Sound and Light Show
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Lonely Planet review
The Sphinx narrates the somewhat cheesy sound and light show , but it’s neat to see the Pyramids so dramatically lit. Though there’s officially no student discount, you may be able to negotiate one. Schedules were as follows at the time of writing, but check the website for the latest. Note that this is the winter schedule; in summer shows start two hours later.