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  • Title: 7 wonders of the world - 7 wonders of everywhere and all the times
    Descriptive info: .. 7 Wonders.. World Wonders Map.. World Wonders.. New Seven Wonders.. Middle Ages.. Ancient World.. Civil Engineering.. Man-Made.. Natural.. Underwater.. National Wonders.. Africa.. America.. Asia.. Europe.. Oceania.. 7 wonders of the world.. 7Wonders.. org is a project, that attempts to revive the spirit of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, with a modern list which includes in addition to the ancient wonders, the New Seven Wonders established in Lisbon on July 7, 2007, the Middle Age Wonders, the Civil Engineering Wonders, the Man-made Wonders, the Natural Wonders and the Underwater Wonders.. Besides, we want to show the wonders of each country; therefore; we are promoting an election which will choose the seven wonders of each country.. We invite you to participate, please, register on our site and vote for your favorite wonders or suggest us some wonders that could be in our list.. You can also upload on this site your own pictures or videos about any of the wonders included in our list.. Machu Picchu - Peru.. Taj Mahal - India.. The Great Barrier Reef - Australia.. The Great Pyramid of Giza - Egypt.. Wonders of the World over the ages.. The New 7 Wonders Foundation is a private organization established in 2001, which is dedicated to investing in good causes related with the monument preservation and reconstruction around the world.. Natural Wonders.. There are many lists of the Natural Wonders of our planet.. These lists include several of the most beautiful places of the World like mountains, water falls, rainforest, canyons, volcanos, natural reserves, forests, etc.. Civil Engineering Wonders.. New technologies and materials have allowed the humans to build structures increasingly impressive and complex, paying tribute to the modern society's ability for  ...   to please his wife Amytis.. They were amazing terraces with beautiful flowers and tree around the palace of Nebuchadnezzar in the city of Babylon.. The Lighthouse of Alexandria.. This wonder was located in the island of Pharos in front to the coastline of Alexandria.. The Lighthouse served to guide the sailors and it was one of the highest buildings of the world.. Temples of Bali.. Bali is known as the Island of the Gods.. This paradisiacal Islands has and endless number of Hindu temples, each one more beautiful than the other.. Delta Works.. The Delta Works is one of the most impressive structures in the world with its hydraulic system improves water balance which protects Netherlands from storms and high sea levels.. Stone Forest.. The forest consists of thousands of narrow, weirdly-shaped rocks towering up to a height of between 5 and 30m.. Wave Rock.. The Wave Rock is without doubt one of the most awesome and beautiful rock formations of the world.. Its face appears a giant sea wave, which was frozen in the time.. Send us your seven wonder photos.. Sharing photos of the natural wonders of the world is now possible with the online community 7Wonders.. If you have images you would like to share with thousands of people from all around the world of natural phenomenons you have witness or of various locations that are not very well known, doing so can be done with the use of 7Wonders.. Sending your image in to 7Wonders is possible by first ensuring the image is properly formatted and not too large.. Use.. image editing tool.. to adapt your wonder photos.. About Us.. Contact.. Privacy Policy.. Terms of Use.. Disclaimer.. 2009/2014 - All Rights Reserved..

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  • Title: World Wonders Map - 7 wonders
    Descriptive info: Chichen Itza.. Yucatán (Mexico).. Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).. Great Wall of China.. Beijing (China).. Machu Picchu.. Cusco (Peru).. Petra.. Aqaba Governorate (Jordan).. Roman Colosseum.. Rome (Italy).. Taj Mahal.. Agra (India)..

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  • Title: World Wonders - 7wonders.org
    Descriptive info: Various lists of the Wonders of the World have been compiled over the ages to catalogue the most spectacular man-made constructions and natural things in the world.. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is the first known list of the most remarkable man-made creations of classical antiquity, and was based on guide-books popular among Hellenic sight-seers and only includes works located around the Mediterranean rim.. The number seven was chosen because the Greeks believed it to be magical.. New Seven Wonders of the World is a project that attempts to revive the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World concept with a list of modern wonders.. A popularity poll was organized by the private New 7 Wonders Foundation, with winners announced in 2007 in Lisbon.. Throughout the history, men have sought to identify the wonders of your own time.. During the Middle Ages, the medieval mind was also captivated by the amazing structures created by humanity, therefore, many academics and philosophers created their own list of wonders.. The creation of the first lists of Wonders of the world is attributed to Herodotus and Calimachus of Cyrene.. The monuments mentioned in these lists were inspired by the mythology, religion and art of the ancient great civilizations of the world.. New technologies and materials have allowed to the humans to build structures increasingly impressive and complex.. The American Society of Civil Engineer has its own list of civil engineering marvels, in an effort to recognize an actual equivalent to the ancient Seven Wonders.. Man Made Wonders.. The most famous list of the Man Made wonders was ideated by the travel writer Howard Hillman.. He has compiled a list with the top man-made tourist travel wonders of the world.. These lists include several of the most beautiful places of the World like mountains, water falls, rainforest, canyons or islands.. The list of the Seven Underwater Wonders of the World  ...   easily accessible as part of a traditional Nile cruise which would transport you along the ancient Nile river to experience the rich history of Egypt and the exotic Red Sea.. Christ The Redeemer.. embraces the city of Rio de Janeiro in his arms atop Corcovado Mountain.. A South American Cruise will ensure that you don't miss this celebrated monument along with many other treasures that this richly diverse city has to offer.. The Colosseum.. is widely seen as the emblem of Rome and a West Mediterranean cruise can take you there.. Cruises that offer excursions away from the ship mean that you'll get to see a wide range of the best places, hand-picked for your interest.. The Great Wall Of China.. stretches from the Bo Hai Sea to the Gobi Desert and is amongst the largest man made structures in the world.. Don't miss this stunning piece of ancient history by embarking on a Far East Asia cruise, stopping at Taiwan and Japan along the way.. 'The Lost City of the Incas' can be found near Lima in the fascinating South American country of Peru.. A South American Cruise can transform you in to a Machu Picchu Explorer where you can experience this breath taking structure first hand.. The City of Petra.. can be visited following a European Cruise, encapsulating one of the most fascinating places in the world.. This ancient city can be visited along with the Dead Sea on a captivating tour of The Holy Land.. Embarking on a cruise of the Indian Golden Triangle will fulfil your tour of the Seven Wonders of the World with a visit to the stunning.. near Delhi.. A beautiful and awe-inspiring structure that took over 20 years to complete.. Bio: This article was provided by CheapCruises, experts at providing affordable cruise holidays around the world.. For more information on booking your cruise holiday please visit.. cheapcruises.. com..

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  • Title: New Seven Wonders - 7wonders.org
    Descriptive info: This organization prepared a global contest on Internet whose goal was to find the New Seven Wonders of the World.. This election was made through a global vote on its website.. Finally, on July 07, 2007 the election's results were announced and these are the proclaimed New Seven Wonders of the World:.. Chichen Itza is the religious center more amazing of the Mexican history and one of citadels Mayan more ancient.. One of the most  ...   One of the new seven wonders, the most beautiful Inca city and the main archeological site of America.. Petra, the giant red mountains and extensive mausoleums are appreciated for being one of the greatest wonders worked by the Nature and the Man.. An elliptical amphitheatre, the Coliseum is one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.. Taj Mahal or the epitome of love is a magnificent monument that reflects an immense love..

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  • Title: Middle Ages Wonders - 7wonders.org
    Descriptive info: Throughout the history, men have sought to identify the wonders of their own time.. During the Middle Ages, the medieval mind was also captivated by the amazing structures created by humanity, therefore, many academics and philosophers interested for the great classic civilizations like Greece and Rome, wanted to revive part of their glory remembering the list of marvels created in the classic age.. Most structures of these lists were constructed much earlier than Medieval Times.. Nevertheless, the authors of these new medieval lists of marvels have included their own wonders and opinion in order to reflect the spirit of their time.. The main list contains more than seven wonders, and it is known as “Wonders of the Middle Ages” despite that the concept "Middle Age" did not become popular until the 16th century.. The list includes the following marvels:.. Cairo Citadel.. The Saladin Citadel of Cairo is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Egypt with the Muqattan hill,  ...   form of its Octagon Tower.. Hagia Sophia.. The basilica represents a major revolution in church construction and is the most beautiful building that survived to the fire, to the earthquake and the vandalism of rioters.. Kom el Shoqafa Catacombs.. The Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa is a multi level labyrinth featuring dozens of chambers adorned with sculpted pillars, statues and other Romano Egyptian religious symbols, burial niches and sarcophagi.. Leaning Tower of Pisa.. The leaning tower of Pisa an artwork that performed in three stages is the campanile or freestanding bell tower of the Pisa’s Cathedral.. Porcelain Tower of Nanjing.. A sublimely elegant example of Buddhist Architecture that in its golden times was covered with superior quality white and shining porcelain bricks interlaid with colored stones.. Stonehenge.. Stonehenge a Neolithic and Bronze Age megalithic monument in Wiltshire consider five theories: a place for the dead, a place of healing, an ancient observatory, a place of Moon worship and UFO landing site..

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  • Title: Ancient World Wonders - 7wonders.org
    Descriptive info: Ancient World Wonders.. The creation of the first lists of Wonders of the world is attributed to Herodotus (famous Greek historian, 484 BC – 425 BC) and Calimachus of Cyrene (chief of the Library of Alexandria 305 – 240 BC).. However, it is also beleived that the traditional list was also made by Philo of Byzantium and written on his work "On the Seven Wonders" in 225 BC.. Finally, around 140 BC, Antipater of Sidon compiled a later version of the list describing the structures in a poem.. The Ancient Seven Wonders of the World reflected the ability of the men to change the nature in order to build wonderful and beautiful structures which amaze and inspire the people.. It believes that these constructions of classical antiquity were constructed since 2700 B.. C.. but, unfortunately, only one of the wonders mentioned by Herodotus has survived until today: The Pyramids of Giza.. However, the Ancient Seven Wonders list included:.. Great  ...   the famous sculptor Phidias of ivory with gold plating and it was during several centuries the most beatiful work of art of the world.. The Colossus of Rhodes.. This wonder of the ancient World was located in the Greek Island of Rhodes.. It was a giant statue of Bronze that represented to the god Helios, which was constructed in the III century BC.. The Mausoleum of Maussollos.. The famous tomb of the king Maussollos of Halicarnassus known as the Mausoleum of Maussollo, which served as tomb for the king and his wife was constructed by 4 of the most important artists of their time and was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.. The Temple of Artemis.. This wonder of the ancient world is also known as the Temple of Diana.. The temple was located in Ephesus an ancient Greek city around 50 Km from the actual city of Izmir in the territory that today occupies Turkey..

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  • Title: Civil Engineering Wonders - 7wonders.org
    Descriptive info: The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a professional body founded in 1852, represents the members of the civil engineering profession around the world.. This society made its own list of marvels of the civil engineering in an effort to recognize an actual equivalent to the Ancient Seven Wonders of the World.. Most monuments of this list were constructed in the last 100 years thanks to sophisticated software programs and impressive new materials which are allowing the civil engineers to realize new infrastructure projects of unprecedented scale.. The seven Modern World Wonders designated by ASCE are:.. Channel Tunnel.. Channel Tunnel is the largest engineering project in history of the humanity.. CN  ...   The Empire State Building in New York City is one of the most famous skyscrapers in the world known over for its history, architecture, and as a symbol of American industry.. Itaipu Dam.. The Itaipu Dam is one of the largest operational hydroelectric power plant output of any dam in the world.. Panama Canal.. The Panama Canal is a major ship canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans is also one of the biggest and most difficult engineering projects ever undertaken before.. The Golden Gate Bridge.. The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the longest suspension bridges in the world and has become an internationally recognized symbol of San Francisco and California..

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  • Title: Man-made Wonders - 7wonders.org
    Descriptive info: The most famous list of the Man Made Wonders was ideated by the travel writer Howard Hillman, who published over 25 books about travelling, cooking and wine; besides, he has a prestigious column in the travel section of famous “New York Times”.. Initially, his list was personal, but in 1968, when he showed it to some travellers in Machu Picchu (Peru), he decided to realize a consensus list.. He compiled this list with the following top man-made tourist travel wonders of the world:.. Angkor Wat.. It is a wonderful temple in Cambodia constructed by the Khmer dinasty.. Forbidden City.. It is the largest  ...   Temple.. The religious complex of Karnak at Luxor was the most important religious center in Egypt while Thebes was the capital of the Empire, its wonderful temples and sculptures are one of the greatest wonders of the planet.. Temples of Bagan.. The temples of Bagan or Pagan (as anciently was known this place) are an extraordinary set of ancient Buddhist sanctuaries, which were built mainly between the X and XII centuries in the actual territory of Myanmar (Burma).. Teotihuacan.. Teotihuacan is the most visited archeological complex of Mexico.. It is famous by its pyramids, which are amongst the highest pre-Colombian constructions of America..

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  • Title: Natural Wonders - 7wonders.org
    Descriptive info: These lists include several of the most beautiful places of the World like mountains, water falls, rainforest, canyons, volcanos, natural reserves, forests, national parks, lakes, landscapes, rock formations, seascapes, caves, valleys, ice formations, rivers, or islands.. One of the most known lists of natural wonders is the CNN's list.. This list is composed by the following 7 wonders:.. Aurora.. Natural colored light displays in the sky, usually observed in the polar zone at night.. Often it appears as a greenish glow rising from an unusual direction extending in east-west.. Grand Canyon.. The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided gorge carved over millennia through the rocks of the Colorado Plateau.. Take time to enjoy its beauty and size, to sit and to watch the changing play of light and shadows over its  ...   of the Himalaya range in High Asia and with its 8.. 848 meters is the highest mountain on earth.. It also called Chomolungma, Qomolangma or Zhumulangma.. Parícutin Volcano.. Parícutin is a cinder cone volcano which from its birth of eruption between 1943 and 1952, it represented a dramatic period in the lives of Parícutin people, but like most cinder cones it will never erupt again.. The Great Barrier Reef.. It is the largest Corals Reef of the world and is the only collective organism that can be seen from the orbit of the Earth.. Victoria Falls.. The Victoria Falls is one of the best spectacular natural wonders of the world, also called “Mosi-oa-Tunya” constitutes the largest curtain of water in the world into the Zambezi Gorge with its 1708 meters wide..

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  • Title: Underwater Wonders - 7wonders.org
    Descriptive info: The list of the Seven Underwater Wonders of the World was created by CEDAM International (Conservation, Education, Diving, Awareness and Marine research), a non-profit organization of divers.. This organization is dedicated to the Sea research and conservation.. The places declared as underwater wonders were selected basis of its beauty, its marine life, its scientific research value and its environmental importance.. Finally, the results were revealed at the National Aquarium in Washington DC, and the list includes the following amazing places:.. Belize Barrier Reef.. The Belize Barrier Reef is the largest barrier reef of the western hemisphere and the second of the world.. Its beauty has no comparison in the world.. Deep Sea Vents.. They  ...   of some of the most beautiful and impressive species of the world, which inspired to Charles Darwin to create the Evolution Theory.. Palau Reefs.. The Palau Archipelago is one of the Seven Underwater Wonders of the World and is one of the most biodiverse Corals Reefs of the world.. The Lake Baikal.. The Lake Baikal is the deepest lake of the world and the largest reservoir of fresh surface water of the planet and host a great variety of endemic species of flora and fauna.. The Northern Red Sea.. It is considered one of the best places of the world to do scuba diving, it is known also as the 'Underwater Garden of Eden'..

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  • Title: Wonders of Africa - 7wonders.org
    Descriptive info: Wonders of Africa.. Africa is the continent where the human history began.. It is also the second largest continent of the world with 30,272,922 square kilometers.. It is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Indian Ocean to the southeast, the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Suez Canal to the northeast.. There are human vestiges of agriculture and cattle in Africa that dates from 6000 BC.. Some of the most ancient examples of plants domestication were founded in both, Ethiopia and Western Africa.. Generally, the climate of Africa varies from tropical to sub-arctic on its highest peaks; including the desert in the northern half, while it is able to find both savanna plains and dense jungle regions in the central and southern areas.. For this reason, Africa has the privilege to refuge the largest combination of density, wild animal populations and diversity including carnivores, herbivores, jungle creatures and aquatic life.. It is estimate there are over a thousand, and even over  ...   Egypt and Phoenicia.. Later, the north of Africa was occupied by the Roman Empire and after by the Arabian Islamic Caliphate.. In the XIX century most territories of Africa were invaded by the colonial armies from the most powerful European countries like England, France, Spain, Germany, Italy and Belgium.. However, nowadays Africa has 910 844 133 inhabitants, 53 countries, and it is the poorest and most underdeveloped continent; but it is also a continent that hides amazing treasures and cultures.. From Egypt to South Africa, you can find an endless number of impressive natural sites and monuments, including beautiful mountains, exuberant wild life in natural reserves, amazing water falls and much more.. Unfortunately for long time, and until now, most African marvels were hidden because of either ravages of time, nature or repressive governments.. Join us to know more about the wonders of this exceptional continent!.. Wonder Locations in Africa.. Wonders of Africa in interactive map.. Egypt.. Zambia.. Wonders of Africa Photos.. Top Wonders in Africa..

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