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Where are Giza Pyramids located?
Pyramids of Giza are located in the Giza, the third largest city in Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile, about 12 miles southwest of central Cairo. Giza is most famous for the location of the Giza Plateau which is the site of some of the most amazing ancient monuments in the world, including the Great Sphinx, the Great Pyramid of Giza, and a number of other large pyramids and temples.
How to get to Pyramids at Giza?
Giza is best known for that part of Cairo closest to the world famous Pyramids of Giza. It is situated high on the desert plateau directly to the west of Cairo. The major international airport is the Cairo International Airport, the busiest airport in Egypt. The airport is located in Heliopolis about 13 miles northeast of central Cairo and 24 miles from the Giza Pyramids. Other transportation options to visit Pyramids include Metro, Buses, or taxis.
Where to stay?
Private Tour: Giza Pyramids and Sphinx - $37.00
No visit to Cairo is complete without seeing the majesty of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. With your own private Egyptologist guide to lead the way, you'll enjoy personalized attention on your private tour of these famous symbols of Egypt's ancient civilization. As this is a private tour, you can determine the amount of time you'd like to spend at each of the sites you'll visit.
Private Tour: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara - $83.00
Step back in time to the days of ancient Egypt on a private tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx, the necropolis of Sakkara and the former capital, Memphis. With your own private Egyptologist guide to lead the way on this private tour, you can determine the amount of time you'd like to spend at each of the sites you'll visit.
Pyramids Sound and Light Show with Private Transport - $39.00
Want a truly unforgettable evening of entertainment in Cairo? Then don't miss the world-famous Pyramids Sound and Light Show in Giza! You'll hear the story of Egypt as seen through the eyes of the Sphinx over the ages, and see the breathtaking site of the floodlit pyramids lit up under the stars.