations used as a house,storeroom or hotel.I call it the flintstones, STILL PEOPLE LIVES IN A CAVE. Do you believe it?

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    1. wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
      great

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  24. I LOYE YOU JOHNNY

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  25. Hello! Just wanna say, cool site and I like your choices. I would personally add Angkor Wat to your list though, don’t you think? Pretty awesome man made structures that deserve to be up there!

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    1. Angkor Wat is beautiful, but i think these 7 (or 8) shade them in my opinion 🙂

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    2. I had food poising round Angkor Wat when I was there and kept throwing up in all the corners. I hope the people going there for the few days after me didn’t mind too much!!!

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      1. aaagh not a perfect bucket list experience at all eh!?

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        1. It could have been better 😛 I was 9 and backpacking with my dad round Asia. I begged to stay in the hotel for the day but he kept saying I couldn’t miss Angkor Wat … Think eventually he wished he had let me miss it!

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          1. haha, you’ll have to go back now and appreciate it this time round!

  26. Have you ever watched “An Idiot Abroad?” I believe it was a show that played in the UK and they visit all of these sites (I think they switched in Giza for Rome though), and it was HILARIOUS! Highly recommend the show if you can find a way to watch it!

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    1. my friend produces that show, it’s so funny! bring on another series 😛

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The Seven Wonders of Ancient World Essay

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There are seven most remarkable structures of ancient times and I’m going to write about four out of the seven. The statue of Zeus, which was created in 432 B.C., by Phidius, the lighthouse Of Alexandria that was created by Sostratus in 290 B.C. and took 20 years to complete. The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus that was first created in 800 B.C. by Croesus and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus that was built around 353 and 350 B.C. These are only four out of the seven wonders I will be writing about who commissioned and created each one of them. How they were built, where they were located, when was it constructed, why they were considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and what happened to them. The Statue of Zeus, which was

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There are seven most remarkable structures of ancient times and I’m going to write about four out of the seven. The statue of Zeus, which was created in 432 B.C., by Phidius, the lighthouse Of Alexandria that was created by Sostratus in 290 B.C. and took 20 years to complete. The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus that was first created in 800 B.C. by Croesus and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus that was built around 353 and 350 B.C. These are only four out of the seven wonders I will be writing about who commissioned and created each one of them. How they were built, where they were located, when was it constructed, why they were considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and what happened to them. The Statue of Zeus, which was commissioned by Phidius. He was a Greek sculptor, painter and architect, who lived in the 5th century BC, and was said to be one of the greatest sculptors of Classical Greece. Phidius went to Olympia in 432 B.C. to work on the statue of Zeus and it took him 12 years to complete (Woods). The statue of Zeus was made of cedar, inlaid ivory, gold and ebony. Zeus held a statue of Nike, the Greek Goddess of victory in his left hand and a staff of an eagle preached atop of his left hand (Curlee). The statue of Zeus was located in Peloponnesus, which is modern Greece today at a location near Ancient Olympia, were the sanctuary of Zeus also known as Altis or sacred grove where the people could go to worship the Gods in ancient times. It was

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