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Sakkara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Pyramid of Djoser, or Step Pyramid, is an ancient pyramid in the Saqqara Necropolis. It is located about an hour outside of Cairo and we toured it as part of trip to the Giza plateau. Although most people associate the pyramids of Egypt with...More

Thank LivingThe Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have so much history and can't believe the Step Pyramid is literally right in front of you during our escorted trip. Will never see anything like it it the world. Its a must see.

Thank peterjfernandez05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot of work has been and remains to be done, done since my last visit two years ago. Very impressing structure as one should not forget the age it has. Amidst a vast area and surrounded by a wall made of limestone. Majestic entrance...More

Thank cw f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing to be able to see such a feat of engineering and design. Definitely get the ticket to go into the Imhotep museum as well, one of the best designed small museums we visited.

Thank Emily Grace S
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Djoser was the first or second king of the 3rd Dynasty. That puts him smack bang in the Old Kingdom of Egyptian history. He is believed to have ruled for 38 years long enough to his pyramid and other structurers to be built. What is...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

If you want to see a pyramid from inside and not pay a fee, this is the place. This a smaller pyramid of olden style.

Thank Syed R
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

The size and age is amazing. They were reinforcing the pyramid while we were there. One of the first built.

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Visiting this ancient city of the Death you will feel that there is glory even in the afterlife. The ambiance of this place is amazing. Stepping into the graves adorned with reliefs and hieroglyphs the peaceful quietness far from tourist masses will let you rejoice.

Thank svenb931
Reviewed 28 May 2018

A great visit to see the evolution of pyramid building. You can't go inside this one but it impressive to look at from outside.

Thank markjango
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This was the first pyramid i saw. The story behind it was interesting as told by my tour guide. I enjoyed seeing this. I would recommend.

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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
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