Great Pyramid Facts

The Great Pyramid with the Sphinx in foreground
The Great Pyramid

Introduction - Great Pyramid

When it comes to architectural achievements perhaps nothing surpasses the building of the Great Pyramid of Giza (also called the Pyramid of Cheops or the Pyramid of Khufu). Completed by the ancient Egyptians around 2560 BC it is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing. What the ancient Egyptians accomplished by building this structure was amazing for that time in history; in fact for over 3,800 years this building was the tallest man-made structure in the world. Today men, women and kids from around the world travel to Egypt to see for themselves how amazing the Great Pyramid of Giza really is. Below we have a list of interesting facts describing how this pyramid was built, why it was built, and where it stands.

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Construction of the Great Pyramid

Interesting Great Pyramid Facts