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Memphis and Sakkara

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Address: Cairo 11655, Egypt
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$28.60*
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Explore Memphis and Sakkara - Private 6-Hour Tour from Cairo
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Half-Day Tour from Cairo: Dahshur Pyramids Sakkara and Memphis City
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Discover Cairo: Old Capital of Memphis and Step Pyramid of Sakkara Private...

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Amazing structure.

Hard to belive this pyramid has outlasted several millenia. It's an interesting structure,not as big as the Giza pyramids but no less interesting. Site should be exploited more to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Cairo, Egypt
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Troy, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There isn't much to see there. A collection of a dozen statues including two of King Ramses. These items are not in there original location. Their location is unknown. It displayed in a courtyard.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hard to belive this pyramid has outlasted several millenia. It's an interesting structure,not as big as the Giza pyramids but no less interesting. Site should be exploited more to make it more tourist friendly.

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Nanjing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First time to visit such kind of this Pyramids, and what a wonderful place and statues, it changed my idea about Egypt,

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Worth the trip - see real village life Egypt - beware it is filthy with rubbish around the villages but the sights are clean and well kept

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Rexburg, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a trip to Memphis and Sakkara. Visit the Serapeum and the Temple of Unas. The vendors are tenacious, but the sites are worth seeing.

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Khartoum
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The most Exotic Pyramid, I loved the whole area with its Palm treas and Farms, plus the route include so many schools for Handmade Kilim & Rugs learning.

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Media, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an impressive site with a bit less hassle than the Giza Plateau. The vendors can be aggressive but not nearly as invasive as in Giza. Again, these sites are always more enjoyable with a reputable guide so do a bit of homework and take advantage of their knowledge and logistics planning. It's an amazing feeling to walk at... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visit here was like going back in time. Very interesting as well as photogenic. There is some reconstruction going on, but it really did not detract from the experience. The men with their donkeys and camels added to teh feel of visiting the past.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the trip to Sakkara is well worth the effort; the travelling time is 40 minutes if you leave early and avoid the traffic; a visit to the museum is compulsory as it gives you a perspective of the area; the pyramids are phenomemal but he best part is the there are very few tourists, allowing you to enjoy, study, ponder... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Memphis was the first capital of Egypt and it was very interesting to visit and compare all the capital cities and progression of pyramids

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