Alabaster Sphinx

Cairo

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Alabaster Sphinx

The Sphinx was long considered the most mystical creature in Egypt. There are Sphinxes all around the country but this particular one is an impressive 8x4 metres big and carved from one single block.

Do & See

The Pyramids at Giza have been the longtime favourite tourist attraction of greater Cairo, but with the rich textured religious history of this city, there are many sights and areas of town worth exploring. Visit the opera house, take a ride on a camel, interact with local merchants, or even get a guided tour through the city! It's all possible, the only limits are the ones you create for yourself, whatever your choice, the city will welcome you with open arms!