his is a little bit late, but nevertheless here are the results of the first ever global election of the New 7 Wonders of the World last July 7,2007.

1) Chichen Itza, Mexico - Mayan City
2) Christ Redeemer, Brazil - Large Statue
3) The Great Wall of China (I visited this place last year 2006)
4) Machu Picchu, Peru

5) Petra, Jordan - Ancient City
6) The Roman Colosseum, Italy
7) The Taj Mahal, India

I got 3 out of 7. I voted for Great Wall of China, Taj Mahal, India and Petra, Jordan. I also contributed a picture of the Great Wall of China.

If you wish to know here are also the lists of the Original Seven Wonders of the World:
The Colossus of Rhodes
The Great Pyramid of Giza
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
The Lighthouse of Alexandria
The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
The Statue of Zeus at Olympia
The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus


(This was posted last March 17, 2007)
The New 7 Wonders of the World list will include both ancient and modern structures from every part of the world. The Official Declaration ceremony will be announced in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday, July 7, 2007 (07.07.07)

Here are the 21 Finalist candidates from the original 77 choices.
o1 Acropolis, Athens Greece

02 Alhambra, Granada, Spain

03 Angkor, Cambodia

04 Chichen Itza, Yucalan, Mexico

05 Christ Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

06 Colosseum, Rome, Italy

07 Easter Island Statues, Chile

08 Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

09 Great Wall, China

10 Hagia Sophia, Istambul, Turkey

11 Kyomizu Temple, Kyoto, Japan

12 Kremlin, Moscow, Russia

13 Machu Picchu, Peru

14 Neuschwanstein Castle, Fussen, Germany

15 Petra, Jordan

16 Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

17 Statue of Liberty, New York, USA

18 Stonehenge, Amesbury, United Kingdom

19 Sydney Opera House, Australia

20 Taj Mahal, Agra, India

21 Timbuktu, Mali

This is the biggest global voting event ever. So, what are you waiting for, vote now! Be part of the making of history! There are two ways to cast your vote, for more information click here.

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