Meroe Pyramids, River Nile State

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#1 of 17 in Historic Sites in Sudan
Witness the often-overlooked World Heritage Site of Meroe Pyramids, built to hold the tombs of kings and queens that used to rule in this area. Lying in the vast desert next to the Nile, the pyramids number more than 200 and are split into three groups. With their narrow bases and steep sides, they cut an unusual profile. You can walk among the brick structures and inspect the scriptures and wall reliefs. Make sure to bring lots of water and wear proper attire for an outing in the desert. Arrange your visit to Meroe Pyramids and discover more family-friendly attractions in River Nile State using our River Nile State trip site .
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  • I have never been to Egypt's pyramids so I have no point of comparison, but I found this siteabsolutely breathtaking. From afar, it really does just look like small stones crumbling into the dunes aro...  more »
  • Seems to be a pyramid built in 0 in the Sudan and in neighbouring Egypt several thousand. This is where there are some of them. At the top is the Roman army (? ) Remains the entire image blown up in looking for treasure, when attacking the crumbling. If you are in Sudan come spots. Summer is so severe that even 11-quite hot during the day.
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