One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Lighthouse of Alexandria, will be rebuilt in its original location. I don’t suppose the Egyptian authorities will tear down Citadel of Qatibay to get the remnant stones of the lighthouse with which it was constructed in 1480, over 100 years after earthquakes brought the lighthouse down.
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Egypt wants to rebuild the Pharos—the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. I’m not sure how they’re going to go about it, since the Mamluk Era Qaitbay Citadel currently occupies the relevant site. 60 more words
It’s unbelievable to stand in front of a monument that is thousands of years old. Were the Mayans robots? I am baffled imagining these people with basic tools building such ginormous buildings in such a way that they have been able to withstand thousands of years. 1,015 more words