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The Great Pyramid of Giza - Fun Facts for Kids

Updated: Oct 5

The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the world's most recognisable historical structures. But just how 'great' is it?


Here's some fun Giza facts to blow your mind:


  • Height: The Great Pyramid of Giza is approximately 147m tall (that's 33 double decker buses stacked on top of each other!)


  • Made from: Approximately 2,300,000 limestone blocks, each block weighing at least 3 tons (the same weight as a Hippo)


  • Construction Time: It took just 20 years to build. That means setting 1 limestone block into place every 5 minutes! Yep, through the night too.



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