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Great Pyramids, Saqqara and Memphis Private Day Tour
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Sakkara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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"century bc"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting this ancient city of the Death you will feel that there is glory even in the afterlife. The ambiance of this place is amazing. Stepping into the graves adorned with reliefs and hieroglyphs the peaceful quietness far from tourist masses will let you rejoice.

Thank svenb931
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great visit to see the evolution of pyramid building. You can't go inside this one but it impressive to look at from outside.

Thank markjango
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first pyramid i saw. The story behind it was interesting as told by my tour guide. I enjoyed seeing this. I would recommend.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3rd visit to this site and love walking around the various monuments and temples in this area, well worth a visit.

Thank AndrewL L
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Coming to Saqqara and seeing the step pyramid was enjoyable. Just getting out of the Giza area for a day made the trek worthwhile, but a chance to see another pyramid or three, plus the Memphis Museum made a nice day trip. While the pyramid...More

Thank CFEIII
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Here is where it all began. It’s easy to be missed because it’s not part of the usual tours. Fortunately I arrived one day early and had time to hire a driver and visit the site. Its unique shape and place in history as one...More

Thank Ad-Hagh
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Nice piece of history. With good guide very easy and educational. Problem with fake souvenir dealers and with garbage everywhere. Outside nice Egyptian restaurant with good food and Service, not expensive.

Thank Milan S
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

More than 4650 years old, it stands in the ancient funeral city of Ancient Egypt. Not the highest, but at a height of almost 60 meters it is pretty imposing as seen from the court in front of it. I would have liked to have...More

Thank math1482
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

In order to understand how the pyramid structure was derived, it is imperative that one see this step pyramid first. It is no secret that the ancient Egyptians were fixated with notions of death and afterlife...and the most wonderful things that they built were around...More

1  Thank disharan
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

It is again one of the best pyramids to visit in Sakkara and it is undergoing renovation. It is really beautiful to see and you can kind of experience the hard work put in by many people as well the resources which they have used...More

Thank dineshmysore
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Response from Fiona C | Reviewed this property |
Our tour guide Shereif picked us up from the hotel and we used that vehicle all day. We walked to the restaurant because it was not far from the Hilton on Zamalek where we were staying. Taxis are cheap and mostly not too... More
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