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Lonely place

At first glance it doesn’t look like a pyramid but more of ancient structure built out of blocks... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Nitesh P
via mobile
Meidum Pyramid

GREAT pyramid! It is not the easiest to get to but it is well worth the journey. It is a pyramid... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Steven W
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Cairo, Egypt
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9 Oct 2017
“Meidum Pyramid”
13 Nov 2017
“Lonely place ”
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Al Fayyum, Al Fayyum, Egypt
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

At first glance it doesn’t look like a pyramid but more of ancient structure built out of blocks!! It is very different from pyramids in Giza so it could be selling point but please invest in preserving the spectacular architecture and surrounding history.

1  Thank Nitesh P
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

GREAT pyramid! It is not the easiest to get to but it is well worth the journey. It is a pyramid that is in between the Step pyramid and the Giza pyramids

1  Thank Steven W
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Beautiful Middle Kingdom site. The famous geese of Meydoum were found here. The pyramid is accessible.

1  Thank hoopenten
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

An interesting pyramids that you'll likely have all to yourself. Walk all the way round. You can go inside, though its quite a steep long slope inside. No one else was there. There are some tombs by it, and we were told you could go...More

1  Thank Gillian P
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Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Arrived early and beat the bus crowd. Great photo op as well as seeing a step pyramid. Entering and defending down into the tombs was great fun and an experience our 9 & 10 year old will never forget. A must see.

Thank TravelRRRS
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

I visited this site in March 2011 (the date shown is not correct), and would go back for another visit. This pyramid goes by many names, Pyramid of Sneferu, Medium Pyramid, and others, they are all one in the same. If you have the time,...More

Thank Zebra_45678
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Reviewed 20 August 2013

The name of this Pyramid as the locals and the tour guides and the police know is Maydoum Pyramid, and they will never recognize the Scientific name of Sneferu who built it. Just a not in case you want to arrive.

3  Thank Sherif S
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Reviewed 9 August 2013

(OK as well as a guide and the guardian, who stayed outside) Part of Snefru's (or Sneferu's) learning curve in pyramid design, this was built in steps. Like all pyramids, there isn't a lot in the centre when you get there, and getting there involves...More

4  Thank eLaReF
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sandradoche
15 January 2018|
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Response from Nitesh P | Reviewed this property |
On the eastern side of al Fayyum city .. should be 30-40 km just before maydum.
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