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Seven Wonders of the World


The Seven Wonders of the World (or the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World) is a widely-known list of seven remarkable manmade constructions of classical antiquity.

World Heritage Sites connected to 'Seven Wonders of the World':

  • Museumsinsel (Museum Island) Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Ishtar Gate (reconstruction from its remains now in Pergamom Museum)
  • Olympia Statue of Zeus at Olympia (destructed in the 5th or 6th century AD)
  • Pyramids (Memphis) Great Pyramid of Giza (still standing)
  • Rhodes Colossus of Rhodes (felled by an earthquake in 226 BC)








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