Not very well organised but I have enjoyed the place so much.. I would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting ..
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Best done with a day trip to Saqqara and Memphis (about 1 hour drive south of Cairo). The bent pyramid angle was changed from 52 degrees to 42 degrees for some unknown reason when being built, giving it the bent look. There is another pyramid...More
A great place to visit, south of Cairo but easy to do when also visiting Saqqara and Memphis. Here you can see the bent pyramid and also go into the red pyramid and see from the inside how the tunnels into the crypts were made...More
Dahshur is about an hour’s drive from Cairo which needs to be visited prior going to Giza to get a better understanding of the pyramids evolution between the bent pyramid and the red pyramid. The bent pyramid has an unique bent structure with a smooth...More
Dahshur is further from Cairo than Saqqara, so there are correspondingly fewer tourists there. In fact, I was the only one at the bent pyramid. The Red Pyramid is also at Dahshur and the sight of it in the desert, alone makes the trip worthwhile....More
I prefer Dahshur to the Pyramids of Giza due to its exclusivity and simplicity. You can stop at MEMPHIS on the way as well.
This pyramid was not on my original itinerary, but our guide insisted on taking us. I'm so glad he did! It was a bit off the beaten path, and we were the only tourists there at the time! (Just myself, my boyfriend and our guide!)...More
Went to Dashur to see the Bent and Red Pyramids. Incredible structures, my guide and driver took me there at about 0845, very few visitors, I was the only one at the Bent Pyramid till another party of 6 arrived later. No entering into the...More
This site is separate to the main pyramid site in Giza and hence has less tourists and vendors. Worth going with a guide who can explain the history of this site. I enjoyed exploring this site more than the main one.