Update on the New 7 Wonders of the World

May 21, 2007 by

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With around 7 weeks to go until the July 7 deadline, the top 10 front-runners in the global poll to name the Seven “New” Wonders of The World has been revealed.

Leading the way so far after a pretty impressive 47 million votes are:

Just in case you are wondering about the absence of Egypt’s Pyramids of Giza, they have been removed from the poll. As they are part of the original Ancient Wonders of the World, Egyptian officials felt their historical value should not be questioned and strangely enough submitted a protest at their inclusion. As a result of the protest, the Pyramids of Giza have been granted an honorary status and removed from the poll. Maybe it makes more sense in Egypt…?

If your favorites are not on this list of places in the lead for the coveted 7 positions, you better get voting, this is your last chance to have your say. Come on New York, where is the Statue of Liberty? Shame on you Australia, get voting to give the Sydney Opera House a fighting chance. Let’s get some “less ancient” places on the list!

-Kerrie O’Mahony



12 Responses to “Update on the New 7 Wonders of the World”

  1. MICHEL Says:

    VOTE FOR……………. NUMBER 13 – MACHU PICCHU……… is beatifull http://farm1.static.flickr.com/97/278059521_81670262d0_o.jpg http://farm1.static.flickr.com/104/287487860_1551105ad5_o.jpg http://farm1.static.flickr.com/52/180248947_39a9a81ee2_b.jpg http://farm1.static.flickr.com/78/201041490_b9ab0dc120_o.jpg

  2. shrey Says:

    taj mahal is the symbol of eternal love. So vote it and make it a part of 7 wonders of the new world.

  3. Bhawin Ramani Says:

    Come On Indians!Wake up!! Vote for the symbol of love and peace…..Vote for TAJ

  4. komahony Says:

    Good to see the local news in Australia finally decide to get behind the project and start pushing Aussies to vote for the Sydney Opera House. http://www.news.com.au/travel/story/0,23483,21909728-27977,00.html

  5. abhiras sharma Says:

    Chichen Itza in Mexico is not at 2ed & taj mahal is not at 10th , the list is acc,. to alphabetically ,Chichen Itza may not reach final 7

  6. Bhavin mehta Says:

    Taj does not need your vote to prove its beauty… but we need to vote for TAJ to give it a deserving status! vote for taj…

  7. patel bhavin Says:

    nothing remains forever except for love ….nothing lasts forever but relations of true love….love is what evereyone is searching for,only love can bring peace to discontented heart ….so let’s bring in the love to make this world a better place to live in….LET’S VOTE FOR TAJ!!!

  8. meninweb Says:

    Tons of votes are pouring to this campaign and no body relise that this is doing by a private firm and their campaign make it a big hit. Using this they are making lot of money. I also voted using SMS. The private firm getting a part of money from that. Read what UNSECO says about the campaign UNESCO says NO to New 7 wonders of the world unesco says no to new 7 wonders of the world http://meninweb.blogspot.com/

  9. Kunj Says:

    Symbol Of LOVE…………… that’s what TAJ is about………… See this beautiful Monument for once & U’ll fall in love with it’s beauty. TAJ is one of the Precious Gem of INDIA. Lets get United & Get TAJ to it’s Place in New 7 wonders , where it deserves to be…….. Jaihind.

  10. kunal Says:

    Taj is the honour of our country,so vote for Taj,don’t think anymore

  11. Paola Says:

    El Taj Mahal es solo un edificio hecho por un hombre a una mujer, mientras que la serie de piramides de Chichen Itza en Mexico fue realizado por una civilizacion, no por un hombre. And I put this message in spanish because in Mexican and I´m very proud of my language.

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