The New7Wonders organization announced that the following 7 candidates have been elected to represent global heritage throughout history.
The new Seven Wonders in full are:
Chichén Itzá, Mexico
Christ Redeemer, Brazil
The Great Wall, China
Machu Picchu, Peru
The Roman Colloseum, Italy
The Taj Mahal, India
The winners, based on an online poll by New 7 Wonders of the World, were announced during a ceremony in Lisbon, attended by American actress Hilary Swank, pop star Jennifer Lopez and tenor Jose Carreras.
List of Seven Ancient Wonders that was created 2,300 years ago are :
• Lighthouse of Alexandria
• Temple of Artemis
• Statue of Zeus
• Colossus of Rhodes
• Hanging Gardens of Babylon
• Mausoleum of Halicarnassus
• Pyramids of Egypt
Suggestions for seven new Wonders of the World have flooded in following one of the biggest global polls ever conducted.
The results will be announced on July 07 2007 at Benfica’s Stadium of Light in Portugal.
More than 90 million people have voted so far.
Europe’s leading contenders are the Acropolis in Athens, Rome’s Colisseum and the Eiffel Tower.