Vigan Named Among New7Wonders Cities

Vigan has been chosen as one of the New 7 Wonders cities in the world. Even before being named a Wonder City, Vigan has already received the honor of being declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
There are more than one hundred of houses built during the 18th and 19th centuries have extraordinarily retained their original structural design, a combine Hispanic, Chinese and Filipino influences. Many of these houses have now been turned into museum , shops, and inns.
The Philippines grabbed the worldwide after Vigan City in Ilocos Sur was named one of the world's New 7 Wonders Cities. Among the cities hailed in New7Wonders Cities includes: Beirut (Lebanon), Doha, (Qatar) Durban (South Africa), Havana (Cuba) Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) La Paz (Bolivia), Vigan (Philippines)

The announcement was made in Dubai last December 7 by Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders. The competition started in October 2014 where 28 official finalist were named and through public vote via text and online vote it was shortlisted to 14 finalist which include Barcelona, Chicago, London, Mexico City, Perth, Quito and Reykjavik until the final 7 were announced and awarded.