Giza The Essential
Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo, is named after the ancient rural suburb of Al-Djiza, which was founded in the 7C. This extraordinary site, which counts among the most famous in the world, is home to the royal necropolises of the IV Dynasty: the famous pyramids of Cheops, Mykerinos and Chephren, in front of which stands the Sphinx. These monuments, which have inspired the most fantastical legends since ancient times, continue to fascinate visitors.
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