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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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Dahsure is very nice place but it's kind of far of the city I went Giza and i wasn't planning to visit it but I know it through my guide it's very nice place and you can go in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dahsure is very nice place but it's kind of far of the city I went Giza and i wasn't planning to visit it but I know it through my guide it's very nice place and you can go in You will see it in a random area and has a lot of local restaurant in the road. You should go... More 

Thank Carlosfan231
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would have loved this place, had I not been there as a solo female traveler in the midst of the revolution of 2013 in the heat of midday all ALONE, with a warm bottle of water, a mango, and my guide who was wonderful, but about as old as Noah. I was unable to go inside the pyramids, and... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bent Pyramid at Dahshour is definitely unique. Its one of a kind construction and structure lends it an aura and presence of its own, standing in a vast expanse of sand and desert. One ca go down into the deep, dark recesses of the pyramid via a long tunnel that culminates in a series of chambers. A descent down... More 

Thank CorporateProphet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

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.

Thank Yumna S
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

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 

Thank Nick O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

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 

Thank GlobalStaci
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

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

Thank Abdulrauf A
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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 

Thank Talon T
Huntsville, Alabama
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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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