My list of the
Wonders of the World

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Man-made Wonders of the World

  1. Angkor Wat (Cambodia)
  2. Tikal (Guatemala)
  3. Borobudur (Srivijaya, 9th AD, Indonesia)
  4. Alhambra (Granada, Spain)
  5. Petra (Nabataean, 3rd c AD, Jordan)
  6. Forbidden City (Beijing, 1420, China)
  7. Persepolis (Iran)
  8. Registan (Uzbekistan)
  9. Giza pyramids (Egypt)
  10. Palmyra (Syria, 2nd c AD)
  11. Delphi (Greece)
  12. Lalibela (Ethiopia)
  13. Bagan (Burma)
  14. Palitana (India)
  15. Pompei (Italy)
  16. Bam (Iran)
  17. Ganden (Tibet)
  18. Cerveteri (Italy)
  19. Ciudad Perdida (Colombia)
  20. Piazza dei Miracoli (Pisa, Italy
  21. Terracotta soldiers (Xian, China)
  22. Jaisalmer (Rajastan, India)
  23. Venezia/Venice (Italy)
  24. Monte Alban (Mexico)
  25. Karnak (Egypt)
  26. Dubrovnik (Croatia)
  27. Acropolis (Athens, Greece)
  28. Potala (Lhasa, Tibet)
  29. Taj Mahal (Agra, India)
  30. Ellora caves (India)
  31. Abu Simbel (Egypt)
  32. Sistine Chapel (Roma/Rome, Italy)
  33. Tierradentro (Colombia)
  34. Ostia Antica (Italy)
  35. Teotihuacan (Mexico)
  36. Konarak (India)
  37. Naghsh-e-Rostam (Iran)
  38. Monywa (Burma)
  39. Baalbek (Lebanon, 2nd c AD)
  40. Chichen Itza (Mexico)
  41. Chartres (France)
  42. Foro (Roma/Rome, Italy)
  43. Tepuis (Venezuela)
  44. Hagia Sofia (Turkey)
  45. Valley of the Kings (Egypt)
  46. Palenque (Mexico)
  47. Manhattan (New York, USA)
  48. Nazca (Peru)
  49. Shibam (Yemen)
  50. St Peter's Square (Roma/Rome, Italy)
  51. Varanasi (India)
  52. Brasilia's Esplanade
  53. Kiev: Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra (Ukraine)
  54. Gaochang (Turkestan, China)
  55. Preah Vihear (Cambodia)
  56. Wat Pra Kaeo (Thailand)
  57. Jorn Utzon's Opera House (Australia)
  58. Thanjavur's temple (India)
  59. Kuelap (Peru)
  60. Fez's medina (Morocco)
  61. Ia (Greece)
  62. Kalyan minaret (Uzbekistan)
  63. Notre Dame (France)
  64. Machu Picchu (Peru)
  65. Ruvanveli Mahaseya (Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka)
  66. Rothenburg (Germany)
  67. Northern Hong Kong Island (China)
  68. San Gimignano (Italy)
  69. Bruges (Belgium)
  70. Teli (Mali)
  71. Split (Croatia)
  72. Mogao caves (China)
  73. Kremlin (Russia)
  74. Muscat palace (Oman)
  75. Djenne's mosque (Mali)
  76. Geghard monastery (Armenia)
  77. Luang Prabang (Laos)
  78. Tiwanaku (Bolivia)
  79. Palacio de Pena (Sintra, Portugal)
  80. Cartagena (Colombia)
  81. Wieliczka (Poland)
  82. Parliament (London, Britain)
  83. Isfahan's Imam mosque (Iran)
  84. Patan (Nepal)
  85. Assisi cathedral (Italy)
  86. Banjarmasin (Indonesia)
  87. Santa Maria da Vitoria in Batalha (Portugal)
  88. Nemrut (Turkey)
  89. Zayed Rd (Dubai)
  90. Wadi Dahr (Yemen)
  91. Great Wall (China)
  92. Dendera (Egypt)
  93. Catacombs (Roma/Rome, Italy)
  94. Ganvie (Benin)
  95. Dome of the Rock (Jerusalem, Israel)
  96. Abydos (Egypt)
  97. Afrodisias (Turkey)
  98. Rio de Janeiro's Cathedral

Wonders that I haven't seen:
  • Ziggurat of Ur (Iraq)
  • Meroe (Sudan)
  • Stone monoliths (Easter Islands)
  • Indus Valley civilizations (Pakistan)
  • Stonehenge (Britain)
  • Megaliths (Malta)
Natural wonders that I have visited by category
Rivers: Waterfalls: Lakes: Mountains: Deserts: Wildlife: Canyons: