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In pictures: New Seven Wonders of the World

Chichen Itza ruins, Mexico, February 2007

The winners of a competition to name the modern wonders of the world have been announced in Lisbon. One of them is the ruins of Chichen Itza in Mexico.

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2007

Brazil's Statue of Christ the Redeemer, which gazes down over Rio de Janeiro, is one of three winners from Latin America.

File picture of The Colosseum, Rome

The Colosseum in Rome, where gladiators once fought, is the only European building to make the list. Stonehenge, the Acropolis and The Kremlin all lost out.

Great Wall of China, July 2007

The Great Wall of China was a popular winner. The list was chosen after people were invited to choose their favourites via the internet or via text messages.

Machu Picchu, Peru, 2000 file picture

Peru's Machu Picchu, 2,430m (8,000ft) up a mountain slope, is the remains of an Inca city. The competition was the brainchild of a Swiss man, Bernard Weber.

Treasure House, Petra, June 2006

Jordan's Petra - the famed Rose City - also made the list. The Khazneh, or Treasury, featured prominently in the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

Tourist at the Taj Mahal on 8 July 2007

India's Taj Mahal, a tomb built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his favourite wife, is one of the most well-known of the chosen sites. Organisers say 100m people cast their vote.

Footage of the new Seven Wonders of the World

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