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Giza



Pyramids at Giza, Cairo, Egypt
Giza (Arabic: Al Jizah) is a town in Egypt, located on the West bank of the Nile river, about 13 miles (20 kilometers) Southwest of Cairo. As of 1998, Giza had an estimated population of 4,779,000.

Giza is of course world famous for the Giza Plateau, which is the site of many ancient Egyptian monuments and buildings, including the Great Pyramid of Giza, and the Great Sphinx.

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Lonely Planet Egypt (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Jessica Lee

Lonely Planet
Paperback (512 pages)

Lonely Planet Egypt (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Egypt is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Visit the ancient wonders of the Pyramids of Giza, cruise the Nile to a waterside temple, or see the glittering finds in the Egyptian Museum; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Egypt and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Egypt Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, literature, cuisine, etiquette, sports, politics, landscapes, wildlife, architecture
  • Over 102 maps
  • Covers Cairo, the Nile Valley, Minya, Luxor, Esna, Siwa Oasis, Western Desert, Alexandria, Suez Canal, Red Sea Coast, Sinai and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Egypt, our most comprehensive guide to Egypt, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Discover Egypt, a photo-rich guide to the city's most popular attractions or Lonely Planet's Africa or Middle East travel guides, for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Anthony Sattin and Jessica Lee

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Lonely Planet Middle East (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Jessica Lee, Daniel Robinson, Andy Symington & Sofia Barbarani

Lonely Planet
Paperback (608 pages)

Lonely Planet Middle East (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet Middle East is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Be awed by the grandeur of Istanbul's Aya Sofia, contemplate history at Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock, and explore the wonder of Giza's Pyramids; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the Middle East and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Middle East:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, religion, architecture, cuisine, arts, landscape, environment, traveller etiquette, safe travel, women travellers
  • Over 75 maps
  • Covers Egypt, Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Middle East, our most comprehensive guide to the Middle East, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for a guide focused on Turkey, Egypt or Iran? Check out Lonely Planet's Turkey, Egypt or Iran guides for a comprehensive look at all these countries have to offer.
  • Also check out Lonely Planet Istanbul, a detailed guide to the city's most renowned attractions, or Pocket Istanbul, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham, Sofia Barbarani, Jessica Lee, Virginia Maxwell, Daniel Robinson, Anthony Sattin, Andy Symington, Jenny Walker

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Timeless Journeys: Travels to the World's Legendary Places

By National Geographic

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
Released: 2017-10-24
Hardcover (320 pages)

Timeless Journeys: Travels to the World s Legendary Places
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From Machu Picchu to the Pyramids of Giza and beyond, this travel-lover's delight takes readers on a breathtaking visual journey to the world's most historic wonderlands.

     Pack your bags for an extraordinary adventure with National Geographic to more than 50 places that have captivated our imaginations for centuries. In this visually stunning volume, the world's leading authority on cultural travel and history showcases bucket-list-ready destinations on every continent, from Easter Island's haunting stone moai to Kyoto's breathtaking temples. Vintage photographs from the National Geographic archives tell the backstory of the discovery and earliest visitors to places like Carthage, Pompeii, Victoria Falls, and more, while showstopping contemporary photographs bring them to life in exquisite detail. Full-spread features highlight lesser-known hidden sites, such as Pompeii's better-preserved sister city Herculaneum and the less-visited Maya city El Mirador in Guatemala’s jungle, offer readers extraordinary opportunities to deepen their travel experience and discover places where the past can truly come to life.

     With practical travel tips to help readers get started planning their own legendary journey, this is the perfect gift to keep—or share.

Ancient Egypt 2018 12 x 12 Inch Monthly Square Wall Calendar, Travel Egypt Pyramids Cairo Giza

By BrownTrout Publishers

BrownTrout Publishers
Calendar (28 pages)

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  • 2018 Calendar featuring beautiful full color images for every month of the year.
  • Perfect for office spaces, bedrooms, classrooms and more!
  • Keep your appointments and Birthdays organized in one place!
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The glorious civilization of ancient Egypt sprang up along the banks of the north Nile around 3500 B.C.E. and flourished for over 3,000 years. The ancient Egyptians inspired timeless legends and built marvelous structures that still stand as testaments to their inventive spirit. Featuring pyramids, the Sphinx, and other timeless attractions, this captivating square wall calendar surveys some of ancient Egypts most stunning sights.

Giza Travel Journal: Perfect Size Soft Cover 100 Page Notebook Diary

By CreativeJournals

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (100 pages)

Giza Travel Journal: Perfect Size Soft Cover 100 Page Notebook Diary
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Lightweight and perfect for traveling, this soft cover notebook journal is ideal for tucking into a full bag or suitcase. The cover is a glossy finish so that you can easily wipe it off (if it ends up covered in something delicious-tasting, or lands in a mud puddle ;) Keep your memories for longer by journalling them in your travel journal. A nice affordable travel notebook designed with the traveler in mind. This would make a great gift for the traveler in your life. Bon voyage!

The Great Pyramid of Giza: A Modern View on Ancient Knowledge

By Willem Witteveen

Adventures Unlimited Press
Hardcover (384 pages)

The Great Pyramid of Giza: A Modern View on Ancient Knowledge
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After extensive research Dutch researcher Willem Witteveen connects data from his own findings with that of other researchers, resulting in groundbreaking conclusions about the true function of the Great Pyramid and its place in history. The Greek mathematician Pythagoras stated: “All is number.” The American prophet Edgar Cayce claimed: “Sound is the medicine of the future,” and the late Egyptian wisdomkeeper Abd ‘el Hakim Awyan always said: “It is all about sound.” Willem Witteveen proves that all these men were right and that what we now regard as groundbreaking and new often originated in ancient Egypt, well before the first Egyptian dynasties. This book is divided into five main parts, four of which relate to the four earthly elements Earth, Water, Air and Fire. The fifth part relates to the element or quintessence called Aether. Within this circle all processes on Earth and beyond take place, and the element Aether represents the divine world and is the carrier of all information. The author demonstrates that the Great Pyramid is an enormous library of knowledge, intended for modern generations and containing the golden frequency of Giza, one of the basic values responsible for creation and the existence of life on Earth. We ourselves are the architects and builders of these magnificent ancient monuments. We ourselves in the future tense! Witteveen discusses such topics as sound and resonance, antennas, the Schumann frequency, and the special abilities of quartz, hydrogen and wavelengths. A fascinating and visual book!

Egypt

By Zora O'Neill & Anthony Sattin

Lonely Planet
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Egypt
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Lonely Planet Egypt is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Muse upon the mysteries of the Giza Pyramids, cruise along the fabled Nile River at sunset, or learn the art of bargaining at a centuries-old Cairo souq; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Egypt and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Egypt Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, landscapes, cuisine, and more
  • Over 75 colour local maps
  • Useful features - including Diving the Red Sea, Travel with Children, and Month-by-Month
  • Coverage of Alexandria, Mediterranean Coast, Siwa Oasis, Western Desert, Cairo, the Delta, Suez Canal, Sinai, Nile Valley, Luxor, Beni Suef, Qena, Red Sea Coast, Esna, Abu Simbel, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Egypt, our most comprehensive guide to Egypt, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for just the highlights of Egypt? Check out Lonely Planet's Discover Egypt, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Zora O'Neill, Michael Benanav, Jessica Lee, and Anthony Sattin.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

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'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Ancient Egypt 2019 12 x 12 Inch Monthly Square Wall Calendar, Travel Egypt Pyramids Cairo Giza

By Inc. BrownTrout Publishers

BrownTrout Publishers
Released: 2018-06-01
Calendar (28 pages)

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