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This is what the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World would look like now

Love Exploring Logo By Gemma Prince of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 15: Described by Roman author Pliny the Elder as “The most wonderful monument of Grecian magnificence”, this temple certainly earned its title as an ancient wonder. Built in the 6th century BC, on the western coast of what is now Turkey, it was dedicated to Artemis, the Greek goddess of hunting and nature. According Pliny, the temple was 425 feet (129m) in length and 225 (68m) wide – that's nearly double the size of the Parthenon in Athens.

The ruins: Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, Turkey

Described by Roman author Pliny the Elder as “The most wonderful monument of Grecian magnificence”, this temple certainly earned its title as an ancient wonder. Built in the 6th century BC, on the western coast of what is now Turkey, it was dedicated to Artemis, the Greek goddess of hunting and nature. According Pliny, the temple was 425 feet (129m) in length and 225 (68m) wide – that's nearly double the size of the Parthenon in Athens.

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