Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu, Egypt) Reviews
Newest Review: ... to build it using only levers and sledges. The pyramid was built around 5000 years ago (though noone is sure) and was once faced in polished white limestone. It would not have had the stepped structure we see today, and would have reflected the sun for many tens of kilometres. Inside the pyramid are several tunnels and chambers. More on them below. Inside They now sell a limited number of tickets for the inside of the Great pyramid. 150 each morning and evening. This is to prevent long term damage to the interior – the salt from the sweat of... more
Customer Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu, Egypt) Reviews (1)
by - written on 19/08/01, updated on 31/08/01 (Very useful, 189 readings)
The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and the Pyramids. Those were the two things I wanted to see when I was a child. I thought I would never make it, but have walked across one and been to the centre of the other three times. One is a bridge. The other is burned into my mind with such clarity it makes me smile to think of it. I think that four visits to the Great Pyramid probably gives me some good experiences to pass on, so here goes… Many people think of “the pyramids”, and no more. In fact there are nine pyramids on the plateau at Giza, and several more besides. If you visit one pyramid in your life, you must go to the ... Read the complete review
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