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World's Most-Visited Ancient Ruins

most-visited ancient ruins: Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

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No. 5 Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Annual Visitors: 4 million

As one of the original Seven Wonders of the World and certainly the symbol of Egypt, the Pyramids have venerability cred going back 4,500 years. Yet we still don’t know for sure how the ancient Egyptians built them, which only adds to their intriguing appeal to travelers. The three major tombs for pharaohs at this UNESCO World Heritage Site are now surrounded on three sides by the pressures of Cairo, a city teeming with nearly 11 million people.

Source: Egypt Tourism

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