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The Great Sphinx of Giza, commonly referred to as the Sphinx of Giza or just the Sphinx, is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature. Facing directly from West to East, it stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt. The face of the Sphinx is generally believed to represent the pharaoh Khafra.Cut from the bedrock, the original shape of the Sphinx has been restored with layers of blocks. It measures 73 m long from paw to tail, 20 m high from the base to the top of the head and 19 m wide at its rear haunches. Wikipedia
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8-Hour Private Tour of the Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Bazaar from Cairo
On this private Cairo day tour several activities are involved and different periods of ancient history of Egypt are covered as you will visit the pyramids of Giza, namely Great Pyramid of Cheops (khufu), Chephren (Khafre) and Mycerinus (Menkaure), they represent 3 generations dating back to the 4th Dynasty (about 2500 B.C. You will ride a camel for 30 minutes in the Sahara desert around the pyramids as well as the Great Sphinx considered as guardian of the Giza plateau, you will have lunch in a local restaurant overlooking the pyramids. you will have lunch in a local restaurant overlooking the pyramids. Then you will proceed to the Egyptian museum of antiquities in Tahrir square with its treasures that represent ancient Egyptian art along its history from little household tools to massive stone statues , the oriental bazaar of Khan el Khalili, oldest market in Egypt and the whole Middle East, where you will live the experience of bargaining.
Trusted tour to Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx with Camel ride and Entrance Fees
We will pick up you at 9:00 from your accommodation in Cairo or Giza to tour the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx with a guide on this convenient tour. With an expert Egyptologist as your tour guide, go to the Pyramids of Khofu, Khafre, and Menakaure where you’ll have the option to go inside (additional cost). Then, take a camel ride before driving down the plateau for a visit to the Sphinx.
Private Half Day Trip to Giza Pyramids Sphinx with Camel Riding
• Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World Your guide will take you to the 4500-year old necropolis in Giza. Stand at the foot of the Great Pyramids , built for Cheops , Chefren and Makruns , and guarded by the Great Sphinx. Everyone who visits Egypt needs to see the Pyramids. . Also, take a ride on a camel for a view of more pyramids along the Giza plateau at the edge of the Sahara Desert. entrance fees for the Pyramids area , Sphinx , Valley temple plus Local Food and a hotel pickup and drop-off are included .
Pyramids Sound and Light Show with Private Transport
Want a truly unforgettable evening of entertainment in Cairo? Then don't miss the world-famous Pyramids Sound and Light Show in Giza! You'll hear the story of Egypt as seen through the eyes of the Sphinx over the ages, and see the breathtaking site of the floodlit pyramids lit up under the stars.
4 Hours private Giza Pyramids ,Sphinx ,lunch and camel ride from Cairo or Giza
pick up from hote in cairo or giza , Go back to the time of the Pharaohs and discover the mysteries of pyramids built in ancient Egypt by visiting the great Giza Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Visit the legendry Sphinx and the Valley Temple. transfer back to your hotel
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