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  • Address: Giza Plateau
  • Hours: Open daily 7am - 5pm
  • Admission: Area admission: 60 L.E., Big Pyramid entrance: 100 L.E., Middle and Small Pyramids: 60 L.E.

The sole survivor of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Pyramids of Giza still live up to more than 4,000 years of hype. Their extraordinary shape, geometry and age render them somehow alien constructions; they seem to rise out of the desert and pose the ever-fascinating question, 'How were we built, and why?' The oldest and biggest pyramid is that of Cheops, and you can go inside this one if you don't suffer from claustrophobia. Once they were covered in smooth white marble but that was taken for temples over the centuries, but you can imagine how even more impressive they would have been then. Climbing on the pyramids is strictly banned. 

It can be a bit of a shock to visit the Giza Plateau and realize that the sandy mound that's home to the pyramids is actually plonked in the middle of the congested city suburb of Giza.

Practical Info

Guided tour or private car and guide who can take you from place to place on the large site are the easiest ways to see the pyramids. Alternately you can get there by bus from Heliopolis via Midan Tahrir (the Egyptian Museum). There are currently two entrances: the main entrance is via a continuation of Pyramids Road (Sharia al-Haram) at the foot of the Great Pyramid of Cheops, and the secondary entrance is via the village of Nazlet as-Samaan, below the Sphinx. Most independent visitors enter from Sharia al-Haram; that's where the bus and minibus from Downtown stop. Follow the road up from the roundabout towards the pyramids.

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Private Tour: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara

4.5 star rating: Recommended 223 Reviews

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Private Tour: Cairo Day Trip from Sharm el Sheikh

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

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Location: Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
Duration: 21 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Private Tour: Cairo Day Trip from Hurghada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Reviews

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Location: Hurghada, Egypt
Duration: 17 hours (approx.)

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Private Tour: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Khan el-Khalili Bazaar

4.5 star rating: Recommended 144 Reviews

Take a leisurely private tour of Cairo's most famous sites: the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum and Khan el-Khalili bazaar. With your own private ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 6 - 8 hours

From USD $78.00

Private Tour: Giza Pyramids and Sphinx

4.5 star rating: Recommended 141 Reviews

No visit to Cairo is complete without seeing the majesty of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. With your own private Egyptologist guide to lead the ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 3 - 4 hours

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Private Tour: Cairo Flight and Tour from Sharm el Sheikh

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

Fly to Cairo from Sharm el Sheikh on a private tour and make the most of your time in this world-famous city. You'll visit Cairo's most famous sites including ...  Read more

Location: Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $365.00

Private Tour: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Dahshur

4.5 star rating: Recommended 14 Reviews

See the classic sights of ancient Egypt on this private tour to the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Dahshur and Memphis with the luxury of your own qualified ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 6 - 8 hours

From USD $106.00

Half-Day Morning Giza Pyramids and Sphinx Adventure from Cairo including Egyptian Lunch

Wonder at the Great Pyramids of Giza and enigmatic Sphinx on this fascinating half-day tour of Cairo’s greatest treasures! Beat the crowds and midday sun with ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $67.00

Pyramids Sound and Light Show with Private Transport

4 star rating: Recommended 130 Reviews

Want a truly unforgettable evening of entertainment in Cairo? Then don't miss the world-famous Pyramids Sound and Light Show in Giza! You'll hear the story of ...  Read more

Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $39.00

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