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The Seven Wonders of the World in Spain

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Seven Wonders of the World in Spain: Introduction
The Seven Wonders of the World in Spain
On July 7 2007, the New Seven Wonders of the World were announced. One of the nominees was Spain's own Alhambra in Granada, but it unfortunately didn't make the final seven.

But what if all of the seven wonders of the world were in Spain? Just for fun, on this page you will find the nominees for an imaginary Seven Wonders of the World in Spain, split up into various categories.

 

The Categories

Click on the category name to see the winner.

 

  1. Moorish Heritage

    Spain was ruled by the Moorish muslims for 800 years and their presence can still be seen in Spain today.
    Nominees: The Alhambra (Granada), Mezquita (Cordoba)

     

  2. Weird & Wonderful

    When talking about Spain's most bizarre architecture, one man comes to mind - Anton� Gaud�.
    Nominees: Parc Guell (Barcelona), La Sagrada Familia (Barcelona)

     

  3. Catholic Spain

    The best of Spain's many cathedrals.
    Nominees: Burgos Cathedral, Santiago Cathedral, Salamanca Cathedral.

     

  4. Into the Future...

    Architecture doesn't have to be old to be wonderful.
    Nominees: Guggenheim Museum (Bilbao), Ciudad de Artes y Ciencias (Valencia)

     

  5. A Communal Space

    With 'plaza life' so integral to life in Spain, a look at the best of Spain's plazas.
    Nominees: Plaza de Espa�a (Seville), Plaza Mayor (Madrid), Plaza Mayor (Salamanca)

     

  6. Mighty Fortresses

    Strength and beauty in the walled cities of Spain.
    Nominees: Avila's City Walls, Toledo's City Walls

     

  7. Bridging the Gap

    Spain's impressive bridges and aqueducts.
    Nominees: Bridges of Ronda, Segovia Aqueduct

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