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“As amazing as ever!”
Review of Great Sphinx

Great Sphinx
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Half Day Tour to Giza Pyramids with Camel Ride
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Giza Pyramids and Sphinx Day Tour including Lunch from Cairo
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Private Half-Day Tour to the Pyramids of Giza with Lunch from Cairo
Ranked #3 of 80 things to do in Giza
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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.
Lancashire, England
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“As amazing as ever!”
Reviewed February 8, 2013

What can be said about the Sphinx? It's something that has to be seen to be believed. The only drawback is the amount of people being allowed to sell right on the causeway.
It's very irritating when people are trying to just look at it to have hawkers yelling to sell their goods.

Visited January 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Great Sphinx”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

Well worth a visit if you are in Cairo and visiting the Pyramids. A fascinating sight with the pyramids in the background.

Visited January 2013
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Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
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“Sphinx”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

disappointed, it has been extensively repaired and you cant even get very close, full of kids trying to get money from you and surrounded by shops

Visited January 2013
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Westmoreland, Tennessee, United States
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“The stuff of dreams”
Reviewed February 5, 2013

The tour I was with didn't get very close, but still it was a wonderful experience just to see. We returned several days later for the Sound and Light show. Something I will never forget!

Visited January 2013
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Boston
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“Another outstanding monument”
Reviewed February 4, 2013

The sphinx is only a short trip away from the pyramids, again c2500BC, very impressive, but perhaps not as large as you might imagine. Again, this is a must see, and as with the pyramids, make sure to have good shoes to walk in and plenty of water and sun protection.

Visited December 2012
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