Facts about the Great Pyramid of Giza

Egypt is the country of wonders and mystery. One of the biggest mystery is that how the ancient people of Egypt built that big pyramids. Most popular pyramids from Egypt are Pyramids of Giza. These pyramids are so big that some people say that these pyramids are built with the help of aliens. Who knows what is the truth? Leave this thing, who and how it was built check out some Great Pyramids of Giza facts.

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Pyramids of Giza facts

The Great Pyramids of Giza are built in west bank of the Nile just south of Cairo city Egypt.

These Pyramids of Giza are approx 4000 years old and it is made on the geographical center of the earth.

Pyramids of Giza were built back in between 2560 and 2540 BCE. And the position of these pyramids are same as Orion Belt.

There are three chambers in the Great Pyramid. There is a narrow tunnel created in the pyramid for the circulation of oxygen.

In the pyramid there are many secret chambers and path in the pyramid which are still unknown by the archaeologist.

2000 year ago a Roman geologist was found the North gate to enter in the Pyramid.

Great Pyramid one of the Pyramids of Giza was the tallest man-made structure for more than 1,000 years with a total height of  481 feet (146 meters).

The stone blocks used to build the pyramids are 2.5 tons heavy on average. Some of the block weighs 50 tons.

2.5 million stone blocks were used to built the Great Pyramid.

Inner walls of the pyramids are built with granite. They brought the granite block from 800 kilometers (500 miles).

The total area is covered with the granite blocks are 1210 feet ( 368 meters). The arrangement of granite blocks are so perfect but we still can’t replicate this by modern machinery.

Stone hammer and Copper chisels were used to make this huge pyramid. A kind of the poor tool.

Strange facts

All the blocks are used in the pyramid are irregular in size. It is still difficult for modern technology to create same structure with different size stone blocks which ancient Egyptian created a long back.

According to archaeologist it only took 20 years to build the pyramid completely. If we calculate it just took 1 minute and 30 seconds to processes (Cutting, Carving and placing ) a stone block that weighs approx 2 tons.

The Pyramid is built in perfect direction. That it points to 500 degree north which is direction of north pole. Modern engineering learned this in 17 century. But Egyptian practically used this thousand years ago

All the pyramids in the world are similar. It is strange because that time when there is no any transportation facility some how ancient people are building same kind of structure.

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