The Pyramids and the Sphinx, Egypt: You have to visit this amazing place, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Pyramid of Giza. The Great Pyramid of Khufu (or Cheops) The Pyramid of Kafhre The smaller Pyramid of Menkaura. There are three main pyramids in Giza: Each Pyramid is a tomb to a different King of Egypt. In front of the pyramids lies the Sphinx (or Abu al-Hol in Arabic, “Father of Terror”). Carved out of a single block of stone, this enormous cat-like sculpture has mesmerized millions of visitors.