One of Egypt's most famous pyramids has re-opened to visitors for the first time in 14 years, including its hidden burial chamber.
The Step Pyramid of Djoser is believed to be 4,700 years old, making it Egypt's oldest stone monument.
The pyramid had previously been opened to tourists, but in the early 1990s it was badly damaged due to an earthquake, with fears that it could collapse.
Restoration efforts began in 2006, which included the main burial chamber and a series of passages within the pyramid. Stone blocks have also been used as re-enforcements for the main structure.
Other restored areas include the outer facades, the stone sarcophagus and some of the stairs in the pyramid entrance.
The renovations haven't always run smoothly; there were concerns raised at certain points that they may be doing more damage than good, while in 2011 and 2012 they were halted when political uprisings in the country took place, overthrowing late president Hosni Mubarak.
The impressive pyramid sits in the Saqqara necropolis within the ancient capital of Memphis, a UNESCO World Heritage site just south of Cairo.
Although you could previously visit the complex and admire the pyramid from afar, now that the restorations are finally complete, it has fully re-opened to visitors who want to check out the interiors too.
Inside you can find intricate carvings along the stone walls, maze-like tunnels leading to the main burial chamber deep within the pyramid, and heaps more archaeological discoveries.
It was French architect Jean Philippe Lauer who was first to excavate the pyramid in 1926.
The structure was built as a tomb for the pharaoh Djoser, who wanted something grander than the traditional flat-roofed tombs of the time.
Imhotep is widely believed to have been the architect tasked with creating the pyramid, which stands at nearly 200ft high.
Thinking of exploring it for yourself?
It's worth noting that the FCO does advise against travel to parts of Egypt. Although this doesn't include Cairo, you should check the latest FCO advice on Egypt before you book a holiday or travel.
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