St Catherine’s Monastery; Lonely Planet


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Google Earth Offers Vivid Virtual Tours of 30 Famous World Heritage Sites; Ruby Anderson; Thrillist

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Egypt Just Finished Restoring Its Oldest Pyramid; Tim Nelson; Architectural Digest

After a 14-year renovation totaling $6.6 million, the 4,700-year-old Pyramid of Djoser is ready to welcome visitors again

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Tourists stay away as Egypt reopens oldest pyramid; Menna A Farouk; Al Monitor

Egypt has finally reopened its oldest pyramid after 14 years of restoration work, but the timing could have been better.

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IoT adds preservation support for Tutankhamun’s tomb in Valley of the Kings; Joe O’Halloran; Computer Weekly

Geological research project deploys internet of things technology to ensure ancient Egyptian heritage site maintains structural stability.

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What you need to know about Egypt’s newly opened oldest pyramid; Theodora Aidoo; Face2Face Africa

Egypt has reopened its oldest pyramid ”Djoser pyramid” which is reportedly the world’s oldest monumental stone building to the public.

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Inside the Pyramid of Djoser — the world’s oldest still-standing stone building — that reopened after 14 years of restoration; James Pressley; Business Insider

After 14 years, the oldest pyramid in the world, known as the Pyramid of Djoser, has reopened. Here’s what it’s like inside.

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Egypt’s oldest pyramid reopens to the public after years of restoration; Amy Woodyatt; CNN

Egypt has reopened the 4,700-year-old Djoser pyramid after 14 years.

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World Heritage: Egypt’s Wadi Al-Natroun Might be Joining These 7 Historic Sites for a Spot on UNESCO’s List; Mohammed Kotb; Scoop Empire

In a recent announcement, the Egyptian government has decided to put forth Wadi Al-Natroun as a potential Egyptian UNESCO World Heritage Site. If the World Heritage Committee at UNESCO decides to incorporate Wadi Al-Natroun, it is to become Egypt’s eighth UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wadi Al-Natroun is one of the holiest Egyptian sites of the…

Source: World Heritage: Egypt’s Wadi Al-Natroun Might be Joining These 7 Historic Sites for a Spot on UNESCO’s List – Scoop Empire

Abu Simbel Temple to witness rare sun illumination of King Ramses II statute; MENA

Abu Simbel Temple is due to witness on Saturday a rare astronomical event which happens twice every year when the first rays of the morning sun illuminate the statue of King Ramses II.

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When Whales Walked An Ancient Ocean In Egypt’s Desert; Outlook Traveller

The Egyptian desert holds the secret to an important link in the story of evolution…

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11 Unforgettable Things to Do on a Trip to Egypt; Alyssa Ochs; Trips To Discover

Famous for its epic pyramids and inspiring desert landscapes, Egypt is a bucket list destination for many travelers. It is also a destination to experience the great Nile River, ancient temples, and the more modern aspects of life in the cosmopolitan city of Cairo. There is a lot to learn about and explore when you’re…

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Al Khalifa condemns the transfer of the sphinxes from Karnak Temple to Tahrir square; Egypt Today

Chair of the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage, Shaikha Mai bint Mohammad Al Khalifa, has condemned the transfer of the four sphinxes from Luxor’s Karnak Temple will be placed in Tahrir Square.

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Arab Regional Center for World Heritage Condemns Transfer of Sphinxes from Luxor to Tahrir; Egyptian Streets

Chair of the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage, Shaikha Mai bint Mohammad Al Khalifa, has condemned the transfer of antiquities from Luxor’s…

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MP submits urgent letter rejecting transfer of Luxor sphinxes to Tahrir Square; Al-Masry Al-Youm; Egypt Independent

An Egyptian MP has submitted an urgent statement addressing Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly to Speaker of the House of Representatives Ali Abdel Aal, rejecting the controversial transfer of an obelisk and Karnak Temple statues from Luxor to Cairo’s Tahrir Square.

Source: MP submits urgent letter rejecting transfer of Luxor sphinxes to Tahrir Square – Egypt Independent

Hello, ancient Egypt – goodbye, Don Cherry; Lucas Aykroyd; The Observer

Gazing up at the colossal statues of Ramses II, Lucas Aykroyd couldn’t help noticing that one 65-foot-tall carving’s head and torso were missing.

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Egypt sees tourism sector offering a job for every household; Deena Kamel; The National

Egypt’s tourism minister, Dr Rania Al Mashat, speaks exclusively to The National about the resilience and rebound of the industry…

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Tourists gather to watch solar alignment at Aswan’s Abu Simbel Temple; Al Ahram

Visitors gathered to watch the sun illuminate the statues of King Ramses II and the deities Amun-Re and Re-Hur-Akhty in the inner sanctum of Egypt’s Abu Simbel temple…

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Top places to visit in Egypt: The 10 most beautiful attractions of Egypt; Break.com

Egypt with an impressive culture that distinguishes itself from anywhere else will certainly be a great destination for those who want to explore its beauty.

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US-Egyptian Venture Reveals Splendors of Luxor Tombs; Hamada Elrasam; VoA

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