by Alex Bruni on 02 04 13

Egypt is a wonderful place, which has beautiful monuments and of course, the remarkable world renowned Pyramids. You can enjoy viewing different picturesque beauty that will make your vacation more memorable.

 

The Great Pyramid of Khufu Egypt

The Great Pyramid of Khufu Egypt


 

The Beauty of Egypt:

There are many wonderful places that are located in Egypt.

The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of those places where you will have a great time visiting them. It is also known by the name, Pyramid of Cheops or Pyramid of Khufu. This pyramid is one of the oldest, largest, and fascinating 3 pyramids that are located in the Giza Necropolis.

It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is the only monument that remains intact. Egyptian culture and tradition is famous worldwide and it is revered even in this modern era. A visit to this place will surely get you close to the ancient civilization and culture. The construction and design of different pyramids are still considered to be a mystery. Many scientists and archeologists from different corners of the world have been working to unwind the truth behind their construction.

 

Pyramid of Khufu:

As per many Egyptologists, the pyramid was built as the tomb of the well-known fourth dynasty ruler Pharaoh Khufu.

It was built around 2560 BC. It is one of the biggest and widest pyramids that are still in good condition, in Egypt. It is known to be one of the tallest and the most beautiful man-made pyramids that were constructed centuries ago.

The pyramid has 3 main chambers and has been beautifully designed. The lower chamber has been constructed out of the bedrock and it is on this the whole pyramid is structured. The other two chambers are known as the Queen’s Chamber and King’s Chamber. It is located one over the other and Kings Chamber is on the top.

It has two main passages that have been designed in ascending and descending order. The building also includes two mortuary temples that have been beautifully constructed. It has been dedicated to the ruler of Khufu. There are three smaller pyramids that are located near the main one. It has been dedicated to Khufu’s wives.

The other thing that you can enjoy viewing here is small sized pyramid, impressive temples, and mastaba tombs that surround the main pyramid. As per some of the historians this pyramid is known to have been constructed in a short span of time. Other famous Pyramids:

The Step Pyramid at Saqqara is known to be one of the largest pyramids, which was constructed in the 3rd century. It is dedicated to the King Djoser during 2649 BC after his death. You will be mesmerized by the huge stone that was used for building this magnificent pyramid.

Another worth visiting place in Egypt is Pyramids in Giza that was built near the capital city of Memphis. It was dedicated to some of the great and prominent rulers like King Khufu, Menkaure, and Khafre. All these kings successfully ruled the country from 2589 -2504 BC.

Step Pyramid is one of the other biggest monuments that you will enjoy visiting. It has been stacked in 6 main mastabas, which is also known as tombs. This exclusive stone monument has been beautifully constructed and is known to be one of the oldest structures existing in the world.

Conclusion – Egypt is a historic place that has attracted many people across the world. It is one of the best places where you can easily get connected to the ancient civilization.

 

 
 

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