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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.
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
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
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
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
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 scary. It is interesting to ride in one.