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Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

Learn more about the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: The Great Pyramid at Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Pharos Lighthouse near Alexandria, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, and the Colossus of Rhodes.


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The Seven Wonders
More basic information about the Seven Ancient Wonders.

NOVA: Get Clued In
Your friends at PBS bring you this site, which has information, a quiz, and other fun stuff.

The Great Egyptian Pyramids
Learn more about the great Pyramids at Giza and elsewhere, as well as how and why they were built.

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
They were one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. Did they really exist? Where were they? How did all those plants survive in a desert? Find the answers to these and other questions in this fun, illustrated article.

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia
This is one of the largest statues EVER built! Check it out!

The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
Some of this temple still stands. In its day, it was HUGE and brought people from all over the world to see its magnificence.

The Mausoleum of Halicarnassus
Learn more about this tomb of the Asian king Mausolos.

The Colossus of Rhodes
This huge statue guarded the harbor and brought visitors from all over the world. Check it out!

The Pharos Lighthouse
How did the ancient Greeks get and keep this flame lit, when it was hundreds of feet in the air? This site has the answer.

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