Original Wonders of the World – Historic Spots to Visit

The Seven Wonders of Ancient Age dates back to Herodotus (484 BC – 425 BC) and Callimachus (305 BC – 240 BC). They are the original wonders as per ancient history.

The Colossus of Rhodes

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The Colossus of Rhodes was a statue of the Greek Titan Helios, erected in the city of Rhodes on
the Greek island of Rhodes by Chares of Lindos between 292 and 280 BC. It is considered one of
the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

The Great Pyramid of Giza

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The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis
bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World,
and the only one to remain largely intact.

Lighthouse of Alexandria

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The Lighthouse of Alexandria, sometimes called the Pharos of Alexandria, was a lofty tower built
by the Ptolemaic Kingdom between 280 and 247 BC on the coastal island of Pharos at Alexandria,
Egypt for the purpose of guiding sailors into the port.

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

Mausoleum_of_Halicarnassus_2009

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus or Tomb of Mausolus was a tomb built between 353 and 350 BC
at Halicarnassus (present Bodrum, Turkey) for Mausolus, a satrap in the Persian Empire, and
Artemisia II of Caria, who was both his wife and his sister.

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia

Zeus-Statue

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia was a giant seated figure, about 13 m tall, made by the Greek
sculptor Phidias in circa 430-422 BC at the sanctuary of Olympia, Greece and erected in the
Temple of Zeus thereGreek architects Satyros and Pythius of Priene.

The Temple of Artemis

temple of artimis

The Temple of Artemis, also known less precisely as the Temple of Diana, was a Greek temple
dedicated to the goddess Artemis and was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The Hanging Garden

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The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the
only one of the wonders that may have been purely legendary

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