Giza

Sprawled across a calcareous tableland which is surrounded by use l ong chain of Libyan mountain ranges and rimmed to the north and south by two wadis is Giza, 11 kilometres (6.8 miles) south-west of Cairo. Although it is associated with the grandeur and tradition of the Fourth Dynasty, recent archaeological excavations south of the pyramids here have uncovered remains of a settlement with tombs


The Pyramid of Cheops

Egyptologists believe the pyramid was built as a tomb for the Fourth Dynasty Egyptian pharaoh Khufu (often Hellenized as "Cheops") and was constructed over a 20-year period. Khufu's vizier, Hemiunu (also called Hemon) is believed by some to be the architect of the Great Pyramid.

The Sphinx

The Great Sphinx of Giza is the largest, the oldest and probably the most famous monumental statues in the world and an iconic symbol of ancient Egypt was carved out of limestone on the Giza Plateau, probably in the reign of the king Khafre

The Great Pyramid of Cheops

Khufu whose father Sneferu had erected the first true Pyramid( The Great Pyramid) at Giza Plateau. It was constructed from 3,200,0000 blocks of Limestone, each weighing an average of 2.5 tons. It differs from most Pyramids in having two burial Chamb

Things to do in Giza

Things to do in Giza. Discover Places to Visit in Giza, You have not seen Egypt unless you have visited the Pyramids, you have not really visited the Pyramids unless you have been at Giza, Giza  Necropolis locates southwest of Cairo. The Giza Plateau has been used by rulers of Old Kingdoms.

The Pyramid of Cheops at Giza

Cheops whose father Sneferu had erected the first true Pyramid( The Great Pyramid) at Giza Plateau. It was constructed from 3,200,0000 blocks of Limestone, each weighing an average of 2.5 tons.

The Pyramd of Chephren at Giza

Chephren succeeded the throne after the death of his half –brother, Djedefra, chose Giza Necropolis to build his Pyramid, his Pyramid was smaller to that of Khufu, but it is better preserved,The Pyramid of Chephren can be easily identified by the Casing stones that still Cling to its Pointed top

The Pyramid of Mykerinus

Menkuara is the builder of the third pyramid of Giza, He was the son of Khufu, His Pyramid is 66 meters high and Covers less than a Quarter of the Area of the Great Pyramid. His black stone sarcophagus, also carved with niched panels.

Pyramids of Giza

Discover the top 10 attractions in Giza. The Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx , Other Things you must do in Giza. Giza is one of the most important tourist cities in Egypt, located in the southwest from Cairo, on the west bank of the Nile River,

The Grand Egyptian Museum at Giza

The Grand Egyptian Museum holds in trust for Egypt and the World a chronological statement for the ancient history of Egypt over the past 7000 years. Neighbouring a timeless wonder, the Giza Pyramids.

Tips for visiting Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

Tips for visiting Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, Time to visit, what to wear?Things to do

The Valley Temple of king Chephren

The Valley Temple of king Chephren is a part of the Pyramids of Giza Complex. A very popular destination for tourists visiting Egypt.

The boat museum of king Cheops

The boat of the king Cheops was discovered On the 26th of May 1954 by dr Kamal Kamal Al Malakh during his cleaning process of Giza, Area to the south of the Great Pyramid of King Cheops

The tomb of Queen Meresankh III

Queen Meresankh III was the daughter of Hetepheres II - the Queen of the IV Dynasty (2723 to 2563 BC) and Prince Kawab, the granddaughter of Khufu - the King of the IV Dynasty of the Old Kingdom and the wife of Khafre

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