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Memphis and Sakkara

Cairo 11655, Egypt
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Explore Memphis and Sakkara - Private 6-Hour Tour from Cairo
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Half-Day Tour from Cairo: Dahshur Pyramids Sakkara and Memphis City
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Discover Cairo: Old Capital of Memphis and Step Pyramid of Sakkara Private...
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Cairo 11655, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 days ago

memphis was once the capital of egypt but now only a few exhibits in the open air museum dont do justice to its status. the sphinx here has a nose but has no other details. the giant lying down statue of Ramses 2 is worth...More

Thank babuchNashik
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good locations and history but you will need a guide for explanation and get in and out without any problems. More to be seen in a single visit. Currently scaffolding on one side of step pyramid

Thank Mickey J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must visit this place once in your life. You need to appreciate the fact this is almost 5000 years old!

Thank Pankaj50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These are also worth visitng when you compare the experience with Pyramids of GIZA.. Sakkara has a lot of history and better to get a guide. Memphis is worth seeing the lying down statue of Ramses..

Thank Arjuntheworldshuffle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is so much history here ... oldest standing pyramid thousands of years old ... this is a must do!

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a half day tour of Sakkara and Memphis on the recommendation of Mamdouh a tour guide from Youregypttours who I had used on an earlier tour. We arrived early at the site, which we had almost to ourselves! An extensive site with a...More

Thank t0ny0710
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have the time I would definitely recommend a trip to both these places. Memphis has a small museum with some really well preserved statues and Sakkara has some unusual pyramids and tombs. They are both a bit out of the way but make...More

Thank Caz C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an outdoor museum of antiquities from the town. While the museum is quite small, it contains two huge, spectacular and beautiful statues of Ramses II.

Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Awesome, the museum at Sakkara full of information (learned a lot), the pyramid, the temple its columns, we were able to go inside way down a pyramid

Thank Marlene A
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We visited Memphis and Sakkara with our tour guide. Sakkara has a museum that explain very well the ancient site of Sakkara. Memphis museum is small but nice because of the large staue of Ramses. Nearby we also visited the oldest pyramid where the building...More

Thank Luc T
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Hello TNX Good reading about your trip- sounds quite informative particularly the video Information in the car. Can you remember the name of the tour company? I am bringing my kids 19-24 out to Cairo at the ed of my offshore trip in 3 weeks time Regards Graham
20 March 2015|
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Response from Mo-Alice | Reviewed this property |
Whichever tour company or guide you use make sure that you are firm about what YOU want to see and do not be rushed around the sites then be taken to a relative`s bazaar,shop or workshop.There are carpet factories on the... More
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28 August 2016|
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