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"Ancient Symbol in a Modern City"

Memphis got its name from ancient Egypt. As a modern symbol of that heritage, this 32-story stainless-steel pyramid rises from the banks of the Mississippi River. It was completed in 1991 at a total cost of USD65 million. The history of the Pyramid's construction is loaded with scandal, controversy and danger, take a tour and learn the whole story. Tour admission varies.
1 Auction Avenue, Memphis, TN, United States, 38105
"Ancient Symbol in a Modern City"
Memphis got its name from ancient Egypt. As a modern symbol of that heritage, this 32-story stainless-steel pyramid rises from the banks of the Mississippi River. It was completed in 1991 at a total cost of USD65 million. The history of the Pyramid's construction is loaded with scandal, controversy and danger, take a tour and learn the whole story. Tour admission varies.
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