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Have you visited any of the new 7 wonders of the World?

Asked by imrainmaker (8339points) February 18th, 2018

If yes then which one and did you feel it really was one of the best? Do you think any other site/ monument should be on that list?

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Dutchess_III's avatar

What are the “new” ones?

zenvelo's avatar

You mean these?

The “New” Seven Wonders of the World
Chichen Itza, Mexico – Mayan City.
Christ Redeemer, Brazil – Large Statue.
The Great Wall, China.
Machu Picchu, Peru.
Petra, Jordan – Ancient City.
The Roman Colosseum, Italy.
The Taj Mahal, India.

I have been to the Coliseum in Rome.

I question this list, as Petra is ancient, and Christ Redeemer is a statue, and no more significant than the Statue of Liberty or the Eiffel Tower.

Dutchess_III's avatar

No, I haven’t seen them.

Zaku's avatar

Only one of the original seven wonders of the world remains (The Great Pyramid of Giza).

I’ve been to the Colosseum in Rome quite a few times, but I haven’t been to any of the other countries on @zenvelo‘s list.

Wikipedia lists several others’ versions of what might be the seven wonders… which are much more numerous and many much easier – of those, I have seen:

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Ely Cathedral (nice, though I’ve seen quite a few more impressive cathedrals)
Empire State Building
Golden Gate Bridge
The Internet
The Grand Canyon (but only from the air)
The Polar Ice Caps (but only from the air)
Brooklyn Bridge

Dutchess_III's avatar

I vote for the internet.

ragingloli's avatar

For me, there are only 3 current wonders of the world.
The remnants of the lunar lander, on the moon.
The Large Hardon Hadron Collider.
Internet pornography.

Dutchess_III's avatar

LOL! I remember the original typo @ragingloli!

cookieman's avatar

I have been to the Great Wall in China and the Colosseum in Rome. Both pretty amazing.

I agree with @Zaku that the list could be expanded.

The Duomo in the Piazza de Fiore in Florence, Italy is worth including.

janbb's avatar

Need a link to see which wonders you mean.

imrainmaker's avatar

^ Here you go link

imrainmaker's avatar

Check for “The “New” Seven Wonders of the World” section.

filmfann's avatar

I have seen the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, the Grand Canyon, the Golden Gate bridge, and the Great Wall of China.
I have seen several of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo capsules, including the Apollo 11. The St. Louis arch was also quite impressive, as were the World Trade Center twin towers.

RocketGuy's avatar

I’ve been to:
Empire State
World Trade Center
Golden Gate Bridge
Grand Canyon
St. Louis Arch

janbb's avatar

From the list in theclink, i’ve seen the Coliseum and Chichen Itza.

Dutchess_III's avatar

I’ve been to Texas. I was born there, actually.

RocketGuy's avatar

@Dutchess_III – I’ve been to Kansas. I was born there, actually.

neels's avatar

Yes, I have seen The Taj Mahal in India.

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