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What wonders have you been to?

Discussion in 'Civ6 - General Discussions' started by iammaxhailme, Jul 11, 2019.

  1. PhilBowles

    PhilBowles Deity

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    From Civ VI:

    Angkor Wat
    Big Ben
    Chichen Itza
    Eiffel Tower
    Forbidden City
    Hermitage
    Machu Picchu
    Oxford University
    Petra
    Pyramids
    Stonehenge
    Sydney Opera House (within sight - never visited it)

    Civ V:

    Borobudur
    Notre Dame (I think)
    Louvre
    Pentagon
    Versailles (maybe - as with Notre Dame, if so it was on one of several trips to Paris when I wasn't old enough to fully recall or appreciate it)

    Natural Wonders (both V and VI):

    Cliffs of Dover
    Great Barrier Reef
    Ik-Kil (or a very similar cenote nearby)
    Matterhorn
    Pantanal
    Uluru
    Krakatoa (Civ V)

    I'm visiting Sri Lanka in a couple of months, so may add Sri Pada to the list. I've flown over Kilamanjaro and photographed it from the air, and have been on the same island as Tsingy de Bemaraha, if either of those count.
     
  2. FlyinPhil

    FlyinPhil Chieftain

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    I mean, it seems like just as much of a natural wonder as Crater Lake to me
     
  3. Danthor

    Danthor Warlord

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    Few for me:

    Bolshoi Theatre
    Hermitage
    Kremlin
    St. Basil's Cathedral

    and ofc Torres del Paine many, many times
     
  4. PhilBowles

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    Not sure if it warrants a separate follow-up thread, but which Wonders they haven't been to do people most want to visit?

    For me:

    Natural Wonders: Mt. Roirama

    World Wonders: Taj Mahal (Civ 6), Shwedagon Paya or Great Mosque of Djenne (series)
     
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  5. blackcatatonic

    blackcatatonic Queen of Meme

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    Only doing Civ VI (though really it's not that many more from previous iterations).

    Stonehenge, Big Ben, Oxford University, the Alhambra, Országház, Eiffel Tower, Mont-Saint-Michel, Colosseum, Venetian Arsenal (I think so?), Hagia Sophia, Pyramids, Forbidden City, Terracotta Army, Sydney Opera House, Chichen Itza (when I was tiny so doesn't really count). I haven't really been to the US outside of a four-day conference in Michigan so that rules out a whole lot.

    Natural Wonders: Cliffs of Dover, Kilimanjaro (not scaled but been up to), Matterhorn. Cheekily I could count Everest though I have only flown over it.

    Enjoy! I'm half-Sri Lankan and have had the pleasure of visiting a few times; it really is a beautiful country. And Sri Pada, or Adam's Peak as my mum calls it, is great :)
     
  6. tiamats4esgares

    tiamats4esgares Warlord

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    Sorry to necro an old topic, but it seems interesting to me. Sadly, I haven't been to many.

    I've been to the Statue of Liberty and Broadway from Civ IV, V, and VI. And I've been to Mount Rushmore and Hollywood from Civ IV. I need to get out more, eh?
     
  7. iammaxhailme

    iammaxhailme Emperor

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    Was about to reply when I realized it was my own topic!

    Sadly, I havne't been to any new ones in those 11 months.
     
  8. Zaarin

    Zaarin Diplomatic Attaché to Londo Mollari

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    The only Civ6 World Wonder I've been to is the Forbidden City. As for Natural Wonders, I've been to Crater Lake (most beautiful place on Earth, IMO) and Delicate Arch.
     
  9. bite

    bite Unofficial Civilization Cartographer Super Moderator

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    I've been to

    Golden Gate Bridge
    Sydney Opera House
    Great Barrier Reef
     
  10. Bosque

    Bosque Warlord

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    Natural Wonders: Yosemite, Crater Lake, Delicate Arch, Mato Tipila, Uluru, Piopiotahi, (and Eyjafjallajokull from a distance)

    World Wonders: Golden Gate Bridge, Broadway, Statue of Liberty, Big Ben, Stonehenge, Sydney Opera House
     
  11. Guandao

    Guandao Rajah of Minyue and Langkasuka

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    Counting Wonders which have appeared in any Civ game. I've been to:

    Hoover Dam (Civ3)
    Broadway (Civ4, 5, 6)
    Eiffel Tower (Civ4, 5, 6)-I never went up the tower, just the area nearby.
    Hollywood (Civ4)
    Mt. Rushmore (Civ4)
    Notre Dame (Civ4, 5)
    Statue of Liberty (Civ4, 5, 6)
    Louvre (Civ5)
    CN Tower (Civ5)
    Great Firewall (Civ5) :lol:, Yep I encountered it while using the internet in China
    Old Faithful (Civ5)
    Delicate Arch (Civ6)
    Golden Gate Bridge (Civ6)
    Kotoku-In (Civ6)-Mt Fuji was a miss for me, I visited pretty close to it, just not close enough
    Mato Tipila (Civ6)
     
  12. Zaarin

    Zaarin Diplomatic Attaché to Londo Mollari

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    Based on others' posts, decided to expand it across the franchise so I look less ill-traveled (though it's still apparent I've only been to East Asia and across the US):

    World Wonders:
    The Great Wall of China (Civ1-5)
    Forbidden Palace (Civ3-6)
    Hoover Dam (Civ1, Civ3)

    Natural Wonders:
    Barringer Crater (Civ5)
    Crater Lake (Civ6)
    Delicate Arch (Civ6)
    Old Faithful (Civ5)

    (This list also makes me wonder: why aren't there more wonders, world and natural, from East Asia? :( )
     
  13. iammaxhailme

    iammaxhailme Emperor

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    Well, the great wall was a wonder in civ 5, but it's just a regular improvement in civ 6, so I'd argue it's still in there!
     
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    Colossus (rumored site on Rhodes)
    Coliseum
    Statue of Liberty
    Machu Picchu
    Broadway
    Venetian Arsenal
    The Oracle
    Eiffel Tower


    Was scheduled to cross off Alhambra last month if not for COVID.
     
  15. borad

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    (since we’re bumping: in addition to my 20 previously posted Civ6 wonders)

    COVID trying to stop my planned trip for Nov-Dev to the Dead Sea, Petra, the Pyramids, (site of) the Great Lighthouse and Great Library (and maybe also the Oracle)…
     
  16. AriochIV

    AriochIV Colonial Ninja

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    Golden Gate
    Hollywood
    Broadway
    Statue of Liberty
    Pentagon
    United Nations
    Old Faithful
    Yosemite
    Matterhorn -- only the one in Disneyland :D
     
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    Eldorado
    :crazyeye:
     
  18. Deadly Dog

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    Wow impressive lists. I've only ever seen Stonehenge, Oxford, Big Ben on a whirlwind school trip to England.

    If we count Civ5 I grew up with a view of the CN Tower under construction and went up it many many times, including one night to a private party at the bar held for one of the staff who I knew from her other job. But I was always surprised to see it on the world wonder list in civ5. Wait a bit see how that concrete lasts, I'd say.

    I'm one of those who traveled a lot when young on shoestring budgets but weirdly strayed far from the beaten paths. Backpacked up to the larger settlements around Mt. Kilimanjaro but couldn't afford the park fees. Mt Kenya I lucked out got resident rates and was rewarded I think with a much more scenic ascent. Plus a great view of Kilimanjaro from Mt. Kenya. Both from 400km away and from the base 4km below the peak, Kilimanjaro is the most impressive mountain I've ever seen. Not really a mountain at all like the others I've seen, including a handful of the old glacial peaks in Ecuador, because Kilimanjaro isn't part of a range it's just this massive hole punched up through earth's crust from below.
     
  19. Denkt

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    Non I can think of.
     
  20. Uberfrog

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    Counting “been to” as “seen with my own eyes”

    Civ 6 World Wonders:
    Alhambra
    Big Ben
    Broadway
    Colosseum
    Eiffel Tower
    Golden Gate Bridge
    Hagia Sophia
    Oxford University (having grown up near Oxford I love how the game compresses a few recognisable sites onto the one tile!)
    Statue of Liberty
    Stonehenge
    Sydney Opera House
    Venetian Arsenal

    I have been to Seville, so may have seen the Casa de contratación, but I wouldn’t have known what it was so I don’t count it...

    Natural Wonders:
    Cliffs of Dover (which look a lot nicer than they do in the game, although the nearby Seven Sisters are arguably prettier chalk cliffs, just without the patriotic song to make them more famous...)
    Great Barrier Reef
    Vesuvius
    Yosemite

    I said this the last time this topic came up, but I really should get round to visiting Giant’s Causeway one of these (post-lockdown) days...
     

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