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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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Saqqara Highlights: Private Guided Day Tour from Cairo
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Full-day tour to Giza Pyramids Memphis and Sakkara
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Private Tour: Memphis and Sakkara
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Owner description: This is one of the most extensive archaeological sites comprising many important monuments such as the Step Pyramid of Djoser, Pyramid of Unas, Pyramid of Sekhemket, Mastaba of Ti and the deep underground Persian Tombs.
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“Interesting and easy to fit in”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

It's very cool to see the "other" pyramids. There is no problem fitting all the pyramids (Giza, Zoser, these) into one day as the guide book warns.

Visited August 2013
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“I loved it!”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

It's a very good place to start when you go to Egypt because it's the oldest pyramid in the country. It's absolutely worth visiting the tombs!

Visited July 2013
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“A must see!”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

I almost didn't do this tour, but made last-minute arrangements thru the Cairo Marriott for a guide and a car to go here. I'd recommend doing this in addition to the Pyramids at Giza. You really get an appreciation for the engineering that went into the later pyramids that you see in Giza.

Visited July 2013
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“Saqqara is always a good choice”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Even though it's a little farther than Gizah plateau, you will enjoy this site. Not as crowded and hectic as Gizah. Tke some time to really look around because there is a lot of archeological projects going on. Have fun and enjoy

Visited December 2012
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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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“A must-visit when in Cairo”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is about 30 Km south of Giza pyramids. It lies on an elevated hill with beautiful farms all-around. The sight from above is breath taking. There are many museums and primitive pyramids and tombs to visit. The weather in Winter is beautiful. Make sure to have lunch particularly grilled chicken in one of the nearby restaurants or country clubs.

Visited January 2013
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