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TRAVEL TIPS: Wonders of the World

It does get a bit confusing. Everyone seems to be having a different list and I have ended up wasting way too much energy and caffeine arguing about the accuracy of the 7 Wonders of the World listing with no resolution. Can’t even say I enjoyed the conversations or the people!


So here’s a compilation after much research {but do feel free to “argue” and state your POV in the comments if it’s inaccurate or wrong … especially when it comes to the Modern Wonders!}:

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Natural Wonders 

  • Angel Falls, Venezuela
  • The Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, Canada
  • The Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA
  • The Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Iguazú Falls, Iguassu Falls or Iguaçu Falls, Brazil/ Argentina
  • Krakatoa Island, Indonesia
  • Mount Everest, Nepal/ Tibet
  • Mount Fuji, Japan
  • Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
  • Niagara Falls, USA/ Canada
  • Parícutin Volcano, Mexico
  • Uluru (Ayer’s Rock), Australia
  • Victoria Falls, Zambia/ Zimbabwe

“Forgotten” Wonders 

  • Abu Simbel Temple, Egypt
  • Angkor Wat, Cambodia
  • The Aztec Temple in Tenochititlan (Mexico City), Mexico
  • The Banaue Rice Terraces, Philippines
  • Borobudur Temple in Java, Indonesia
  • The Colosseum in Rome, Italy
  • The Great Wall of China
  • The Inca City of Machu Picchu, Peru
  • The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy
  • Mayan Temples of Tikal, Guatemala
  • Moai Statues in Rapa Nui, Easter Island
  • Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy, France
  • The Old City of Jerusalem
  • The Parthenon in Athens, Greece
  • The rock-carved city of Petra, Jordan
  • The Shwedagon Pagodam, Burma (Myanmar)
  • Stonehenge, England
  • Taj Mahal in Agra, India
  • The Temple of the Inscriptions in Palenque, Mexico
  • The Throne Hall of Persepolis, Iran

Modern Wonders 



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