Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Cairo

4.6
A World Heritage Site, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids once provided the final resting place for the pharaohs and nobles of Memphis. The ensemble of pyramids and mastabas (tombs made of mud bricks) covers a huge area of the desert--this site was used as a burial ground for around 3,000 years. The main structures include the Pyramid of Djoser, constructed by the royal architect Imhotep--it's possibly the oldest intact stone building in the world. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cairo using our trip planner.
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  • Great to see how the concept begun together with the nearby tomb as well as the area where the bull run used to take place with the pharaoh. Usual story re toilets but surprising there was one!  more »
  • Good intro to the pyramids and necessary if you don't have a verse guide on visits to the Great Pyramids. By the way, it will also be the only opportunity to see hieroglyphics in a pyramid since there...  more »
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