Our tour guide will accompany you to visit ;
The Grand Egyptian Museum located two kilometers west of the Giza plateau and covering more than 100,000 square meters one-third of the whole area is for the exhibition of 100,000 of artefacts create an interactive experience for the visitor the main attraction is the first full tomb collection of King Tutankhamun. The collection includes more than 4000 items collected from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and from storages of many other museums .it was designed by Heneghan Peng company and the exhibition design and museology is by the German Atelier Brückner and the Spanish contractor Acciona. In plan, the building is shaped like a big chamfered triangle divided into smaller triangles recalling the pyramids. The museum's north and south walls aline directly with the pyramid of Cheops and Mecerinos. In front of the building is a large park, filled with date palm trees. The façade of the museum consists of a translucid alabaster wall, inside the main entrance is a large, atrium where 70 huge statues are exhibited. The museum also contains a library, a research center, restoration laboratories, and a museum for children as well. The foundation stone of the Grand Egyptian Museum was laid on February 2002 and cost about 550 million dollar
The Giza plateau where the 4th dynasty pyramids were constructed
Khufu (Cheops) pyramid, it is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the only one that stands until now, it is the most attractive monument on the plateau 146.59 meters high and its sides at the base reached 230.37 meters in length. The tilt of their faces was 52 degrees. It is the greatest monument in Egypt and has almost 2,300,000 stone blocks. As an Arab proverb says: "man fears time, but time fears pyramids."
Khafra (Khefern) pyramid is 136.4 meters high, each side measures 215.25 meters and the inclination of its faces is just over 53 degrees. Its estimated volume is more than 1.6 million cubic meters. On its vertex remains of the old original shiny limestone covering can still be seen.
The pyramid of Menkaura (Mykerinos) whose base measures 103.4 meters on each side and its original height was 65.5 meters, with a slope on all four sides of 51 degrees. It conserves at the base 16 courses of red granite that corresponded to the lower cladding of the monument. We will continue to visit the Valley Temple and the Great Sphinx built by Pharaoh Khafra (Khefern) it is 73 meters long, and almost 20 meters high.
Lunch at a local restaurant
After the tour, you will go back to your hotel.
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