The Heritage of Vigan City made it to Top 14 of the New Wonder Cities of the World Elimination yesterday.
The lone entry of the Philippines made it to the list along with Barcelona Spain, Beirut Lebanon, Chicago USA, Doha Qatar, Durban South Africa, Havana Cuba, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, La Paz Bolivia, London United Kingdom, Mexico City Mexico, Perth Australia, Quito Ecuador and Reykjavik Iceland.
Eliminated in the list are Bangkok, Istanbul, Mendoza, Mumbai, St. Petersburg, Seoul and Shenzhen.
Vigan City also known as Ciudad Fernandina during the Spanish occupation in 15th century is famous with the old architectural designs and establishments of houses. It is the most known tourist destination in the north Philippines.
Mr. Egay dela Cruz, tourism officer of Vigan, said Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina thank to all the people who supported the city by voting through online and text.
He said they are now more active in promoting the city for the December 7 final and last elimination for Top 7 New Wonder Cities of the World. They are now going to seaport and airport and all parts of the world to campaign for Vigan City.
On December 7, the final 7 of New Wonder Cities will be known and declared.