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Visited this pyramids on a Sunday morning to see the sunrise. It is possible to get here by camel/ horse or 4x4 although one has to pay the guardian afterwards. The setting is very pretty, particularly if one travels a bit further to the sun...More
The hotep here is unbelievable...incredible machine cutting! I love riding horses here...it is tourist and hassle free. QUIET TIME can be taken, sitting with the Sahara surrounding this ancient site. Well worth the visit and effort to arrange getting there. Make sure you negotiate the...More
Although some web sites mention that it is open to public with the ticket of 20EGP, it is NOT true. It is NOT open to publuc and one needs a special permission (Nov 2014).
I went there all the way believing that the site to...More
I found the perfect way to get to the elusive Abu Sir pyramids. I simply walked there from my hotel Saqqara Country Club (see my review). If you look up this hotel in google map, in satellite view you can see the Abu Sir pyramids...More
I went to these pyramids having already visited Giza, Saqqara, Dashur and Meidum and so my expectations were not high. What more could these lesser pyramids offer? However, they were a great place to visit in their own right. It gave me the chance to...More
Abusir is a 5th dynasty necropolis. 7 pyramids can be founds here. Not all 5th dynasty pyramids are at Abusir there are 2 at Sakkara (Unas and Userkaf) and 1 at south Sakkara (Djedkare-Isesi). Abusir is about half way between Giza and Sakkara. The quality...More
I visited in March 2012. My guide said that he knew the guards and that I would be able to visit Abu Sir and Abu Ghorab for a small "fee" and tip for the "guides." I was more than happy to pay a bribe to...More
Some of the reviews here seem to be commenting on the famous pyramids of Giza, on the outskirts of modern Cairo.
By contrast, the Abusir pyramids are to the south of this, and in fact are much nearer to Saqqara. Abusir was closed in March...More