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The top man made wonder of the world comprises three pyramids. They were about 4500 years ago. Khufu's (the most famous) is one of the Ancient Seven Wonders). Gaza, near Cairo.
This man made wonder once stretched 5,400 miles across northern China. The best preserved Great Wall sections lie north of Beijing. Northern China.
Many consider the white-marbled Taj Mahal the world's most beautiful building. Agra, India.
Machu Picchu has been called the "Lost City of the Incas". Its Pre-Columbian ruins rest spectacularly on a mountain saddle. Peru.
The tropical island of Bali is blessed with scenic rice terraces, mesmerizing traditional dance & music, stimulating arts & crafts, exotic temples, interesting food, to name just several of the island's enchantments. Indonesia.
The architectural masterpieces (now ruins) were built in the jungle in 12th century. Then, Angkor Wat was mysteriously abandoned and eventually hidden by jungle growth. Cambodia.
The Forbidden City is an enormous palatial compound. Emperors ruled China from it for almost 500 years. Beijing, China.
Bagan is an immense religious complex built in the 11th to 13th centuries. It once had over 10,000 Buddhist structures. Myanmar.
Karnak is a colossal temple along the Nile River. It was the religious epicenter of the Egyptians several thousand years ago. Egypt.
Teotihuacan, an ancient religious complex, is best known for its Pyramid of the Sun, which soars as high a 27-story building. North of Mexico City.
The selections are the first 10 man made wonders on my Top 100 Wonders of the World list (which includes both natural and man made wonders). I've been researching and updating the Top 100 Wonder list since 1968.
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