7 Wonders of the World
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7 Wonders of the WorldabcA wonder isWhat is a wonder?Something that is wonderful.Something that is amazing.Something that is really beautiful.Something that surprises you.The word Seven Wonders came from ancient Greek tourists.They chose the number seven because they thought it was the best number.There are Seven Wonders of the Ancient (old)World and Seven Wonders of the Modern (new) World.
Seven Wonders of the WorldWhat are the 7 Wonders?The seven structures considered by ancient and medieval scholars to be the most wondrous of the ancient world.The Seven Wonders of the ancient world are all located in Europe. Specifically, in the Mediterranean.
1: The Great Pyramid of GizaBuilt 2584-2561 BC.They are in Egypt.They are tombs (graves) for the Pharoah Khufu.
The Great Pyramid of Giza is about 4,500 years old, and is the only ancient wonder still standing. Until the early 1800's, the Great Pyramid at Giza was the tallest building in the world! The Great pyramid was made by hand! It is nearly 800 feet long, 450 feet high. It was built with over two million of blocks of stone. The average weight of each stone is about 2,500 pounds - around the same weight as a car!
52: Hanging Gardens of BabylonBuilt around 600 BC. in Iraq.They were huge gardens built by King Nebuchadnezzar for his queen.
The Hanging Gardens was built around 600 BCE, along the banks of the Euphrates River in Babylon. It was constructed inside the palace walls. It was about 400 feet long, 400 feet wide, and 380 feet high.
The love story is that King Nebuchadnezzar, built the garden for his queen. The queen missed her homeland in the mountains. The gardens were designed by the king to make his queen feel loved and welcome her to Babylon.
6Built 435 BC. in Greece.Zeus was the king of the ancient Greek gods. It was built in Olympia to honor Zeus and the Greek Olympic Games.
3: Statue of Zeus in Olympia
Zeus was the king of the ancient Greek gods. Olympia was the city that hosted the Ancient Greek Olympic Games. The Temple of Zeus was completed in 456 BCE. It was built in Olympia to honor Zeus and the Greek Olympic Games. Today, little remains of the temple or the once magnificent Statue of Zeus within it. But the spirit of the Olympic Games lives on.
74: Temple of Artemis at EphesusBuilt 550 BC. in Turkey.Artemis is a Greek moon and hunting goddess.The temple was destroyed around 200 CE by the Goths.
The temple was destroyed and rebuilt several times. Each time, it was built more impressively than the temple before. A constant stream of visitors came to see the temple. The townspeople built shops around the temple. Some shops sold little replicas of the temple for tourists to take home.
85: Mausoleum of HalicarnassusBuilt 351 BC. in Turkey.It was a tomb for King Mausolus.His wife, Artemisia built the tomb for her husband after he died.
96: Colossus of RhodesBuilt 292-280 BC. in Greece.It was a huge statue of the God Helios over the sea.The statue was 110 feet high and stood on a 50 foot base.Only 56 years after the statue was built, it was toppled by an earthquake.
107: Lighthouse of AlexandriaBuilt 280 BC in Greece.It was the tallest building in the world for many centuries.It helped ships find their way safely into harbor.Scientists believe an earthquake topped the Lighthouse during the 12th century.
11The Seven Wonders of the Modern WorldThe Taj MahalIt is in India.It was built in 1648 CE.It is a tomb for the third wife of Emperor Shah Jahan.
The ColiseumIt is in Rome, Italy.It was built in 80 CE.It was used for entertainment - sports games, fights, plays, etc.
The Great Wall of ChinaIt is in China.The Chinese started building the wall in the 6th century CE.It was built to protect the country from attacks from enemies.
PetraIt is in Jordan (in the Middle East).It was built around 100 BCE.It was the capital of the Nabataeans.
Statue of Christ the RedeemerIt is in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.It was built in 1931.Redeemer = someone who makes you better.
Machu PicchuIt is in Peru.It was built around 1450 CE.It was the summer palace of the Inca emperor Pachacuti.
Chichen Itza PyramidIt is in Mexico.It was built around 600 BCE.It is a temple in the Mayan city Chichen Itza.
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