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“More of it visible than last year!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Step Pyramid of Djoser

Step Pyramid of Djoser
Pyramid Of Djoser Road Saqqara, Cairo, Egypt
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Ranked #11 of 145 Attractions in Cairo
Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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“More of it visible than last year!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Hurrah, they've moved a lot of the scaffolding, but I await the day when we can see it in it's natural, non-scaffolded state.

The complex is a wonderful place to visit. Read up before you go and see how the king would have celebrated the Sed Heb festival here. It brings it all to life. The columned entrance hall is a beautiful, cool and peaceful place.

Visited April 2013
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“See this before you see the Pyramids at Giza!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Go to Saqqara before visiting Giza if you can.... it will give the awesomeness of the pyramids so much more meaning! The step pyramid is amazing in it own right but it helps you understand what the workers achieved later in the old kingdom. I wish i had more time with our tour group to explore the step pyramid closer as well as the other sites around Saqqara but i'm so happy that i brought an extra ticket here for the tomb of nianhkkhnum and khnumhotep (a special tomb you have to see). Will have to go back to Saqqara soon and take it all in.

Visited April 2013
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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“The original pyramid”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

It is great to see the original pyramid. There are some amazing sights on site. A must see. I enjoyed all of the sites, but was disappointed with the little amount of tourists here.

Visited April 2013
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“Place for your soul!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Across the wall, go inside, take same place in area and enoyed.Some pictures of your soul will come in the place of your face.Your dream activate.Space energy still exsist there.

Visited August 2012
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“New tombs are now open as well at a cost !!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Yes a wonderful site we did a lot more exploring this trip off to the left with more mastaba are open ....the serapum is open where this enormous collection of tombs of the Apis bulls can be found we also visited Ti mastaba which is well worth the walk nearby the serapum

Visited April 2013
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