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Khafre's Pyramid

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Address: Giza, Egypt
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Next to the Great Pyramid of Khufu, this is the second-largest of the Giza...

Next to the Great Pyramid of Khufu, this is the second-largest of the Giza pyramids; Khafre was the son of Khufu.

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Again excellent Pyramid , the Khafre's Pyramid is second tallest 136 meters high , only second to his fathers Khufu's Giant Pyramid . It's peak is covered with polished lime stone... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Meerut, India
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Meerut, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Again excellent Pyramid , the Khafre's Pyramid is second tallest 136 meters high , only second to his fathers Khufu's Giant Pyramid . It's peak is covered with polished lime stone casing. It's east side view gives you good photo opportunity. Over the time most of valuable granite stones are removed and used in other palaces and mosques.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went around sunset and rode a camel...such beautiful views. Try to go around the back to get photos without other people. You can go inside for a small price.

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Harelbeke, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The second of the three big piramids: best preserved because you can see the original chalk layor on top of the piramid.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pyramids of Giza is about 4,500 years old. Imagine how a person can possibly built something which will be time tested and even be earthquake resistant. Marvellous!!

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I blows the mind how the pyramids were built and how they are still in such amazing shape. I think this is a must see for any traveller.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Pyramid of Khafre is only 10 feet shorter in height and 50 feet shorter in width at the base than the Great Pyramid of Khufu. It actually appears to be larger because it was built on higher ground. This pyramid is distinguished by a cap of limestone facing that is still retained on its top. The effect of this... More 

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Duluth, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This Pyramid still has some of the cover stones so it is the most photographed. There is nothing like spending some time here.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This pyramid along with the other two are truly phenomenal , it is truly a bucket list item. The views are spectacular and it is truly everything you think it is and more. There are camels available to ride along the area and TONs of salespeople I would advise caution, but it is truly a lovely place and no real... More 

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Hayward, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I just saw this from a little distance, I think but a lovelier pyramid there was not. The day was very warm but windy! I liked the combination.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Toured the pyramids and Sphinx with a group of friends from October 25 thru 27th and it was an awesome sight to behold. We had an excellent guide who carefully took us through the different periods of Egyptian civilization. I intend to return in the future to Luxor and Alexandria. Egypt is a great location for students of history.

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