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Nominations - 7 wonders of Bahrain

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Seven wonders of the Middle East

Come on guys, nominate things.
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Check again after 2 years, we may have some then.
come on we do have something now, and its recognized be the United Nations. Its on the World Heritage list which is the most important in the world.

Arab States

Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad (1980)
Djémila (1982)
M'Zab Valley (1982)
Tassili n'Ajjer (1982)
Timgad (1982)
Tipasa (1982)
Kasbah of Algiers (1992)

Qal'at al-Bahrain Archaeological Site (2005)

Abu Mena (1979)
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis (1979)
Islamic Cairo (1979)
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur (1979)
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae (1979)
Saint Catherine Area (2002)
Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) (2005)

Hatra (1985)
Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) (2003)

Jerusalem (Site proposed by Jordan)
Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls (1981)

Petra (1985)
Quseir Amra (1985)
Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (2004)

Anjar (1984)
Baalbek (1984)
Byblos (1984)
Tyre (1984)
Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) (1998)

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Archaeological Site of Cyrene (1982)
Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna (1982)
Archaeological Site of Sabratha (1982)
Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus (1985)
Old Town of Ghadamès (1986)

Banc d'Arguin National Park (1989)
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata (1996)

Medina of Fez (1981)
Medina of Marrakesh (1985)
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou (1987)
Historic City of Meknes (1996)
Archaeological Site of Volubilis (1997)
Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin) (1997)
Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) (2001)
Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida) (2004)

Bahla Fort (1987)
Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn (1988)
Arabian Oryx Sanctuary (1994)
Land of Frankincense (2000)

Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region (2003)

Syrian Arab Republic
Ancient City of Damascus (1979)
Ancient City of Bosra (1980)
Site of Palmyra (1980)
Ancient City of Aleppo (1986)

Amphitheatre of El Jem (1979)
Medina of Tunis (1979)
Site of Carthage (1979)
Ichkeul National Park (1980)
Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis (1985, 1986)
Kairouan (1988)
Medina of Sousse (1988)
Dougga/Thugga (1997)

Old Walled City of Shibam (1982)
Old City of Sana'a (1986)
Historic Town of Zabid (1993)
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here is Iran's sites in the same list

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Meidan Emam, Esfahan (1979)
Persepolis (1979)
Tchogha Zanbil (1979)
Takht-e Soleyman (2003)
Bam and its Cultural Landscape (2004)
Pasargadae (2004)
Soltaniyeh (2005)
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Qatar, UAE, Saudi are not on the list :(

I dont know any of the featured so I cant nominate. :(
bahrain is so small, how can it have wonders
UAE said:
bahrain is so small, how can it have wonders

Thats the magic of Bahrain; its small, yet WONDERful! ;)

Fortress of Koramabad

and how bout that moving tower, i forget its name and i could find a pic. but that should definately be one because they still dont know how replicate such a thing with all the techonology we have today.
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Well what wonder do we have, the best one I can think of obviously besides the tree of life ;) is the A'ali burial mounds (largest pre-historic cemetry in the world with 150,000 - 170,000 graves and more than 4000 years old). I nominate that for Bahrain:

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Bahrain's wonders might not look soo attractive, grande, and wonderous, but in their meaning and historical significance they very much are ;)
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