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Great Sphinx

Address: Al-Haram, Giza, Egypt
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$78*
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Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Khan...
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Ranked #3 of 19 Attractions in Giza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Owner description: At over 240 feet long and 66 feet high, it’s a wonder that this mysterious sculpture was carved from a solid limestone block.
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

You see pictures of the Sphinx your whole life and when you have a chance to see it in person, you are left speechless. We were with a group that had received special permission to enter the Sphinx enclosure and were able to actually touch it. Normally, tourists are not allowed within the Sphinx enclosure and must stay on the... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Special arrangements were made for us to visit this Sphinx and Pyramids by the tour company Archaeology Paths in conjunction with their Egypt tour and special guest Dr.Zahi Hawass.FABULOUS!

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PA
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

One of my favorite trips was to Egypt to see the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx. When we were there, the Sphinx was roped off but I could still get very close to it. It is getting a little worn and the day we were there it was very windy. For me, it was a wonderful visit. I can't explain... More

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Herts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Easy to get too and see - may get hassled by hawkers/guides. Easy to get too and see - may get hassled by hawkers/guides

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Cairo, Egypt
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It's a must, it's only just over the Nile from cairo centre and well worth it. It's magnificent of course, but the sheer size and scale is breathtaking. I was mesmerised by it and stood for a long time just to take in it's beauty. We were lucky, we went in August and as residents of Dubai were used to... More

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Charles City, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We got a good view from the walkway. Be careful of the people who are there trying to take your pictures with your camera. they DO want a tip for doing so.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A sight to behold. One of the sites you have to include when visiting Giza Pyramids. Again be aware of the Scams the unofficial tour guides or fake officials dish out. Hold on to your wallets also.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Smaller, than expected, deep in the surrounging send. Unfortunately the face is getting worse and worse. It was gloomy.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Sphinx is a must if you are in Cairo, I have the chance to take pictures without tourists, but normally you have many visitors there, they are rebuilding now but even that it's an amazing view!!

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Nafferton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

An awesome sight!! You must visit the Sphinx if you are visiting the pyramids. Some great stalls here too for haggling for statues, etc. Great day out.

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