Can you see the great pyramids from space?

Answer The Great Pyramids of Giza, including that of Pharaoh Khufu, his son Khafre and Khafre's son Menkaure, are viewable from space. Astronauts are always interested in observing historic human creation... Read More »

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Can the pyramids be seen from space?

The pyramids can be seen from space, but they are more easily viewed with the help of binoculars. Other things that can be viewed from space include dams, highways and airports. The Great Wall of C... Read More »

How big are the Great Pyramids?

The Great Pyramid is one of three pyramids on the Giza Plateau near Cairo, Egypt. It is also known as the pyramid of Khufu, or Cheops, after the pharaoh who commissioned its construction. The 481-f... Read More »

How old are the Great Pyramids?

According to the BBC website, the first pyramid, the Step Pyramid, was built in 2600 B.C. by King Djoser. The Great Pyramid was built in 2500 B.C. by King Khufu. The Encyclopedia Smithsonian report... Read More »

When were the Great Pyramids built?

There is debate amongst scholars over exactly when the Great Pyramid of Giza and its two companion pyramids were built, but it is certain that they were built during the so-called Old Kingdom perio... Read More »