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Address: Pyramids Zone | El Haram, Giza, Egypt
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US$100.00*
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Private Day Tour in Giza and Cairo incl Solar Boat Museum Felucca and Dinner...
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US$30.08*
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Half-Day Tour of the Giza Pyramids and Solar Boat Museum with Lunch and Camel...
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Private Tour: Cairo, Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, and Hanging Church from Hurghada

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The solar boat museum is a matter of national pride to the Egyptians. As it should well be. The boat itself is absolutely magnificently kept and a great example of a water based... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The solar boat museum is a matter of national pride to the Egyptians. As it should well be. The boat itself is absolutely magnificently kept and a great example of a water based civilization's arts and technology. The symbolic value of the boat (if you are en Egypt fan) is breathtaking when you finally behold it. You will be given... More 

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Crickhowell
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The solar boat is worth seeing, for the size, the construction and the fact it has survived for so long. It is constructed from wood and held together with ropes, not nails. Access is very good for the viewer, stairs enabling it to be seen from below, alongside and above. English notes give explanations of the origins, rescue from being... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The solar boat museum is just next to the great pyramid of Khufu (or Cheops) and is a must see when you are visiting the pyramids. The museum houses the solar boat that was found buried/encased in huge blocks of limestone back in the 1950's. The museum is constructed over 3 floors to allow one to view the boat from... More 

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Upstate New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a second boat currently under excavation right now, this boat of antiquity buried adjacent to the Cheops Pyramid is spectacular. Any seafaring person today can identify the superb craftsmanship and magnificence of these boats and the achievements of this civilization that existed 4500 years past. While in the museum, look for the unbelievable ropes that are tied in readily... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth 30 minutes if you are already at the pyramids. It's just a boat that was found buried at the pyramids, but it's interesting and the museum has air conditioning---which you will appreciate after seeing the pyramids.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is a modern attraction and the boat is visible from all levels. The construction and its display is impressive. Good explanations throughout.

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Thank Colin W
Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A truly amazing rebuilding of a boat recovered from a 'grave' adjacent to the Great Pyramid. In outstanding condition.

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Thank Anthony M
Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Solar boat museum is a walk away from the Pyramids , a place worth to visit and a good experience to listen to the History .

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the boats buried at Giza near the pyramids to transport the pharaoh in the after life. The museum focuses only on this boat and its right next to the pyramid. The boat in its entirety is on display and you can view it from all sides.

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Anaheim, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were told it was a must see. It was pretty cool but not really worth the extra cost. Stephen paid extra for the photo pass (50LE or $5) and I'm glad he did. Otherwise, if you have the time, stop by. If not, continue on

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