The smallest of the three great pyramids of Giza, this pyramid was built by the IV Dynasty pharaoh Menkaure (Mycerinus) ... More
Pyramid of Menkaure
The smallest of the three great pyramids of Giza, this pyramid was built by the IV Dynasty pharaoh Menkaure (Mycerinus) around 2525 BCE. It is slightly offset from the plane of its two neighbors, which has led some to notice a similar layout to the stars in the belt of the constellation Orion. Most of its casing stones were removed in the 12th century when a sultan spent eight months trying in vain to demolish it.
Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa is set beautifully in its own landscaped gardens, less than a mile from the
Sphinx and the Giza Pyramids. Local attractions include Sakkara Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Gezirah Tower, the Citadel, the Cairo Opera ...
The Pyramid of Unas has a rather shambolic exterior that resembles a pile of dirt and rubble, but the interior
is rather elaborate. It contains the earliest known examples of Pyramid Texts in a pharaonic tomb. The Pyramid Texts ...
Nestled in 25 hectares (62 acres) of lush gardens teeming with peacocks and pink flamingos, guests could spend days exploring
the landscaped terraces and colossal free form swimming pool here. The spacious rooms with all amenities overlook either the ...