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New7Wonders Cities candidates on the Guardian Cities brand list

Eight of the 28 cities in the current phase of the New7Wonders Cities campaign are included in the new Guardian Cities brand list, which ranks global cities using a range of metrics, from weather to transport to crime and social ‘buzz’. In alphabetical order, the eight are: Bangkok, Barcelona, Chicago, Istanbul, London, Mexico City, Mumbai [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders official visit to the Great Wall of China

New7Wonders Founder-President Bernard Weber and New7Wonders Director Jean-Paul de la Fuente conducted an official visit to the Great Wall of China earlier this week. The visit included a site tour at the Badaling point, meetings with local and national representatives and in-depth consultations with the Official Support Committee of the Great Wall of China in [...] Read More →

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7 Amazing Things About 7

British writer and broadcaster Alex Bellos set up a website and asked people to vote for their favorite numbers. More than 44,000 did. The winner? The number 7. Throughout history, our strongest emotional reaction is to the number 7, says Bellos. But why? He thinks that we like 7 because it’s the only number between [...] Read More →

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The Pennell family share the world of New7Wonders

The Pennell family from Winnipeg in Canada are on their way to the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru, and then they’re off to Brazil, via Easter Island, to see the statue of Christ Redeemer. After that, the next stop is the pyramid at Chichén Itzá in Mexico, after which they return to [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders Cities: Which cities are up? Which cities need to be up?

ZURICH: Four months to go in first finalist phase: It’s all still to play for! With four months left to the end of the first finalist phase in the global New7Wonders Cities voting campaign, the New7Wonders analytics department offers a rare snapshot of how some of the 28 participating cities are progressing. New7Wonders — as [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders welcomes Guardian Cities to the debate about our urban future

ZURICH, 28 January 2014: The launch of the Guardian Cities website by Guardian News and Media Limited has been greeted by New7Wonders, which sees it as a valuable addition to the conversation about our planet’s urban future. The move is a further validation of the New7Wonders Cities campaign that began on 11 November 2011 with [...] Read More →

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Viewing Table Mountain through the Signal Hill frame

A giant yellow picture frame, the second in a series of such structures to be introduced across Cape Town, has been unveiled on Signal Hill, providing a perfect vantage point for visitors to compose a photograph of themselves, friends and family with Table Mountain as the spectacular backdrop. The 2.8m tall by 4m wide frame [...] Read More →

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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 [...] Read More →

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