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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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Better than Giza

Sure, the Giza pyramids are bigger, but nothing is better than the originals. After Saqqara the Old Kingdom dynasties built here. You have two failed attempts which you can see... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sure, the Giza pyramids are bigger, but nothing is better than the originals. After Saqqara the Old Kingdom dynasties built here. You have two failed attempts which you can see, AND you can climb in the Red Pyramid, the first true pyramid.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What can I say, this place is amazing and a must-see! What makes this a unique place for the time being is that you could have the entire place to yourself IF you arrive early. My guide recommended to start at Dahshur and visit Giza later on the day due to the early morning fog which affects Giza for picture... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is such an amazing experience! You'd need a car or a driver to get there but it's so worth it! The area is just you, the sand and some pyramids. During my trip there we only saw a couple of other tourists. It felt deserted. My favorite pyramid there is the Bent One (the one in the picture).... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 October 19, 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 October 18, 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 October 15, 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 October 12, 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 October 8, 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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