Wonders Of The World

The New Seven Wonders of the World is something that the many people would like to see. Travelers enjoy to see the 7 New Wonders if they go via river or ocean cruise. In the year 2007, July the results of the New 7 Wonders of the World were publicized in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. It was in the year 2009 that the campaign was started to choose the new 7 man-made wonders of the world. The people all around the world came forward to nominate their favorite choices. In January 2006 the International panel of judges was formed. These 21 finalists were later on posted at the place of New 7 Wonders. There were more than a hundred million votes from all around the world which decided upon the seven winners.

The notion of choosing the New 7 Wonders was derived by the Ancient 7 Wonders of the World; these were compiled in 200 B.C by Philon of Byzantium. The list given by Philon was used as a travel guide by other people in Athens, it was seen that all the sites which were man-made were situated in the Mediterranean Sea basin. Regrettably, now only one of the first 7 wonders of the olden world is in existence today, this is The Pyramids of Egypt. The other 6 early wonders were: the Temple of Artemis, the Lighthouse of Alexandria, the Statue of Zeus, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.

The list of wonders of world is compiled after a long research. These are decided by the feed back of people from all around the world and the importance of such monument or place. These wonders are a classical example of historical antiquity and not only include manmade edifices but also some natural marvels. Wonders of the world can be grouped in three categories mainly; wonders of ancient world, wonders of medieval ages and the wonders of the modern world. Out of these the most frequent and most famous list of Seven Wonders of the World is prepared after a period of time period.

Wonders of the World

Latest seven wonders of the world were announced on 7th July 2007. In the list 25 monuments were nominated for a poll and people from all around the world voted for their favorite monuments. Out of those 25 the seven that were voted by maximum people were finally chosen.

The New 7 Wonders Foundation is also running a contest for The Natural Wonders. The procedure of selection will be much much analogous to the one which was passed for the man-made wonders. These wonders are just worth admiring and leave its spectators awestruck.

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