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The Seven Wonders of the World

The Seven Wonders of the World. The Pyramid at Chichén Itzá (before 800 A.D.) Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Valle de Aezkoa, Navarre. Christ Redeemer (1931) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Tozal del Mallo, Valle de Ordesa, Huesca Province, Aragon. The Roman Colosseum (70 - 82 A.D.) Rome, Italy.

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The Seven Wonders of the World

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  1. The Seven Wonders of the World

  2. The Pyramid at Chichén Itzá (before 800 A.D.) Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico Valle de Aezkoa, Navarre

  3. Christ Redeemer (1931) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Tozal del Mallo, Valle de Ordesa, Huesca Province, Aragon

  4. The Roman Colosseum (70 - 82 A.D.) Rome, Italy Tossa de Mar, Girona

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

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

  7. Petra (9 B.C. - 40 A.D.), Jordan

  8. Machu Picchu (1460-1470), Peru

  9. The Finalists The Acropolis, Athens, Greece Alhambra, Granada, Spain Angkor, Cambodia Statues of Easter Island, Chile The Eiffel Tower, France The Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey Kiyomizu Temple, Japan The Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow, Russia Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt The Statue of Liberty, New York City, USA Stonehenge, Amesbury, United Kingdom Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia Timbuktu, Mali

  10. The Acropolis of Athens (450 - 330 B.C.) Athens, Greece

  11. Alhambra (12th century) Granada, Spain Roman Bridge, Guadalquivir River, Cordoba

  12. Angkor (12th century) Cambodia

  13. Statues of Easter Island (10th - 16th Century) Easter Island, Chile

  14. The Eiffel Tower (1887 - 89) Paris, France

  15. The Hagia Sophia (532 - 537 A.D.) Istanbul, Turkey

  16. Kiyomizu Temple (749 - 1855) Kyoto, Japan Peniscola, Valencia

  17. The Kremlin and Red Square (1156 - 1850) Moscow, Russia

  18. Neuschwanstein Castle (1869 -1884) Schwangau, Germany

  19. The Pyramids of Giza (2600 - 2500 B.C), Egypt

  20. The Statue of Liberty (1886) New York City, U.S.A.

  21. Stonehenge (3000 B.C. - 1600 B.C.) Amesbury, United Kingdom

  22. Sydney Opera House (1954 - 73) Sydney, Australia

  23. Timbuktu (12th century) Mali

  24. The Hanging Monastery, Mount Heng (Shanxi), CHINA My Additions The Hanging Monastery, Mount Heng (Shanxi), CHINA is one of the most noteworthy attractions on Mount Heng. It was constructed during the later period of the Northern Wei Dynasty (386 - 534 A.D.). The Hanging Monastery has a 1,400 year history. There are winding verandahs within its structure, following the uneven shape of the rock. The structure is sturdy and solid whenever necessary. With rocks hanging overhead and gorges below, the foundation of the Hanging Monastery was built upon rocks, which required chiseling into the rock to nestle it against the cliffs. The horizontal and vertical located wood support poles complemented each other, and produced a most amazing architectural structure, accenting a very unique architectural style.

  25. Ladder of Love, Jiangjin County, Chongqing Municipality, CHINA. Love Story The tale of a 70-year-old Chinese man who hand-carved over 6,000 stairs up a mountain for his 80-year-old wife has moved millions of people in 2006. Wednesday morning (11/10/2006) the man passed away in the cave, which has been the couple's home for the last 50 years.  

  26. The Holy Monasteries of Meteora (10th century), Kalampaka GREECE Kalampaka is known all over Greece and the world because of the famous monasteries that exist on the top of the rocks of the Meteora that are at the north-eastern side of it. Site of James Bond’s movie “For Your Eyes Only”.

  27. Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai is the part of the 7 states that comprises the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the second largest of all. Dubai's total area is around 3,885sq km and is situated on the banks of the Dubai  Creeks off the Persian Gulf. 

  28. Borobudur, Indonesia Thousands of statues regard Java's jungles from the heights of Borobudur—the world's largest Buddhist temple. The ancient pilgrimage site was built in the 8th and 9th centuries A.D.

  29. Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, Kobe-Naruto Japan The Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge has the largest span (1991m) of any bridge. The largest suspension bridge from 1998 to the present

  30. Big Buddha, Hong Kong This statue is the world's largest Buddha statue, by using bronze, it's 34 metres tall and weighs 250 tonnes, empowered in December 1993.

  31. Dhammakaya Buddhist Temple, Thailand It was established on 20 February 1970, on an eighty-acre (320,000 m²) plot of land. From acidic paddy fields, a woodland was created: a parkland for meditators. The Main Chapel was completed in 1982 and the ceremony for the allocation of the chapel boundary (sima) was held three years later. The community living at Wat Phra Dhammakaya now numbers 3,000 monks, novices, laymen and laywomen - making it the largest temple in Thailand. The Dhammakaya Cetiya is designed o accommodate 1,000,000 personal Buddha images.

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