"The Kush Kingdom" Meroe by grets
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In 1992 I dscovered an article about the pyramids at Meroe and my interest was immediately roused. Since then, Sudan has been ravaged by civil war and famine, and has not been the ideal holiday destination.
This year, having the time and money, and the availability of a "package tour" to the Sudan, it seemed only right to seize the opportunity.
Sudan has more pyramids than its much more famous neighbour, although the pyramids here at Meroe are nowhere near as large or as well known as Giza for instance.
Unfortunately, early Italian explorer Giuseppe Ferlini smashed the top of all forty pyramids in 1820 in his quest for treasure! :-(
Scattered around a large area surrounding the city of Meroe, are other, badly ruined temples, most of which you are not... more travel advice
A little distance away from the main site at Meroe, is the Royal City. You need to driver off the main road - no signs -... more travel advice
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