Al Jizah Tourism & Travel Guide

Egypt, the home of the ancient Egyptian civilization, is famous for its hieroglyphs, mummies and temples....

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After the initial shock of ‘bounds, byramids and sibinx’ (Pounds, Pyramids and Sphinx) I concluded that if I could ignore the mix up of consonants and the constant badgering of taxi drivers and self-appointed guides offering to show me their heritage for a ‘good price’ with promises of a Nice-Time Afterwards (NTAs), I could actually enjoy the numerous free teas and gifts the locals insisted on pressing upon me because, ‘I Like Indian – Amitabh Bachchan.’...

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Al Haram Str., Giza
finally one thing off my bucket list !! :)
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الاهرام, الجيزة, مصر
Today's stop was the GREAT PYRAMIDS! While the bus started back on the highway, I could see off in the distance the Great Pyramids, and never thought that our hotel was so close, and during the night we couldn't see them. It was a gorgeous day, a hot one, but the humidity wasn't bad at all, We got our tickets to enter the area for the pyramids, and away we went. They're huge! I can't believe that humans were able to create something that amazing so many years ago when they didn't have all the technology we have these days. I still believe it's Aliens!! With our ticket was included the access to go inside the largest pyramid, and you had to climb a path up along the wall, and there was a hallway you can enter. Photography is prohibited, which is too bad, I would have loved to take pictures of the tiny hall way and low arches we had to climb under. There was very little lighting, and after you had to crawl under these huge arches of stone, and climb up a very steep and high flight of stairs that could only fit one person at a time.Once we were up the stairs we were in a dark, black room. It had high ceilings, and it was cool inside. Once my eyes adjusted to the darkness I could see a black box in the back, side of the room. It was the place where the Tomb of Pharoah Khufu would have been placed.
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