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Vote for Taj Mahal as one of the new seven wonders of the world.

Posted by skraghav on July 2, 2007

Here stands the Taj, some call it a poem in stone , a moon white dream and an ultimate expression of love, you wouldn’t believe its grandeur until you see the monument in person. As an entrepreneur i understand passion for something, but to be so hopelessly in love with your long lost wife and to glorify that state of mind you go and build such an amazing monument over a period of 20 years and using 20,000 workers is something beyond my imagination. When you see taj all that you are reminded of is the glory of love of a human being for his better half.

Courtesy: FlickmorCome June 2007 the world is voting for the Seven wonders of the world. Other than Internet what else could be more wonderful than voting for a monument that epitomises love like the Taj Mahal. This is what you can do

Step 1: Click on the url below and submit your email id:
www.new7wonders.com/index.php?id=409

Step 2: You will receive a confirmation email. Click on a link in the same.

Step 3: Submit details as required and click the submit button to cast your vote

 

Vote for Taj Mahal as one of the new seven wonders of the world.

Every one’s heard of the Seven Wonders of the World but few have actually seen them.
Why? Well, it’s mainly because only one out of the six ‘Must See’ destinations, the Pyramids at Giza in Egypt, is actually still standing.

So with the Seven Wonders of the World no longer actually giving wonder to the world, in 2000 it seemed the perfect time to start again and nominate Seven New Wonders.

Launched in 2000 by the New 7 Wonders Society, a Swiss group with the preservation of man-made heritage close to its heart, the hunt was on for the new seven wonders of the world.

With strict rules like all nominations having to be man-made, be in an “acceptable” state of preservation and to have been completed by 2000, 30 potential wonders are short listed and the Taj Mahal at Agra (India) is amongst them.

Nominations were whittled down by public votes to 77 last year. Then a panel of architectural experts, chaired by former UNESCO chief Federico Mayor, shortened the list to 21. Interest has grown as Weber and his 10-member team visit the 21 sites. Their final visit will be March 6, 2007 to New York’s Statue of Liberty.

In fact the Taj Mahal is the only Indian landmark to have made it in to the short list.

With 21 new world wonder finalists battling it out for just seven places, the Taj Mahal is, up against some pretty heavy weight competition including the Great Wall of China, the Acropolis, The Inca City of Machu Picchu in Peru and of course the Pyramids.

But with the New 7 Wonders due to be announced live on television around the world on 7th July, 2007, you’ve still got a bit of time left to cast your vote.

You can vote via SMS in India too! To vote for the Taj Mahal, send “TAJ” to 6767.

The 21 finalists for the New Seven Wonders of the World, alphabetically:

  • Acropolis, Athens, Greece
  • Alhambra, Granada, Spain
  • Angkor Wat temple, Cambodia
  • Chichen Itza Aztec site, Yucatan, Mexico
  • Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Colosseum, Rome
  • Easter Island Statues, Chile
  • Eiffel Tower, Paris
  • Great Wall, China
  • Hagia Sophia Church, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Kyomizu Temple, Kyoto, Japan
  • Kremlin/St.Basil’s, Moscow
  • Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Neuschwanstein Castle, Fussen, Germany
  • Petra ancient city, Jordan
  • Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
  • Statue of Liberty, New York
  • Stonehenge, Amesbury, United Kingdom
  • Sydney Opera House, Australia
  • Taj Mahal, Agra, India
  • Timbuktu city, Mali
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15 Responses to “Vote for Taj Mahal as one of the new seven wonders of the world.”

  1. rupasrini vasarao said

    WAH! TAJ

  2. Rekha said

    its a wonderful momentum

  3. swathi said

    its very precious

  4. mamatha said

    its a symbol of love

  5. ravi pathak said

    this is the monument of love which should be remembered through out the world.

  6. sumit said

    no one can challenge our taj mahal

  7. akram said

    well its a symbol of love
    i am also repectful with love
    so vote for Taj Mahal
    Wah Taj!!!

  8. kondala rajesh said

    no one can challange Taj Mahal

  9. tinku said

    I love taj mahal

  10. Murtaza ALI said

    WAH TAJ

  11. Murtaza ALI said

    TAJ SYMBOL OF LOVE & PEACE

  12. rashmi said

    “ek shahanshah ne banva ke hasi tazmahal sari duniya ko mahobbat ki nishani di he”

    so vote for taj if you can not make a taj for your beloved

  13. tayi said

    we love TAJ 🙂

  14. karthik said

    taj is great

  15. ILA said

    Taj is the Proud of our India Its just “La’jawab”

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