Pyramids of Giza, Giza

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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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  • Not sure why you need to review this but yes it's awesome. Showing up as an American felt safe and fun, some locals wanted pictures and I felt like a celebrity at times ha. Go have some fun on a...  more »
  • Just beautiful and due to covid we almost had the place to ourself so the pictures are impeccable. Runway Lyfe and Heba made the trip perfection!  more »
  • This place is magical but the attitude of workers and merchants are horrible even officers at the gates ask for money, the merchants are very pushy and there are no fixed fees for riding camels or...  more »

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