A smooth, worry-free journey starts with getting to know a little information about your destination. It's time to discover the basic details about Saqqara!
If you journey 13 miles (21 kilometers) south of Cairo, or 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Qalyub, you'll be in the heart of Saqqara.
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The Sakkara Inn Hotel is the only listed property within a short drive of Saqqara, so we suggest securing your room well before your trip.
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Working on that travel bucket list? Remember to include Pyramid of Djoser and Dahshur Pyramids. They're within driving distance and are the best ways to get a sense of this area's unique culture.
To enjoy an adventure into the past, make your way to Pyramid of Userkaf, where you'll witness the fascinating results of a real archaeological dig. Want some more ideas? At Mit Rahina you will be fixated by both the culture and the architecture. But that's not all. Cemeteries are significantly more than just a graveyard. Dahshur is among those historic cemeteries that can bring history to life.
Whether you want your next travel experience to be action-packed and unforgettable or more chilled and mellow, one thing's for sure — you'll have a few tales to tell when you arrive back home!
Saqqara offers some superb things to do. Why don't you try out a Memphis & Saqqara Private Half-Day Tour or a Memphis, Saqqara & Dahshur Full-Day Private Tour with Lunch?
Done everything in Saqqara already? There's no need to panic! Al Qalaj is just 25 miles (40 kilometers) from here and has plenty of activities to keep you busy. Virgin Mary's Tree is a great place to start learning the story of the region. City of the Dead and Agricultural Museum are also well worth visiting. El Faiyum is another neighboring area situated just 45 miles (72 kilometers) away. Travelers come here for Hawara Pyramid, Governorate Building and Pyramids of El Fayoum.
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Located in Al Haram, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pyramid of Khufu, Giza Pyramid Complex, and Great Sphinx of Giza. Giza Plateau and Giza Solar Boat Museum are also within 1 mi (2 km).
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Located in the center of Cairo, this family-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Qasr an-Nil and Tahrir Square. Egyptian Museum and Coptic Museum are also within 2 mi (3 km).
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Located in Nasr City, this luxury hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of City Stars, Cairo International Stadium, and Cairo International Convention Centre. Egyptian Presidential Palace and Ain Shams University are also within 6 mi (10 km).
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