Going back in time when I visited Saqqara was beyond what words can describe as I had the opportunity to explore the Step Pyramid complex of King Zoser.
About Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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I had an excellent guide which made this one of the most interesting pyramids that we saw. Not as big as the Giza pyramids but it was more approachable. Even went inside to one of the burial vaults. You can see 5,000 year old paint...More
Worthwhile doing along with the Giza pyramids. The 30-45 min drive south is a good experience too and we enjoyed the museum at Memphis nearby.
Our guide took us here as an extra and we really appreciated it. It is well worth the visit prior to going to the Giza Pyramids. Our guide was "Hanan Salah - Private tour guide", check her out online. You event get to go into...More
It is near palm gardens, but the monuments are on desert. It is isolated and have less crowds. I liked strolling over sands. And there are too many view points for taking photos. You must not miss to visit if you go to cairo.
I had a guide take me out to Saqqara. It was very hot and no shade around to cover you. It was a very interesting place and going into the tombs and seeing the magnificent preserved pictures on the walls was amazing. Going into the...More
Oldest stone building in the world has possibly the oldest scaffolding in the world, which is a shame. Not a lot to see here above ground although there is a restored bit of temple to walk through and some friezes on some of the walls...More
Sakkara is a 30 minutes’ drive from Cairo and it should be the first place to be visited before going to Dashur and Giza to get a better understanding of the pyramid history. We were here with our guide and saw the titi pyramid at...More