Landmarks in Africa
The Great pyramid of Giza is one of the most famous landmarks in the African continent. On the banks of the Nile river. It's symbolizes the Nile Valley Civilization, which is one of the oldest civilizations of the world. The great pyramid of Giza was built as a tomb for Pharaoh Khufu( The fourth dynasty of Egypt ). The pyramid is seemingly simple and perfect in design. It is the only surviving structure of the old Seven Wonders of World.
The slave lodge: slavery in Africa for many years is known to everyone and forms inportant part of history of that continent. The Slave Lodge is a standing example this customary practice of that period. It has witnessed the slave trade for years and gives a fair understanding of slavery in the ancient times. Now the slave lodge has turned into a museum, the Slave Lodge has undergone several name changes such as Old Supreme Court, Government Office Building and SA Cultural History Museum.
Constitution Hill: The country of South Africa has rich history of wars and freedom fighters. Different prisons were established during their struggle for justice, human rights, anti-slavery and freedom in African. These important structures that give reminder of complicated times in history of Africa. Inaugurated as the Hill on Human Rights Day on 21st March in 2004, the Hill was initially established as fort by the Transvaal government. Later, it was turned into a famous prison meant for brutal punishments until 1983. Today, it is the house of the highest court in South Africa- the Constitution Court.
The Great Sphinx of Giza, commonly referred to as the Sphinx, is a limestone statue with a lion's body and a human head that stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt. The Great Sphinx is one of the world's largest and oldest statues.
The Nile River: The Nile River is the longest river in the world. It's 4,130 miles long. From the West coast to the East coast in the United States is around 3,000 miles. It is longer than it is going from our West to East coast, and that is pretty long!