List of Seven Wonders of the Ancient World


Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is a list of remarkable constructions of classical antiquity given by various authors in guidebooks or poems popular among ancient Hellenic tourists..The first lists of seven wonders date from the 2nd–1st century BC. The number seven was chosen because the Greeks believed it represented perfection and plenty, and because it was the number of the five planets known anciently, plus the sun and moon

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List of Seven Wonders of the Ancient World,,,,,,S.No,Name,Location,Date of construction ,Builders,Date of destruction ,Cause of destruction  1,Great Pyramid of Giza ,Egypt,2584-2561 BC ,Egyptians,"Still in existence, majority of facade gone",2,"Hanging Gardens of Babylon(existence unresolved)",Babylon,605-562 BCE,"Babylonians or Assyrians ",After 1st century AD ,Earthquakes 3,Temple of Artemis at Ephesus ,Greek,"c.550 BC; and again at 323 BC ","Greeks, Lydians ","356 BC (by Herostratus)AD 262 (by the Goths) ","Arson by Herostratus, plundering "4,Statue of Zeus at Olympia ,"Olympia, Greece","466456 BC (temple)435 BC (statue) ",Greeks ,5th6th centuries AD ,"Disassembled and reassembled at Constantinople; later destroyed by fire "5,Mausoleum at Halicarnassus ,"Modern BodrumTurkey",351 BC ,"Greeks,Persians, Carians ",12th15th century AD ,Earthquakes 6,Colossus of Rhodes ,"Rhodes,Greek ",292280 BC ,Greeks,226 BC ,226 BC Rhodes earthquake 7,Lighthouse of Alexandria ,"Alexandria,Egypt",c.280 BC ,"Greeks, Ptolemaic Egyptians ",AD 13031480 ,1303 Crete earthquake "For more information, kindly visit :",,,,,,