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Address: Cairo, Egypt
Phone Number: 0123456789
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This is one of the most extensive archaeological sites comprising many...

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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the first pyramid

Djoser’s Prime Minister, Imhotep was the genius behind building this first pyramid called the step pyramid. There are other tombs here as well. Don't miss this stop

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Lebanon, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Djoser’s Prime Minister, Imhotep was the genius behind building this first pyramid called the step pyramid. There are other tombs here as well. Don't miss this stop

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For that reason alone, it's worth visiting. It's not on the main tourist route anymore and can seem a bit of an anti-climax after Giza. But go and soak up the sheer age of the place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular hieroglyphs within the tombs built before the Giza Plateau pyramids depicting a comfortable, daily lifestyle of the ancients.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saqqara has burials older than the pyramids, and some "newer" ones as well. You can see many larger pyramids in the distance, and it is beautiful. Zoser's Step Pyramid is an incredible architectural feat, especially when one considers its importance, and its influence on future construction. If you love architecture and ancient Egypt, you need to see it before it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide Fady El Mallach explained that the oldest pyramid is the black one, then there is the bent one then the step pyramid ( Djoser pyramid ) and then finally the Kufu pyramid ( Great pyramid )

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Caerleon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lot to see - the first (step) pyramid, another one you can enter, statues (including some retrieved from the sea), tombs and more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is the step pyramid in cairo, again its a must visit, normally when u book a tour guide they take you to all these pyramids

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sakkara Pyramids are one of the attractions in Egypt that are not really well-known for tourists/citizens. Its outside of Cairo a bit in a desert area. But the place itself is amazing. The unusual shape of the Pyramid hides a very interesting story, worth to find out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first pyramid as a story of people. shape of the building is simple but a lot of history behind the construction of this pyramid. for lovers of history, this building became a place that must be visited.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The step pyramid showed me the monstrosity of the pyramids and got me to look further how it was constructed. The cutting of the blocks was pure precision. Don't know whether the laser tools of today. Can produce the quality. I know the marble contractor will have problems cutting the blocks.

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