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03 October 2023

Dubai is home to three of the wonders of the modern age

By E247

"Dubai is home to three of the wonders of the modern age." This is the conclusion of a British survey commissioned by National Geographic magazine on the 20 wonders of the modern world that have always left a lasting impression on the British.

According to the British newspaper Daily Mail, the survey showed that Dubai, which is at the forefront of countries adopting modern technologies, includes three of the most impressive wonders of the modern world, with "The World Islands", "Palm Jumeirah", and "Burj Khalifa" topping the list. The newspaper noted that the list also included many other amazing buildings, some of which were a bit strange, including the International Space Station, the Large Hadron Collider, and even the Internet.

The survey, which included 2,000 Britons, revealed that 40% of Britons believe it is time to prepare a new list of the wonders of the modern world, and that uniqueness, the degree of engineering wonder, and the level of innovation are the three main factors that should be taken into account.

  • Important location

According to the Daily Mail, it was not surprising that the Great Wall of China topped the list. This amazing wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was built between the 3rd century BC and the 17th century AD, with a stunning length of 20,000 kilometers.

Other amazing buildings that appeared on the list include Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, The Shard in London, One World Trade Center in New York, and the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore.

Other engineering works that are of interest to the British include the Panama Canal, the Golden Gate Bridge in the United States, the Channel Tunnel, the Three Gorges Dam in China, and Hoover Dam in the United States.

The Daily Mail also pointed to a fascination with space, as the list included the International Space Station and the Hubble Space Telescope, although the scientific background of the James Webb Space Telescope was not included.

The list also included the Internet, which is widely considered to be the most important invention of humanity. According to the newspaper, the research was commissioned by National Geographic to coincide with the launch of a new six-part series, titled "Building the Impossible" with Daniel Ashville, which will air on the channel.

  • Amazing achievements

Regarding the British survey, Ashville said that "amazing engineering achievements are scattered all over the world, and it seems to be in our human nature to never stop developing such innovations." He added that "the survey is a celebration of these amazing creations and the sense of wonder they bring to those lucky enough to see them with their own eyes." He pointed out that there are people currently working hard to push the boundaries further than ever before through new engineering achievements.

  • Conclusion

The survey results show that Dubai is a city that is constantly innovating and pushing the boundaries of what is possible. The three wonders of the modern world that the city is home to are a testament to its ambition and creativity.