Ancient Cities - Giza/Saqqara/Dashur pyramids, Egypt

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Visited: Late Feb

Tourists have been coming here for millenia for a good reason, the pyramids are simply amazing. Not far from the main pyramids at Giza are others at Saqqara and Dashur, the Bent Pyramid at Dashur a reminder for all of us that sometimes our grand plans don't really turn out the way we expected. It's possible to walk between the two pyramid fields at Saqqara and Dashur, and it gives a good sense of their scale when viewed from many kilometres.
Giza/Saqqara/Dashur pyramids - Egypt
Giza Pyramids, near Cairo, Pyramids at Giza (S), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 11-Apr-94, W64

Sunrise on Pyramid of Chephren (R) (26th Ct BC), Sphinx (M), Pyramid of Mycerinus (L), and Queens Pyramids (Far L), Pyramids at Giza (S), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 24-Feb-99, E738

Sunset behind Pyramid of Chephren (R) (26th Ct BC), Pyramid of Mycerinus (L), and Queens Pyramids (Far L), Pyramids at Giza (S), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 24-Feb-99, E740

Reflected sunset in tourist shop window, with Pyramid of Chephren (L) and Pyramid of Mycerinus (R), Pyramids at Giza (S), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 24-Feb-99, E739

Zoser’s funery complex and Step Pyramid (27th Ct BC), North Saqqara, Pyramids at Saqqara (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E772

Abu Sir Pyramids (6km away) (24th Ct BC) from North Saqqara, Pyramids at Saqqara (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E773

Step Pyramid at North Saqqara (27th Ct BC) from South Saqqara, Pyramids at Saqqara (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E774

East face of Red Pyramid (26th Ct BC), Dashur, Pyramids at Dashur (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E775

SE Corner of Red Pyramid (26th Ct BC), Dashur, Pyramids at Dashur (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E776

NW Corner of Bent Pyramid (c26th Ct BC), Dashur, Pyramids at Dashur (S), Across the desert from Saqqara to the Dashur pyramid field (T), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 26-Feb-99, E778

Sphinx and Pyramid of Cheops (26th Ct BC), Pyramids at Giza (S), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 27-Feb-99, E782

Sound 'n' Lights and Great Pyramid of Cheops (26th Ct BC), Pyramids at Giza (S), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 27-Feb-99, E783

Pyramids of Chepren (26th Ct BC) and Cheops (behind) with Giza to R, Pyramids at Giza (S), Al Qahirah, Egypt, 27-Feb-99, E784