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Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep's Mastaba

Saqqara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Tombs

I highly recommend engaging a private guide to show you around Saqqara. After walking through the... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
CodyMav
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Brisbane
Colourful hieroglyphics

This tomb is off the beaten track as it is not with the main pyramids but in Saqqara. The colours... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Caz C
,
Doha, Qatar
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Saqqara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

I highly recommend engaging a private guide to show you around Saqqara. After walking through the columns entry, the Saqqara Pyramid is on your right, but walk straight ahead and then turn left, and you can (with a guide) visit some very colourful tombs.

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

This tomb is off the beaten track as it is not with the main pyramids but in Saqqara. The colours are vibrant and it really gives you a sense of what these tombs were originally supposed to look like. Much less crowded as well than...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The hieroglyphics present in the tomb are beautiful. The coloring still present and vibrant in areas. Not a common stop on most tourists tours but was less crowded the Giza. Plus more to see, touch and experience.

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Reviewed 12 April 2013

This tomb was outstanding! I can't express how special it was for me and my partner. We were on a group tour (with On The Go) and Saqqara was our first site. The step pyramid is the main attraction at Saqqara but please (please!!!) speak...More

2  Thank AbyHeka
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Reviewed 25 March 2012

Extra ticket is needed, +30.- LE and the same ticket allows the entry to the butchers tomb (Iruka-ptah). Both tombs are fantastic. Colorful statues and wall paintings – absolutely worth the extra ticket! Also needs a guard, possibly find the “key-holder-chief-guard” to get in, because...More

4  Thank zsy
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Reviewed 12 November 2010

The mastaba contains an amazing details which impressed me so greatly . I highly recommend visiting this tomb, It is a must .You can get the tickets to get inside the 3 new tombs from the tickets office as it's not included in your entrance...More

5  Thank SherinK
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