In July, the nonprofit New 7 Wonders Foundation announced a new 7 Wonders of the World. Sure, the Colossus of Rhodes and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon sounded cool, but since — like all of the other original wonders (except for the Great Pyramid of Giza) — they no longer exist, we were glad to see that their replacements are equally spectacular. The new wonders — Machu Picchu, the Colosseum, the Taj Mahal, Petra (the ancient Jordanian city, not the Christian rock band!), the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Brazil, Chichen Itza, and the Great Wall — are open to tourists, but now you can visit them without using up frequent-flyer miles, thanks to the Website Panoramas.
A compilation of immersive, 360-degree photographic panoramas, the site lets you examine each wonder in vivid detail — you can spin around above Rio de Janeiro or stare at the sun over Machu Picchu. It’s the perfect way to start planning for (or dreaming about) your next big trip.
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