Designed by Imhotep, chief architect of the III Dynasty pharaoh Djoser, this six-tiered funerary chamber was the first ... More
Step Pyramid of Saqqara
Designed by Imhotep, chief architect of the III Dynasty pharaoh Djoser, this six-tiered funerary chamber was the first pyramid. Prior to its construction, pharaohs were buried beneath rectangular mastabas. Imhotep created a pyramid by stacking six increasingly smaller mastabas on top of each other. Later pharaohs took it a step further to create the pyramids seen at Giza and elsewhere. An extensive funerary complex surrounds the pyramid. It is a very atmospheric place and the highlight for many is wandering through the hypostyle hall and Great South Court, part of which has been rebuilt. Special permission is needed to enter the pyramid.
I disliked the heat and smell.
But i loved the rest i wish i could go there agian but i am a bit broke from my last trip.
I hope that someday i can visit again but for now i have to save up my money and practise my speach for 8if i go again.
I hope that whoever goes there has as much fun as what i had there.
say thanks to the tour guides and the helpers. Yours Sincerly
Actually i loved everything about yhis place!! its amazing and breathtaking. I was really excited when i saw it for the first time.I advise everyone that you should go there and you should hve a cap or something on your head cause its hot there.I LOVE EGYPT AND SALL THE PYRAMIDS!!!!!!!!
The pyramid and the site were intriguing, but you need to read up on the history before going, or you will miss alot. There were Bedouin men everywhere trying to give little tours for a few pounds, and that was rather distracting. If you know about the place beforehand, it is amazing to see all the ancient relics!
this was beautiful, a part of history and to stand in front of this magnificent pyramid was awsome. I also stood in front of the great pyramids, wow. They are definitly the 7th wonder of the world.
I would definitly go back for another visit.
This was the favorite part of my trip throughout Egypt. This place has so much history and was an extremely important place in history. There's not much there to look at, but the thought that I was walking around an area where only the most powerful people of the Egyptian Dynasties walked was pretty cool for me.
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