Pyramids of Giza, Giza

4.4
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Must see · World heritage site · Ruin · Historic Site
The last of the original Seven Wonders of the World, Pyramids of Giza include a complex of World Heritage-listed ancient monuments, including the Great Pyramid. Dating back to around 2560 BCE, the pyramids were built by thousands of workers under the command of successive pharaohs, with teams of men carving millions of stone blocks at nearby quarries, transporting them to the site, then lifting them into position. The pyramids were used as tombs for the pharaohs, with interior temples, chambers, and galleries filled with offerings. The three main pyramids testify to the power of the pharaohs and the ingenuity of the ancient Egyptians--they have also inspired countless artists, architects, and rulers since their construction. To visit Pyramids of Giza and other attractions in Giza, use our Giza online visit planner.
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  • There was so many touts and brokers to whip you, but I was lucky that I am saved by my UBER Driver. He saved us all the way and took us to inside the premise. We walked around and took photos and...  more »
  • Step up to the great pyramid and be astounded. How did they build such a structure so long ago? Hop on a camel and take a ride across the sands to the famous sphinx. This is the best stop to get your....  more »

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