Picture gallery: stunning images from the top of Egypt's Great Pyramid


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The Independent Online

A group of Russian tourists have captured pictures from atop Egypt's ancient pyramids.

The group, including photographer Vitaliy Raskalov, snuck past security guards after visiting hours were over at the Giza Necropolis and climbed to the top of the Great Pyramid, 455ft up.

The group of Russians claim to have arrived at the complex early and waited in the shadows before starting their climb as night began to fall, according to reports.

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