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Sakkara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 6 days ago

So, you're planning your dream vacation to Egypt and of course you're going to go to Giza and see the Great Pyramid as well as the pyramids of the son and grandson of Khufu. If you're smart, you'll hire a guide/Egyptologist to help explain what...More

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled with our teens to see this as part of our day tour of pyramids and we loved walking through the telllenamd up to the stepped pyramid. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank Alex V
Reviewed 6 July 2017

It's an interesting pyramid, worth seeing just to compare the evolution of pyramid building. It does have scaffolding on a couple of sides, and with the much smaller stones, not as interesting to see as the more famous ones.

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Went to see this pyramid after seeing the pyramids at Giza, as a guide to how the triangular shape evolved. It's not in a great state of repair, and the view is marred by extensive scaffolding on one side. Restoration work has been ongoing for...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Unfortunately the Step Pyramid is currently under restoration and has scaffolding over 2 sides and cannot enter the Pyramid. This is why I have given an average rating

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 28 May 2017

It is a phenomenal structure with its unusual shape, access inside it is not allowed as restoration works are being carried out from quite some time. The entrance to the pyramid is through one of the standing doors which takes you through a line of...More

1  Thank Conrad P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

going to djoser was a great time, i went with a driver out to saquara and djoser and got to check out some of the lesser pyramids without all the crowds and got to go into a small one, it was great to see the...More

Thank Metadasius
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This unusual pyramid is set away from the other pyramids in Giza. It has an interesting history and there are some stunning colourful tombs to visit while you are there. You can also go inside the red pyramid. Well worth visiting if you have the...More

Thank Caz C
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The step pyramid is notable as being the earliest of them all, built under the direction of Imhotep. A hall of columns, the Imhotep Museum and several tombs are on the same site

Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is the oldest monumental stone structure on earth and the first pyramid. The remains of other pyramids and temples nearby and views of the Giza pyramids in one direction, and of the Dahshur pyramids in the other.

Thank Michael C
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Response from Fiona C | Reviewed this property |
Our tour guide Shereif picked us up from the hotel and we used that vehicle all day. We walked to the restaurant because it was not far from the Hilton on Zamalek where we were staying. Taxis are cheap and mostly not too... More
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