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Rhodes: So Where’s the Colossus?


Entrance to the harbor where the Colossus might have stood.

Passengers joke about the one thing they know about Rhodes as they come ashore on tours of this island off the southern coast of Turkey. “How many Colossuses does it take to screw in a lightbulb?” quips one. Another chuckles, “I wonder where the Wonder is.”

Many visitors are disappointed to learn that there’s nothing left of the island’s famous Colossus of Rhodes. Not even some rubble where one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World once stood. What’s more, beyond historical accounts that the giant existed, we don’t really know read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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