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Address: Cairo, Egypt
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Private Guided Day Trip to Dahshur, Memphis and Saqqara from Cairo
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Full-day Amazing Tour of the Pyramids in Egypt
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Private Guided Day Tour to Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis and Dahshur

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Dahshur[transliteration 1] (in English often called Dashur; Egyptian Arabic: دهشور‎‎Dahšūr  pronounced [dɑhˈʃuːɾ]) is a royalnecropolis located in the desert on the west bank of... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Dahshur[transliteration 1] (in English often called Dashur; Egyptian Arabic: دهشور‎‎Dahšūr  pronounced [dɑhˈʃuːɾ]) is a royalnecropolis located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Cairo. It is known chiefly for several pyramids, two of which are among the oldest, largest and best preserved in Egypt, built from 2613–2589 BC.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A peaceful atmosphere where one can feel the history and be amazed by the beautiful architecture done by the Ancient Egyptians. No sellers so more time to spend enjoying the day instead of having to fend off the sellers.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I am interested in pyramids always loved to visit all of them around world. The red pyramid is amazing full of spirit and energy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Dahshur is a royal necropolis located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile approximately 40 kilometres south of Cairo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The only visitor at both the Step and Red pyramids. Clamoring alone deep inside the Red pyramid was a treat, 60+ meter drop to two chambers.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

When we went, we were literally the ONLY people here. It was unbelievable. So much better than the Giza pyramids, no crowd, more history, and while not as complex as the inside of the great pyramid, going inside the bent pyramids, is an experience like no other. make sure you ate your wheaties!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We took our guide and driver to see the Bent and Red pyramid and then Saqqara. An amazing experience. There was no one else there when we arrived and we had the pyramids to ourselves. Well worth the time visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The Bent Pyramid rises from the desert at a 54-degree inclination, but the top section is built at the shallower angle of 43 degrees, lending the pyramid its very obvious 'bent' appearance - evidently building was underway when they realized the angle was not correct. Quite a walk through history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

A worthwhile add-on to the Giza pyramids. Special about the Red and Bent pyramids are the sturdy lower blocks which you may climb to the 2nd or 3rd level. Climbing to the top is not permitted. The burial chamber of the Red pyramid is free to enter but very difficult, 141 steps. If you have entered Menkaure's burial chamber at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Dahsure is very nice place but it's kind of far of the city I went Giza and i wasn't planning to visit it but I know it through my guide it's very nice place and you can go in You will see it in a random area and has a lot of local restaurant in the road. You should go... More 

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