The new wonders of the world!

Our quest to see the seven wonders of the world!

Christ Redeemer

We have visited this wonder Christ Redeemer (1931), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This statue of Jesus stands some 38 meters tall, atop the Corcovado mountain overlooking Rio de Janeiro. it is one of the world’s best-known monuments. More...

Roman Colosseum

Our next tripThe Roman Colosseum (70 - 82 A.D.) Rome, Italy. This great amphitheater in the centre of Rome was built to give favors to successful legionnaires and to celebrate the glory of the Roman Empire. More...

Chichen Itza

We have visited this wonder The Pyramid at Chichén Itzá (before 800 A.D.) Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Chichén Itzá, the most famous Mayan temple city, served as the political and economic center of the Mayan civilization. More...

Great Wall of China

We have visited this wonder The Great Wall of China (220 B.C and 1368 - 1644 A.D.) China. The Great Wall of China was built to link existing fortifications into a united defense system and better keep invading Mongol tribes out of China. More.

Machu Picchu

Our next tripMachu Picchu (1460-1470), Peru. In the 15th century, the Incan Emperor Pachacútec built a city in the clouds on the mountain known as Machu Picchu ("old mountain"). More...

Petra

Our next tripPetra (9 B.C. - 40 A.D.), Jordan. On the edge of the Arabian Desert, Petra was the glittering capital of the Nabataean empire of King Aretas IV (9 B.C. to 40 A.D.). More...

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal (1630 A.D.) Agra, India. This immense mausoleum was built on the orders of Shah Jahan, the fifth Muslim Mogul emperor, to honor the memory of his beloved late wife. More...

 

The finalists for the new wonders!
The Acropolis

We have visited this wonder The Acropolis of Athens (450 - 330 B.C.) Athens, Greece. Built atop what is known as the “Sacred Rock” of Athens, the Acropolis was to radiate power and protection for its citizens. More...

Kremlin/Red Square

Our next tripThe Kremlin and Red Square (1156 - 1850) Moscow, Russia. Built as a residence for Ivan I, the Kremlin was the official residence of the Czars until the 1917 Russian Revolution. More...

Alhambra of Spain

Our next tripAlhambra (12th century) Granada, Spain. Mohammed I, the first king of the Nasriden, converted a 9th-century castle into his private royal residence, and it is this which we now know as the Alhambra. More...

Neuschwansteing Castle

Our next tripNeuschwanstein Castle (1869 -1884) Schwangau, Germany. It was built based on pure fantasy – a beautiful, romantic composition of towers and walls in the perfect setting of mountains and lakes. More...

Angkor Temple

Our next tripAngkor (12th century) Cambodia. Angkor Wat is the most important monument of the south-east Asian Khmer Empire and the world’s largest sacred temple, built during the reign of King Suryavaman. More...

Pyramid of Giza

Our next tripThe Pyramids of Giza (2600 - 2500 B.C), Egypt. The Pyramids of Giza, the oldest and only Ancient Wonder still standing, are testimony to perfection in art and design, never subsequently achieved. More...

Statues of Easter Isl

Our next tripStatues of Easter Island (10th - 16th Century) Easter Island, Chile. Discovered on Easter Sunday, these 25 meter-high stone sculptures still puzzles people around the world as to its origins. More...

Statue of Liberty

We have visited this wonder The Statue of Liberty (1886) New York City, U.S.A. The Statue of Liberty was a gift of the French government to the United States to honor the ideals of freedom and independence. More...

Eiffel Tower

We have visited this wonder The Eiffel Tower (1887 - 89) Paris, France. The creation of Gustave Eiffel, this magnificent steel tower has come to serve as a symbol of Paris, as well as of France itself. More...

Stonehenge

Our next tripStonehenge (3000 B.C. - 1600 B.C.) Amesbury, U.K. With each stone weighing around 50 tons, it is regarded as a truly amazing feat of engineering. it is not clear who built it, nor for what purpose. More...

Hagia Sophia

Our next tripThe Hagia Sophia (532 - 537 A.D.) Istanbul, Turkey. It was erected during the reign of Emperor Justinian (532 - 537 A.D.). Today, the monument is a museum serving both Christians and Muslims. More...

Sydney Opera House

visitedSydney Opera House (1954 - 73) Sydney, Australia. When it was finished in 1973, this landmark building - in the true sense of the expression, - put the whole continent of Australia on the world map. More...

Kiyomizu Temple

Our next tripKiyomizu Temple (749 - 1855) Kyoto, Japan. Laid out in 794 A.D., the palaces and temples of Kyoto were the residences of Japan's emperors and shoguns for more than 1,000 years. More...

Timbuktu

Our next tripTimbuktu (12th century) Mali. The accumulation of wealth made it one of the wealthiest places on earth in the 12th century, allowed one of the first universities in the history of humankind to be established. More...