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Address: Al-Haram Dahshur, Cairo 11511, Egypt

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Man made wonder

You can't come to Egypt wanting to see monuments then miss the Giza plateau & pyramids. The scale is impressive and how they could've built it too. I went before trip advisor... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 August 2016
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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

You can't come to Egypt wanting to see monuments then miss the Giza plateau & pyramids. The scale is impressive and how they could've built it too. I went before trip advisor started

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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

You should visit this at least once in your life. It´s not cheap and the way down the pyramid is quite small and full of people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

This is the first pyramid you will see when you go to Dahshur, it is not as huge as Giza's one but still as impressive. They call it the RED pyramids due to the colour of stone that has been used to build it. Going up to the entrance is not the easiest but can be done then the joy... More 

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Treasure Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

I went with my daughter and grandson, but I opted out of going inside due to my health. Our tour guide filled me in, and he was quite informative. Pictures were available, which was fine for me, I was just excited to actually be here. I was truly amazed at the size of this pyramid, it is gargantuan, and I... More 

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Thank Daniel K
Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

the North Pyramid is as important as great Pyramids at Giza,built by Senefru of the 4th dynasty in Dahshur,about 30 km south of Giza. the location is special at the edge of the desert overlooking the valley.the huge size,the perfect burial chamber,the massive height,the calm spot where it exists and the charge free admission into the burial chamber make the... More 

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Rajahmundry, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

all the pyramids were for tombs of kings but after sometime the kings realized that pyrmids will actually incentivise people to disturb the dead due to nature of building & hence opted for below ground burials after the mykernos pyramids, this is one of the multiple pyramids, majestic (in ruins) from outside but a very small vestibule inside which is... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

a short drive from cairo..this pyramid is appears to be in ruins..but still ha its charm..the climb is a bit and the interior is a bit erie.good for the adventurous.oldies can avoid this.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Take the time to visit the Pyramids if your staying in Luxor. We took a ten hour overnight train to Cairo and spent two days touring the city which was fantastic. Employ your own tour guide, they're not expensive and they will take you everywhere of any importance.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2012

Do you know that the world's wonders have been changed three times, and the Pyramids are included in each time. The Pyramids are the oldest building in the humanity that is still built. If you visit Egypt, you have to visit the great pyramids of Giza, which were built more than 7000 years ago

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1 Thank Mina_Rick
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

Due to a sprained ankle i had to miss this day of discovery. My friends told me countless times how much i had missed andd that they would go again later in the week with me 'to show me around' they're great find!

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