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The Sphinx, Pyramids of Giza, Cairo
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Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo, is named after the ancient rural suburb of Al-Djiza, which was founded in the 7C. This extraordinary site, which counts among the most famous in the world, is home to the royal necropolises of the IV Dynasty: the famous pyramids of Cheops, Mykerinos and Chephren, in front of which stands the Sphinx. These monuments, which have inspired the most fantastical legends since ancient times, continue to fascinate visitors.

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  • Unrivalled architectural masterpiece, technical feat, seventh wonder of the world, oldest pyramid... there is no shortage of superlatives for the Great Pyramid of Cheops. It was also the highest (today 138m) and had the greatest volume (2 521 000m3) ..

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    ET - Gizeh

    The eternal symbol of Egypt, the enigmatic Sphinx of Giza, has made an impression across the ages. This monumental creature (20m high and 57m long), symbol of the Pharaoh's power, with a lion's body and human face, was most probably fashioned by Chep..

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  • Chephren, son of Cheops, decided to install his tomb south of his father's, thus taking his place in the family line. Construction techniques had been perfected, and Chephren's pyramid was erected more quickly. Although not as tall, it looks slimmer ..

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  • mercure cairo le sphinx hotel

    1 Alexandria Desert Road ET - GIZA

    Mercure Le Sphinx Cairo combines an exciting location & incomparable service. This impressive hotel offers its guests a unique opportunity to explore the historical surroundings in total comfort & convenience. Located in a magnificent park at the foo..

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