A history of building: The Seven Man-made Wonders of the Philippines; MG Martin; Philippines Lifestyle News

Philippines – Historic City of Vigan

Without question, the Philippines is best known for its natural wonders, ranging from towering volcanoes to pristine coral reefs. While the country can’t boast anything truly monumental like the Pyramids of Giza or Mount Rushmore, it does have its fair share of remarkable constructions. Here is our pick of the Seven Man-made Wonders of the Philippines:

Banaue Rice terraces 

Arguably, this is the only man-made wonder on this list that is of truly global significance — indeed, the landscape is often known as The Eighth Wonder of the World.

At an estimated two-thousand years old, they are the most ancient in the world — and are still farmed today.

New flights from Clark Airport have made them more accessible than ever before.


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