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This is one of the most extensive archaeological sites comprising many...

This is one of the most extensive archaeological sites comprising many important monuments such as the Step Pyramid of Djoser, Pyramid of Unas, Pyramid of Sekhemket, Mastaba of Ti and the deep underground Persian Tombs.

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Tons of tombs!

We visited Sakkara on our last day of the trip more or less. The main step pyramid was cordoned off because of restoration work but is still impressive. There are many tombs here... read more

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Marbella, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited Sakkara on our last day of the trip more or less. The main step pyramid was cordoned off because of restoration work but is still impressive. There are many tombs here to look at. It's a little confusing so here goes. We were the first ones there that morning and dropped into the small visitors center. We didn't... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a wonder no less. the history before the history. but as of april 2017 the Pyramid is being repaired. and you don't really have much to do beside taking picture of it. No getting in or any really valuable tour. Do your homework or bring a guide if you come by.

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Thank Victor T
Brookline, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The crumbling step pyramid at Sakkara is less visited than those at Giza and the atmosphere is not too commercial. There are major architectural features and several tombs to visit with quite amazing bas-reliefs on some walls, showing natural life in or by the Nile. On the way out of the site, the Imtotep museum is not to be missed.... More 

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Thank NicJBoston
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is the first pyramid in the history,30km south of Cairo.open from 8 to 3pm. Constructed at Saqqara about 4,700 years ago, the Step Pyramid of Djoser was the first pyramid the Egyptians built. Djoser, sometimes spelled Zoser (though he was actually called Netjerykhet), was a king of Egypt’s third dynasty. The planning of the pyramid has been attributed to... More 

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Thank hisham T
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Definitely worth visiting. Helps to set scene and context for later pyramids visits. Intriguing motivations of administrators of the time. Also evidence of connections to areas beyond. It is a very old site.

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Thank cathalire2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Less touristy, and the architecture is just as interesting. Additionally, the Titi Pyramid had the most amazing hieroglyphics from floor to ceiling!

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Thank Emily M
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it is currently under repair an due to safety reasons you can no longer enter it. But in spite of that there's quite a lot to see and admire before you even view the pyramid. King Djoser lived from 2667 - 2648 BC. The pyramid was built by Imhotep and thought to be the earliest major stone structure erected in... More 

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Thank Marion W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The adjacent museum is new and another "must-see." Although it is small, the size does not diminish its importance. When we arrived, men were high up in nearby palm trees, cutting palms. This site is near handmade carpet shops where you may see craftsmen (no women) at work. I bought a Queen Hatshepsut carpet,now on my floor. Yay, Queen Hatshepsut!

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Thank Patricia L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first ever pyramid you can visit if you are interested in a bit of history but I wouldn't go back here !!

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Thank Amit G
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely hit this spot first as it is good to understand the lead up to how the pyramids got so huge and beautiful. It's cool to wander around and see it from a couple different angles. Hot in the day with no shade offered so be prepared.

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