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Address: Al-Haram Dahshur, Cairo 11511, Egypt

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The red pyramid

This is built by sneferu as the first successful smooth sided pyramid ever to be built from 2600 BC, search in the trio advisor for the red pyramid reviews as it is the same name... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ibrahim E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is built by sneferu as the first successful smooth sided pyramid ever to be built from 2600 BC, search in the trio advisor for the red pyramid reviews as it is the same name and the most famous name of this pyramid.

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Thank Ibrahim E
Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

You can't come to Egypt wanting to see monuments then miss the Giza plateau & pyramids. The scale is impressive and how they could've built it too. I went before trip advisor started

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Thank Ashley M
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

You should visit this at least once in your life. It´s not cheap and the way down the pyramid is quite small and full of people.

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Thank Helena A
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61 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

This is the first pyramid you will see when you go to Dahshur, it is not as huge as Giza's one but still as impressive. They call it the RED pyramids due to the colour of stone that has been used to build it. Going up to the entrance is not the easiest but can be done then the joy... More 

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Thank Luv to travel J
Treasure Island, Florida
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172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

I went with my daughter and grandson, but I opted out of going inside due to my health. Our tour guide filled me in, and he was quite informative. Pictures were available, which was fine for me, I was just excited to actually be here. I was truly amazed at the size of this pyramid, it is gargantuan, and I... More 

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Thank Daniel K
Cairo, Egypt
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51 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

the North Pyramid is as important as great Pyramids at Giza,built by Senefru of the 4th dynasty in Dahshur,about 30 km south of Giza. the location is special at the edge of the desert overlooking the valley.the huge size,the perfect burial chamber,the massive height,the calm spot where it exists and the charge free admission into the burial chamber make the... More 

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Rajahmundry, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

all the pyramids were for tombs of kings but after sometime the kings realized that pyrmids will actually incentivise people to disturb the dead due to nature of building & hence opted for below ground burials after the mykernos pyramids, this is one of the multiple pyramids, majestic (in ruins) from outside but a very small vestibule inside which is... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

a short drive from cairo..this pyramid is appears to be in ruins..but still ha its charm..the climb is a bit and the interior is a bit erie.good for the adventurous.oldies can avoid this.

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1 Thank irfanrawal
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Take the time to visit the Pyramids if your staying in Luxor. We took a ten hour overnight train to Cairo and spent two days touring the city which was fantastic. Employ your own tour guide, they're not expensive and they will take you everywhere of any importance.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2012

Do you know that the world's wonders have been changed three times, and the Pyramids are included in each time. The Pyramids are the oldest building in the humanity that is still built. If you visit Egypt, you have to visit the great pyramids of Giza, which were built more than 7000 years ago

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