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Sakkara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming to Saqqara and seeing the step pyramid was enjoyable. Just getting out of the Giza area for a day made the trek worthwhile, but a chance to see another pyramid or three, plus the Memphis Museum made a nice day trip. While the pyramid...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Here is where it all began. It’s easy to be missed because it’s not part of the usual tours. Fortunately I arrived one day early and had time to hire a driver and visit the site. Its unique shape and place in history as one...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice piece of history. With good guide very easy and educational. Problem with fake souvenir dealers and with garbage everywhere. Outside nice Egyptian restaurant with good food and Service, not expensive.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More than 4650 years old, it stands in the ancient funeral city of Ancient Egypt. Not the highest, but at a height of almost 60 meters it is pretty imposing as seen from the court in front of it. I would have liked to have...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

In order to understand how the pyramid structure was derived, it is imperative that one see this step pyramid first. It is no secret that the ancient Egyptians were fixated with notions of death and afterlife...and the most wonderful things that they built were around...More

Thank disharan
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

It is again one of the best pyramids to visit in Sakkara and it is undergoing renovation. It is really beautiful to see and you can kind of experience the hard work put in by many people as well the resources which they have used...More

Thank dineshmysore
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Step Pyramid of King Djoser is one of the outstanding monument in the Pyramid Complex of Saqqara, the most extensive mortuary town of Eygpt. This Pyramid is said to be the first monumental building in stone in the history of mankind. This tomb originally intended...More

Thank raghu67
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Saqqara and the Step Pyramid are a must visit if you go to Egypt. Very close to Cairo, this site is a great opportunity to learn about the early Egyptian history (this is the oldest pyramid after all!) and also gives you the opportunity to...More

Thank CuriousTraveler007
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

The Step Pyramid is well worth a visit in any event. it was the first attempt to build something that eventually evolved to the smooth sided 'true pyramid'. Part of the really amazing surrounding wall and gate have been reconstructed; as other reviews have mentioned,...More

Thank K B
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

The Stepped Pyramid was created by Imhotep, who is like Leonardo Da Vinci of ancient Egypt in that he was an architect, sculptor, surgeon (he successfully carried out brain and heart surgery and documented the same), writer etc. It is the first time man conceived...More

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Our tour guide Shereif picked us up from the hotel and we used that vehicle all day. We walked to the restaurant because it was not far from the Hilton on Zamalek where we were staying. Taxis are cheap and mostly not too... More
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