Bandelier Vies for Votes as ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’

The climb to Alcove House at Bandelier National Monument. Courtesy/BNM


Bandelier National Monument is among more than 200 landmarks worldwide vying for the’s quest to crown the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” 

Public voting for the “Eighth Wonder of the World” began Monday, June 3 and continues through Sept. 30 at, a leading travel research website and community that is part of TripAdvisor Media Group.

“It’s wonderful to have a nomination from every corner of the world so we are thrilled to receive landmark as a nomination from nominator,” said Giampiero Ambrosi, general manager of 

Anyone can vote once per day for Bandelier through Sept. 30 on VirtualTourist’s website,

Voters can also vote on Los Alamos County’s Facebook page at The landmark with the most votes will be deemed the winner, and will be featured in a national TV segment and receive a significant public relations push from VirtualTourist.

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