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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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Wear good shoes and get into the pyramid!

Our kids had insisted that we actually go into one of the pyramids. Our tour guide had recommended that we went into the Dahshour instead of the Giza pyramids. Great advice!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our kids had insisted that we actually go into one of the pyramids. Our tour guide had recommended that we went into the Dahshour instead of the Giza pyramids. Great advice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Red Pyramid, Bent Pyramid and the Black Pyramid. Just more of the ancient wonders of Egypt to explore. I went inside the The Red Pyramid. You have to climb the stairs up the side of pyramid to get to the entrance, then travel down a long, dark, narrow passageway way to get to the bottom of the pyramid. You... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You thought that the grat Piramid was all in Cairo? you are wrong! you have to visit this magnificent place too, the people the arts, and everything will bow you away!

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Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is definitely worth while to go to the pyramids in Dashur.And do go into the red pyramid. It is a great and cheap experinece.

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Lisbon District, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to go inside the pyramid, go down through 70 meters, go up again inside, stepping wood stairs,like in the movies, and enjoy the space plenty of a huge symbolism...You will not regret the experience... You will feel a characteristic smell... Take a lantern with you to enjoy the inside...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

There was no othere tourists, I felt like this place was just for me. Beautiful desert area. Army place nearby. Going inside the red pyramid was great experience, its steep decline inside to pyramid ,the roof is amazing there. Really great arcitecture,well worth of visiting there. just cant help but wander what for this is built.. definetely not a burial... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

If you want to visit egypt you will miss to stay at nasser guest house and all the stuff at the guest house is so frindly and helpful

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Alphen aan de Rijn, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

We visited the Red and Bent pyramid. Red was awsome. We were the only ones there, after a steep climp you can enter this pyramide through a 60 meter downward sloping shaft, not for the very large people or with a bad condition.At the end of the shaft you enter the first of three chambers, a bit smelly but a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Far fewer tourists make the trip to these pyramids but they are really missing out. Getting inside is really key to appreciating the entire structure. Be warned the entrance is a steep incline to get to then a steep, narrow decline inside. The further back you go the more you notice a strong ammonia odor. Don't stay too long or... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

lovely experience spoilt by men trying to empty ur wallets.hot so need a hat.good fun travelling in the two man carriages

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