Seven Wonders of The World
(Four Lists)


Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

    1)   The Pyramids of Egypt
    2)   Hanging Gardens of Babylon (built by Nebuchadnezzar   II)
    3)   Temple of the Greek Goddess Artemis at Ephesus
    4)   Statue of the Greek God Zeus at Olympia
    5)   Marble Tomb of King Mausolus Halicarnassus
    6)   Colossus of Rhodes (Statue of Greek God Helios) in Aegean Sea
    7)   The Pharos (Lighthouse) at Alexandria, Egypt


Seven Wonders of the World
(Compiled during the Middle Ages)

    1)   The Colosseum of Rome
    2)   The Catacombs of Alexandria, Egypt
    3)   The Great Wall of China
    4)   Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain, England
    5)   The Leaning Tower of Pisa
    6)   The Porcelain Tower of Nanking, China
    7)   The Mosque of Saint Sophia at Constantinople (now Istanbul)

There is much variation in this and the next 2 lists. Some of the above wonders are not on some lists and other lists include:

    • Abu Simbel Temple, Egypt
    • Angkor Wat, Cambodia
    • Aztec Temple, Tenochtitlan, Mexico
    • Banaue Rice Terraces, Philippines
    • Borobudur Temple, Indonesia
    • Inca City of Machu Picchu, Peru
    • Mayan Temples, Tikal, Guatemala
    • Moai Statues of Easter Island, Rapa Nui, Chile
    • Mont-Saint-Michel, Normandy, France
    • Throne Hall of Persepolis, Iran
    • Parthenon, Athens, Greece
    • Petra (Rock-Carved City), Jordan
    • Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar
    • Taj Mahal, Agra, India
    • Temple of the Inscriptions, Palenque, Mexico


Seven Wonders of the Natural World

    1)   Mount Everest
    2)   Victoria Falls
    3)   The Grand Canyon
    4)   The Great Barrier Reef
    5)   The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)
    6)   Paricutin (a "newly-born" (1943) Mexican volcano)
    7)   The Harbor at Rio de Janiero, Brazil

Some of these wonders are not on all lists. Other "Natural Wonder" lists include:

    • Angel Falls, Venezuela
    • Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • Blue Grotto, Italy
    • Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico, USA
    • Crater Lake, Oregon, USA
    • French and Spanish "Prehistoric Painting Caves"
    • Giant Sequoia Trees, Yosemite Park, California, USA
    • Iguaçú Falls, Brazil/Argentina
    • Krakatoa Island, Indonesia
    • Mount Fuji, Japan
    • Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
    • Natural Bridge, Virginia, USA
    • Niagara Falls. Canada/USA
    • Nile River
    • Petrified Forest, Arizona, USA
    • Rainbow Natural Bridge, Utah, USA
    • Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Colorado, USA
    • Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, Alaska, USA
    • Yellowstone Falls in Yellowstone National Park


Seven Wonders of the Modern World

    1)   The Suez Canal
    2)   The Eiffel Tower
    3)   The Alaska Highway
    4)   The Golden Gate Bridge
    5)   The Empire State Building
    6)   Dneproges Dam, Dnieper River, Ukraine
    7)   The Panama Canal

Some of these wonders are not on all lists. Other "Modern Wonder" lists include:

    • Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, England
    • Big Ben Clock Tower, London, England
    • Channel Tunnel, England/France
    • CN Tower, Toronto, Canada
    • Gateway Arch, St.Louis, USA
    • High Dam, Aswan, Egypt
    • Hoover Dam, Arizona/Nevada, USA
    • Itaipú Dam, Brazil/Paraguay
    • Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota, USA
    • Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    • Statue of Cristo Redentor, Rio de Janiero, Brazil
    • Statue of Liberty, New York, USA
    • Sydney Opera House, Australia


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