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Reviewed 1 November 2018

The red pyramid. There was no one else there when we visited and that alone is a good enough reason to visit. There is a person at the entrance who will lend you a torch for a small donation. The slope down is 63m which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Ali921
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This was a great tour and you have to do the inside tour. You have to pay xtra to take your camera in but it is worth it. An amazing piece of history. Don't miss it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James C
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This one was very nice, we visited it before the Gizeh plateau. Although it is not the biggest it is still huge! And you can enter inside the pyramid, but be prepared as it has a narrow entrance and it smells like ammonia inside.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 9 August 2018

If you are adventurous enough, you can pay and go into the north pyramid. Make sure you are not claustrophobic as the tunnel to go down into the main chamber is long, narrow, musty and at a semi-steep climb. It's an amazing experience and knowing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mcorbin560
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This pyramid is located about a kilometre north of the Bent Pyramid. It is the largest pyramid of the Dahshur group and third largest after Khufu and Khafra on the Giza plateau. Also called the North Pyramid, it is build out of red limestone and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank adriano769
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Before we set off on our trip to Egypt, we had resolved that we would try to explore at least one pyramid. We knew this would be tough. It would involve climbing a steep incline to the entrance of the pyramid, almost at the top...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ayub Q
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It is indeed an engineering marvel which is commonly known as the red pyramid due to the colour of the rocks. Going inside it helps in understanding the construction which is over four thousand years old and is truly a life time experience.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Conrad P
Reviewed 27 February 2017

It’s also called the Red Pyramid of Sneferu, it is the third biggest pyramid and considered the oldest true pyramid that is it has smooth sided slopes. One can enter inside the pyramids for free. The entry is half way up the pyramid about 125...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Mayank A
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This is built by sneferu as the first successful smooth sided pyramid ever to be built from 2600 BC, search in the trio advisor for the red pyramid reviews as it is the same name and the most famous name of this pyramid.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Ibrahim E
Reviewed 8 August 2016

You can't come to Egypt wanting to see monuments then miss the Giza plateau & pyramids. The scale is impressive and how they could've built it too. I went before trip advisor started

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Ashley M
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