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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Only 10 km south of Saqqara, in the middle of nowhere (= desert), the bent pyramide of Dahshur. Only few tourists come here. The only attraction is the pyramide. Climbing a steep limestone stair, followed by a wooden one, leads to the entrance nearly halfway...More

Thank cw f
Reviewed 26 July 2018

this the bent pyramid has almost more than 60% of the covering stones are still survivals, the place so peaceful there

Thank AhmedH3944
Reviewed 10 June 2018

The best pyramid, in my opinion. It stands alone in the desert, so it's easier to see and appreciate the size of it than it is the pyramids at Giza.

Thank Beth F
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We enjoyed seeing a wonderful variety of pyramids during our time in Cairo, but visiting Dahshur was probably one of our most interesting experiences. First, we were virtually by ourselves as we walked around the pyramids as there were less than a dozen total other...More

Thank LivingThe Q
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Both pyramids at Dahshur are interesting , and quieter than the other ones. You can really get a sense of how intricate and what a real feat these pyramids are when you enter. It’s quite a climb down the narrow tunnel into the guts of...More

Thank Whitters80
Reviewed 1 June 2018

saw the bent pyramid. Climbed inside the other one. The descent and ascent are steep and have to be done partially crouched. reasonable fit people, no problem. I am not, but was able to do it, with some huffing and puffing. Wife and kids managed...More

Thank anurag_srivastava
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The last part of our private tour was stopping at the Pyramids of Dashur, not far from Saqqara ( you can literally see the Step Pyramid from the Red Pyramid). The entry fee is 60 EP and this gives you the option to descend into...More

Thank Christena H
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We especially put this on our list to see, and I'm so glad we did. There are no touts (hooray), but it is in a military zone where there are no toilets you can use. The military keep a watchful, but friendly eye on everything,...More

Thank foz405
Reviewed 28 May 2018

A must-do visit to understand the evolution of pyramid building. Standing at teh foot of the bent pyramid is quaite daunting. I recommend a visit to Dashir before you visit Giza pyramids.

Thank markjango
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The bent pyramid and the red pyramid at Dahshur were the highlights of the pyramid sites for us. There was no one at the red pyramid, and I went inside to visit the chambers completely alone. It was eerie, scary, but once in a life...More

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