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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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  • The red pyramid was built after the "failure" of the Bent pyramid, it was built in the correct 43 degrees and is from red granite...getting inside the pyramid became available only recently, it is...  more »
  • Wow, what an amazing visit! If you're planning your trip and tour with an agency, make sure that your tour will visit the pyramids of Dahshur. Dahshur is usually visited on the same day you'll visit.....  more »

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