This for me was architecture genius and amazing, to see this and the chamber they buried this in all in the hopes that when the king returns to life he will have all his personal belonging waiting for him, this is a must see, do...More
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One is left inspired at the workmanship of those long ago. Climate controlled building. Truly amazing, without a doubt a visit is required.
can you imagine that you will see a boat older than most of the countries allover the world thousands of years and still there , unbelievable
The hugeness will make you awestruck. The history and facts behind it's construction is interesting. Full credit to the authorities for making the museum so beautiful by maintaining it's original graveyard, depicting it's discovery and reconstruction through pictures, and creating it's miniature models.
Our guide tried to talk us out of seeing this as part of the Pyramids experience, but thankfully we insisted. The now customary security check at entry, and shoe coverings are issued. The boat itself is amazing, and the excavation history also interesting. Photos or...More
I wish the AC had been working because the building can get quite stuffy but it's absolutely worth the short stop! What a gorgeous piece of history. No photos allowed, had to check my camera in with the guard at the door. We were given...More
History of the boats, was very important in Egyptian history.. I did not realize how important this was until I heard the hold story. That our guide told us.
I believe this is also called Cheops boat Museum or Khufu's ship...only said that because you may find it listed that way. Well, that's what the entry ticket says. If you want to see how the Egyptian royality went down the nile this is where...More
Khufu Ship is a complete full size boat that was sealed in a pit in front of The Great Pyramid of Giza in 2500 B.C.E. It has now been restored & preserved in the Khufu Boat Museum (Solar Boat Museum). Two theories/myths on why it...More