The finalists of the Seven New Wonders of the World

Seven New Wonders of the World

Human life dates back to 50,000 years ago. After the settled life, people started to become owners of several material things. This owner acquisition impulse could not be satiated only by the earning of food.  They started to build in order to reach immortality. This is also how the Seven Wonders arose.  Today, only one of the Seven Wonders of the World chosen by UNESCO (European Union Science and Culture) has survived. The risk of probable occupations from people of different civilizations shows the importance of the protection of the artworks. Many works of art have been victims of either the vandalism of the people or the power of the nature.

The New7Wonders organization team has launched a new campaign to choose existing wonders due to the absence of all the other works of the Seven Wonders of the World selected by UNESCO. First of all the wonders chosen by the team was not approved by UNESCO, because the choice was not fair. Later on, the new seven wonders of the world have been subjected to popular vote with the help of internet and mobile phone among the many works living today.This public’s choices were not accepted by UNESCO as the votes were biased. The seven new wonders of the world have been chosen from the following finalists:

Preview Name Country
 Acropolis_of_Athens_01361 Acropolis  Athens, Greece
 Patio_de_los_Arrayanes Al Hamra Palace  Granada, Spain
 Angkor_Wat_W-Seite Angkor  Cambodia
 Moai_Rano_raraku Moai  Easter, Chile
 eyfel_kulesi Eiffle Tower  Paris, France
 Aya_sofya_muzesi_camisi Hagia Sophia  Istanbul, Turkey
 Kiyomizu-dera_beams1 Kiyomizu-Dera  Kyoto, Japan
 Neuschwanstein_satosu Neuschwanstein Castle  Füssen, German
 new_york_ozgurluk_heykeli Statue of Liberty  New York, USA
 MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA Stonehenge  Salisbury, England
 Sydney_opera_binasi Sydney Opera House  Sidney, Australia
  timbuktu_cami Timbuktu  Timbuktu, Mali

The chosen ones


Preview Name Country
 maya_piramidi  Chichen Itza (Mayan pyramid) Yucatan, Mexico
 Kurtarıcı İsa Heykeli  Christ the Redeemer, Statue  Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
 cin_seddi  Great Wall of China  People’s Republic of China
 Peru_Machu_Picchu_Sunrise  Machu Picchu  Cuzco, Perú
 petra  Petra  Jordan
 kolezyum  Colosseum   Roma, Italy
 tac_mahal  Taj Mahal  Agra,India

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