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Sakkara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Step Pyramid of King Djoser is one of the outstanding monument in the Pyramid Complex of Saqqara, the most extensive mortuary town of Eygpt. This Pyramid is said to be the first monumental building in stone in the history of mankind. This tomb originally intended...More

Thank raghu67
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Saqqara and the Step Pyramid are a must visit if you go to Egypt. Very close to Cairo, this site is a great opportunity to learn about the early Egyptian history (this is the oldest pyramid after all!) and also gives you the opportunity to...More

Thank CuriousTraveler007
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

The Step Pyramid is well worth a visit in any event. it was the first attempt to build something that eventually evolved to the smooth sided 'true pyramid'. Part of the really amazing surrounding wall and gate have been reconstructed; as other reviews have mentioned,...More

Thank K B
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The Stepped Pyramid was created by Imhotep, who is like Leonardo Da Vinci of ancient Egypt in that he was an architect, sculptor, surgeon (he successfully carried out brain and heart surgery and documented the same), writer etc. It is the first time man conceived...More

Thank K-Chowdhury1968
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

You realise that the Pyramid shape that we know of is not the way they actually started with when the Pharaohs initially started making them! Didn't know this till I got there

Thank Nandini B
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit and far surpasses the pyramids of Giza. You can just imagine what the place was like. If you look carefully all around you see many other pyramids in the distance including the Bent pyramid and the Giza plateau. It is possible...More

2  Thank EllieDodds
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

The first pyramid in ancient Egypt and the oldest completely preserved stone structure is the Step Pyramid. Pyramid of Pharaoh Netheriket, better known as Djoser. It's a fascinating place, we were delighted with the size and architectural skill with which it was built. The construction...More

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

There are new discoveries being made at this site every year. There are several active excavations underway. Recommend you do this site with a guide to better understand the history and layout.

Thank DStahre
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

My tour went to Djoser and the area immediately around it. It is a very interesting place and would have been nice as a stand-alone. Alas, after arriving I became aware that there were many more pyramids that would have been well worth visiting located...More

1  Thank Steven P
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

I loved visit these pyramids. I went around dusk and there was hardly anyone here. It was a much better experience then visiting the "main pyramids".

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Our tour guide Shereif picked us up from the hotel and we used that vehicle all day. We walked to the restaurant because it was not far from the Hilton on Zamalek where we were staying. Taxis are cheap and mostly not too... More
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