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Address: | pyramids Giza, Giza 12655, Egypt

The largest and oldest of the Giza pyramids, this colossal structure stands...

The largest and oldest of the Giza pyramids, this colossal structure stands nearly 500 feet tall.

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the great pyramid

i liked every thing mind blowing you can get great photos and walk round this amazing place also go see the boat dont pay to go in pyramid as there is smaller ones you can go in... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2012
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 October 2012

i liked every thing mind blowing you can get great photos and walk round this amazing place also go see the boat dont pay to go in pyramid as there is smaller ones you can go in for free

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 19 October 2012

Our tour guide told us not to bother going into the Great Pyramid as it has been stripped but we went in anyway and it was probably the best holiday experience I have had anywhere in the world. Only 6 other people went in and each visibly moved. Tunnels climb up towards the burial chamber in semi darkness, some with... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 17 October 2012

of course it was amazing ! just ignore the annoying vendors and avoid at all cost. Do not smile or eye ball them or go towards their direction if you can. Keep distance. If you are friendly they will swarm at you like bees.

Thank Ching C
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 14 October 2012

Just as i expected it was as awesome as i had hoped since a little kid! was impressive and amazing to hear all about it with a guide, entering the pyramids is just a fantasy i loved

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Reviewed 9 October 2012

This is for my adventurous friends......... If you are willing to put up with vendors pushing their wares, the rewards are great. NO LINES...........at all. If you look at videos of the Giza grounds before the revolution, it is wall to wall people. They would only allow a limited number of people to go inside the pyramid. Now it is... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 7 October 2012

If you are not Egyptian, I suggest to go there with Egyptian just to avoid people that overpricing everything for you. Also, don't go there unless in winter (Nov-Mar), otherwise it is really hot. But never miss it.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 October 2012

A 'must do' bucket list site. Don't pay the extra £10 to go inside the pyramid as you only walk up steep stairs to see a bare room then come down again. Visit the Cairo museum instead.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2012

Make sure you go in numbers and don't let the hawkers give you anything. If they do put it gently on the ground and walk away. The pyramids are stunning. Have a look at the tomb of the Engineer -well worth a walk

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Campbell, California
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Reviewed 5 October 2012

Learning the history behind the pyramids is imperative as it gives them personality. The things I didn't like, and this happened at most of the pyramids, were the aggressive camel pushers that were carrying AK-47s.

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Halifax NS
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Reviewed 5 October 2012

but was very sad to see what has happened--apparently, mubarek sold most of the land in Giza to developers(? corruption) and the land was developed with no planning guidelines, so wherethere used to be vast open desert around the pyramids, there is awful looking development almost up to within 500 feet of one side of them, so some of what... More 

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