But the oldest and sole survivors of the Seven Wonders of the World, the pyramids of Egypt, only secured eighth place in an updated list of modern marvels revealed yesterday.
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Pyramids of Egypt demoted to eighth place
Pyramids of Egypt demoted to eighth place
Pyramids of Egypt demoted to eighth place

THEY were regarded by ancient Greek and Roman observers as the most extraordinary structures of antiquity. But the oldest and sole survivors of the Seven Wonders of the World, the pyramids of Egypt, only secured eighth place in an updated list of modern marvels revealed yesterday.

THEY were regarded by ancient Greek and Roman observers as the most extraordinary structures of antiquity. But the oldest and sole survivors of the Seven Wonders of the World, the pyramids of Egypt, only secured eighth place in an updated list of modern marvels revealed yesterday.

The Inca city of Machu Picchu, located high in the Andes mountains in modern Peru, was voted the twenty-first century's top wonder by readers of travel magazine Wanderlust.

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