Dahshur is not one of the top places to visit in Cairo according to most plans, but if you have a chance don't skip it. It is the best place to see pyramids in the dessert and understand their evolution, plus you can combine the...More
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I actually created a little video explaining about the significance of this pyramid. But it is a must see. Have a tour guide take you to the pyramids all in one day. We visited this pyramid first and Im so glad we did. There are...More
We went to visit Dahshur pyramids in Jan. 2018. the pyramids are amazingly preserved and you can see the original "white" coverage which is not anymore present in the ones in Giza as it was taken out from locals many years ago. Dahshur is located...More
The site includes the bent pyramid and the red pyramid (that you can enter). The entry is quite steep and there is little to see inside. I probably would not do it again.
The Red pyramid and the Bent pyramid are located about 30 mins drive from Cairo in the desert. They truly give you the feeling of the original pyramids and are visited by far fewer tourists. You can go inside the Red pyramid, quite a steep...More
The Great Pyramids are great, but everybody knows that, so you're surrounded by all of the tourists and salesmen. But at Dahshur, you get to see the one which failed to make the grade - the Bent Pyramid, which is beautiful despite its perceived failure...More
Giza pyramid is overated for sure in comparison to the bent pyramid! Here you pay less than Giza and you get the most out of the rest! To us, the journey to the tomb was our highlight moment. At first, it was abit of hiking...More
The evolution of pyramids from the step to the bent to the red and great. The Red being the third largest pyramid. Bent pyramid bottom angle 54 degrees, too steep, top 43 degrees same as Red pyramid, too shallow. Great pyramid 51.5 degrees, just right!