Seven Wonders of The world
There are umpteen numbers of wonders in this world. Most of these are hidden arid are unknown to the man. Certain wonders are, however, known. Out of those known to the world, there are seven exclusive wonders known to history. These seven wonders are recognized by everybody. They are the real wonders of the world. The first wonder of the world is the three pyramids of Egypt. They are situated in Gaza and are stated to have been built in 2900 B.C. Their height is 450 feet. The second wonder of the world is the hanging garden of Babylon laid on the top of a vaulted building. They were built by the Babylonian king in 600 B.C. to please his queen. The terraces rose from 75 to 300 feet. The third wonder was the work of Phidias in the 5th century B.C. The statue of Zeus (Jupiter) at Olympia was a colossal figure in gold and ivory. It was 40 feet high. The fourth wonder of the world was the temple of Artemis (Diana) at Ephesus. It was built in 350 B.C. in honour of the Greek Goddess. The fifth wonder of the world was the mausoleum at Halicarnassus built-in 350 B.C. It was erected by Queen Artemesia in memory of her husband Kind Mausolus of Cana in Asia Minor. The sixth wonder was the Colossus at Rhodes, it was a bronze statue of Apollo (Helios) about 105 feet high. The famous sculpture Charles completed in twelve years. it was built in 280 B.C. The seventh wonder was the Pharaos of Alexandria. The lighthouse was built in the 3rd century B.C. on the island of Pharaos. The only wonder which survives till today is the pyramids of Egypt.