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Pyramids Zone | El Haram, Giza, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As with everything around the Pyramids, the artefacts are amazing. But the locations are dirty and poorly maintained. It's sad really that the government simply don't care.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

khufu boat its the biggest boat in Egypt from the time of Pharaohs so-huge and its masterpieces woow

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge boat! Amazing to see it. I was not sure, but I think that you need to pay to take photos, we don't know first because there's no sign that we can't take photos, but one guy there started to complaint of us taking photos...More

Thank Fred D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good museum, had to wear local linen size huge slippers over my flip flops which resulted in a health and safety issue during the visit! The boat is incredible and worth a look, no photos allowed apart from on your cell phone which was annoying.

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this well preserved wooden boat was supposed to help the Pharaoh in his journey in the after life , you shouldn't meet God in Boat less than that. it's glorious moment when you see this beautiful art and think how ancient it is . if...More

Thank Usama M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat has the original wood burried near the pyramids in a number of parts, and then discovered and asambled. It is suposed to help the soul of the Pharaon to "travel" to the other world. You have to pay extra to enter, but students...More

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you think about the wooden boat on display was once buried deep in the Giza sand and now is wonderfully showcased in this well done museum in the shadows of the pyramids, you would think it is amazing too. Worth the time and small...More

Thank TravelingTexasGal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit. As two travelling Aussies, this was another place in Cairo that benefits greatly by having a guide. They can bring the experience to life for you.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small museum, will be closed after moving the solar boat to the new Egyptian Museum in 2019. Tourist pay 6 x more than Egyptians. Video costs 300 LE (absurdly high price). Boat itself is visible fom all sides and heights. Unique. Huge. Place where it...More

Thank Extraordinary812914
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

It's great to see how the preserve and re- assemble the Kufu's boat . They show the original pit where the boat is found and original cords which the boat was tied with it. And of course the boat. Boat has a couple cracks which...More

Thank Kris C
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Dona Q
3 May 2018|
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Response from J4KEF | Reviewed this property |
we paid with Egyptian pounds.
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sritesh
10 August 2015|
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Response from AhmedMorshedy | Reviewed this property |
50 Egyptian pounds for adults and 25 for students
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retireeVancouver
27 March 2015|
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Response from FastoneTravels | Reviewed this property |
Hi - if the tour is not included, it is so easy to get a ticket, the ticket booth is right outside the entrance to the Solar Boat museum, which is right next the the Big Pyramid of Khufu. It takes about 15 to 20 mins to tour... More
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