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Great Sphinx

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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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Al-Haram, Giza, Egypt
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I reasl like the Sphinx...you can get up close and personal with it/him...unlike the pyramids which are so large. Go early and miss the crowds

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a part of the Giza plateau with other ancient pyramids nearby. This iconic monument really is breathtaking - for all you've seen it loads and loads of times in pictures and travelogues etc, it is breathtaking to see it in real life. It's...More

Thank BenYorkie
Reviewed 2 days ago

I expected this to be a highlight of the pyramid visit, and it is very impressive, but smaller than I expected--still, we are talking about the Great Sphinx!!

Thank cookpias
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everything you expected. Some great shots with the Pyramids in the background or just the Spinx. Highly recommend this place. Great for the entire family.

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's an Amazing Piece of the history of the world. It's right in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza. It will send you into another world as you gaze upon this marvel of creativity

Thank Ike C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Great Sphinx seen from up close is unbelievable. ... her imponent figure is seen in every step you take around that incredible monument.

Thank Destination814521
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was great to take a picture by it. It’s definitely a site worth seeing when you’re in Egypt. It’s right by the pyramids

Thank Spartacus X
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stunning! Just stunning. There is an entrance fee which can be combined with the pyramids. You can feel the history on the walk to the Sphinx. The Sphinx is fenced off to protect it but it doesn't ruin the experience. You will be amazed to...More

Thank patriciatG5581AA
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a dream come true ...from childhood to go see the pyramids and sphinx. Locals say it was made to scare away thieves. Like a scare crow.

Thank beautifulmind76
Reviewed 1 week ago

was great was so funny with a lot of picture you can get there that is will make you so happy you will not forget that day

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MichelleS8129
July 9, 2017|
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Response from J0anneSimps0n | Reviewed this property |
Very close approx 5 minutes walk
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sofia013
February 6, 2017|
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Response from Memsochet | Reviewed this property |
We were part of the Viking Pathways of the Pharaohs trip, so all accommodations were arranged for us. The hotels in Cairo at the beginning and end of the trip were wonderful.
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Alisha N
July 31, 2015|
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Response from sanny_5 | Reviewed this property |
You can book your hotel around the pyramids online. Hotel can arrange for your pickup from airport as well as your to Pyramids and Egyptian museum.
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