A colorful ceremony on Thursday night May 7,2015 formalized the status of Vigan City in Ilocos Sur, Phils. as one of the world’s New7Wonders Cities.
The inauguration was held at the St. Paul Metropolitan Cathedral grounds, with a bronze plaque presented to the city’s officials by the New 7 Wonders Foundation.
Established in the 16th century, its architecture echoes the fusion of cultural elements from the Philippines, China and Europe, creating a city that is without equal in Asia.
ItalsodescribedVigan as “the best-preserved example of a planned Spanish colonial town in Asia. It is also a certified Heritage City in Asia.
New 7th Wonder City and a Heritage City in Asia.
Other than Vigan, the New7Wonders Cities are:
Durban, South Africa
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
La Paz, Bolivia
St. Paul Cathedral Vigan
When you walk to the edge of all the light you have and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown, you must believe that one of two things will happen : There will be something solid for you to stand on, or, you will be taught how to fly.