Saturday, November 8, 2014


Giza, the third largest city in Egypt, is located on the west bank of the Nile, some 20 km (12.43 mi) southwest of central Cairo. Along with Cairo Governorate, Shubra El-Kheima, Helwan, 6th October City and Obour, the five form Greater Cairo metropolis. The city of Giza is the capital of the Giza Governorate, and is located near the northeast border of this governorate in coordinates. It is located right on the banks of the River Nile.

Giza is most famous as the location of the Giza Plateau: the site of some of the most impressive ancient monuments in the world, including a complex of ancient Egyptian royal mortuary and sacred structures, including the Great Sphinx, the Great Pyramid of Giza, and a number of other large pyramids and temples.

Giza by miloniro

Giza pyramid complex, Cairo - Scanned Slide by joshedwards

Untitled by mujerísima

Egypt Giza Sphinx by jandams

The Ass & the Mausoleum by Paper Planes from the Aerie

Giza Pyramids by a l e x . k

Untitled by Eclairs - Davide Bignotti

Untitled by Benjamin Skanke

Giza Pyramid Field by Matt Brown esq

Glimpse of Sphinx by sonofwalrus

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