7 Wonders of the Contemporary World

7 Wonders of the Contemporary World” is a rather strange but at the same time an interesting project the aim of which was to find contemporary wonders, located on our planet now. This process was performed via SMS, phone or online.

Those, who were interested, had to choose something from the definite list of the most attractive and famous architectural constructions. 90 million people worldwide took part in this activity, and the results were firstly announced on July 7, 2007 in Lisbon.

The winners were the following :

Great Wall (China);

Peruvian Machu Picchu;

Chichen Itza (Mexico).

Petra in Jordan;

Rome’s Colosseum;

Christ Statue in Rio;

Taj Mahal;

Let’s discuss each of them.

Great Wall

Great Wall

To tell the truth it is the enormous monument, that is passing through the whole territory of China for more than 8851.8 km. It can’t but mention that this structure is nowadays thought to be the greatest achievement of the whole world civilization. The specialists say that Great Wall is really unique, and it is now surrounded by numerous mysteries, legends and fairy tales.

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