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Iguazu Falls can now be experienced in Buenos Aires

The capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, has acquired a new attraction. El Monumento a Las cataratas del Iguazú brings the majesty of Iguazu Falls to the centre of the city and highlights its status as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. For the visitor, the monument offers a sense of being in the middle of…

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Inauguration of Iguazu Falls monument in Buenos Aires

On Wednesday evening, El Monumento a Las cataratas del Iguazú will be officially inaugurated in the centre of Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. This unique architectural project will feature as its centre-piece the Official New7Wonders Plaque listing Iguazu Falls as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The monument is located on the corner of…

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Work begins in Buenos Aires on Iguazu Falls monument

Construction workers have begun breaking ground in the heart of Buenos Aires as part of a unique architectural project that will feature as its centre-piece the Official New7Wonders Plaque listing Iguazu Falls as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. The inauguration is scheduled for early next year. Founder-President of New7Wonders, Bernard Weber, said: “The Monumento…

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Visit7Wonders: a new global tourism platform for the New7Wonders of Nature

Visit7Wonders launched in Dubai on 7 May 2013: A new global tourism platform bringing together the New7Wonders of Nature from across the world was announced today at one the leading international travel fairs, the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai. The New7Wonders of Nature, elected following a global four-year campaign with hundreds of millions of votes,…

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Fundación Mediterránea research paper cites impact of the ‘Wonder Effect’

The number of visitors to the Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, grew by 107 percent between 2006 — the year before its election as one of the New7Wonders of the World — and 2011. This extraordinary rate of growth is cited in a paper titled “El Turismo Internacional y…

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Argentina and Brazil host joint inauguration party for Iguazu Falls

In the first part of our series reviewing the Official Inauguration celebrations for the New7Wonders of Nature, we visited the Philippines. That trip was followed by a journey to Vietnam, and today we’re on the border of Argentina and Brazil recalling the Official Inauguration of Iguaza Falls. The candidacy of these magnificent displays of falling…

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Worldwide media coverage of Iguazu Falls inauguration as Wonder of Nature

International media coverage of the Official Inauguration of Iguazu Falls as one of the New7Wonders of Nature highlighted both the spectacular backdrop that the falls provided for the celebrations and the cross-border facets of the events. The candidacy of the site was shared by both Argentina and Brazil in the global voting campaign. Our graphical…

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Iguazu Falls inauguration ceremonies conclude in Buenos Aires

The week-long ceremonies marking the listing of Iguazu Falls as one of the New7Wonders of Nature concluded in Buenos Aires with a crowded press conference at the Ministry of Tourism during which the specially-cast bronze plaque commemorating the election of the site was unveiled. The positive effects of the new status of Iguazu Falls were…

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Nature, music and joy in cross-border video of Iguazu Inauguration

Immense waterfalls, rainbows, forests, fireworks and, above all, music are the ingredients that make up the video of the Official Inauguration of Iguazu Falls as one of the New7Wonders of Nature, which took place in Brazil and Argentina over the weekend. Official Inauguration of Iguazu Falls, Argentina & Brazil

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