The Alhambra was finalist candidate to the new Wonder of the World
On January 1st 2006 the Foundation "New 7 Wonders" presented the names of the 21 candidates to be chosen as the 7 new wonders of the world.
The Alhambra was among the candidates, and as such, it drew the attention of many international mass media. Although finally it was not selected, the Council of the Alhambra and the Generalife played an important role in all the efforts made.
An outstanding event in this context was the visit of the President of the Foundation "New 7 Wonders" to the Alhambra on October 24th 2006.