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Breathtaking Wonders of the World

The Wonders of the World are a must on any travel itinerary and as they are spread across the world, wherever you end up, you will most likely be travelling near one. Unsurprisingly, the wonders attract visitors from all over the globe but I would highly recommend trying to visit as many as possible.

How many different Wonders of the World are there?

There are different variations of the Wonders of the World

  1. New Seven Wonders of the World

  2. Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

  3. Natural Wonders

  4. Modern Wonders

  5. Forgotten Wonders

Here is a list of the Wonders of the World so you tick them off as you travel. The lists are not definitive and do change but are a good starting point.

New Seven Wonders of the World

  1. The Great Wall of China

  2. Chichen Itza

  3. Petra

  4. Machu Picchu

  5. Christ the Redeemer

  6. Colosseum

  7. Taj Mahal

What are the wonders of the world?

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

  1. The Pyramids of Giza

  2. The Handing Gardens of Babylon

  3. The Statue of Zeus at Olympia

  4. The Colossus of Rhodes

  5. The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus

  6. The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

  7. The Lighthouse of Alexandria

Unlike the others, this list does not change.

What are the wonders of the world?

Natural Wonders

  1. Angel Falls in Venezuela

  2. The Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia Canada

  3. The Grand Canyon in Arizona USA

  4. The Great Barrier Reef in Australia

  5. Iguacu/Iguazu Falls in Brazil/Argentina

  6. Krakatoa Island in Indonesia

  7. Mount Everest in Nepal/Tibet

  8. Mount Fuji in Japan

  9. Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

  10. Niagara Falls in Ontario in Canada/USA

  11. Paricutin Volcano in Mexico

  12. Victoria Falls in Zambia/Zimbabwe

What are the wonders of the world

Modern Wonders

  1. The Eiffel Tower in Paris France

  2. The Empire State Building in New York, USA

  3. The Channel Tunnel, under the English Channel

  4. The Clock Tower (Big Ben) in London, England

  5. CN Tower in Toronto, Canada

  6. Gateway Arch in St Louis, USA

  7. Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, USA

  8. Itaipu Dam in Paraguay/Brazil

  9. The High Dam in Aswan, Egypt

  10. The Hoover Dam in Arizona/Nevada, USA

  11. Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota, USA

  12. The Panama Canal in Panama

  13. Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur

  14. Statue of Cristo Redentor in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  15. The Statue of Liberty in New York, USA

  16. The Suez Canal in Egypt

  17. Sydney Opera House, Australia

What are the wonders of the world?

"Forgotten" Wonders

  1. Abu Simbel Temple in Egypt

  2. Angkor Wat, Cambodia

  3. Borobudur Temple in Java, Indonesia

  4. The Aztec Temple in Tenochtitlan, Mexico

  5. The Bane Rice Terraces, Philippines

  6. The colosseum in Rome, Italy

  7. The Great Wall of China

  8. The Inca City of Machu Picchu, Peru

  9. Moai Statues in Rapa Nui, Easter Island

  10. The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

  11. Mayan Temples of Tikal in Guatemala

  12. Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy, France

  13. The Throne Hall of Persepolis in Iran

  14. The Parthenon in Athens, Greece

  15. Petra in Jordan

  16. The Shwedagon Pagoda in Burma

  17. Stonehenge in England

  18. Taj Mahal in Agra, India

  19. The Temple of the Inscriptions in Palenque, Mexico

What are the wonders of the world?

I hope those lists have given you some inspiration...happy travelling.


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