Seven Unknown Wonders of the World

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While some man-made'wonders of the world', such as the Colosseum or Taj Mahal, are widely known, there are many more architectural masterpieces scattered across the globe, that are not quite so famous.

© AFP 2022 / FRANCOIS XAVIER MARITThe Great Mosque of Djenne in Mali, one of the Africa's most famous landmarks and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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The Great Mosque of Djenne in Mali, one of the Africa's most famous landmarks and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
© Flickr / United Nations PhotoGreat Mosque of Djenné, Mali.
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Great Mosque of Djenné, Mali.
© Flickr / RamónChand Baori, a stepwell located in the village of Abhaneri in Rajasthan, India.
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Chand Baori, a stepwell located in the village of Abhaneri in Rajasthan, India.
© AFP 2022 / ALEX OGLE An Indian youth jumps into the historic Chand Baori stepwell as others look on.
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An Indian youth jumps into the historic Chand Baori stepwell as others look on.
© Flickr / Alejandro GiacomettiParliament Palace in Bucharest, Romania. It is probably the largest civil administration building in the world.
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Parliament Palace in Bucharest, Romania. It is probably the largest civil administration building in the world.
© AFP 2022 / DANIEL MIHAILESCUForeign tourists are dwarfed by "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" hall at the Parliament Palace known as "The House of the People" in Bucharest.
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Foreign tourists are dwarfed by "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" hall at the Parliament Palace known as "The House of the People" in Bucharest.
© Flickr / RobinStari Most (Old Bridge), a reconstruction of a 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The original bridge was destroyed in 1993 during the Croat-Bosniak War.
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Stari Most (Old Bridge), a reconstruction of a 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The original bridge was destroyed in 1993 during the Croat-Bosniak War.
© AFP 2022 / ALEX SCHELBERTA diver leaps from the reconstructed, 22-meter high Stari Most bridge on the Neretva River in the traditional bridge diving competition.
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A diver leaps from the reconstructed, 22-meter high Stari Most bridge on the Neretva River in the traditional bridge diving competition.
© Flickr / LIU JOEYKumbhalgarh Fort, a Mewar fortress located in Rajahsthan, India. Its walls extend over 38 kilometers, thus making them the second-longest continuous wall after the Great Wall of China.
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Kumbhalgarh Fort, a Mewar fortress located in Rajahsthan, India. Its walls extend over 38 kilometers, thus making them the second-longest continuous wall after the Great Wall of China.
© Flickr / Julie LaurentKumbhalgarh Fort, India.
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Kumbhalgarh Fort, India.
© Flickr / Picolo PSheikh Lotfollah mosque located in Isfahan, Iran. Built in early 17th century, it is one of the greatest architectural masterpieces of Safavid Iranian architecture.
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Sheikh Lotfollah mosque located in Isfahan, Iran. Built in early 17th century, it is one of the greatest architectural masterpieces of Safavid Iranian architecture.
© Flickr / Blondinrikard FröbergSheikh Lotfollah mosque, Iran.
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Sheikh Lotfollah mosque, Iran.
© Flickr / Haseeb ANSARDerawar Fort, a massive square fortress located in the city of Bahawalpur in Pakistan. The fortress consists of 40 towering bastions, and its 30 meter-high walls have a circumference of about 1,500 meters.
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Derawar Fort, a massive square fortress located in the city of Bahawalpur in Pakistan. The fortress consists of 40 towering bastions, and its 30 meter-high walls have a circumference of about 1,500 meters.
© Flickr / Ahmad PKDerawar Fort, Pakistan
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Derawar Fort, Pakistan
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