Giza Pyramids

Photo: Three pyramids towering over camels
All three of Giza's famed pyramids and their elaborate burial complexes were built during a frenetic period of construction, from roughly 2550 to 2490 B.C. The pyramids were built by Pharaohs Khufu (tallest), Khafre (background), and Menkaure (front).
Photograph by James Stanfield

Related Features

Photo: Camels near pyramids


Find out about the rich heritage of Egypt and the many wonders the county has to offer.

Learn More

Photo: Abu Simbel Temple

Photo Gallery: Ancient Egypt

Travel to the Egypt of Ramses II, whose monuments stud the Nile in timeless testament to a civilization that endured for three millennia and continues to amaze the world today.

See Photos

Photo: King Tut bracelets

Egypt's Forgotten Treasures

Cairo's Egyptian Museum has opened its vaults—revealing stunning antiquities on display for the first time ever.

Get the Full Story

Mysteries of the Ancient World