Hilton Pyramids Golf Resort
Travel Blogs from Giza
... on the phone than face to face. It was originally 300LE and now we brought down to 120 LE only. It is a small room but it is just at the entrance of the Phoenix and Pyramids of Giza and from the rooftop, you could watch the Sound & Light Show in the evening.
In the afternoon, we visited the pyramids and the phoenix. They are much smaller than we expected. But if you imagine these monuments are ...
... and bags under eyes. This could be due to the fact that they were dealing with wars and people no longer considered themselves to be gods.
We saw the wooden statue of Sheikh al Balad. I believe that it was the first realistic representation of someone (he had no wig and a big belly).
The statues of Rahotep and Nofret were very modern looking, he had a moustache. Rahotep was a high priest and Khufu's brother. During ...
... some buildings. We got there, and entered the grounds. The pyramids were amazing. They were so tall, and so cool. The grand pyramid had some antenna sticking out of the top, and it looked like the machine that was inside the pyramid in transformers revenge of the fallen.
The Giza pyramids consist of three main pyramids. The pyramid of Cheops, the pyramid of Khaffre, and the pyramid of Menakure. The first thing we ...
... to the tour bus for our journey to the Movenpick Pyramids Hotel in the Giza area. It took about an hour and to pass the time Ayman filled us in on some of the things we could expect on our 2 days in Cairo. He also told us what to expect from our trip to Egypt, including the traffic delays and the problems with the sheer volume of traders/hawkers due to the lack of tourism in Egypt at the moment.
We finally arrived at our hotel. Another couple from our ...
... to the front garden.
After the museum we took a bus to the citadel of Salah El Din it had fantastic views of the city and apparently on a clear less smoggy day the pyramids can be seen from it, a ticket cost 50 Egyptian pounds. After arriving/invading Cairo in 1168 Saladin began building the Citadel using walls that were 3 meters thick to protect the city from crusaders. The citadel was used as the home of the king and government for centuries and it was ...
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