Memphis is the oldest capital of Egypt founded by King Mina. Saqqara is the ancient site of Memphis city, moreover, it includes several monuments, antiquities and tombs.
Situated on a desert plateau it overwhelms the visitor with its Zoser step pyramid the most ancient stone building in the world. Its funerary complex includes temples and tombs with their ancient scenes.
In addition to these attractions, Saqqara is perhaps most famous for the oldest of all 97 Egyptian pyramids, The Step Pyramid.