See the majestic sight of the Ancient World still intact—the Great Pyramid of Giza.
See the majestic sight of the Ancient World still intact—the Great Pyramid of Giza. It held the distinguished honor of being the world's tallest man-made structure for more than 3,500 years; learn more about the ancient tomb of Pharaoh Khufu from your private guide. Admire also the 2 neighboring pyramids of Khafre and Menakaure and understand more about life in the ancient Egyptian ruling classes. Sphinx is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human. Facing directly from West to East, it stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt Memphis was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, 20 km south of Giza. According to legend related by Manetho, the city was founded by the pharaoh Menes Saqqara, also spelled Sakkara or Saccara in English, is a vast, ancient burial ground in Egypt, serving as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital.