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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 via mobile

This place was better than expected. It is truly amazing to see how the Sphinx was carve from one stone after seeing how big it is. A must see.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ilmanzano
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a quick stop, a lot of vendors along the walk to the Sphinx and it's just not as big as you think! But hey, it's THE Great Sphinx.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cjdesai
Reviewed 3 days ago

Never leave Egypt without visiting the famous Sphinx. Try the light and sound show too!!!! It's better to bring someone who have a great photographic skills. Always check the weather before going there. Sandstorm can ruin the mood.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Grachelle A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very very nice...it's beautiful. It's amazing construction can still leave man thinking...How did they build such huge monuments.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nyarihitesh
Reviewed 5 days ago

what a history to unfold. Under rated place . Tour guide Marcous explained great deal of sphinx .Loved the monument

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank drark123
Reviewed 5 days ago

Did you know that . . . . . The sexual life of camels Is stranger than anyone thinks At the height of the mating season They try to bugger the Sphinx But the Sphinx’s posterior area Is blocked by the sands of the Nile...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lesbob
Reviewed 6 days ago

Who doesn’t want a photo of themselves kissing the Sphinx? We took several shots of the children doing just that.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aprilianinor
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Getting to stand so close to this impressive monument was outstanding. Such an amazing experience to be standing by such a piece of history. There is a small brick wall surrounding the bottom of the area, when you climb over this they yell at you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bearcj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sphinx will be done on the same time you do the Pyramids of Giza. It is in the same area. It has some history as to why it was made. So do take a guide with you for better understanding. Recommend to take a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank huseinesmailji
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try to go early on a Friday morning. There's much less traffic in Egypt on Friday mornings in comparison to most days. Its supposed to open at 8am every morning but don't be surprised if they open much later. Its mostly a laid back culture...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sweettea4me2016
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9 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.
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.