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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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a must-see sight ... especially entering the pyramid ... it is awesome and exciting ... make sure to have a tour guide to tell you about the rich history of the place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Yumna S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

a must-see sight ... especially entering the pyramid ... it is awesome and exciting ... make sure to have a tour guide to tell you about the rich history of the place.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Then Dahshur is the place to be. There are not a whole lot of tourists in the pyramids in Giza since the revolution, but in the Red Pyramid in Dahshur I was all alone. The guard at the entrance couldn’t be bothered to go down, he just handed me a flashlight and kept on smoking. It was such a fantastic... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not as well known, this pyramid is worth a look if you have time. Also, you can descend about 30 meters underground and see the chambers inside the pyramid. During our visit (family of 4 with kids ages 10 and 12) we were the only ones there until the end when another couple arrived. The guy sitting at the entrance... More 

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Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here we can go inside. It was 100 meter deep tunnel to reach kings and queens room. Interesting to see this

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Great to see this historical place, but not the ost exciting place for a visit. You see it and then, get back in your car. Maybe better to see it on Nat Geo. :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This was recommended by hotel, cost extra to get there, more to get in, should've spent more time at Giza pyramids instead. 100m climb to the middle of the pyramid's entrance, 100m steep descent into the pyramid, steeple room, more stairs up & over to next steeple room, crouch walk to tomb, absolutely nothing to see, turn around and do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I was afraid to go in, so I sat at the entrance and chatted with the older fellow that takes the tickets. His English is broken, but he has great insight! My travel buddy went in. Be aware that when you get into the pyramid they will ask for a tip!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Outside Cairo you drive through palm tree farms to reach it. The stark contrast in landscape from the palm trees to endless desert. Less crowded then Giza you almost feel like a lone explorer. I ventured inside the pyramids which if you are up to it is worth doing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The "Bent Pyramid" is the most notable and among the oldest structures known built by man. It exudes everything one thinks about pyramids. It is isolated, with nothing but desert around it. I little out of the way but a nice change from Giza where pyramids are close to the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Not a tourist in sight - had the place to ourselves. While the great pyramids of Giza capture everyone's attention, let Dahshur's pyramids capture yours! The bent pyramid and the red pyramid - far more interesting than those "other" more popular pyramids (i.e. Giza)! Older than the pyramids of Giza, spend some time here and wander around! There were literally... More 

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