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The Original Seven Wonders of the World

TheColossus of Rhodes

One of the wonders of ancient World the Colossus of Rhodes was the statue of the Greek Titan. IT was erected in 292-280 BC at the entrance of Mediterranean island of Rhodes by Chares of Lidos. The ships sailed between its legs at the harbours entrance. The gigantic statue of bronze was built to celebrate the freedom of the people of Rhodes.
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The Great Pyramid of Giza

One of the oldest structures of the seven wonders of the Ancient Old The pyramid of Giza is the most remarkable building in Exist. It was built around 2540 BC. The pyramid was built for the tomb of the Egyptian Pharaoh named Khufu. It took nearly 20 years to build. The 146.6m tall pyramid was the largest man made structure in the world at that time. The pyramid is also known as Great pyramid of Cheops.

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

One of the most remarkable ancient wonder of the world The Hanging Gardens of Babylon was located in the city state of Babylon, now Modern Iraq. It was built around 600Bc.It was destroyed by earthquake in 2nd Century BC. It is only one of the wonder whose archaeological remains cannot be verified. The hanging garden was built cheer up king Nebuchadnezzar’s home sick wife. Actually the hanging garden did not hang it was suspended from Cables.

The Lighthouse of Alexandria

The Lighthouse of Alexandria also known as Pharos of Alexandria was built to direct ships & to serve as a military lookout purpose. It was located on the small offshore Island of Pharos.It was started building in 280 BC by the Ptolemaic kingdom. It was heavily damaged by earthquake between 956-1323.

 The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus one of the wonder of Ancient world was built around 353 BC. Now the location is Bodrum Turkey. Mausoleum was a massive tomb of city king (Mausolos) built by Artemisia in honour of her Husband after his death in 353 BC. This ancient was also disappeared due to the earthquake between12th century.

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the greatest statue of ancient times was created around 450BC.It was located on the west coast of Greece (about 150km west of Athens) at Olympia. The great Greek Sculptor Phidias was chosen to design the statue of Zeus. It was made in the recognition of the Greek Mythology. After the continuous suffering from earthquake landslides& flood it was damaged by fire in 5th century by fire and didn’t last.

The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus

The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus is considered as the one of the ancient wonder of the world. It was erected in the honor of goddesses Artemis around 323 BC by. The temple was located in Ephesus, Turkey. The temple was 129 m tall. It was destroyed around 262 AD by Goths. 

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