Kent Acott - The West Australian
Perth has taken a step closer to being named one of the seven "wonder" cities of the world.
After a six-month internet poll, the Zurich-based New7Wonders Foundation has reduced the number of cities from 77 to 21.
The other finalists are Bangkok, Barcelona, Beirut, Chicago, Doha, Durban, Havana, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, La Paz, London, Mendoza, Mexico City, Mumbai, Quito, Reykjavik, Saint Petersburg, Seoul, Shenzhen and Vigan.
Voting via www.new7wonders.com will continue until October 7. The final seven cities will be announced on December 7.