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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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Reviewed yesterday

While you cannot go next to this, the view from where you are allowed is not only splendid, it also give you great photos and selfies without the crowd.

Thank docfoody
Reviewed 3 days ago

Far exceeded expectations! We started our trip there and went back on our last day to take it in again... Hard to imagine the history of the place and the people who have passed by this place. Hope this will be preserved for generations

Thank nkarunar
Reviewed 3 days ago

We saw the Sphinx as part of our Pyramid half-day tour with 'Let's Explore Egypt' tours. It was excellent to be able to see it from a very close vantage point. The walk up to the Sphinx is incredible as well because the temple you...More

Thank PhilHendo
Reviewed 5 days ago

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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

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10 July 2017|
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Response from J0anneSimps0n | Reviewed this property |
Very close approx 5 minutes walk
7 February 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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1 August 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.