C25 - Full Day Cairo Pyramids Tour
We will start our day with a visit to the breath-taking Pyramids of Giza, the most famous monuments in the whole world. It consists of the royal necropolis of the kings of the 4th dynasty of ancient Egypt with the magnificent pyramid of Cheops being the most important construction. Constructed during the 26th and the 25th BC centuries, the pyramids of Giza and the marvellous sphinx is the only surviving monument in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient world. With their extremely accurate measurements, their huge size, and many legends behind their construction, the pyramids of Giza will remain as one of the wonders that amaze people from all over the globe. We will have a tasty energizing lunch in one of recommended restaurants in the area of Giza. We continue our tour with a pleasant drive to visit Memphis the first capital of Egypt and one of the most important historical sites. The ancient city is now located around 10 kilometres to the South West of the pyramid of Giza and hosts a number of remarkable monuments including the marvellous Colossi of Ramses II, the Alabaster Sphinx, and many other notable statues. We go with our trip to explore Sakkara, the necropolis of the Old Kingdom of Egypt where many archeological findings are taking place. The centrepiece of Sakkara is the famous step pyramid of Djoser, the oldest stone building in history and an important mark in the evolution of the construction of pyramids in ancient Egypt.
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