Giza Tourism

Giza (/ˈɡiːzə/; sometimes spelled Gizah or Jizah; Coptic: ⲅⲓⲍⲁ Giza; Egyptian Arabic: الجيزة‎‎ el-Gīza), is the third-largest city in Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the Nile, some 5.1 km (3.17 mi) southwest of central Cairo. Along with Cairo Governorate, Shubra El-Kheima, Helwan, 6th October City and Obour, the five form Greater Cairo metropolis. The city of Giza is the capital of the Giza Governorate, and is located near the northeast border of this governorate in coordinates. It is located right on the banks of the River Nile. The city's population was 2,681,863 in the 2006 national census, while the governorate had 6,272,571 at the same census. Its large population made it the world's second largest suburb in 2006, tied with Incheon, South Korea and Quezon City, Philippines, second only to Yokohama, Japan. Giza is most famous as the location of the Giza Plateau: the site of some of the most impressive ancient monuments in the world, including a complex of ancient Egyptian royal mortuary and sacred structures, including the Great Sphinx, the Great Pyramid of Giza, and a number of other large pyramids and temples. Giza has always been a focal point in Egypt's history due to its location close to Memphis, the ancient capital. The Great Pyramid of Giza at one time was advocated (1884) as the location for the Prime Meridian, a reference point used for determining a base longitude.


Giza in Egypt awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Giza. The nearest major city to Giza is Cairo. Take a short trip from Giza and set some time aside to explore the Cairo. Dotted with places like Pyramids Of Giza, Keops Pyramid, Sphinx; it will definitely be a good idea. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Giza that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Giza

  • Know the pollution level of Giza before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 85.15 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 74.71 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 70.67 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 84.48 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 60.92 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 87.65 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 77.38 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 79.98 (High)
  • How safe is Giza for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Giza.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.17 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 51.68 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.34 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 79.95 (High)
    • Car Stealing 54.82 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60.94 (High)
    • Attacks 45.61 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.16 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.35 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 49.87 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 52.16 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.2 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50.92 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Giza is 79.4 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 49.53 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.45 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 92.75 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 50.47 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 31.63 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 44.47 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.34 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 24.84 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Giza

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.91 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 133.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 51.46 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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