7 Wonders Of The Ancient World
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, also known as the Seven Wonders of the World, is a list of seven notable structures present during the classical era.
Pyramids of Giza Built around 2600 BC in Egypt, they are the only surviving wonders from that era. The structures house the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs.
Hanging Gardens of Babylon Believed to be located in present-day Iraq, the paradise was constructed on an artificial mountain. However, many experts doubt its exixtence.
Temple of Artemis Built in 6th century BC in Turkey, the temple was dedicated to the Greek goddess of the hunt. It was a treasure trove of works of art.
Statue of Zeus Depicting the king of the Greek gods, the monument was built in 5th century BC in Greece. It was later destoyed by fire.
Mausoleum at Halicarnassus Dedicated to King Mausolus, the architectural marvel was built in 4th BC in Turkey. A series of earthquakes is believed to have destroyed it.
Colossus of Rhodes Honouring the Greek sun god Helios, the 33.5-metre statue was built in 4th BC on the island of Rhodes in the Mediterranean Sea.
Lighthouse of Alexandria Arguably the first lighthouse of the world, it towered over the Mediterranean coast for more than 1,500 years. It was built in 3rd century BC in Egyp
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