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Everybody who visits Egypt has listened about the Great Pyramids, but comparatively few people know some more about them than that this giant buildings are tall and pointed, and, in a vague way, that they are very ancient.
There are lot of people having an idea that pyramids were the buildings that the Jews built for Pharaoh under the lash of Egyptian supervisor. It wonders many when they understand that these buildings had been created for more than a thousand year before the Children of Israel ever saw Nile. It is the oldest structures made of stone in the history of mankind and they are one of the greatest things which cannot belittle by the millions of people that go to look at them every year. Today we can see around these sacred tombs of pharaohs dozens of picnics and electric trams. In Cairo, the tram route is laid to the Cheops pyramid and is consisted from 4 railways.
The border of the Egyptian capital nowadays is laying nearby the monuments. In the beginning of the XXth century this distance was of more than 16 km. It seems that Sphinx will order now by its hand a junk-food from the closest pizzeria.
Let us move a few yards away into the loneliness of the desert and we will feel the solemn majesty of these mighty tombs which have looked down on so many generations of mankind.
Pyramids are the greatest tombs in the world ; tombs of kings who believed themselves gods and, nearly 5 thousands years ago, created for themselves as resting place. Building of the tombs had began long before the death of Pharaoh. Great kings and wealthy people must have been to have possessed such vast sums as the Pyramids must have cost. How did Egiptians get their purses? Why were this monumets constructed here at Giza? This is the main secret of this great ansd beautiful civilization.