The Great Pyramids of Giza are one of the most recognisable tourist attractions in the world. The ancient Egyptian pharaohs built them to last forever and now, 4,500 years later, they’re getting a revamp.
With the goal of making the country’s most popular heritage site more accessible to tourists, a 17 million euro renovation is underway. The refurbishment is centred on the Giza Plateau, which houses the Sphinx and three pyramids, including the oldest and tallest masonry structure, the Great Pyramid of Khufu.
The ambitious project includes a new visitor centre, an environmentally-friendly electric bus and the first restaurant ever to be located on site.
The Pyramid Plateau gets
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