7 ancient wonders of the world

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were a collection of remarkable structures and monuments from classical antiquity. They were:

The Great Pyramid of Giza: The oldest and largest of the pyramids of Giza, built as a tomb for the Pharaoh Khufu.


The Hanging Gardens of Babylon: A garden complex built in Babylon (present-day Iraq) by King Nebuchadnezzar II for his wife.


The Statue of Zeus at Olympia: A giant statue of the Greek god Zeus, made of ivory and gold, located in the Temple of Zeus in Olympia.


The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus: A grand temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Artemis, located in Ephesus (present-day Turkey).


The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus: A grand tomb built for the Mausolus, the ruler of Halicarnassus (present-day Turkey) and his wife.


The Colossus of Rhodes: A giant bronze statue of the Greek god Helios, erected in the city of Rhodes (present-day Greece).


The Lighthouse of Alexandria: A tower built on the island of Pharos in Alexandria, Egypt, to guide sailors into the city's harbor.