7 Wonders of the Ancient Period in the World

1. Hanging Gardens of Babylon

It is conceived one of the 7 ancient wonders of the world, this garden built in the ancient city state of Babylon, in the present day Babil province in Iraq. The Garden would have expected a minimum amount of 8,200 gallons of water per day to treat the plants. This Garden described to have built between 605 and 562 BC.

Hanging Gardens of Babylon by Wonders
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2. Temple of Diana at Ephesus

This is also called as Temple of Artemis, was a Greek Temple and dedicated to a goddess Greeks identified as Artemis, it is located in Ephesus of Istanbul in Turkey. It’s rebuilt three times before its ultimate demolition in 401 BC and reconstruction began between 550 BC, the project took about 10 years to complete.

Temple of Artemis at Ephesus by Wonders
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3. Statue of Jupitar at Olympia

It was made by the Greek Sculptor Phidias in 432 BC and the seated statue 43 feet tall and It is located in Olympia in Greece.

Statue of Jupitar at Olympia
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4. Mausoleum of Mausolus (Ruler of Halicarnassus)

Also called Tomb of Mausolous was built around 353 and 350 BC at Halicarnassus in the Persian Empire in Istanbul of Turkey. The Mausoleum stood approximately 148 feet in height. There are many Ancient monuments that built by the rulers of Halicarnassus.

Mausoleum of Mausolus
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5. Pyramids of Egypt

Pyramids everyone know about this, because Pyramids of Egypt is the 7 wonders of the Ancient and modern World. It still keeps its place in wonders of the world. The Contstruction of the pyramid began around 2630 BCE – 2611 BCE, the estimated number of workers various from few thousands to 100,000. Many of the Giza Pyramids are counted among the largest structures ever built.

Pyramids of Egypt
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6. Light House, Alexandria

The Lighthouse of Alexandria was a two tower built between 280 and 247 BC, it is located on the island of Pharos at Alexandria, Egypt, and the estimated height of the lighthouse is around 393 to 450 feet. It was the tallest structure for many centuries.

Light House, Alexandria
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7. Colossus at Rhodes

The Colossus at Rhodes was a statue, and built between 292 and 280 BC. It was built to celebrate Rhod’s victory against the ruler of Cyprus. The Colossus of Rhodes estimated height is over 107 ft.

Colossus at Rhodes
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