We recommenddonning your sports shoes before visiting Saqqara. maybe ADIDAS brand, because Adidas means “All Day I Dream About Saqqara!” An entire day is not enough to cover even its highlights of the dream tour of Saqqara, with its ancient history. Four thousand seven hundred years ago, architects, planners, and builders created Egypt’s oldest pyramids! Take a step to the heavensfrom these sacred heights, then continue dreaming with scenes of the daily life of Ancient Egypt over the walls of its tombs. We will update you with the latest discoveries, for this land never give up of her treasures at once. Prepare yourself to enter the Step Pyramid.
Djoser's step pyramid at Saqqara
|Coordinates||29°52′16.56″N 31°12′59.02″ECoordinates: 29°52′16.56″N 31°12′59.02″E|
|Constructed||c. 2667–2648 BC (3rd dynasty)|
|Height||62.5 metres (205 ft; 119 cu)|
|Base||121 metres (397 ft; 231 cu) by
109 metres (358 ft; 208 cu)
|Volume||330,400 cubic metres (11,667,966 cu ft)|
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|Part of||Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur|
|Criteria||Cultural: i, iii, vi|
|Inscription||1979 (3rd Session)|
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