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German 18-year-old climbs Great Pyramid of Giza in eight minutes

By Ben Hooper

Top of the Cheops Pyramid!

Posted by Andrej Ciesielski on Monday, January 18, 2016

GIZA, Egypt, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A German 18-year-old shared footage of his daring climb to the top of Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza, which took him only 8 minutes.

Andrej Ciesielski posted a video to YouTube showing highlights of his 8-minute climb to the top of the pyramid, which attracted the attention of police.

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"I think the police shouted in Arabic to come down but I just listened to music and enjoyed the climb," Ciesielski told Buzzfeed. "I went to the police station for maybe one hour. They asked me many questions about why I did this, but they let me go."

The teenager posted pictures taken atop the landmark on Facebook.

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