Thursday, January 18, 2007

Panel experts included Rapa Nui among New7Wonders finalists

Chichen Itza:A new world wonder?
Admirers of Mexico, stand and be counted.
By Karla Barnes
Story published at on Thursday, January 18, 2007
Last modified on Thursday, January 18, 2007 12:08 AM MST

What was once a list of 77, has now been whittled down to 21 finalists by a panel of experts chaired by the former Unesco chief Federico Mayor. This list includes the Acropolis, Alhambra, Angkor Wat Temple, Chichen Itza, Christ the Redeemer in Brazil, the Colosseum, Easter Island Statues, Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall of China, Hagia Sophia, Kyomizu Temple in Japan, Kremlin, Machuu Picchu, Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, Petra, the Pyramids of Giza, the Statue of Liberty, Stonehenge, Sydney Opera House, Taj Mahal and Timbuktu.

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