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Next to the Great Pyramid of Khufu, this is the second-largest of the Giza pyramids; Khafre was the son of Khufu.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“casing stones” (4 reviews)
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Giza, Egypt
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Reviewed 17 April 2015

Its amazing that this pyramid is only ten feet shorter than the great pyramid. To imagine that these structures were the Burj Khalifa or the Empire State Building of their time- and were the tallest structures for centuries. Wow.

Thank Mohsin K
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Interesting and not a bad access to go inside, but nothing really to see but one empty sarcophagus. It's worth only if you want to say you enter the Pyramid.

Thank Neli L
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Pyramid of Khafre in the middle of the three great pyramids. Three also most of that state of preservation is good among the Great Pyramid, white one is the top part, so because cosmetic stone is left to clean, is apparently originally had been white...More

1  Thank Xlanc
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Every pyramid deserves a visit- 40LE is well worth it! Also at site, it is a beautiful walk to the sphinx or into the Sahara...by horse or camel.

Thank TRACEYASH2012
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Although smaller then the big one it's still quite big and impressive. The inside is less of a stunner though since there is no big gallery.

Thank Jan O
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Stunning to see. The three pyramids rose majestically around each other. Khafre was a son of Khufu and his is the second largest known pyramid in Egypt, only approximately 10 feet shorter than the Great Pyramid.

Thank Harsha P
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Just as spectacular as the Giza pyramid and the top of the pyramid still has the limestone (I think) covering that the pyramids were finished off with. The lower levels have the limestone chipped away and hence we can see the stones inside. Originally, the...More

1  Thank Sheela J
Reviewed 13 January 2015

the second pyramid in Giza. when you will go to see the second pyramids from higher places you will find the second pyramids is larger from the first pyramid - amazing view

Thank tourguideCairo
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We were so impressed with the pyramids in general, but the extra cost of entering this one was not worth it. You walk, crouched over, through a passageway which terminates in the burial chamber to find nothing but an empty sarcophagus - no carvings, hieroglyphics,...More

Thank Lady_in_Pink2014
Reviewed 10 January 2015

This was the 1st pyramid I ever went inside, back in 1978. Went back this last trip to refresh my memory. Brighter inside than Khufu's Great Pyramid, due to the paler limestone. Surprised by how small the sarcophagus was, narrow and not very deep. Big...More

Thank Kimberly S
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