Giza pyramids, One of the most mysterious wonders of the world in the world. Tourists flock to Egypt every year, only to be able to see them. Visiting those pyramids is an experience that many people want to take, It is an unforgettable visit.
In the end, it is the only remaining element of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World. Like the saying, “one fears time, and time fears the pyramids.” To this day, scientists and researchers are still confused about the way the pyramids were built.
Giza pyramids are located on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile. Because this is where the sunsets every evening, symbolizing the world of the dead. Pyramids built more than 4000 years ago, between 2480 and 2550 BC. It includes three pyramids, Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure.
The pyramids are royal tombs. Each bearing the name of the king who built it and was buried in it, and the hierarchical construction here is a stage in the development of the tomb architecture in ancient Egypt. Constructed the pyramid of Khufu in Giza on an area of 13 acres, followed by the pyramid of Khafre and Menkaure.
The pyramid of Khufu is the largest pyramid among the pyramids of Giza and the greatest building of the earth. It contains three burial chambers. It took almost 23 years to build.
What distinguishes it from other pyramids is that it is the only one that has concave faces on its four sides. If you look at it from the ground, it is impossible to notice that. But you can see it from the air, if the lighting conditions are correct, and at certain times of the day.
The Pyramid of Khafra is the middle pyramid t, built by King Khafra, the fourth king of the Fourth Dynasty, the son of King Khufu. Within his hierarchical group, they found statues in the private valley temple. Which is now in the Egyptian Museum.
It is the smallest of the three pyramids in Giza. Built from limestone. Also at the end of it is a vestibule lined with stone, leading to a horizontal corridor, after which the burial chamber is located.
Also, they found a wooden sarcophagus bearing the name of Menkaure with its mummy. South of the Pyramid, three pyramids are dedicated to queens.
On the high plateau in front of the three pyramids, the Sphinx stands guard for it. Which is a statue of a lion’s body and a human head and is one of the largest sculptures in the world. Reaching a length of about 240 feet (73 meters) and a height of 66 feet (20 meters).
The pyramids, with their size, can amaze those who see them. As for the Sphinx, it is the statue that makes you feel intimidated by the place. As if he is telling you that you are now in the presence of the kings. And he is the guard of this world. Its greatness is magnificent in its sculptures and its solidity with time.
In conclusion, visit the Pyramids of Giza. Enjoy the opportunity to explore more about one of the most famous civilizations in the history of mankind. You can spend a whole day visiting and you can take the most beautiful memorial pictures there.
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