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Pyramid of Giza, Unique Attractions In Egypt

Boring vacation to Asia and Europe, try switching to Egypt. Besides having a strong history of world civilization, the unique charm of a set of pyramid you can see in the Giza area or near the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

Giza is a complex of several family tomb of King Khufu pyramid-shaped, like the Great Pyramid, Pyramid of Khafre, Pyramid of Menkaure (Mykerinus), Pyramid of Queen (Queen's pyramid) to the Sphinx. Of all the pyramids, the Great Pyramid which is the tomb of Pharaoh, the Egyptian King Khufu fourth, the largest and well known as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

Great Pyramid of Giza or the Pharaoh's tomb is the oldest building (2551 BC) and the highest among the other pyramids in the Giza desert wide area. Some mummies are still left in the mummy's burial complex of King Pharaoh and Queen Nefertiti.

The other building is the attractive spectacle for visitors, is the statue of Sphinx (Great Sphinx). This lion-bodied statue had a head like a man with a length of about 3 meters high and 20 meters. Under the Sphinx there is a secret room built into the golden era of the past.

The architecture of the pyramid like Hemon, and Wazir Hemiunu Khufu was able to build a magnificent building in about 30 years. Building in order to remain strong, some material particular shall be taken from different places of the past trajectory of the Nile. Limestone rocks of the pyramid is taken from Tura, copper from the Sinai, granite from Aswan and wooden coffins from Lebanon.

Egypt or the Republic of Egypt is a country that most of its territory located in northeastern Africa. The country is adjacent to the countries of Africa and the Middle East, such as Libya, Sudan, Israel and the Gaza Strip. Every region in Egypt is limited only by the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Red Sea in the east.