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This is one of the most extensive archaeological sites comprising many important monuments such as the Step Pyramid of Djoser, Pyramid of Unas, Pyramid of Sekhemket, Mastaba of Ti and the deep underground Persian Tombs.
Al Badrashin, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed today via mobile

It was a nice experience to visit the first pyramid ever built and the history surrounding it . Being in the middle of those ruins gave me a sense of belonging ... of tranquility. It's a nice way of knowing the very very old of...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Be mesmerized by the "engineering" feat of the underground structures. It made me wonder....how did they achieve such work and how long it took and with what volume of labour??

Thank Travel819393
Reviewed yesterday

Amazing and a must see site for your trip to Egypt. Bring a hat, good walking shoes, and your camera!

Thank PathToEnlightenment
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First time to me to visit this stone building, it’s simply amazing, breathtaking and awesome. Great location, lots of things to see there and easily you should spend a full day there.

Thank Mohamed T
Reviewed yesterday

This is a must! The pyramid that influenced everything, and changed the world. The Imhotep museum is interesting, and anyone visiting Egypt for history, should visit the Step Pyramid

Thank delmasto
Reviewed yesterday

Worth the drive from Cairo, lesser known but more peaceful and able to go inside and quite detailed.

Thank RaymondRyan
Reviewed 2 days ago

visiting this amazing site is like going to a church u find your inner peace there and your inner self . u can also visit Imhotep museum and tombs of queens nearstep pyramid .

Thank GRACE333
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Step Pyramid at Sakkara is almost as spectacular as it's bigger and more well known cousins at Giza. The drive from Cairo is worthwhile. There is also another pyramid which you can go into and a small temple.

Thank Rodney Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Step pyramids is a site to understand the architectural improvement made by the Pharoahs. Astounding structure...a marvelous sight.

Thank rajane g
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the fact that there weren't any crowds here and the view of the desert. Just endless sand. I enjoyed climbing down into one of the tombs, but it is not for the claustrophobic. I would have liked to explore the building ruins...More

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Larry F
January 24, 2018|
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Response from AkashS1518 | Reviewed this property |
sakara is an oldest pyramid so you cannot climb on it. path is OK OK.
January 17, 2016|
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Response from Annette T | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can do both Saqqara and Giza can easily be done in the same day. At Saqqara you can go inside a pyramid but I suggest using a guide for the day if possible who will liase on your behalf with the pyramids "security... More
Michael G
March 22, 2015|
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Response from Laura3530 | Reviewed this property |
This does not apply to my review