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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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Ancient Egypt 2019 12 x 12 Inch Monthly Square Wall Calendar, Travel Egypt Pyramids Cairo Giza (Multilingual Edition)

By Inc. BrownTrout Publishers

Browntrout
Released: 2018-06-01
Egypt Ancient Wall Calendar Calendar (28 pages)

Ancient Egypt 2019 12 x 12 Inch Monthly Square Wall Calendar, Travel Egypt Pyramids Cairo Giza (Multilingual Edition)
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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 Egypt’s most stunning sights.

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Giza Pyramids and Sphinx Tour: A Self-guided Walking Tour (Tours4Mobile, Visual Travel Tours Book 83)

By Hany Halim

Visual Travel Tours
Released: 2011-05-05
Kindle Edition (95 pages)

Giza Pyramids and Sphinx Tour: A Self-guided Walking Tour (Tours4Mobile, Visual Travel Tours Book 83)
 
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See the pyramids' hidden details through an expert's eyes! History and mystery are revealed by your engineer / tour guide, who has his OWN secret theories....

The Giza pyramids and site of the Sphinx are among the oldest wonders in the world. Everyone learned about them in school; many grew up dreaming of visiting Egypt. What traveler (ancient or modern) hasn't wondered how these great achievements were planned and built? Now enjoy a tour with a true descendant of the ancient Egyptians: an engineer who has patented two logical theories about pyramid construction. Our experienced guide also shares his love of Egypt while explaining some pyramid building details that you will hear from no one else.

AUTHOR: Hany Halim is a retired mechanical engineer and a former colonel. He changed his career in 1990, but the scientist within him kept researching his grandfather's notes about pyramid construction techniques. Now a professional tour guide, Hany proffers two brand new pyramid theories that were patented in 2002 and 2007.

Lonely Planet Egypt (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Anthony Sattin

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-07-17
Paperback (512 pages)

Lonely Planet Egypt (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher*

Lonely Planet’s Egypt is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wonder at the construction of the Pyramids of Giza, wander through the columned halls of the great temple complexes of Luxor, and dive through an underwater world of coral cliffs and colourful fish in the Red Sea – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Egypt and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet’s Egypt:

  • 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, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - covering history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics
  • Covers Cairo & Around, the Nile Delta, Suez Canal, Sinai, Alexandria & the Mediterranean Coast, Siwa Oasis & the Western Desert, Northern Nile Valley, Luxor, Southern Nile Valley, Red Sea Coast

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Egypt is our most comprehensive guide to the country, and is designed to immerse you in the culture and help you discover the best sights and get off the beaten track.

Travelling further afield? Check out Lonely Planet’s Middle East for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

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Lonely Planet Egypt (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Jessica Lee

Lonely Planet
Paperback (512 pages)

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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.

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!

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.

Top 12 Places to Visit in Egypt - Top 12 Egypt Travel Guide (Includes Giza, Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh, Luxor, Alexandria, Aswan, The Nile, Siwa Oasis, ...)

By Atsons

Released: 2015-07-20
Kindle Edition (52 pages)

Top 12 Places to Visit in Egypt - Top 12 Egypt Travel Guide (Includes Giza, Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh, Luxor, Alexandria, Aswan, The Nile, Siwa Oasis, ...)
 
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Are You Ready to Discover & Explore Egypt?


“Top 12 Places to Visit in Egypt” is an easy to use, no-nonsense travel guide showing you the 12 best destinations Egypt has to offer. Packed full of interesting and useful information for each place, this Egypt travel guide is the ultimate travel accessory for discovering this iconic country!


Inside Atsons “Top 12 Places to Visit in Egypt”:


  • Egypt’s top 12 best places to visit listed in order of importance.
  • High quality photos of the top 12 places.
  • Easy to digest descriptions of every place.
  • Essential historical information to provide you with a better understanding of each destination.
  • Recommendations of attractions and activities to give you a better visiting experience.
  • The best places to visit include Giza, Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh, Luxor, and Alexandria.

“Top 12 Places to Visit in Egypt” Travel Guide features:


  • Easy Navigation: Effortlessly jump from one attraction to another using the interactive contents.
  • Add notes to the guide for a more personal guidebook.
  • Use bookmarks to save your favourite pages.
  • A Map of Egypt showing the location of every destination.

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There are lots of travel guides for Egypt, why should I get this one?
If you are looking for an easy-to-read and straight-to-the-point Egypt travel guide, then this is for you. All the destinations listed contain high quality pictures, historical and background information, attractions and activities, and are listed in order of importance ensuring you’ll know exactly which place you want to visit when discovering Egypt!

I’ve never been to Egypt, will this guide help me?
If you’ve never visited Egypt or plan on visiting but don’t know where to go then this Egypt travel guide is the perfect starting point. Egypt has so many interesting and unique places that it can often be difficult to decide where you want to go. This guide is here to help you with that decision by giving you 12 breathtaking destinations to choose from, with the added bonus of the guide being a top 12 list so you'll know exactly where to start your journey.

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

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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!

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

By BrownTrout Publishers

BrownTrout Publishers
Calendar (28 pages)

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

Lonely Planet Middle East (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Paul Clammer, Jessica Lee, Simon Richmond & Anthony Sattin

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-09-18
Paperback (608 pages)

Lonely Planet Middle East (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher*

Lonely Planet’s 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. Wonder at the mighty Pyramids of Giza, the last surviving ancient wonder; watch the sun set over the honeycombed magic of Petra; and explore tree-lined boulevards and exquisite blue-tiled mosques in Esfahan, Iran. All with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Middle East and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet’s 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, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - covering history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics
  • Covers Egypt, Iraq, Israel, the Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Middle East is our most comprehensive guide to the region, and is designed to immerse you in the culture and help you discover the best sights and get off the beaten track.

Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s EgyptTurkeyIranJordan and Israel & the Palestinian Territories guides for a comprehensive look at all these countries have to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times

‘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)

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