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Address: Sakkara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Discover Cairo: Old Capital of Memphis and Step Pyramid of Sakkara Private...
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Great Pyramids, Saqqara and Memphis Private Day Tour
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Private Day Tour to Saqqara, Memphis and Giza from Cairo with Guide

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The oldest pyramid. Very exciting to be able to step inside and walk around a pyramid. Do not book with Travel Discount, instead fly to Egypt and book with Blue Sky tours. You... read more

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Caledon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The oldest pyramid. Very exciting to be able to step inside and walk around a pyramid. Do not book with Travel Discount, instead fly to Egypt and book with Blue Sky tours. You will save money and not be disappointed.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site is very interesting because it is the location of the first pyramid built in dynasty 3 by Pharaoh Zoser. The region around has some of the best nobles tomb from dynasty 5 and 6. Don't miss the tomb of the Apis bulls at the Serapeum. Often I have ridden a horse to Saqqara from the Giza pyramids. There... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Remember, this place is 4000BC. Don't expect much in the way of facilities or many other tourists. It's not on the main drag for guides and companies. However, it's very, very old.

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PJ, Selangor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

If you're visiting Cairo, you should visit this place.. Entrance fee : 80 Egyptian Pound We enjoyed it with our 4 year old and our 3 months old in the carrier, the spacious area is not difficult to walk around. What to expect : 1) Even though the Step Pyramid of Djoser might not be as grand in comparison to... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is the oldest pyramid there is - all of 4500 years old which is an amazing amount of time if you think of it. Its an hours drive from Giza where the more famous pyramids are located. There were just 2 other people when we visited this site so tranquil and isolated is this location. It can get hot... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Currently under repairs to restore the top. Not a lot to see in the area. Original walls are present at the entrance giving it a grand feeling while walking in. Bunch of tombs onsite you can explore.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A very small pyramid constructed little different from the rest. Its just the same as in the picture. Nothing so exciting about it to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Heaps of excavation to be done yet. Want to see it again when they have done it. So much to see here and not enough time

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My regular local guide has been to both the Great Pyramids and Saqqara thousands of times and finds the latter more compelling. Having now been to Saqqara I’m inclined to agree with him - at least in one sense: while the Gaza landmark is incomparable in sheer visceral thrill (especially entering the larger two pyramids) and overall historic import, Saqqara... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Seeing the oldest pyramid was pretty cool. There was scaffolding and construction going on everywhere, though, and that detracted a little from the experience. My tour guide, Ahmed El Sewedy, was super cool though and made it even better.

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