Giza
in Giza Governorate, Egypt

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.008 and 31.211 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 0' 29" and E 31° 12' 39"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - EGP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:37 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:31 am and 6:20 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Egypt in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Egypt.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Egypt. Last Update: 2021-04-10 08:37:05

Delve into Giza

Giza in Giza Governorate with it's 2,443,203 habitants is located in Egypt a little south-west of Cairo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Giza is now 02:37 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 7 airports close to Giza, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Egypt is Cairo International Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Egypt is Historic Cairo in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), North-East. We encountered 1 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Cairo, Banha, Shibin al Kawm, Zagazig and Al Fayyum. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 66 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 32%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 1% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 12th of April 2021

19°C (67 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 13th of April 2021

22°C (71 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 14th of April 2021

26°C (78 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Safir Cairo

Address
1,9 mi
Al-Messaha Square
Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Four Seasons First Residence

Address
1,9 mi
35 GIZA STREET GIZA
12311 El Doqqi
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Nile Ritz-Carlton Cairo

Address
2,9 mi
1113 Corniche El Nil
11221 Al Qahira
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Pyramisa Cairo Suites Hotel

Address
2,1 mi
60 Giza Street - Dokki
Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


InterContinental Hotels CAIRO SEMIRAMIS

Address
2,7 mi
Corniche El Nil,P.O. Box 60
11511 CAIRO
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Grand Nile Tower

Address
2,1 mi
Corniche El Nil, Garden City
11519 Cairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sofitel Cairo Nile El Gezirah

Address
2,3 mi
3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek Downtown PO Box 732 El Orman Giza
11518 CAIRO
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Four Seasons at Nile Plaza

Address
2,6 mi
1089 CORNICHI EL NILE GARDEN CITY
11519 Al Qahira
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City

Address
2,4 mi
Ahmed Ragheb St,Cornish El-Nil Garden City 12
11511 Cairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Golden Tulip Narmer Pyramids

Address
2,3 mi
252 PYRAMIDS ROAD
12111 Cairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

El Secreto de las Piramides del Valle de Giza Revelado

Published: January 03, 2013
Length: 14:21 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Carlos Gordo Iza

El Secreto de las Pirámides del Valle de Giza Revelado. Documental acerca de los misterios que hay detrás de la Gran Pirámide, y del mensaje que oculta para todos nosotros. Este documental...


Startup Weekend Giza 2013 Promo

Published: May 14, 2013
Length: 00:29 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: swgiza

In the city of 7000 Bc years , Startup Weekend comes to Giza, Egypt to Give the biggest opportunity to all to launch their own business in 54 hours by the most professional batch of Mentors,...


旅する鈴木535:Excite wife in GIZA@Egypt

Published: January 27, 2015
Length: 23:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 旅する鈴木 | TabisuruSUZUKI

ずっと見てみたかった、ギザのピラミッド。やっぱりかなり楽しみで、もちろんエジプトに来るのを決めたのも、ツタンカーメンの黄金のマスク...


Jufu Keops Pyramids of Giza Egypt Piramides de Giza Egipto Jufu Keops

Published: October 11, 2011
Length: 36:38 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: PiRáMides

Los planos del diseño de las pirámides, al descubierto. La herramienta o patrón utilizado para su construcción, al descubierto. Este vídeo puede resultar un poco lento a las mentes más...


Giza Adventure Trips

Published: May 08, 2014
Length: 00:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Adventure Day Trips

Giza adventure trips - It can be a bit of a shock to visit the Giza Plateau and realise that the sandy mound that's home to the Pyramids is actually plonked in the middle of the congested city...


20130228 埃及‧吉薩車站(Giza Train Station)

Published: August 09, 2013
Length: 10:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: mengdachien

Overnight train from Giza to Aswan.


Collis Trip to Egypt taking the Sleeper Train to Aswan after 2 Day Tours in Cairo

Published: January 01, 2013
Length: 42:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Wedjat T

http://wedjatours.com Collis Trip to Egypt at Giza Train Station taking the Sleeper Train to Aswan with our company Wedjat Tours after 2 Days Tour in Cairo.


The Giza Charm .... The Pyramids of Egypt

Published: June 06, 2014
Length: 42:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sam Shail

There are 138 pyramids discovered as of 2008. The shape of Egyptian pyramids is thought to represent the primordial mound from which Egyptians believed the earth was created....World Wonder...


Pharaoh Village,Giza,Cairo,Egypt

Published: December 06, 2013
Length: 26:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ramadan Abdullah

Life in the Village of ancient Egypt !!??


Egypt Giza, Cairo, Belly Dancer on Nile

Published: March 13, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Daniel Morman


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Giza

"Gizeh" redirects here. For the name of a German brand of cigarette rolling papers, see Mascotte (rolling papers). "Jizah" redirects here. For the Wu-Tang Clan member and rapper, see GZA. "Giseh" redirects here. For the village in Iran, see Giseh, Iran.

Located at 30.0167, 31.2167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Giza, Governorate capitals in Egypt, Giza Plateau, Populated places in Giza Governorate, Metropolitan areas of Egypt

Battle of al-Babein

The Battle of al-Babein took place on March 18, 1167, between Amalric I of Jerusalem and a Zengid army under Shirkuh for control of Egypt. Saladin served as Shirkuh’s highest-ranking officer in the battle. The battle was a tactical draw between the Zengid forces and King Amalric's invasion army.

Located at 30.0167, 31.2167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of the Crusades, Battles involving Arab Egypt, Battles involving the Fatimid Caliphate, Battles involving the Seljuk Turks, 12th century in Egypt, 12th-century crusades, Conflicts in 1167

Manial Palace and Museum

The Manial Palace and Museum, (Arabic; met-haf al-Manial), is a former Ottoman Egyptian dynasty era palace and grounds on Rhoda Island in the Nile, located in the Sharia al-Saray area in the El-Manial district of southern Cairo, Egypt. The palace and estate has been preserved as an Antiquities Council directed historic house museum and estate, reflecting the settings and lifestyle of the late 19th and early 20th century Egyptian royal prince and heir apparent.

Located at 30.0208, 31.2256 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Cairo, Gardens in Egypt, Palaces in Cairo, History museums in Egypt, Historic house museums, Muhammad Ali Dynasty, Old Cairo, Visitor attractions in Cairo

Giza Zoo

The Giza Zoo is a zoological garden in Giza, Egypt. It is one of the few green areas in the city, and includes Giza's largest park. The zoo covers about 80 acres, and is home to many endangered species, as well as a selection of endemic fauna. Rare species have been successfully bred in the zoo - including the first Californian sea lion to be born in the Middle East in 2002.

Located at 30.0245, 31.2139 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Zoos in Egypt, Buildings and structures in Cairo

The Hanging Church

Saint Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church also known as the Hanging Church (El Muallaqa) is one of the oldest churches in Egypt and the history of a church on this site dates to the 3rd century AD. The Hanging (The Suspended) Church is named for its location above a gatehouse of Babylon Fortress, the Roman fortress in Coptic Cairo; its nave is suspended over a passage. The church is approached by 29 steps; early travelers to Cairo dubbed it "the Staircase Church.

Located at 30.0054, 31.2301 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
690s architecture, Coptic Orthodox churches, Old Cairo, Coptic Cairo, Churches in Cairo, Coptic architecture, 3rd-century church buildings

Babylon Fortress

Babylon Fortress was an ancient fortress city or castle in the Delta of Egypt, located at Babylon in the area today known as Coptic Cairo. It was situated in the Heliopolite Nome, upon the right (eastern) bank of the Nile, at latitude 30°N, near the commencement of the Pharaonic Canal (also called Ptolemy's Canal and Trajan's Canal), from the Nile to the Red Sea.

Located at 30.0061, 31.2297 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Roman legions' camps in Egypt, Roman sites in Egypt, Old Cairo, Coptic Cairo, Castles in Egypt

Ahmed Shawki Museum

Ahmed Shawki Museum is named after and dedicated to the poet and dramatist Ahmed Shawki (1869–1932).

Located at 30.0214, 31.2175 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Cairo, Biographical museums in Egypt, Literary museums in Egypt, Poetry museums, Historic house museums in Egypt, Sculpture gardens, trails and parks, Art museums and galleries in Egypt, Museums established in 1977, Houses in Egypt, Gardens in Egypt, Buildings and structures in Giza, 1977 establishments in Egypt

Umm Kulthum Museum

Template:April 2008ifsubst Umm Kulthum Museum متحف أم كلثوم {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=Umm Kulthum4. jpg|size=|sizedefault=250px|alt=}} Umm KulthumEstablished 1998Location Old Cairo, Cairo 22x20pxType Specialized museumCurator Dr. Nahla MatarWebsite {{#invoke:URL|url|1=http://www. umkalthoum. gov. eg|2=Official website}} Om Kalthoum Museum is a biographical museum in Giza, near Cairo, Egypt.

Located at 30.0072, 31.2253 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Museums in Cairo, Biographical museums in Egypt, Visitor attractions in Cairo

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
El-Gîza, El Gizeh, Ghizeh, Gizeh, Gîza, Gizah, Al Jīzah, Giza, الجيزة, Gíza, Gizo, Guiza, جیزه, SPX, ギーザ, Gizé, Гиза