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Great Pyramid Giza Egypt (7 wonders of the World)



Pyramid Giza

Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest pyramid of the three pyramids at Giza necropolis and it is believed that the pyramid was built as a tomb for Fourth dynasty Egyptian pharaoh, Khufu (Χεωψ, Cheops) and constructed for more than 20 years and is estimated to take place in about the year 2560 BCE. Pyramid is sometimes referred to as the Pyramid of Khufu.

El Giza Giza region or also known as El Gizeh Gizeh or (Al Jizah) is a region located in the area near Cairo (Egypt), the pyramids are found here are the largest category in comparison with the pyramids on earth.

Pyramids of Giza or the great pyramid that lay on a bed of desert temperatures over 35 degrees Celsius is composed of three large Pyramids Sphinx plus one. It is the third pyramid of Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Rakhaef / Chephren) and Menkaure (Mycerinus) plus three small pyramids. Each of the pyramid of Cheops and Mycerinus Chepren have the same interior.



There is a king room, queen room, the door of the tunnel (four feet in diameter with a length of 40 meters). Most residents in the century known as a farmer. they make use of the Nile valley to serve as their waters.

Giza pyramid complex was built the ancient Egyptians about 5000 years ago has a broad area that could be equated between the distance from St. Peter (Rome), the Cathedral of Florence (Milan) to the St. Paul (London). Also believed to be a collection of stones at the Giza Pyramids when put together can make a 3-meter-high walls with a thickness of 0.3 meters which can cover the whole of France.



When compared with the Empire State Building in New York, pyramid or pyramid is greater than 30 times and can even be seen from the moon. While the Egyptians Kunosendiri build it in 30 years. Not to mention of how to move the stone pyramid of rock and compile them into a high (some say made structures on slopes or screw as the screw is then whitewashed with lime stone on the outer layer.

Someone mentioned that these rocks are the result of casting), construction of accurate weight and center point of the object. So as previously stated there is mention that the Pyramid was built by a UFO by linking with a portrait of the pyramids on Mars. Anything else is speculated that the pyramids were built by man are stranded future in the past.




There is also a pyramid associated with the constellation Orion constellation in terms of the location of the pyramids of Giza and the Pyramids katiga Mayapun believed to have the same location and position of clusters based on the Orion constellation. In addition it is also believed to have room under the Sphinx (who called off Hall Records) which is the secret key to the Zep's Edge which is a past golden age when the Pyramids of Giza is made.




According to research from scientists and Archaeology, raw material for making pyramid taken from several places. Eg limestone from Tura, granite from Aswan, copper from the Sinai and Lebanon wood for the coffins of all of which are transported through the Nile. Then the workers average worker died at a young age between 30 years due to spinal cord injury due to carry very heavy loads. Then there are also revealed how the emergency aid for the injured worker.



Approximately four years ago, I began to set foot on this earth-one of the main prophets nickname for Egypt. Of the country, I took a million dreams and visions of Egypt. From Indonesia with Hopes, so to speak.

Egyptian culture is like two sides of the piece of metal. Different but still it's the same thing. Positive and negative side is always there, even so in the land of Egypt. Quite often I find the behavior of most people that sucks, but many are pleasant and soothing when viewed.

Presumably, the words 'Amr ibn' Ash, the hero who managed to subdue Egypt (fath Mashr, 640 AD), while expressing his first impression of Egyptian society, is quite represent the existence of two positive and negative sides of it in Egypt. He said: "... Nisâ'uhum ruqosô, kibâruhum juhalâ, wa shigôruhum adzkiyâ '... / the women are dancers, a stupid adult, while the little kids are so smart ...".




Among the cities that are part of the history of world civilization in Egypt, Cairo and Giza is one of the main city with an abundance of cultural expressions. If you berpelancong to Egypt, you will be invited to enjoy the beauty of Cairo and Giza through the City Tour. The goal was fariativ tourist attraction. But, there are some places that became a major tourist attraction in the City Tour, such as Pyramid and Sphinx of Giza, the Museum Tahrer, River Nile and the Khan el-Khalili.

Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops) at Giza is the largest pyramid built by King Pharaoh Khufu, the third king of Dynasty IV in 2690 BC in the land area of ​​13 acres. 146 meters high (136 live now due to erosion at the top). Number of stones about 2.5 million meter3. About the number of employees, Wieslaw Kozinki, a Polish architect, believed that at least tedapat average of 25 people to carry a piece of rock weighing 1 to 1.5 tons. Recent research shows that there are at least 8-12 people who draw a stone size of 2.5 tons. Petrie, a leading Egyptolog justify what is written Herodotus, Greek historian, about the presence of 100 thousand workers in the construction of pyramids.




Two other pyramids at Giza is, or Chepren Khafre, and Mycerinos. Khafre Pyramid was built by King Khafre, the son of King Cheops, in the year 2650 BC, the height reaches 136 meters, the length of its side is 214 meters, and the amount of 2.2 million meter3 stone. One again, pyramid Menkaure (Mycerinos) built by Menkaure, Khafre's son king in 2600 BC, with a height of 104 meters and 62 meters long side.

In addition to the three famous Pyramid of Giza which was, in fact there are many pyramids in Egypt. Total number reaches 94 pyramids. Only the forms are relatively smaller than the third Giza Pyramid. Pyramid-pyramid is believed to be the burial place of kings Pharaoh / Ramses along with their wealth which came to power in 2635-1780 BC. Architecture's first pyramid was Imhotep maker. Pyramid shape that led to this cone describes a ladder that will deliver the king who died to heaven.




The Sphinx is a statue of a human-headed lion-bodied, with a length of 57 meters, was built by King Chepren in the same year with Chepren pyramid. Sphinx is located approximately 200 meters east of the pyramid, and as if seen as guardians of the pyramid when viewed from the front. First, the Sphinx's body was buried in the desert stretch to the neck, and was clearly seen entirely in 1926.

Approximately 120 km east of Giza, the Down Town area, Tahrer Square, you can see the rest of the world civilization in the form of the mummy of Pharaoh / Tahrer Ramses at the museum. In the dominant building with maroon color, there are many historical relics. In addition to storing historical relics from the ancient Egyptian civilization, Museum Tahrer also save the results of the findings of the Egyptolog who did the excavation and study for years.

This building consists of two floors, ground floor with stone statues and wooden boats used during ancient Egypt, Champollion duplicate inscription, the stone coffin and hundreds of other historical objects.




The second floor is being showcased stone tombs of the kings, war and hunting vehicles and other gold jewelry. The most important historical relics owned by the museum is the head of Tut Ankh Amon gold is placed in a special room and still intact, and the mummy of Ramses II, which according to historians is the time of Prophet Moses Pharaoh. The mummy is kept in a special room with a coolant temperature is always controlled, upstairs, along with 10 other mummies of ancient Egyptian kings.

Remove the remainder watched at the Museum of Ancient Egyptian civilization Tahrer, you can simply walk about 100 meters toward the edge of the Nile. Simply enjoy the beautiful sunset, or indulging in seeing exotic night on the outskirts of Cairo, the Nile.

More than just beauty, the Nile is the lifeblood of Egypt. No wonder the Naguib Mahfouz, the Egyptian origin of the famous poet makes the ocean edge of the Nile as his inspiration. The touch of modern aesthetic makes the Nile looks more beautiful and exotic. International hotels thrive along the edge of the Nile is familiarly called kournich like Sheraton, Royal Tower, Semiramis, Four Seasons and so on.



What also adds to Cairo is exotic, floating restaurants lining the sides of the Nile. This floating ship-shaped restaurant, presents an attractive package for travelers. In addition to enjoying dinner on the outskirts of the Nile, the traveler will also be pampered with treats various typical Egyptian art. Not to mention the Big Dipper Big Dipper-small there is always ready to take the travelers who want to enjoy the breeze in the middle of the river Nile.




Floating ship and Cairo Tower, foto: dedepermana

Finished enjoying dinner on the outskirts of the Nile, stop for a moment at the Cairo Tower. From the top of the tower, you can shoot all the sides of the city of Cairo. And, from a height of 187 meters, the trust-not believe, you will witness the Cairo night more beautiful than the original.



To end your trip in Cairo, bring sweet memories and unique to relatives in the country, you can get in Khan el-Khalili, the traditional shopping center in Cairo. Located not far from A-Azhar Mosque, precisely next to Hadrat Hussein Mosque. Market becomes the main shopping area of ​​foreign tourists is also known as Mosky Suq (Market Moski).




In this market you will find various models of Egyptian souvenirs made of stone, silver, from papyrus to paper ornaments. Here also there is a restaurant that serves kuftah (grilled meat), dagag masywiyah (chicken grilled / roasted), who served on a stainless steel plate with siriyyah Ruz (typical Egyptian rice), tohinah (sauce of soy beans), salthoh (pickled vegetables ), and 'Ish (15 cm diameter round bread). Sitting relaxed in Khan el-Khalili would be more fun while sipping sahlab (a mixture of warm milk sprinkled with peanuts), syay bi Laban (milk tea), or just suck syisya (typical Egyptian cigarettes).





Treasures of past civilizations has indeed been raised Egypt to the stage of world history. It was no exaggeration when people say one of the main civilizations of Egypt as the largest in the world. Certainly many factors that can prove this saying. It could be that you do not believe it, but, slowly, after a reading knowledge of Egyptian civilization, or-perhaps-after you visit directly to the Land of Thousand tower was, what people say that, would you Amini.


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