Seven wonders of the Ancient World brought back to life in stunning 3D ...

The seven ancient wonders of the world have been re-imagined and brought back to life in in digital reconstructions that reveal how they would have looked in their prime.

Only one of the original seven survives today with the others lost over time as a consequence of war, crumbling civilisations and natural disasters. 

They were the go-to tourist attractions of the day and includes the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Statue of Rhodes and  Olympia's statue of Zeus. 

Images of the modern-day locations were compared to that of how it would have looked by insurance company Budget Direct.

Colossus of Rhodes  

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It was a staggering feat of engineering and building and the statue towered 100 feet (32 metres) above the harbour in Rhodes. Situated in the Mandraki Harbour a glimpse of the statue dedicated to the Greek sun god Helios greeted visitors flocking by land and by sea

It was a staggering feat of engineering and building and the statue towered 100 feet (32 metres) above the harbour in Rhodes. 

Situated in the Mandraki Harbour a glimpse of the statue dedicated to the Greek sun god Helios greeted visitors flocking by land and by sea. 

Marble blocks either side o the harbour's entrance allowed ships to sail between its legs as traders came to here from across the world. 

An earthquake brought about the demise of the statute, which survived for less than a century after its completion in 282BC.  

 Great Pyramid of Giza

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The one surviving relic from the ancient world resides in Egypt, and is still one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world

The one surviving relic from the ancient world resides in Egypt, and is still one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world.

A 20-year project saw each huge blocks weighing up to 2.5 tons each dragged into place by slaves in order to complete what would become the final resting place for the Egyptian pharaoh Khufu. 

It was then fitted with gleaming white limestone which has since been lost. 

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

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The fabled gardens may, or may not, have existed - and historians have bickered over the presence of them for millennia

The fabled gardens may, or may not, have existed - and historians have bickered over the presence of them for millennia

According to legend, the gardens were somewhere in Babylon - approximately 50 miles south of what is now Baghdad in Iraq.

It is thought they were made in 600BC and were complete with 65-foot

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