Egypt // Cairo and the Pyramids //

Views of the pyramids


The best viewpoints over the Giza pyramids are south of Mycerinus’s pyramid. Most tourists gather along the tarmac road some 400m west of the pyramid, which is particularly popular in the late afternoon when the sun is in the right direction. In the morning, however, photos are better taken from the southeast, though it can often be hazy early on. For the best view of the Pyramids close together, the ridge to the south of Mycerinus’s pyramid is the place to head for.

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