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Memphis & Saqqara: The Doorway to Egyptian Symbolism

When visiting Cairo, or Egypt in general, the first thing people think of visiting is the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx; however, there is an area of Giza that serves as the perfect introduction to the ancient wonders of Egypt! Memphis and Saqqara are the doorway into Egypt and deliver a peek into the rest of the country you are about to see. It serves purpose almost like a prequel to your favorite story.

So what specifically makes these places your starting point in Egypt?


We started bright and early on our first day by going to Memphis, Egypt and it is an understated yet perfect way to start your Egyptian vacation