THE 200 WONDERS OF THE WORLD

 

THE WONDERS

THE ORIGINAL SEVEN WONDERS


1. The Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

2. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Iraq

3. The Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Greece

4. The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Turkey

5. The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, Turkey

6. The Colossus of Rhodes, Greece

7. The Lighthouse of Alexandria, Egypt

THE SEVEN ADDITIONAL ANCIENT WONDERS

8. Stonehenge, England

9. The Great Sphinx of Giza, Egypt

10. The Temple of Karnak at Luxor, Egypt

11. Luxor Temple, Egypt

12. The Valley of the Kings, Egypt

13. The Temple of Ramesses at Abu Simbel, Egypt

14. The Staircases of Persepolis, Iran

THE SEVEN ADDITIONAL WONDERS OF THE HELLENIC/HELLENISTIC WORLD

 

15. The Parthenon of Athens, Greece

16. The Oracle of Apollo at Delphi, Greece

17. Petra, Jordan

18. The Fortress of Masada, Israel

19. The Ruins of Heliopolis of Baalbek, Lebanon

20. The Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa of Alexandria, Egypt

21. The Hagia Sophia of Istanbul, Turkey

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE ROMAN WORLD

 

22. The Roman Forum, Italy

23. The Pont du Gard, France

24. The Ruined Cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, Italy

25. The Colosseum of Rome, Italy

26. The Pantheon of Rome, Italy

27. The Ruins of Leptis Magna, Libya

28. Diocletian's Palace at Split, Croatia

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE PRECOLUMBIAN WORLD

 

29. The Pyramids of Teotihuacan, Mexico

30. The Temples of Tikal, Guatemala

31. The Nazca Lines, Peru

32. The Temple of the Inscriptions at Palenque, Mexico

33. The Stelae of Copan, Honduras

34. The Pyramid of Kukulkan at Chichén Itzá, Mexico

35. Machu Picchu, Peru

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF CHINESE ARCHITECTURE

 

36. The Terracotta Army of Xian, China

37. The Great Wall of China

38. The Giant Buddha of Leshan, China

39. The Forbidden City of Beijing, China

40. The Temple of Heaven of Beijing, China

41. The Humble Administrator's Garden of Suzhou, China

42. The Summer Palace of Beijing, China

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF INDIAN/HINDU ARCHITECTURE

 

43. The Kailashanatha Temple of Ellora, India

44. The Western Group of Temples of Khajuraho, India

45. Angkor Wat, Cambodia

46. Bali, Indonesia

47. The Meenakshi Amman Temple of Madurai, India

48. The Red Fort of Delhi, India

49. The Taj Mahal of Agra, India

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE

 

50. The Umayyad Mosque of Damascus, Syria

51. The Mezquita of Córdoba, Spain

52. The Madrassas of Timbuktu, Mali

53. The Alhambra of Granada, Spain

54. Imam Square of Esfahan, Iran

55. The Registan of Samarkand, Uzbekistan

56. The Great Mosque of Djenné, Mali

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF OTHER ASIAN ART AND ARCHITECTURE

 

57. The Citadel of Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

58. The Mogao Caves of Dunhuang, China

59.  Borobudur, Indonesia

60. The Shwedagon Pagoda of Yangon, Myanmar

61. The Golden Pavilion of Kyoto, Japan

62. The Potala Palace of Lhasa, Tibet

63. The Temple of the Emerald Buddha of Bangkok, Thailand

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE MIDDLE AGES

 

64. Aachen Cathedral, Germany

65. The Bayeux Tapestry, Bayeux, France

66. Mont Saint-Michel, France

67. The Tower of London, England

68. The Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia

69. The Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres, France

70. The Staronová Synagoga of Prague, Czechia

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE RENAISSANCE

71. The Grand Canal of Venice, Italy

72. The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

73. The Duomo of Florence, Italy

74. Malbork Castle, Poland

75. The Topkapi Palace of Istanbul, Turkey

76. The Cathedral of Cologne, Germany

77. The Kremlin of Moscow, Russia

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE BAROQUE ERA

 

78. Chambord Chateau, France

79. The Sultan Ahmed Mosque of Istanbul, Turkey

80. The Hieronymites Monastery of Lisbon, Portugal

81. Vatican City

82. The Wieliczka Salt Mines, Poland

83. Versailles Palace, France

84. Schönbrunn Palace of Vienna, Austria

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE INDUSTRIAL ERA

 

85. The Clock Tower of Westminster, England

86. Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

87. The Statue of Liberty of New York, United States

88. The Eiffel Tower of Paris, France

89. The Sagrada Familia of Barcelona, Spain

90. The Empire State Building of New York, United States

91. The Golden Gate Bridge of San Francisco, United States

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE MODERN WORLD

 

92. Mount Rushmore, United States

93. The Gateway Arch of St Louis, United States

94. The Kennedy Space Center, United States

95. The Sydney Opera House, Australia

96. The CN Tower of Toronto, Canada

97. The Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao, Spain

98. The Burj Khalifa, United Arab Emirates

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF MAN AND NATURE

 

99. The Banaue Rice Terraces, Philippines

100. The Monasteries of Meteora, Greece

101. The Moai Statues of Easter Island, Chile

102. The Panama Canal, Panama

103. The Zuiderzee Works, Netherlands

104. The Hoover Dam, United States

105. The Channel Tunnel, England/France

SEVEN HISTORIC TOWNSCAPES OF NOTE

 

106. The Canals and Belfries of Bruges, Belgium

107. Český Krumlov, Czechia

108. The Walled City of Dubrovnik, Croatia

109. The Medina of Fès el Bali, Morocco

110. The Djemaa El-Fna of Marrakech, Morocco

111. Sana'a Old City, Yemen

112. Stone Town of Zanzibar, Tanzania

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF FAITH

 

113. The Ghats of Varanasi, India

114. The Western Wall of Jerusalem, Israel

115. Mount Tai, China

116. The Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya, India

117. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, Israel

118. Al-Aqsa and the Dome of the Rock of Jerusalem

119. The Golden Temple of Amritsar, India

THE SEVEN GREATEST MUSEUMS

 

120. The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities of Cairo, Egypt

121. The British Museum of London, England

122. The Louvre of Paris, France

123. The Uffizi Gallery of Florence, Italy

124. The Museo del Prado of Madrid, Spain

125. The Hermitage of St. Petersburg, Russia

126. The Pergamon Museum of Berlin, Germany

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE PERFORMING ARTS

 

127. The Theater of Dionysus of Athens, Greece

128. The Teatro alla Scala of Milan, Italy

129. The Bolshoi Ballet of Moscow, Russia

130. The West End of London, England

131. The Musikverein of Vienna, Austria

132. The Mormon Tabernacle of Salt Lake City, United States

133. Stage 19 of the Paramount Lot of Hollywood, United States

THE SEVEN WONDERS OF SCIENCE

 

134. Mount Wilson Observatory of Pasadena, United States

135. The Abbey of St Thomas of Brno, Czechia

136. The Curie Museum of Paris, France

137. Hutton's Unconformity at Siccar Point, Scotland

138. The Einsteinhaus of Bern, Switzerland

139. Trinity College of Cambridge, England

140. The House of Adam Smith of Kirkcaldy, Scotland

 

THE TEN WONDERS OF EARTH

141. Bryce Canyon, United States

142. Uluru, Australia

143. The Rock Formations of Cappadocia, Turkey

144. Monument Valley, United States

145. The Rock of Gibraltar

146. Carlsbad Caverns, United States

147. The Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

148. The Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland

149. The Karst Islands of Halong Bay, Vietnam

150. The Valley of the Li River, China

THE TEN WONDERS OF THE OCEAN

 

151. The Great Barrier Reef of Australia

152. The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, Mexico/Belize/Honduras

153. The Reefs of Palau

154. The Bay of Fundy, Canada

155. The Island of Bora Bora, French Polynesia

156. The Pink Sands of Bermuda

157. The Bioluminescent Bay of Vieques, Puerto Rico

158. The Harbor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

159. Victoria Harbor of Hong Kong, China

160. The Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

THE TEN WONDERS OF FIRE

 

161. Yellowstone National Park, United States

162. The Volcanic and Geothermal Features of Iceland

163. Kilauea Volcano, United States

164. Krakatoa Island, Indonesia

165. Paricutin Volcano, Mexico

166. Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

167. Mount Fuji, Japan

168. The Eternal Fires of Mount Chimaera, Turkey

169. Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

170. The Caldera of Santorini, Greece

THE TEN WONDERS OF ICE

 

171. The Aurora Borealis

172. Antarctica

173. Mount Everest, Nepal

174. Yosemite Valley, United States

175. Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina

176. Banff National Park, Canada

177. The Fjords of Norway

178. The Torres de Paine, Chile

179. Milford Sound, New Zealand

180. The High Passes of Ladakh, India

THE TEN WONDERS OF WATER

 

181. The Dead Sea, Israel/Jordan/Palestine

182. Iguazú Falls, Brazil/Argentina

183. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe

184. Angel Falls, Venezuela

185. Niagara Falls, Canada/United States

186. The Grand Canyon of the Colorado, United States

187. The Middle Valley of the Rhine, Germany

188. Lake Bled, Slovenia

189. Lake Baikal, Russia

190. The Backwaters of Kerala, India

THE TEN WONDERS OF LIFE

 

191. The Amazon Rain Forest, Brazil

192. The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

193. Okavango Delta, Botswana

194. The Monarch Butterfly Migration, Mexico

195. The Serengeti Migration, Tanzania

196. Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica

197. Kruger National Park, South Africa

198. Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

199. Wolong National Nature Reserve, China

200. The General Sherman Tree, United States

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