- On 2020-04-24
- In Historical
Have you been to Egypt before?
Have you had the chance to experience one of the Seven Wonders of the World?
A great sense of gratitude, pride and magnificence immerses your sensation when your eyes behold Giza Plateau Complex.
You feel immerged in deep thoughts about how the ancient Egyptians were that professional, incredibly preeminent and accurate. Once your feet hit the ground of that sacred place, you feel an unrecognized inclination to know the history of each and every monument there and the secret beyond that overwhelming sense of spiritual bliss. You touch every piece to trace the unique traits of the Ancient Egyptians and imagine that you go back in time to witness the progress of the lofty creation of those wonders. Every part in Giza Plateau Complex relates a story of dedication to carve the history of Ancient Egypt on stone and immortalize its civilization throughout centuries.
There is one of the Seven Wonders that is known to be the most prominent landmark in Egypt in Egypt; it is the Great Pyramid of Khufu. Khufu is also introduced to history by the Greek name of Cheops and was the second Pharaoh of the 4th dynasty. The Pyramid of Khufu is impressively large .The giganticness and professionalism in building the Pyramids at that time marked the era of the 4th dynasty as “The Golden age” of the kingdom. Khafre Pyramid is the second largest Pyramid; it was built to be the tomb of Khafre, Pharaoh of the 4th dynasty and son of Khufu. He was also called in history by the Greek name of Chephren. The Pyramids built by chephren and his father are considered to be a milestone in the Egyptian history. Menkaure Pyramid is the smallest of the three pyramids of Giza Plateau. Despite being much smaller in size then Khufu and Khafre pyramids, it marked end of gigantic pyramids era.
When you visit Giza Plateau seize the opportunity to see Egypt’s outstanding mythical creature, Sphinx statue. It was created with a body of a lion and a head of a human; it is the secret of being unique and peculiar. It is most likely an imitation of king Khafre’s face. The Great Sphinx is one of the world’s impressively gigantic sculptures, measuring 240 feet (73 meters) along and 66 feet (20 meters) high. The statue is an evident manifestation the Ancient Egyptians’ professionalism and accuracy; it was estimated that it may have required about three years for about 100 workers, with standard equipment, to create such superb masterpiece. Therefore, it is an epitome of the Ancient Egyptian art.
The Valley Temple is another remarkable site in Giza plateau. It was considered to be a mortuary temple for king Khafre and his family. The Valley of Khafre is an essential aspect of the 4th dynasty complex;
it is a sumptuous representation of the ancient Egyptian civilization and a vivid indication of the 4th dynasty importance in shaping the history. The kings and pharaohs of Egypt decided to use a spot of a mythical land to build their temples of burial. The temple was constructed to perform two roles: the first is to purify the mummy of the king before the burial, and the second is to carry out the mummification process of the king. The temple marks the preeminence of the Ancient Egyptians for it is always thought to the best-preserved valley temple in Egypt.
Egypt is the cradle of civilizations, it has a rich history that extended for thousands of years and remained vividly immortal. The Great Pyramid complex is the heart; it represents the glorious past and eternal present. If you once have the opportunity to visit Egypt do not hesitate and make the pyramids of Giza the first destination in your visits list.