Stoke your travel dreams with this clip! Watch the full episode: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/video/tv-show/cairo The Pyramids of Giza are one of the most recognizable scenes in all of tourism. The grandest is known as the Great Pyramid; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, it was designed to house the pharaoh Cheops’ body — and help send his soul into the afterlife. Nearby, the Great Sphinx keeps watch over the rising sun.
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