Taj Mahal Tops New Seven Wonders Of The World

The New Open World Corporation's (NOWC's) list of New Seven Wonders of the World is an alternative to the Seven Wonders of the World, according to a vote organized for purposes of profit. (The corporation is Swiss in nationality.) The final list was announced on July 7, 2007 in Lisbon, Portugal, in the Estádio da […]

The New Open World Corporation's (NOWC's) list of New Seven Wonders of the World is an alternative to the Seven Wonders of the World, according to a vote organized for purposes of profit. (The corporation is Swiss in nationality.) The final list was announced on July 7, 2007 in Lisbon, Portugal, in the Estádio da Luz, SL Benfica's stadium at 9:30pm (local time). Voting closed on July 6, 2007. Next in the company's series is the " New7Wonders of Nature ", nominations possible until August 8, 2008.

The selection was made by free and paid votes, through telephone or online. The first vote was free to registered members and additional votes were purchased through a payment to NOWC. In addition to the sale of votes, NOWC relied on private donations, the sale of merchandise such as shirts and cups, and revenue from selling broadcasting rights.

Winners

As they were announced (alphabetical order):

WonderAttributesLocationImage
Chichen ItzaWorship, KnowledgeYucatán, MexicoEl Castillo being climbed by tourists
Christ the RedeemerWelcoming, OpennessRio de Janeiro, BrazilChrist the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro
Great Wall of ChinaPerseverance, PersistencePeople's Republic of ChinaThe Great Wall in the winter
Machu PicchuCommunity, DedicationCuzco, PerúView of Machu Picchu
PetraEngineering, ProtectionJordanThe Treasury at Petra
Roman ColosseumJoy, SufferingRome, ItalyThe Colosseum at dusk: exterior view of the best-preserved section
Taj MahalLove, PassionAgra, IndiaTaj Mahal
Great Pyramid of Giza
(Honorary Candidate)
Immortality, EternityCairo, Egypt

Pyramide Kheops

Source:→ Wikipedia | New 7 Wonders

Taj Mahal, Agra, India, Great Pyramid of Giza, Cairo, Egypt, Roman, Colosseum, Italy, Petra, Jordan, Machu Picchu, Peru, The Great Wall, China, Christ Redeemer, Brazil, Chichén Itzá, Mexico, 7 Wonders, New 7 Wonders, N7W, World, New7 Wonders of the World, New 7 Wonders of Nature, Lesbon, Portugal