"The pyramids at Giza" Egypt Things to Do Tip by hayward68

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by hayward68

The pyramids are probably the most visited site in Egypt, you just can't visit Cairo and not go to see them.
My advice is to get there as early as possible, some go for sunrise, and try to beat the crowds into the pyramids. The ticket office opened at 9am when we were there and we rushed to get inside the pyramid we decided to explore. If you're claustrophobic you might need to gather your courage to go inside, I was experiencing a bit of panic inside. It get be rather hot and stuffy in there as well so be prepared for that.
You'll also be approached by numerous people trying to get you onto their camels or trying to sell you items. They can be rather annoying but don't let this ruin the thrill of being at this magnificent place.
I believe it was 20LE to visit and more for each pyramid you wished to enter and you'll also pay for a camera permit for each camera you bring inside the pyramid.

Address: Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 5, 2003
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