Great Sphinx (Giza, Egypt) Reviews
Description:Located in Giza. / Located in Giza.
Newest Review: ... out to Giza and the pyramids and I definitely benefited from it, I had a pretty relaxing day there and wasn't in a hurry like a lot of the tourists. The grounds are quite large and walking around in the heat can make you a bit agitated, so best to take it easy! The Sphinx is a dominating feature, one which I'd always dreamt about visiting, the powerful size of it made the small hoards of ... more
Customer Great Sphinx (Giza, Egypt) Reviews (2)
by - written on 20/07/09 (Very useful, 18 readings)
When I visited Cairo about 4 and a half years ago, I had a quick itinerary planned but a late night arrival set me back a bit as I woke up late the next day, I soon became embraced in the city and ended up spending a couple of months there. Obviously not everyone has this option but if you do, I certainly recommend it. It was a good few weeks that I was in Cairo before I made the journey out to Giza and the pyramids and I definitely benefited from it, I had a pretty relaxing day there and wasn't in a hurry like a lot of the tourists. The grounds are quite large and walking around in the heat can make you a bit agitated, so best to take it easy! The ... Read the complete review
by - written on 19/08/01, updated on 19/08/01 (Somewhat useful, 77 readings)
You always see pictures of The Sphinx with a pyramid behind it. Ever wonder about that? The reason is that there is nothing else to see. You pay your money to go in to the temple of The Sphinx, and all you see is a few walls and, er, The Sphinx close up. For the best pictures you need to be outside the enclosure anyway. So, my advice is this: Walk down to The Sphinx, take your photos and then take this opportunity for your one camel ride of the holiday. Haggle over a camel to take you up the hill and back to the pyramids. It’s a long walk back in that heat. P.S. Thinking about it, there are good pictures to be had inside the ... Read the complete review
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