Pyramids of Giza

You will see a thousand pictures of the pyramids of Giza, but there is no picture that is able to describe the ingenuity of the pharaohs and show all the details, everything is different by seeing it with our own eyes.

It is the most famous and harmonious building in Egypt, as it is the tomb of the ancient kings guarded by the Sphinx.

The pyramids were built around 2000 BC, the construction time was twenty years and it took about 120,000 workers to finish these giants.

If you are visiting the pyramids for the first time, it is important to be prepared and have more knowledge of what you need than regret that you know something after your visit. We will help you with this.

The Pyramids are located in Giza, the third-largest city in Egypt. Giza is set on the west bank of the River Nile about 10 miles away from Cairo.

The three primary pyramids on the Giza plateau were built over the span of three generations by the rulers Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure. Each pyramid was part of a royal mortuary complex that also included a temple at its base and a long stone causeway (some nearly 1 kilometer in length) leading east from the plateau to a valley temple on the edge of the floodplain.

The Pyramids of Giza is the oldest monument on the list of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

The three primary pyramids on the Giza plateau were built over the span of three generations by the rulers Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure. Each pyramid was part of a royal mortuary complex that also included a temple at its base and a long stone causeway (some nearly 1 kilometer in length) leading east from the plateau to a valley temple on the edge of the floodplain.

Pyramid of Khufu : The Great Pyramid, the largest of the three, was built by the pharaoh Khufu and rises to a height of 146 meters.

Pyramid of Khafre : The second great pyramid of Giza, that was built by Khufu’s son Khafre,Although this monument appears larger than that of his father, it is actually slightly smaller but was constructed 10 m (33 feet) higher on the plateau.

Pyramid of Menkaure : The third of the major pyramids at Giza belongs to Menkaure. This is the smallest of the three, rising to a height of 65 meters.

The best tips for visiting the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

when are you going?

Going through the winter will help you beat the crowds (and the summer may be hot), but it is also an opportunity for adventure

The Giza Plateau is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily (it runs until 5 p.m. during the summer).

How to reach the pyramids?

In the pictures, the Pyramids of Giza tend to appear endless miles on a dusty track, but they are actually quite central. In fact, they are only about 15 miles outside of downtown Cairo.

So you can easily go by taxi or minibus or join a tour group

When you arrive, you have to walk a little to the entrance.

Top Things to See and Do : 

Seeing the Pyramids ,The Great Sphinx is the famous lion with a human head,Pyramid of Sneferu is the first pyramid, and Pyramid of Menkaure is the smallest pyramid in the complex And you can go inside the pyramids 

Advice: Climbing the pyramids is illegal, and it is harmful to the pyramids as well as yourself

-Watching Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids

-Camel riding and photography

What to Wear at the Pyramids?

The most important thing is to wear the right shoes if you plan to enter the pyramids with comfortable clothes , and don’t forget the cap.

It is a journey that make us delve deeper into the quest to discover the greatness and ingenuity of ancient civilization.

No trip to Egypt is complete without spending time here on one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world

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