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Egypt Tourist Attraction: Pyramid of Giza

* The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only remaining remnant of the Seven Wonders of the World.

* Today, Giza is part of Cairo.

* It is believed that the Great Pyramid of Giza took 20 years to build.

* Today, Giza is enclosed with other pyramids and the Sphinx in the tourist region of the Giza Plateau.

* Giza was 481 feet high when it was erected. It has since lost about 30 feet from the top.

The Pyramid and Sphinx at Giza, Cairo

* For 43 centuries Giza was the tallest structure in the world. It lost that distinctive title during the 19th century.

* Giza was built using two million stone blocks that weigh about two tons each. How were the blocks lifted?

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