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Things to do in Giza

World heritage site · Ruin
The last of the original Seven Wonders of the World, Pyramids of Giza include a complex of World Heritage-listed ancient monuments, including
Tours from $44
Giza Plateau , Giza
Home to some of the most important and iconic structures created by man, Giza Plateau encompasses a barren area of sandy desert with the thre
Tours from $20
Great Sphinx , Giza
Undeniably one of the most iconic structures of the ancient world, Great Sphinx, a monumental sculpture depicting the mythical creature with
Tours from $52
Duration: 8 to 10 hours
On this private Cairo day tour several activities are involved and different periods of ancient history of Egypt are covered as you will visit the pyramids of Giza, namely Great Pyramid of Cheops (khufu), Chephren (Khafre) and Mycerinus (Menkaure), they represent 3 generations dating back to the 4th Dynasty (about 2500 B.C. You will ride a camel for 30 minutes in the Sahara desert around the pyramids as well as the Great Sphinx considered as guardian of the Giza plateau, you will have lunch in a local restaurant overlooking the pyramids. you will have lunch in a local restaurant overlooking the pyramids. Then you will proceed to the Egyptian museum of antiquities in Tahrir square with its treasures that represent ancient Egyptian art along its history from little household tools to massive stone statues , the oriental bazaar of Khan el Khalili, oldest market in Egypt and the whole Middle East, where you will live the experience of bargaining.
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Bent Pyramid , Giza
Part of a World Heritage Site, Bent Pyramid include several structures built between 2613 and 2589 BCE. Easily accessible from Cairo, the com
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Specialty Museum
See a different side of the Giza necropolis during a visit to Musee de la Barque Solaire, a facility displaying the reconstructed Khufu solar
Tours from $33
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Ruins · Monuments · Historic Sites
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex. The pyramids, accompanied by a plethora of ancient tombs and the imposing Great Sphinx, endure as the iconic symbol of ancient Egypt and the country's most famous landmarks. Although most tourists opt to stay in Central Cairo and visit the plateau on a day trip, a Giza holiday can be a good opportunity to take the time to explore the historic monuments without hassle and hurry. Quad biking, camelback rides, and pleasant cruises on the Nile are some of the other activities you can add to your Giza itinerary. Plan your visit to Giza and other destinations in Egypt using our Egypt trip planner.

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Where to stay in Giza

Although tourists usually opt for the central Cairo area when visiting the pyramids, you'll find numerous accommodation choices in Giza itself. Less crowded and a good option if you're looking to spend more time exploring the plateau, Giza offers a variety of lodgings, including affordable hostels, camping, mid-market hotels, and luxurious, 5-star venues.
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