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By Selina Taylor Subscribe to RSS | December 27th 2011 | Views:
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The New seven wonders foundation attempted to revive the spirits of the seven wonders of ancient world with modern list which comprised an addition to the ancient list. An online poll was conducted in which more than 100 million people participated and decided the new Seven Wonders of the World. The decision was taken on July 7th 2007 in Lisbon. The decision was made through global votes on its website. These new seven wonders were a celebration of religion, mythology, art, power and science. They reflect the ability of humans to change the surrounding landscape by building massive yet beautiful structures all of which stood the test of time to this very day.

The official New Seven Wonders of World are Chichen Itzá, the most famous Mayan temple city, served as the political and economic center of the Mayan civilization. Christ Redeemer, Rio de Janerio This statue of Jesus stands some 38 meters tall, atop the Corcovado Mountain overlooking Rio de Janeiro. The Roman Colosseum, Rome, and Italy this great amphitheater in the centre of Rome was built to celebrate the glory of the Roman Empire. Taj Mahal, India This immense mausoleum was built on the orders of Shah Jahan, to honor the memory of his beloved late wife. The Great Wall of China It is the largest man-made monument ever to have been built. Petra, Jordan On the edge of the Arabian Desert, Petra was the glittering capital of the Nabataean empire of King Aretas IV. Masters of water technology, the Nabataeans provided their city with great tunnel constructions and water chambers. Machu Picchu, Peru In the 15th century, the Incan Emperor Pachacútec built a city in the clouds on the mountain known as Machu Picchu ("Old Mountain").

There are many tour operators these days who help to plan your visit to these new seven wonders of the world in an easier and convenient manner. They take care of all your travel needs and offer you a perfect economical visit to these seven wonders. It is difficult and expensive to cover all the seven wonders in one go but gradually with due course of time you can witness these marvelous creations of mankind one and one. So come and visit this spectacular creation of olden times which have till date not lost its charm and create lifetime memories.

Selina Taylor - About Author:
Author is an associate editor for honeymoon destinations. Get all possible information about Darjeeling tours and Darjeeling Tour India. Get discounted deals available on India Darjeeling Tour Packages at MakeMyTrip.

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