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You can visit the ruins or locations of all Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. However, only the Great Pyramid of Giza has survived intact to the present day.  Here is a description of how the classical list of the Seven Ancient Wonders came about. There was also a contest to name the New 7 Wonders of the World which were announced in July, 2007. We now have a topic with travel information on how to visit those new seven wonders. Howard Hillman, world traveler and a noted authority on Earth's natural and man-made wonders, has an interesting personal perspective on the seven ancient wonders you might enjoy reading.
 
Seven Wonders.Netlogged  A beautiful website with the best descriptions and history of each of the seven wonders we have found. We also list them below in our table as Site 2 under Background/Other Sites.
 
Google Search - Wonders of the Ancient World  Various resources to learn about these ancient wonders.  We have included some of these websites in our table below.
 
DMOZ - Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.  Here are the links that DMOZ has for the seven wonders of the ancient world.
 
SacredSites.com  Beautiful site with excellent, comprehensive information. Do a site search with the name of each of the seven wonders.
 
Do Unto Others - 7 Wonders.  This is their excellent history of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world that also describes what happened to the wonders over the ages, what the locations are like today and plans for possible reconstruction of some of them. Includes paintings showing each wonder.
 

Ancient Wonders

Here is a map showing the location of the 7 classic ancient wonders. (Only the Pyramids exist today).

Name

Visualize

Background

Tourist Information

References

Other Sites

Location

Tours To

Local
Tours
Great Pyramids of Giza 
Webcam
Virtual Tour 1
Virtual Tour 2
Go

Wikipedia  DMOZ

Site 1  2 Near Cairo, Egypt Search Go
Hanging Gardens of Babylon  Go

Wikipedia  DMOZ

Site 1  2 Near Baghdad, Iraq   Search Go
Statue of Zeus at Olympia  Go

Wikipedia  - - - -

Site 1  2 Olympia, Greece   Search Go
Temple of Artemis at Ephesus  Go

Wikipedia  DMOZ

Site 1  2 Ephesus, Turkey   Search Go
Mausoleum at Halicarnassus  Go

Wikipedia  - - - -

Site 1  2

Near Bodrum, Turkey  

Search Go
Colossus of Rhodes  Go

Wikipedia  DMOZ

Site 1  2 Rhodes island, Greece Search Go

Lighthouse of Alexandria 
Lighthouse of Pharos
Pharos of Alexandria 

Go

Wikipedia  DMOZ

Site 1  2
Site 3  - Nova
Site 4 - Diving
Site 5 - Diving

Alexandria, Egypt Search Go
 
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