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Private Day Tour to Saqqara, Memphis and Giza from Cairo with Guide
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Sakkara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 16 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 21 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
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We visited Djoser Pyramid with our tour guide. It is the oldest of all pyramids and combined with the nearby sites and monuments worth the detour. On the same day South of Cairo we also visited Memphis and Sakkara. Sakkara has a museum that explains...More

Thank Luc T
Reviewed 12 April 2017

It's good to start out your touring of the pyramids with this little gem because it only gets better from here! Spend a little time but if you miss it, it's not a huge deal.

Thank meeriah04
Reviewed 8 April 2017

As step pyramids go its hard to beat,the Egyptian could pick up the rubbish,keep the malnourished livestock out of view so as not to depress the animal lovers,best to visit in the cooler months of the year,again flies can be annoying,the views of the other...More

Thank steve w
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Jenny S
Hello :-) The descriptions sound very nice. How did you get there by public transportation from Cairo?
24 August 2015|
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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