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Giza Destination Guide

Explore Giza in Egypt.

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Giza in the region of Al Jīzah with it's 2,443,203 inhabitants is a town in Egypt - some 4 mi (or 7 km) South-West of Cairo, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Giza

Current time in Giza is now 12:11 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Cairo" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tyre, Gaza, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Beersheba or Dokki. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

The Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza

03:53 min ( April 10, 2012 by Michael Cannon)
Views: 51 - Rating: 5/5

We are here! The Pyramids. An amazing construcition with perfect measurements, accuracy, and carving in a time with very little technology.but obviously more "know how" than us today. Music by CamelAh...

Lai Thai - Four seasons Giza

01:18 min ( June 13, 2011 by IRevYou)
Views: 250 - Rating: 5/5

A Thai Dinning experience by the Nile @ Lai Thai - Four seasons First residence in Giza, Egypt


Best of Cairo

04:26 min ( July 01, 2007 by David PIN)
Views: 32,418 - Rating: 4.7931/5

48 hours in Cairo Other travels in pictures and movies @ www.ddpn.net

Personal Video Blog from Giza Egypt (Ju...

08:30 min ( September 05, 2012 by Jacqueline Colegrove)
Views: 16 - Rating: 0/5

Video blogging from Giza, Egypt


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Giza during the next days.

02
Jun
2019

Jing Jing Test

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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03
Jun
2019

PMP Certification Training In Cairo, Egypt

Beginning: 09:30 am (09:30).
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PMP Certification Training In Cairo, Egypt

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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12
Jun
2019

ManaratAlFaroukSchoolSalon

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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13
Jun
2019

Detroit Swindle

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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14
Jun
2019

Detroit Swindle

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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16
Jun
2019

Lead Auditor Course ISO 27001:2013

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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18
Jun
2019

WASET Cairo 2019 Conference

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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1-2-1- Your Journey With IE Begins!

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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IE Global Admissions Test - Cairo

Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Cairo University

Cairo University is a public university in Giza, Egypt. The university was founded on December 21, 1908, as the result of an effort to establish a national center for educational thought. Several constituent colleges preceded the establishment of the university including the College of Engineering (كلية الهندسة) in 1816, which was shut down by the Khedive of Egypt and Sudan, Sa'id Pasha, in 1854.

More reading: Cairo University homepage
Located at 30.01, 31.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1908 establishments in Egypt, Buildings and structures in Cairo, Cairo University, Educational institutions established in 1908, Universities in Egypt

Giza

"Gizeh" redirects here. For the name of a German brand of cigarette rolling papers, see Mascotte (rolling papers). "Jizah" redirects here. For the Wu-Tang Clan member and rapper, see GZA. "Giseh" redirects here. For the village in Iran, see Giseh, Iran.

More reading: Giza homepage
Located at 30.01, 31.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Giza, Giza Plateau, Governorate capitals in Egypt, Metropolitan areas of Egypt, Populated places in Giza Governorate

Cairo Geniza

The Cairo Geniza is a collection of some 300,000 Jewish manuscript fragments that were found in the geniza or storeroom of the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Fustat or Old Cairo, Egypt. Some additional fragments were found in the Basatin cemetery east of Old Cairo, and the collection includes a number of old documents bought in Cairo in the later 19th century. It is now dispersed among a number of libraries, including the libraries of Cambridge University and the University of Manchester.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 30.01, 31.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:9th-century establishments, Cairo culture, Hebrew manuscripts, History of Cairo, Islam-related literature, Jewish Egyptian history, Jewish libraries, Judaism in Egypt, Libraries in Egypt, Manuscripts from the Cairo Geniza, Religion in Cairo

Cairo Governorate

Cairo Governorate is the most populated of the governorates of Egypt. Its capital is the national capital of Cairo. Because it is completely urbanized, the governorate is considered a city proper, and functions as a municipality. Parts of the governorate were separated in April 2008 to form the Helwan Governorate (reincorporated into the Cairo Governorate in April 2011).

More reading: Cairo Governorate homepage
Located at 30.01, 31.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Cairo Governorate, Governorates of Egypt

United Arab Republic

The United Arab Republic, often abbreviated UAR, was a short-lived political union between Egypt and Syria. The union began in 1958 and existed until 1961, when Syria seceded from the union. Egypt continued to be known officially as the "United Arab Republic" until 1971. The President was Gamal Abdel Nasser. During the early years of its existence (1958–1961), it was a member of the United Arab States, a confederation with North Yemen.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 30.01, 31.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1958 in Egypt, 1958 in Syria, 1959 in Egypt, 1959 in Syria, 1960 in Egypt, 1960 in Syria, 1961 in Egypt, 1961 in Syria, 20th century in Egypt, 20th century in Syria, Arab League, Arab Unification, Arab nationalism, Arab republics, Egypt–Syria relations, Former confederations, Former member states of the United Nations, Former republics, United Arab Republic