Giza
Giza is the largest city in Egypt. Giza which is sometimes spelled Gizah or Jizah is located on the west bank of the Nile. The Great Pyramids of Giza are most celebrated pyramids, located on the outskirts of modern-day Cairo. The largest and oldest is the Great Pyramid, it is the only surviving structure out of the famed seven wonders of the ancient world. It was built for Khufu. He was Sneferu's successor and was the second of eight kings of the fourth dynasty. The middle pyramid was built for Khafre, Khufu's song. Approximately 2.3 million blocks of stone weighing about 2.5 tons each had to be cut, transported, and assembled to build Khufu's Great Pyramid.

Giza is an Egyptian city on the west bank of the Nile River, near Cairo. The giza Plateau is home to the iconic Egyptian monuments including 3 tall pyramids built as royal mausluems around the 26th century B.C. The largest, of the Great Pyramids, is King Khufu's tomb. The Great Sphinx is a vast sculpture of a man's head on a lion's body. The Solar Boat Museum displays a restored cedar found buried near the Great Pyramid.




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