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Pyramids of Dahshour

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Address: Giza, Egypt
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This complex contains pyramids from the Fourth and Twelfth Dynasties...

This complex contains pyramids from the Fourth and Twelfth Dynasties including the Southern Pyramid, or Bent Pyramid due to its unorthodox outline, and the Red Pyramid.

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Better ad more quiet than Gizeh

We loved these pyramids. Much less touristic, beautuful too. Reachable with publiv transport as well. Had a very nice day. Nice cementry next to them and beautiful oasis.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Ostend, Belgium
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Ostend, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved these pyramids. Much less touristic, beautuful too. Reachable with publiv transport as well. Had a very nice day. Nice cementry next to them and beautiful oasis.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just go there by publis transport and walk, as we did. Nice. No other tourists were around. Lots of palms in the neighborhood and a beautiful cemmentary.

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

I visited the Red Pyramid and was able to visit the interior. It was an incredible experience seeing the chambers inside the pyramid. Be prepared for the climb out of the pyramid, it is a fairly steep 65 meter ramp to the chambers inside.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

I have lived in Cairo for 8 years, but never made it to Dashur until yesterday. We brought along our 5-year old son. If you have been to the Giza and Saqqara pyramids, you will find this site interesting in terms of timelines. You get to see what came before the Great Pyramid and the others on the Giza Plateau.... More 

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

If you visit the Pyramids of Dahshour right after visiting the Great Pyramids of Giza, you're likely to be disappointed as these pyramids of Dashour were the ones built much earlier at a time when the ancient Egyptians started learning how to build pyramids. They only perfected the capability many many generations later, which eventually led to the much more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

For me the Red Pyramid was more impressive inside than the Giza Pyramids. Well worth the drive out!!

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El Gouna, Red Sea, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Not sure if they are officially open but our Uber driving took us there and waited while we walked around. Beautiful village life around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Among all pyramids, those in Dahsour impressed me the most. Beautiful, calm plateau, without masses of tourists and locals with suvenirs. Car will take you under entrance of Red Pyramid. the hall is quiet tall, doesn't need an effort to climb 65 metres down and back. 3 chambers inside the pyramid with great acoustic and wooden stairs to get to... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

part of the giza plateau which you must see if your in egypt not just cario anywhere in egypt take a day away from the beach hard i know but well worth it an amazing sight a must

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This place is an old go to of mine to avoid the crowds at Giza but turns out there really arent any crowds these days anywhere in Egypt. Still if you get a chance its worth the ride over to see the Bent pyramid.

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