Yes, votes pouring in from across the world have helped TheTaj Mahal to find its place within the top 7 of the 21 entries for the new Seven Wonders of the World. This is according to an announcement made on January 31st by New7wonders.com, the website of the organisers of the campaign to shortlist the new Seven Wonders of the World. The final nominations for new wonders of the world will be announced at a official declaration ceremony at Lisbon in Portugal on July 7.
To examine the nominations and publicize the voting campaign, the New7wonders team organised a world tour and a hi-tech New7Wonders airship had soared over the marvel in white marble on December 5, 2006.Bernard Weber, founder of the New Seven Wonders Foundation said “The Taj has been ranked for its beauty, purity and white ancient marble. I think its a celebration of what India has to offer to the world”.
The Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, Machu Picchu, Petra, the Pyramids of Giza and the statues of Eastern Island are among the other wonders that have made it to the top slot.
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