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Meroe Pyramids

Sudan
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An iconic site

We visited the ruins of the Royal city which once had a population of 25,000. It was famous for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Traveller1XX
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
Meroë Valley

I was invited by a friend of mine at an Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, and took this opportunity to... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Sevin H
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the ruins of the Royal city which once had a population of 25,000. It was famous for metal work & had facilities for smelting. Archaeologists have recreated a furnace. There is a temple to Amun with a processional way with statues of rams....More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I was invited by a friend of mine at an Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, and took this opportunity to visit the Meroë pyramids. There are over 200 pyramids on the site of the city of Meroë known as the Nubian pyramids and are listed by...More

2  Thank Sevin H
Reviewed 24 August 2017

the best philological in Sudan , its meroetic kings and queens Tombs , datedback to 600 BCto 400 AD , there is nice place for caming

Thank Nazar G
Reviewed 5 August 2017

First of all make sure Your transport is in good shape. Enough food and water. Make sure you wear light clothing and proper head cover as its very hot any time of the year.Hope fully you carry some info from the tourism dept Khartoum. As...More

Thank Gajbhiye R
Reviewed 3 July 2017

There are so many pyramids, and there is so much variety in style, paintings, state of preservation etc - it is just amazing. There are no other tourists to spoil the visit (just your own group), you can view and contemplate the site virtually on...More

Thank Ulrike P
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The Pyramids are about 3 hours drive from Khartoum. So you can have a day trip except you want to visit Musawwarat that need 4-5 hours addition. I went to the Pyramids in May 2017 and very few tourists there.

Thank Muchchim
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I believe this site is quiet at almost any time of the year, but I went up in summer, during Ramadan, and to be just one of two people in the whole valley was an amazing experience. My guide was an archaeologist ( from swiss/german/international...More

1  Thank AndySmal
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The day was a long day of driving but was well worth it. You are pretty much alone with the pyramids and can do or go wherever you want. There will be some people with camels trying to sell you a camel ride... a bit...More

4  Thank Kurry K
Reviewed 21 April 2017

What a visit it was although in the hot summer month with family and sand burning the feet. Although these are small and not of grandeur like that of Giza, Egypt, but even then makes the visit worth.

1  Thank Mukul Lal S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The pyramids at Begrawiya are well worth a visit. The locals refer to Begrawiya as 'old Meroe' and it is the site often referred to as Meroe. It was part of the ancient kingdom of Kush which ruled in Egypt and the Sudan as the...More

2  Thank Martin W
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NYCAlfie
3 May 2017|
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Response from Martin W | Reviewed this property |
I found Khartoum and the area north to Shendi and Meroe very safe and the people very welcoming. There are unresolved conflicts in provinces to the south and in Darfur to the west however.
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Cam B
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Response from knewell108 | Reviewed this property |
Which sites are you trying to see? Most companies are quiet expensive. As there is limited tourist infrastructure you would either need to read up on the history before hand or have a decent guide. The sites are quiet far... More
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