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* [[Las Vegas]] - a large pyramidical structure is to be found at a Las Vegas casino
 
* [[Las Vegas]] - a large pyramidical structure is to be found at a Las Vegas casino
 
* [[Long Beach]] - the gymnasium for the baskeball and volleyball teams on the California State University, Long Beach campus is an impressive 18-story-tall blue pyramid
 
* [[Long Beach]] - the gymnasium for the baskeball and volleyball teams on the California State University, Long Beach campus is an impressive 18-story-tall blue pyramid
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* [[Pyramid Lake]] - in Nevada
 
* [[Pyramid Lake]] - in Nevada
  

Revision as of 10:47, 6 June 2007

Pyramids is a general travel term referring to a large number of man-made structures with similar characteristics, namely, an expansive rectangular base, with sides tapering to a point above the centre of the base. Pyramids are targets for travellers on a number of grounds:

  • their large size (generally)
  • their historical and cultural importance

Pyramids can be found at a variety of locations around the globe, including:

Contents

Egypt

The Great Pyramid and the Sphinx


Mexico

El Castillo - Chichen Itza

France

  • Paris/1st arrondissement (central Paris) - the Louvre Museum is home to the most famous modern pyramid, built in glass and steel

Italy

  • Rome - the Italian capital has a famous, steep-sided pyramid, built as an ancient cenotaph for a nobleman's tomb

United States of America

  • Las Vegas - a large pyramidical structure is to be found at a Las Vegas casino
  • Long Beach - the gymnasium for the baskeball and volleyball teams on the California State University, Long Beach campus is an impressive 18-story-tall blue pyramid

see also:


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