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Sakkara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as good as the original Pyramids but hummm I wonder where they got the stones to build this one.

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get away from the crowds and see some of the oldest buildings in the world. Well worth the extra drive out of Cairo.

Thank JohnK2017_08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great ancient site, the first pyramid in the world. It started as a tomb, and they added more on top, so they came to a pyramid!

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This pyramid was built in stages and not all at once around 2700 BC. The Step Pyramid is the first large stone building in history. Worth a visit.

Thank AdventureDiva
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The first real pyramid...thus has to be seen.very run down..partially repaired..unsuccesfuly done on one side and old wooden scaffolding still defaces one side.funarary temple is rather uninteresting .must have been impressive previously.the Imhotep museum is very impressive though.

1  Thank johannesvd
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The Pyramid of Djoser, or Step Pyramid, is an ancient pyramid in the Saqqara Necropolis. It is located about an hour outside of Cairo and we toured it as part of trip to the Giza plateau. Although most people associate the pyramids of Egypt with...More

Thank LivingThe Q
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Have so much history and can't believe the Step Pyramid is literally right in front of you during our escorted trip. Will never see anything like it it the world. Its a must see.

Thank peterjfernandez05
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A lot of work has been and remains to be done, done since my last visit two years ago. Very impressing structure as one should not forget the age it has. Amidst a vast area and surrounded by a wall made of limestone. Majestic entrance...More

Thank cw f
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Absolutely amazing to be able to see such a feat of engineering and design. Definitely get the ticket to go into the Imhotep museum as well, one of the best designed small museums we visited.

Thank Emily Grace S
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Djoser was the first or second king of the 3rd Dynasty. That puts him smack bang in the Old Kingdom of Egyptian history. He is believed to have ruled for 38 years long enough to his pyramid and other structurers to be built. What is...More

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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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