12 Treasures of Spain
The 12 Treasures of Spain (Spanish: 12 Tesoros de España) was a project that selected the "Twelve Treasures of the Kingdom of Spain". The contest was done by two companies: Antena 3 and Cope. The final results were announced on 31 December 2007. Nine architectural monuments, two natural monuments and a monument pictorial were chosen.
In 2007 there was an international competition to choose the New Seven Wonders of the World. Four months later, Antena 3 and Onda Cero started a contest to choose the 12 Treasures of Spain. The people voted in the contest. People voted via internet and mobile phones. They received over 9,000 applications. The candidates were drawn down to 20. They were going to choose 7 Treasures of Spain. Later that number was changed to 12.
The twelve winners in order of votes were:
- "12 treasures of Spain". www.world-rt.com.
- http://www.touristeye.com/12-Treasures-in-Spain-g-146144 - 12 Treasures of Spain