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Dahshur is considered one of the historical cities of the Egyptian cemeteries, which are located on the Giza plateau

Dahshur region is located 40 km from the capital of Cairo, Egypt, and the Dahshur area is distinguished by its proximity to the old capital of Memphis, which is about 10 km away from it.

Dahshur is the private tomb of King Djoser, who is the father of King Khufu

King Djoser built the red pyramid, the Bent pyramid

Dahshur, It is part of the Giza Plateau, which is the largest in the Western Desert, and the construction site of the Dahshur pyramid was chosen by King Senefru due to its good construction and high location to avoid flooding.

The Bent pyramid of Snefru, had it not been for the change in the degree of its deviation to 45 degrees, it would have become the largest pyramid in Egypt, and its skewed shape made it distinct and unique from the rest of the pyramids. The Red Pyramid, It is the third longest pyramid in Egypt and the most important thing that distinguishes it is the first complete pyramid structure, Its height is 100 m, all errors that occurred in building the previous pyramids (The Step Pyramid- The Bent pyramid) were avoided in building this pyramid and were applied scientifically


Tourist attractions in Dahshur


 The city of Dahshur has several historical and cultural landmarks, the most important of which are the following:

  • An archaeological protection zone with an area of ​​30 square kilometers
  • Curved pyramid scene, red and black,
  • Dahshur Lake its fertile lands Beautiful landscapes and countryside
  • The desert
  • Archaeological sites
  • Palm trees.
  • Dahshur Seasonal Lake
  • Natural diversity villages

How many pyramids in Dahshur?


  • Pyramids in Dahshur are 5 pyramids
  • Bent Pyramid
  • Red Pyramid
  • White Pyramid
  • Pyramid of Senusret III
  • Pyramid of Amenemhat III