A new list of the seven wonders of the world was compiled from a world wide vote on the 07-07-07.

 

Location:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It sits at the peak of the 700 metre Corcovado mountain, overlooking the city.

A.K.A:

Cristo Redentor (Portuguese)

Built:

Construction lasted 5 years from 1926 - 1931

Measurements:

39.6 metres tall, weighs 700 tons

Notes:

This symbol of Christianity has become an icon of Rio de Janeiro