"The Great Pyramids of Giza" Pyramids of Giza by MM212

Pyramids of Giza Travel Guide: 447 reviews and 1,457 photos

When Alexander the Great conquered Egypt in the 4th century BC, the Pyramids of Giza were already over 2000 years old! The only survivors of the seven wonders of the ancient world were thus ancient to the ancient world. Over 4500 years after their construction, they continue to mesmerise us with their ingenuity and size. They were built to last and will likely outlast any structure of the modern age. Every person should visit the Pyramids at least once in their lifetime, for it is not until one is in front of them that one appreciates their greatness.

The Pyramids of Giza are located about 20 minutes south-west of the great city of Cairo. An afternoon or a morning at the pyramids should be on any traveller's itinerary when visiting Cairo.

  • Last visit to Pyramids of Giza: Dec 2007
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • lynnehamman's Profile Photo
    Jan 12, 2010 at 5:33 AM

    I love camel rides, and it seems like a fun thing to do around the pyramids. I would also LOVE the perfume gallery. Nice tips of different pyramids and burial tombs, with good pics.

  • uglyscot's Profile Photo
    Dec 5, 2009 at 11:10 PM

    Loved the view of the horses beside the pyramid.That's an unusual view appreciated by a somewhat jaded former resident of Cairo.

  • call_me_rhia's Profile Photo
    Jan 31, 2008 at 1:25 PM

    Oberoi restaurant? we also had lunch there, after the pyramids... not sure which restaurant, though

  • VZ-Pam's Profile Photo
    Jan 28, 2008 at 7:26 AM

    Great detail pages ! I missed to see the solar boat ...

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Jan 6, 2008 at 11:58 AM

    Glad to know that Pyramids are still at their places in December of 2007! Thanks for refreshing sweet memories. Best wishes to Momo from Moscow in our Russian Orthodox Christmas Eve...

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Aug 12, 2007 at 12:16 PM

    Pas facile de faire une très bonne page sur une destination aussi classique. C?est un ?challenge? que tu as gagné, bravo!

  • Ekahau's Profile Photo
    Jun 5, 2007 at 11:47 AM

    Momo, very nice details and photos I like that some real history included


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