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The Sphinx & Giza Pyramids (79 of 98)

Among the major tourist sites, there is only one considered to be on top of any list - the Pyramids of Giza. There are three main pyramids here, which were built in the 4th Dynasty (circa 2550 BC). The pyramids of ancient Egypt were built as tombs for kings and queens as it was the exclusive privilege to have a Pyramid tomb. However, this tradition only applied in the Old and Middle Kingdoms. Today there are more than 93 pyramids in Egypt; the most famous ones are those at Giza.