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Sakkara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

We visited Djoser Pyramid with our tour guide. It is the oldest of all pyramids and combined with the nearby sites and monuments worth the detour. On the same day South of Cairo we also visited Memphis and Sakkara. Sakkara has a museum that explains...More

Thank Luc T
Reviewed 12 April 2017

It's good to start out your touring of the pyramids with this little gem because it only gets better from here! Spend a little time but if you miss it, it's not a huge deal.

Thank meeriah04
Reviewed 8 April 2017

As step pyramids go its hard to beat,the Egyptian could pick up the rubbish,keep the malnourished livestock out of view so as not to depress the animal lovers,best to visit in the cooler months of the year,again flies can be annoying,the views of the other...More

Thank steve w
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Step Pyramid is a unique structure in Saqqara, built by Pharaoh Djoser. It is truly one of a kind and a sight worth visiting, near Cairo.

Thank AnitaRavindran
Reviewed 30 March 2017

One of the intereseting pyramids in Cairo. A different look from those that are smooth on the sides versus the step pyramids.

Thank Arkasnastraveler
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely experience. It's still beyond belief that places like this still exist after all these years.

Thank Saintlysinner
Reviewed 23 March 2017

So interesting to see the first kind of pyramid built, and the different improvements made to the original step architectural form. Slowly, on the other pyramids at Saqqara, we see the top getting smaller, and finally it's pointed and the sides are no longer visible....More

Thank Norelynn
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were able to go inside a shaft that is not usually open to the public. It was a stooped, steep trip in but the chamber we entered was BEAUTIFUL- look for stars on the ceiling. Also visit the temple ruins on the site. Lots...More

Thank Sherry H
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is what may be called the world’s first pyramids , the world's earliest stone monument, the importance of this structure cannot be stressed. Although not as spectacular as the Giza Pyramids, still the step pyramids should be among the must visit places when in...More

Thank Mayank A
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Step Pyramid is the most notable of monuments in Saqqara and is the tomb of king Zoser. It was built by Imhotep and is probably the oldest major stone structure in Egypt. The Step Pyramid is built with locally quarried clay sandstone which is very...More

Thank Mayur S
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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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