In 2007 the list of the “ New Seven Wonders of the Modern World ” came to light , made through the votes of more than 100 million people throughout the entire planet. This new list was intended to be an update of the famous list of the “Seven wonders of the Wonders of the Ancient World” that had impressive works such as the Colossus of Rhodes, the Lighthouse of Alexandria or the Great Pyramid of Giza, sole survivor of that first selection . we believe that the world is such a great and precious place that to select only 7 is to fall short and leave out many places of unparalleled beauty. Therefore, we have created the list of the 20 Wonders of the World to see.
The 20 Wonders of the World you cannot miss
1 Angkor Temples, Cambodia
The famous Angkor Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are the main tourist attraction and the biggest reason for many people to travel to Cambodia . .
2 Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro
Is is build 709 meters above sea level, stands one of the most important symbols of the city and of all of Brazil, the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro.
Inaugurated on October 12, 1931, the Christ the Redeemer of Rio de Janeiro is visited by 2 million tourists a year
3 The Grand Canyon of the Colorado, United States
By name, one would think that this Canyon is part of the State of Colorado. But no, it is in the State of Arizona . Its name is due to the fact that the Colorado River runs through it. This river was precisely incharge of carving the impressive canyon for millions of years.
The area through which this river drains was formed about 40 million years ago. The Grand Canyon, on the other hand, is much younger, about 6 million years old . In it, you can see several layers of sediment, of different colors. The river continues to discover us today as it passes from the Rocky Mountains to its final resting place: the Gulf of California.
Its extension has about 446 km. It is located between Lake Powell and Lake Mead. In its deepest parts , it reaches 2000 meters . It was one of the first United States National Parks created and has also been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979 .