Great Pyramid of Giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza (also called the Pyramid of Khufu and the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely … Read more

Pyramid of Khafre

The Pyramid of Khafre, also known as the Pyramid of Chefren, is the second-largest of the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza and the tomb of the fourth-dynasty pharaoh Khafre (Chephren).The pyramid has a base length of 215.5 m and rises to a height of 136.4 metres (originally 143.5 m). The Pyramid is made of Limestone … Read more

Great Sphinx of Giza

Emblematic of Egyptian civilization, the Great Sphinx statue was already considered ancient by most Egyptians during their 3,000-year history. It is widely believed that the Pharaoh Khafre (or Chephren) had the image constructed to guard his temple. Dating back to the Old Kingdom, the statue was likely built around 2500 BCE. Situated northeast of Khafre’s … Read more

Library of Alexandria

Royal Library of Alexandria or Ancient Library of Alexandria, was in its time the largest in the world. Located in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, is believed to have been created at the beginning of 3rd century AD. by Ptolemy I Soter and came to hold up to 700,000 volumes. A new Bibliotheca Alexandrina, promoted … Read more

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon are considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Were built in the sixth century. during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar II in that city on the banks of the Euphrates (the Babel of biblical texts). Around the year 600 AD., Nebuchadnezzar II, King of Chaldea, his wife wanted … Read more


Stonehenge is a Neolithic monument located near Amesbury in Wiltshire, Great Britain, about thirteen miles north of Salisbury.  Stonehenge consists of large stone blocks in four concentric circles, the outer diameter of thirty meters, consists of large rectangular sandstone rocks that originally were topped by lintels, also of stone, leaving only seven today in place. … Read more

Leshan Giant Buddha

The Leshan Giant Buddha was built during the Tang Dynasty (618–907). It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers flowing … Read more

Colossus of Rhodes

The Colossus of Rhodes was a gigantic statue of the Greek god Helios, erected on the island of Rhodes, Greece, in the 3rd century BC by Chares of Lindos. It is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. All that is known about this statue is due to the news we have … Read more

Pyramid of Menkaure, Cairo, Egypt

The Pyramid of Menkaure, also known as the Pyramid of Mycerinus, located on the Giza Plateau in the southwestern outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, is the smallest of the three Pyramids of Giza. It was built to serve as the tomb of the fourth dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Menkaure. Menkaura’s Pyramid had an original height of 65.5 … Read more