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Romance Review of Pyramids of Giza

Away Travel Expert: David Swanson
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RomanceExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Anniversary,Honeymoon,Wedding
RomanceExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • A limited number of tickets are sold daily to explore inside the oldest and largest of the pyramids, the Great Pyramid of Khufu. If you miss out on these, tickets to clamber through the Pyramid of Khafre are considerably less expensive.
  • More than 100 pyramids have been identified in the north of Egypt. Almost as important, but seen by far fewer visitors, are the Step Pyramid of Saqqara and the Red and Bent pyramids of Dahshur. They're located 10 miles south of Giza.
  • Touts with camels smile sweetly and offer to take your photo atop the humped beasts. But beware: Once you climb up, you've all but signed up for an extended tour of the area by camelback.
The only members of the fabled Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing today, the Pyramids of Giza have survived 4,600 years of human history. Rising outside Cairo, cheek-by-jowl with the burgeoning suburb of Giza, the three pyramids are

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Address:
Downtown/Garden City
Giza
Egypt
Parking: Site Oct-Apr daily 8am-4pm, May-Sept 8am-5pm; all pyramids and museum Oct-Apr daily 9am-4pm, May-Sept 9am-5pm
Price: Admission LE40 ($7.25/£3.70) for the site; LE100 ($18/£9.25) Pyramid of Khufu; LE20 ($3.60/£1.85) Pyramid of Khafre; LE20 ($3.60/£1.85) Pyramid of Menkaura; LE40 ($7.25/£3.70) Museum of the Solar Barque. Students with valid card get 50% off


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Price Information: Admission LE40 ($7.25/£3.70) for the site; LE100 ($18/£9.25) Pyramid of Khufu; LE20 ($3.60/£1.85) Pyramid of Khafre; LE20 ($3.60/£1.85) Pyramid of Menkaura; LE40 ($7.25/£3.70) Museum of the Solar Barque. Students with valid card get 50% off
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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