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Giza: city of the Pyramids

Giza: city of the Pyramids

• It is part of Greater Cairo, capital of Egypt.

• It is located in the south of downtown Cairo, on the western bank of the Nile River.

• The city became famous for the amazing Pyramids of Giza, one of the wonders of the world and a world heritage sightseeing.

• Giza is part of the great cemetery of Memphis, which had been extended over more than forty kilometers and was known in the Ancient Empire of Egypt with the generic name of Her-necher (the Necropolis).

• Other important touristic attractions of the city are: The Sakkara Necropolis, The Step Pyramid, The Largest Colossal Statue of Ramses II, The Open Museum of Memphis, The Royal Tombs of Sakkara.


Tip of the day 

Riding a camel is a daily activity in the area of the Pyramids, as well as being a touristic attraction.


Giza trips

Sakkara and Memphis excursions 

The Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum trip


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