Again Mira was the center of this trip. She helped us through and patiently told us the history of the Pharos, the SPHYNX, etc...
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We stayed at the Mena House and from there you can walk to the Sphinx and pyramids, the size of the sphinx is staggering.... built thousands of years ago and still there !! I never knew that it was buried under sand at one point.....More
I guess the sphinx is always shown with the pyramids in the background in such a way that it looks far larger than it actually is. It was certainly great to see it up close.
This is one thing that you must see before you die.How was it even made is what holds you in perpetual awe.
We saw the Sphinx after riding on camels across the Giza plateau and past the pyramids. The sphinx is actually a beautiful finale to our ride across the dessert as apart from the pyramids it is the other amazing site that we really wanted to...More
I could write odes about the whole Giza complex, but the Sphinx was probably one of my favorite stops along the way. It's difficult to say anything that hasn't been said already, but I do think that this is a must-see if you are stopping...More
Of course a must see. It looks much better when you are close to it. The sound and light show is very dated
It is hard to say anything what has not been said already. Great Sphinx is impressive and majestic. Although smaller than I expected it is still a work of art and world heritage which has to be preserved for future generations. Tips: - Make some...More
Left speechless when you see such ancient wonders. Especially when you think and hear how it was built without todays technology.