History• The garden was built by King Nebuchadnezzar, who ruled the city for 43 years starting in 605 BC.• Were built to cheer up Nebuchadnezzars homesick wife, Amyitis.• A green, leafy, artificial mountain rising off the plain. But did it actually exist? Herodotus praised and claimed it’s beauty, but never mentions this.
A 16th-century hand-coloured engraving of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon byDutch artist Martin Heemskerck, with the Tower of Babel in the background.
Robert Koldewey , a german archaeologist, found outthe reminiscence of the ancient garden.
The ancient Babylon, is located now in Al Hillah, Babil, Iraq.The ruins of the city of Babylon in 1932.
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