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Great Pyramids of Egypt

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.

Pyramids of Egypt

Great Wall of China

This man made wonder once stretched 5,400 miles across northern China. The best preserved Great Wall sections lie north of Beijing. Northern China.

Great Wall of China

Taj Mahal

Many consider the white-marbled Taj Mahal the world's most beautiful building. Agra, India.

Taj Mahal

Machu  Picchu

Machu Picchu has been called the "Lost City of the Incas". Its Pre-Columbian ruins rest spectacularly on a mountain saddle. Peru.

Machu Picchu

Bali

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.

Bali

Angkor Wat

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.

Angkor Wat

Forbidden City

The Forbidden City is an enormous palatial compound. Emperors ruled China from it for almost 500 years. Beijing, China.

Forbidden City

Bagan Temples & Pagodas

Bagan is an immense religious complex built in the 11th to 13th centuries. It once had over 10,000 Buddhist structures. Myanmar.

Bagan Temples & Pagodas

Karnak Temple

Karnak is a colossal temple along the Nile River. It was the religious epicenter of the Egyptians several thousand years ago. Egypt.

Karnak Temple

Teotihuacan

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.

Teotihuacan

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