<p><br> From any angle, Giza's Pyramids inspire awe. Memorials to Egyptian kings, the Pyramids have risen above the desert outside Cairo for more than 4,000 years. Stone—not sun-dried mud brick—gave permanence to these ancient monuments.</p>

The Pyramids of Giza


From any angle, Giza's Pyramids inspire awe. Memorials to Egyptian kings, the Pyramids have risen above the desert outside Cairo for more than 4,000 years. Stone—not sun-dried mud brick—gave permanence to these ancient monuments.

Photograph by Jochen Schlenker/Picture Library

Egypt Photos

See photos of Egypt (including the Pyramids, Cairo, Bedouin, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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