Seven Wonders of the World
Various lists of the Wonders of the World have been compiled over the ages to catalogue the most spectacular man-made constructions and natural things in the world.
Great Pyramid of Giza
The oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis, Egypt.
There have been varying scientific and alternative theories regarding the Great Pyramid's construction techniques.
Most accepted construction hypotheses are based on the idea that it was built by moving huge stones from a quarry and dragging and lifting them into place.
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
They were built by the Chaldean king Nebuchadnezzar around 600 BC. He is reported to have constructed the gardens to please his homesick wife, Amytis of Media, who longed for the trees and fragrant plants of her homeland Persia.
The gardens were destroyed by several earthquakes after the 2nd century BC.…
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