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Address: Cairo, Egypt
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One of the best preserved pyramids (Bent) also don't miss the (Red) pyramid while there. It is by far less busy than Giza, you will need transport to get there but we had our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Luv to travel J

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best preserved pyramids (Bent) also don't miss the (Red) pyramid while there. It is by far less busy than Giza, you will need transport to get there but we had our personal guide who organised every thing for us (thanks Amina-Egypt Queen Day Tours)

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently opened to the public, this plateau consists of two pyramids that sit at the edge of a military encampment. Be careful in which direction you take pictures. Having said that, be all means go. The bent pyramid is amazing. You will have it to yourself. You can almost imagine the pyramid being built and the architects studying the shortcomings... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dahshur is a hidden treasure in the desert near Saqqara. Been here several times now, and always without any tourists. Private tour with the tourist police assured. One of the most original piramids in Egypt.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've always dreamed of going to Egypt, and so I knew I had to see the Bent Pyramid when I went! It's just so intriguingly...bent. I always think it's cool to see things that aren't perfect. You can also see how the outer casing was made really well. The Red Pyramid is also very cool, and free to enter, if... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pyramid is out far in the desert where no one is. I visited with friends and we were the only ones there other than the gate keeper and tourist police. I do suggest going inside, but while walking down in go backwards. We did not have a tour guide and went on our own.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seriously. If you go to Egypt to see the pyramids...go to Dahshur! When we were there in November 2007, we saw a total of 3 other small groups the entire time we visited the Red and Bent Pyramids of Dahshur. Walking in and around the pyramids with no crowds, no touts, etc was pure joy...and peace! Make absolutely certain you... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth including both the "bent" pyramid and the red pyramid if you have the time, just to compare against the great pyramids in Giza.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good distance from Cairo but can be added onto a trip to Saqqara. The Bent Pyramid is simply a photo opp but worth the look as it is beautifully preserved. The neighbouring Red Pyramid you can climb up and into. Be warned it is physical, mainly the climb out (steep steps hunched over in the access corridor). Good to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These are south of Cairo and directly adjacent to a military base. When we went there were only 2 other couples in the area. I don't think it gets as many visitors as the Giza pyramids. However there are 2 remarkable pyramids in this area and one you can do down inside the tomb. No additional tickets required just some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting small pyramid. Our guide Mina Samir did great job with the info. A good way to build suspense beforw visiting the big giza pyramids.

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