VirtualTourist voters choose Torres del Paine National Park as world's 8th wonder

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) subsidiary VirtualTourist.com said that Turismo Chile´s entry of Torres del Paine National Park has been named the “8th Wonder of the World.”

Earlier this year, VirtualTourist declared it was on the hunt to identify the 8th Wonder of the World through site visitor votes. Torres del Paine, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve known for its lakes, glaciers, waterfalls and granite towers, was chosen out of more than 300 entries from over 50 countries.

Formed approximately, 145 to 66 million years ago, Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia occupies 935 square miles (2,442 square kilometers) and is well known for its beautiful mountain peaks with its highest point reaching 9,462 feet (2,884 meters).

VirtualTourist.com is one of the largest online travel communities in the world and a premier resource for travelers seeking an insider perspective.

TripAdvisor is a travel planning site that offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor, Inc. manages and operates websites under 21 other travel media brands:

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