7 Wonder Foundation headquarters in Zurich Switzerland. 7 Wonders of the new world is determined through voting. Total person voting is over 100 million voting. There are many important sites and historic buildings are an option. From some of the historic sites, there are only 21 sites that qualify as a finalist. 7 of them were chosen to be the new seven wonders of the world.
1 Borobudur Temple, Indonesia
Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple complex in Southeast Asia. Carries 2.672 relief panels and 504 stupas, temples have become an icon of the main tourist island of Java. Borobudur temple is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, perhaps you’ve visited this Buddhist-style temple. Borobudur Temple had been listed as a UNESCO version 7 wonders of the world which later became one of Indonesia’s cultural icons. If you visit the borobudur indonesia you will be fascinated by the building of the temple, people were friendly, and the beauty of its tropical nature. The temple, which was built when the Sailendra dynasty in power is the largest temple in the world after the temples of Angkor Wat.
2 The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is often called the Great Wall of China is a great wall that was built to connect the fortifications. The purpose of this wall is built to protect the territory of China from Mongol tribes attack. The Great Wall of China was built starting in 722 BC until the year 1655. It is the largest building that extends above the desert, mountains and plains like a giant dragon. Measurements ever undertaken by the Agency for Survey, Mapping and the State Administration of Cultural Heritage of China in 2009, the overall length of the Great Wall of China is 8.850 km.
3 Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is the ruins of the Incas located in the valley highlands Urubamba, Peru. Machu Picchu is a city built in 1450 by the Incan empire. The city was abandoned a hundred years later when the Inca empire was conquered by the Spanish. Said Machu Picchu when translated into English means the old mountain International. This site was discovered in 1991 by archaeologist Hiram Bingham of Yale University. Machu Pichu into the UNESCO world heritage site in 1983.
4 Petra, Jordan
One of the wonders of the world that the choice of the voter is Petra in Jordan. Petra is a city founded on the rocky cliffs. Petra word comes from the Greek word for stone. Petra was the capital of the Nabatean kingdom, King Aretas IV oelh built in 9 BC and was completed in 40 AD. This site was discovered in 1812 by Swiss wanderer named Johann Ludwig Burckhardt. This rock cliff city designated as a world heritage by UNESCO on December 6, 1985.
5 Pyramid at Chichen Itza, Mexico
The pyramid is believed to be a center of political and economic activities of the Mayans. Pyramid at Chichen Itza is located in Yucatan peninsula of Mexico. In the vicinity of the pyramid there are several buildings such as the Pyramids Kulkucan, Temple of Chac Mool and building a thousand pillars. According to the study, Chichen Itzavdibangun about 800 BC, was designated as a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988. Pyramid chichen Itza became the most popular destinations in Mexico. Of course because of its uniqueness. Pyramids are very guarded Yucatan heritage by UNESCO. chichen Itza could be the largest sites of the Maya, the most famous and easily accessible. Located pyramid was about 125 KM from the city of Cancun and Conzumel. Recorded approximately 1.4 million tourists who visit each year chichen Itza. chichen Itza is located in the east of Yucatan State in Mexico.
6 Roman Colosseum, Rome Italy
Roman Colosseum or commonly known as the Colosseum alone. Is an ancient building which is used as venues of the show fights between animals, prisoners and gladiators. Colosseum sites located in the city of Rome, Italy, built by Emperor Vespasian in the time of Domitian in 72 AD. But the building was later completed by his son Titus in 80 AD. Colosseum has an elliptical shape, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre. In 1980, the UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site Colosseum.
7 Taj Mahal Agra, India
Taj Mahal is a building moseleum which has been recognized as one of the seven wonders of the world that exists. Tajmahal is very similar to the building of the mosque is considered as the most beautiful buildings in India ever made.
Based on the existing historical Taj Mahal was established by the fifth Mughal emperor Shah Jahan named in 1631 until 1653 that more or less takes about 22 years. Taj Mahal is a monument to the memory of his beloved third wife named Mumtaz Mahal, died while giving birth to her 14th named Gauhara Begum.