Saturday, October 10, 2009

The 7 wonders of the World are, in fact, 21 / Les 7 miracles du monde sont 21

I've just had a debate on this subject. Which are the 7 wonders of the world? Everybody started giving his or her opinion and, eventually, we ended up with around 11 wonders... which is... quite correct.
There are :
On a eu un debat sur le sujet des 7 miracles du monde... et, en fait, voila ce que j'en ai decouvert:

1. The Seven wonders of the Ancient World (Les 7 miracles du Monde Ancien)

Great Pyramid of Giza
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
Statue of Zeus at Olympia
Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus
Colossus of Rhodes
Lighthouse of Alexandria

2. The seven wonders of the Medieval World (Les 7 miracles du Moyen Age)

Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
Great Wall of China
Porcelain Tower of Nanjing
Hagia Sophia
Leaning Tower of Pisa

3. The Seven Wonders of the New World (Les 7 miracles du Nouveau Monde)

Wonder Date of construction Location
Great Wall of China
Christ the Redeemer
Machu Picchu
Chichen Itza c.600
Roman Colosseum
Taj Mahal
Great Pyramid (Honorary Candidate)

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