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New7Wonders Cities: 14 finalists revealed

Published on October 8, 2014 under General Latin America
New7Wonders Cities: 14 finalists revealed

The official finalists that have been voted through the last round of the New7Wonders Cities campaign have been revealed in Zurich. Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders congratulated the candidates and said “This is a memorable day for all involved in the 14 successful city campaigns. The short list is as inspiring as it is enlightening.”

14 Official Finalists are:

  • Barcelona (Spain),
  • Beirut (Lebanon),
  • Chicago (United States),
  • Doha (Qatar),
  • Durban (South Africa),
  • Havana (Cuba),
  • Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia),
  • La Paz (Bolivia),
  • London (United Kingdom),
  • Mexico City(Mexico),
  • Perth (Australia),
  • Quito (Ecuador),
  • Reykjavik (Iceland) and
  • Vigan (Philippines).

 

La Paz, Mexico City and Quito are Latin American destinations that did make it into the finalists. We are surprised Rio de Janeiro or Buenos Aires aren’t on the list. What do you think? What other cities should be in the official finalists?

 

Photo credits:
Barcelona by Jesus Solana – Beirut by Francisco Antunes – Chicago by Bert Kaufmann – Doha by Jimmy Baikovicius – Durban by YoTut – Havana by My Huy Streetphotography – Kuala Lumpur by Terrence S. Jones – La Paz by Pedro Szekely  – London by Lies Thru a Lens – Mexico City by Andre Deak – Perth by Steve – Quito by Rinaldo Wurglitsch – Reykjavik by Christine Zenino – Vigan by Andrew Russel
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