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Pharaoh's Obelisk

Khufu Pyramid: Descending Passage
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You are here: the descending passage

Length: 300 feet (91.5 m)
Width: 3.4 feet (1.1 m)
Height: 3.9 feet (1.2 m)

The Descending Passage takes you on a 300-foot long diagonal journey beneath the surface of the Giza plateau, down to the Unfinished Chamber. The general public is not allowed down this small passage, but we have recreated the experience for you. One word of caution—this is not a place where claustrophobics should venture.

Down to the unfinished chamber
Up the ascending passage
Out of the Pyramid

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