Man-Made Wonders

We know what the natural wonders of the world are (the Grand Canyon, Mount Everest, etc.), but what about the absolute must-see buildings? The ones that will make your jaw drop and will have you asking, "how did they do that!?"

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5. Hoover Dam, Border of Arizona and Nevada

As one of the world's largest hydro-electric generating stations, Hoover Dam is one of the most jaw-dropping sites in the US. What's so fascinating about this reservoir (linked to Lake Mead) is it was completed ahead of schedule. Construction began in 1931 and finished in 1936.

 

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Johnny Trindall August 25, 2013 | 11:07 PM

@Jimstar - No, a red bench in China is far more wonderous than any of the things you mention. Surely you'd trade choose that over the Sydney Opera House in your city?

Jimstar May 05, 2009 | 7:03 PM

What happened to Chichen Itza, Angor Wat, Great Wall, Pyramids, Taj Mahal, to name just a few. Sarah, methinks you have limited vision???

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