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Address: Saqqara, Cairo 11511, Egypt

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Exceptional tombs

The hieroglyphics present in the tomb are beautiful. The coloring still present and vibrant in areas. Not a common stop on most tourists tours but was less crowded the Giza. Plus... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The hieroglyphics present in the tomb are beautiful. The coloring still present and vibrant in areas. Not a common stop on most tourists tours but was less crowded the Giza. Plus more to see, touch and experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013

This tomb was outstanding! I can't express how special it was for me and my partner. We were on a group tour (with On The Go) and Saqqara was our first site. The step pyramid is the main attraction at Saqqara but please (please!!!) speak up and ask your tour guide if they can help you find this tomb. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

Extra ticket is needed, +30.- LE and the same ticket allows the entry to the butchers tomb (Iruka-ptah). Both tombs are fantastic. Colorful statues and wall paintings – absolutely worth the extra ticket! Also needs a guard, possibly find the “key-holder-chief-guard” to get in, because there are no signs or labels, that would tell, where to go, where to find... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2010

The mastaba contains an amazing details which impressed me so greatly . I highly recommend visiting this tomb, It is a must .You can get the tickets to get inside the 3 new tombs from the tickets office as it's not included in your entrance fee. I recommend having a tourist guide to explain the tomb for you don't depend... More 

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