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Sakkara, Memphis and Dahshour

By : Nada Yahia | 25 August 2020

Visit to the archeological site of Sakkara, Memphis and Dahshour to explore the step pyramid complex, The Open Museum in Meet Raheena and The Red & Bent Pyramid with Magic Life tours, It is the perfect choice if you are fascinated by pyramids and their mysteries.

1. Sakkara

Sakkara was the main necropolis of the old kingdom era located in the village of Sakkara some 30 km (19 miles) southwest of central Cairo . It is a great archeological site where the famous and multi-titled architect Imhotep built the oldest pyramid in Egypt, The most famous structure by far at Saqqara is Djoser’s Step Pyramid, It was built for King Djoser of the 3rd Dynasty by the architect and genius Imhotep, As its name suggests, it is a series of six levels of stone decreasing in size as they ascend to about 200 feet/60 meters in height. You can Visit Saqqara Step Pyramid by choosing one of Cairo tours of Magic Life Tours.

2. Memphis

Memphis was the first capital of Ancient Egypt, Memphis was founded in 3200 BC by Menes , The ruins of this ancient capital are located 20 km on the west bank of the Nile River, in a village called "Meet Raheena" in Badrasheen Among the most important monuments in the open museum of Meet Raheena - ruins left from ancient Memphis - are the statue of Ramses II at the entrance and the huge statue of Ramses II which lies on the ground.

3. Dahshour

Dahshour is a royal necropolis located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Cairo, Dahshour has a lot of pyramids but two of which are among the oldest (The Red Pyramid and the Bent Pyramid) , the Red Pyramid This "perfect pyramid" is known as the Northern Pyramid due to its location but also, Red Pyramid, as the builders had favored a special kind of rosette limestone to build the inner burial chamber. It is 99m high, and each side of the base is 220m in length, On the eastern side of the pyramid is the Mortuary Temple of King Snefru , The Southern (Bent) Pyramid of Dashur was built from local limestone , Its height is about 101m, with a length of 188.6m on each side.and with Magic Life Tours you can explore all of them by your own and enjoy our amazing day tour.



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