Wonders of the world

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Wonders of the world

Hanging Gardens of BabylonThe Hanging Gardens of Babylon were in City State of Babylon. The gardens were built around 600 BC. They were royal gardens. The gardens were probably 24 metres high. They were destroyed by earthquake 2nd century BC.

Lighthouse of AlexandriaLighthouse of Alexandria was in Alexandria, Egypt. It was built around 290- 270 BC. The lighthouse was 140 metres height. It was destroyed by earthquake.

Great Pyramid of GizaThe Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis. It was built by Pharoh Khufu circa 2550 B.C.. It incorporates about 2.3 million stone blocks, weighing an average of 2.5 to 15 tons each. It has three burial chambers. Its height is 147 metres.

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

Statue of ZeusIt was in Peloponnesus. Statue of Zeus was built around 432 BC. The statue was about Greek God Zeus. It was 12 metres high. The statue was destroyed by fire.

Colossus of RhodesThe Colossus of Rhodes was built between 292- 280 BC and it was destroyed 226 BC by an earthquake. It was in Island of Rhodes. It was 30 metres high.I

Temple of ArtemisIt was in Ephesus. Temple of Artemis was built 323 BC. The temple was 129 lenght. It was mostly made of marble.