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     The New 7 Wonders of the World

There was a worldwide contest to elect the New 7 wonders of the World.
The New 7 Wonders of the World built by human hands were announced at a ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday, July 7, 2007.  These are man-made wonders and, except for one wonder built in the 20th Century, they are all hundreds of years old. Wikipedia has an excellent article about the organization and contest.
The New 7 Wonders of the World.  This is the New OpenWorld Foundation website that sponsored the  New 7 Wonders of the World Contest.  They are now sponsoring a New 7 Wonders of Nature Contest. 

The New 7 Wonders of the World

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Click on the name to go to the Wikipedia article.

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Chichen Itza  Yucatan, Mexico  ( 600 AD/CE -declined 1000) VR Go  Go Go Go
Christ The Redeemer  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  (1926-completed 1931) VR Go Go Go Go
Great Wall of China   China  (720 BC/BCE completed 221) VR Go  Go Go Go
Machu Picchu   Cuzco, Peru (constructed around 1450 AD/CE-declined 1550) VR Go Go Go Go
Petra   Jordan (constructed in 4th century BC/BCE) VR Go Go Go Go
Roman Colosseum   Rome, Italy  (70-72 AD/CE - completed 80) VR Go Go Go Go
Taj Mahal   Agra, India  (1632 AD/CE-completed 1648) VR Go  Go



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