Wikipedia

Colossus of Rhodes

InfoRoutesPlaces of interest

Advertisement
Advertisement

Author: Wikipedia

GR | | Public | CatalanFrenchGermanItalianSpanish

Source: Veikk0.ma

Copyright: Creative Commons 3.0

The Colossus of Rhodes was a statue of the Greek sun-god Helios, erected in the city of Rhodes, on the Greek island of the same name, by Chares of Lindos in 280 BC. One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, it was constructed to celebrate the successful defence of Rhodes city against an attack by Demetrius Poliorcetes, who had besieged it for a year with a large army and navy.

Source: Wikipedia.org

Copyright: Creative Commons 3.0

More information

More about this place of interest

Comments

Routes nearby

This place of interest on your website

<iframe src="https://plugin.routeyou.com/poiviewer/free/?language=en&amp;params.poi.id=7813802" width="100%" height="600" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Try this feature for free with a RouteYou Plus trial subscription.

If you already have such an account, then log in now.

© 2006-2022 RouteYou - www.routeyou.com