Pyramids of Giza, Giza

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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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  • An absolute must see in Egypt and Cairo. The construction of these world treasures has continued to be a serious debate amongst archaeologists and engineers and seeing them in person just confirms...  more »
  • 2/10 second time here, this time felt right to review. Would not recommend, far too hot and sand everywhere. Not great  more »
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