Man Made Wonders

The most famous list of the Man Made Wonders was conceived by the travel writer Howard Hillman, who published over 25 books about travelling, cooking and wine; besides, he has a prestigious column in the travel section of famous “New York Times”.

Initially, his list was personal, but in 1968, when he showed it to some travellers in Machu Picchu (Peru), he decided to realize a consensus list. He compiled this list with the following top man-made tourist travel wonders of the world:

Angkor Wat

It is a wonderful temple in Cambodia constructed by the Khmer dynasty.

Forbidden City

It is the largest and best preserved imperial palace in China and it is together with the Great Wall the most representative Chinese national symbol.

Great Pyramid of Giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza , also called Khufu’s Pyramid or the Pyramid of Khufu, and Pyramid of Cheops, is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis.

Great Wall of China

One of the most famous structures of the world and unique human structure that can be seen from the international space station.

Karnak Temple

The religious complex of Karnak at Luxor was the most important religious centre in Egypt while Thebes was the capital of the Empire, its wonderful temples and sculptures are one of the greatest wonders of the planet.

Machu Picchu

One of the new seven wonders, the most beautiful Inca city and the main archeological site of America.

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal or the epitome of love is a magnificent monument that is one of the most famous landmarks in India.

Temples of Bagan

The temples of Bagan or Pagan (as anciently was known this place) are an extraordinary set of ancient Buddhist sanctuaries, which were built mainly between the X and XII centuries in the actual territory of Myanmar (Burma).

Temples of Bali

Bali is known as the Island of the Gods. This paradisaical Islands has and endless number of Hindu temples, each one more beautiful than the last.


Teotihuacan is the most visited archaeological complex of Mexico. It is famous by its pyramids, which are amongst the highest pre-Colombian constructions of America.