The Seven Wonders

Watch Ancient Olympia from above

In western Peloponnese, in the beautiful valley of the Alpheios river, lies the most celebrated sanctuary of ancient Greece.

Dedicated to Zeus, the father of the gods, it sprawls over the southwest foot of Mount Kronios, at the confluence of the Alpheios and the Kladeos rivers, in a lush, green landscape.

Colossus of Rhodes project to restore the giant statue! (vids)

The ambitious Colossus of Rhodes project has brought together young professionals from Greece, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom in the hope of reviving one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that had been erected on the Greek island of Rhodes in 280 BC to celebrate the island’s victory of the ruler of CyprusCyprus, Antigonus I Monophthalmus.