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Sakkara, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed yesterday

Unlike the three Great Pyramids of Giza, this is a different style pyramid, called a Steppe Pyramid that was built as per the demand of the Pharaoh at the time. Definitely worth seeing and ticking off your list!

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is under restoration, it was built before the The Great Pyramid of Giza, worth to visit. You will have the chance to enter other tombs around the Step Pyramid.

Thank Hruos
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very interesting to follow the progression of how pyramids were built from heaps of stones to mud blocks and finally the cut stone ones.

Thank Rufous72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were unable to go inside do to renovation. It was still a site to see. I would suggest the tour to the site. outside is wonderful and many tombs on site,

Thank Sherri O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I highly recommend visiting the Step Pyramid and learning about it's significance and construction. It is quite impressive and well maintained, and there is restoration work in progress to ensure that it will continue to stand for the future.

Thank CLK56
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ok this is not Giza, but you get to get into a piramyd and enjoy the misticism of it with a bit of privacy, since you're not struggling with people around you, so, it is something to consider, I would say

Thank paskiala
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Sure the Great Pyramids of Giza are big but they are essentially a carved rock on top of another. The Step Pyramid Complex is the first and because it is the first it has a great story behind it. It is currently under renovation so...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The step pyramid by King Djoser was the first of its kind. You cannot go closee to it as it is quite weak and could fall. But do visit it and see how it served as an inspiration to the great pyramids of Giza. Miss...More

Thank ankeet_sinha
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I was fortunate enough to visit Egypt late last year for a couple of weeks. This is one of the first pyramids I got to visit during the trip. It is known, though more architectural discoveries are rediscovered daily, to be the oldest of the...More

Thank chadwickem2016
Reviewed 15 August 2017

So, you're planning your dream vacation to Egypt and of course you're going to go to Giza and see the Great Pyramid as well as the pyramids of the son and grandson of Khufu. If you're smart, you'll hire a guide/Egyptologist to help explain what...More

Thank County-Hunter
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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