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Bent Pyramid, Giza

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Part of a World Heritage Site, Bent Pyramid include several structures built between 2613 and 2589 BCE. Easily accessible from Cairo, the complex features a number of pyramids commissioned by the Pharaoh Sneferu. On a tour of the secluded archaeological site, you can admire the unusual Bent Pyramid, see the largely damaged Black Pyramid, and explore the interior of the Red Pyramid, the first smooth-sided pyramid in Egypt. Put Bent Pyramid on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Giza road trip planner.
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  • Yet another amazing monument to visit in awesome Saqqara. From the outside it is an extremely beautiful and well conserved pyramid, although NOT red haha. You can visit the interior, although I... 
    Yet another amazing monument to visit in awesome Saqqara. From the outside it is an extremely beautiful and well conserved pyramid, although NOT red haha. You can visit the interior, although I...  more »
  • These pyramids are well worth a visit! I went in one of them and even though there wasn't much to see inside, it was still an experience. Just the climb and the tomb smell and the sheer thrill of... 
    These pyramids are well worth a visit! I went in one of them and even though there wasn't much to see inside, it was still an experience. Just the climb and the tomb smell and the sheer thrill of...  more »
  • Some really interesting pyramids are here! The Red Pyramid has a 43-degree angle and is one of the earlier experiments in pyramid construction. The Bent Pyramid has a 54-degree slope but changed to... 
    Some really interesting pyramids are here! The Red Pyramid has a 43-degree angle and is one of the earlier experiments in pyramid construction. The Bent Pyramid has a 54-degree slope but changed to...  more »

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