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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

Cairo, Egypt
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This is one of the most extensive archaeological sites comprising many important monuments such as the Step Pyramid of Djoser, Pyramid of Unas, Pyramid of Sekhemket, Mastaba of Ti and the deep underground Persian Tombs.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“step pyramid” (265 reviews)
“oldest stone” (22 reviews)
“imhotep museum” (32 reviews)
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"step pyramid"
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"imhotep museum"
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"burial chamber"
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"ancient egyptians"
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"red pyramid"
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"take pictures"
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"saqqara"
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

entrance going to this place is 80 LE. Full of Ruins., that is located in a upper part and no much tourist. Better go there during Winter and make most out of it - take a lot of photos. no special activities, just sight seeing.

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

This attraction is very interesting with a small temple complex off to one side of the step pyramid. The pyramid is still being restored there is often someone there who speaks English which is a great way to find out more about the pyramid as...More

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing building to see how marvelous is Too sunny better to visit in winter to enjoy warm sun in morning

Thank Radwa_El
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had a guide which made the visit very informative and enjoyable. Lots to see between the pyramids and museums.

Thank bigaps
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The place is mind taking with all this greatness in front of ur eyes people are friendly there u also can enjoy riding a camel or a horse

Thank Ahmed N
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

The treasure of this site was both the pyramid to Dashhur and the tasteful & excellent museum of Imhotep. The museum was well labeled and superbly organized. I enjoyed it more than the site itself. The site itself was still lovely, though sandy without a...More

Thank Laura W
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

such a beautiful tomb to see inside, floor to ceiling walls of engraved hieroglyphics and a lot less busy than a few of the others

Thank James G
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Sakara is one of the best pyramids in Egypt going to its area you can see more than 10 pyramids relaxing place

1  Thank Rami E
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Using our guide Mimmo (from Ramasside Tours), we journeyed to Saqqara and visited most of the sites that it had to offer. The Step Pyramid is being renovated, so you don't get to go into it, but Mimmo took us into several other pyramids in...More

2  Thank Jennifer B
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

A unique pyramid located 30 minutes driving from Giza pyramids. At this place I enjoyed the beauty of ancient Egyptians architecture.

Thank nathlie s
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Larry F
January 24, 2018|
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Response from Akash S | Reviewed this property |
sakara is an oldest pyramid so you cannot climb on it. path is OK OK.
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RosedaleJohnny
January 17, 2016|
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Response from Laura3530 | Reviewed this property |
They are close enough so that you can do both on the same day, but the street market and museum would be more interesting than Sakkara. Sakkara has the oldest pyramid but currently it is being repaired. You could... More
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March 22, 2015|
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Response from Laura3530 | Reviewed this property |
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