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Pyramids of Dahshour

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Address: Giza, Egypt

This complex contains pyramids from the Fourth and Twelfth Dynasties...

This complex contains pyramids from the Fourth and Twelfth Dynasties including the Southern Pyramid, or Bent Pyramid due to its unorthodox outline, and the Red Pyramid.

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This is a bit away from the main pyramids in Giza but well worth a visit. They are the oldest, largest and best preserved in Egypt. The bent pyramid is unusual and you go into... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Caz C
Doha, Qatar
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Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a bit away from the main pyramids in Giza but well worth a visit. They are the oldest, largest and best preserved in Egypt. The bent pyramid is unusual and you go into the red pyramid. The opening is about one and a half meters wide and one meter tall and the corridor is about 26 metres long.... More 

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Port Douglas, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired a driver and headed south from Giza. It was another amazing ruin and in some ways better than the great pyramid. Definitely recommend.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All the pyramids and all the places were they are located are awesome and so rich in history. Impossible to skip.

Thank Marlene A
Baroda, Gujarat
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting the pyramids of Giza, this is a part of the tour along with the Great Sphinx. if you are satisfied with the main three pyramids, you may skip this and spend more time at the museum.

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Jackson, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smaller than the three Great Pyramids, they are still very impressive and interesting to see. It takes a little walking, but well worth it.

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Gatineau, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although not as large as the main pyramids at Giza, these are definitely worthwhile, and the interior of the red pyramid is similar to the interior of the pyramid of khufre (if you aren't comfortable here don't pay the 200pounds to enter the great pyramid of Giza).

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Visit to Dahshour Pyramid is very interesting and impressive , it is built with special style and at special location.

Thank Adel S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The furthest away pyramid so good to start here early. steep climbs in/out of it can prove challenging but worth the effort. Incredible stuff

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

You must go there, it's simple! The pyramids of Giza are crowded. When, I went to this pyramid, I was almost alone. I went inside the pyramid, and it was quite an experience. I could take the photos in all the directions and nothing could block my view.

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Bronxville, New York
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Loved seeing the pyramids and riding the camel. we were 44 of us and we couldn't believe we were here seeing one of the 7 wonders of the world. Well worth it

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