Category Archives: Egypt

Egypt upgrades visitor experience at Giza pyramids site; Ahmed Fahmy; Reuters

Egypt has unveiled new visitor facilities on the plateau outside Cairo where the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Great Sphinx are situated, the country’s most visited heritage site and the sole remaining wonder of the ancient world. Developers late on Tuesday night opened a new restaurant, “9 Pyramids Lounge”, which covers an area of 1,341 square meters and overlooks the Giza pyramids.

Source: Egypt upgrades visitor experience at Giza pyramids site

Over 50 Ancient Coffins Unveiled in Egypt; Outlook India

Dating back to the 26th dynasty, the coffins of priests and clerks were found at the UNESCO heritage site of Saqqara Necropolis…

Source: Over 50 Ancient Coffins Unveiled in Egypt

Africa tops list of world heritage in danger sites; Bamuturaki Musinguzi; Monitor

Armed conflict and war, earthquakes and other natural disasters, pollution, poaching, uncontrolled urbanisation and unchecked tourist development pose major danders to world heritage sites

Source: Africa tops list of world heritage in danger sites

Saqqara: Egypt’s Hidden Gem and the Discoveries Made Around the Ancient Necropolis; Scoop Empire

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Cairo’s City of the Dead: A thousand years of architectural history; Amira Noshokaty; Ahram

Ahram Online looks back at the long history of Cairo’s historic cemeteries, which each hold up mirrors to the rich heritage of Egypt…

Source: Cairo’s City of the Dead: A thousand years of architectural history – Special Files – Folk

I live in Bromley, why have I been asked if I’m a resident of Egypt?; George Nixon; This Is Money

At the end of May George Nixon received a letter claiming to be from Lloyds, his bank, saying they believe he have recently updated his details and that he is now a tax resident of Egypt.

Source: I live in Bromley, why have I been asked if I’m a resident of Egypt?

Ten Hidden Gems Can’t be Missed in Egypt; Iuliia Tore; Rus Tourism News

There are a lot of top 10 lists online but this one list can’t be missed. In it, every reader will understand why Egypt is on the bucket list.

Source: Ten Hidden Gems Can’t be Missed in Egypt – Rus Tourism News

Egypt to develop citadel as new hub of Historic Cairo; Al Monitor

As Egypt gears up to welcome tourists next month, the country’s Supreme Council of Antiquities and Sovereign Wealth Fund signed a contract to develop Cairo’s historical area of Bab al-Azab, where the imposing Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi Citadel is located.

Source: Egypt to develop citadel as new hub of Historic Cairo

How to make the most of a one-day visit to Egypt’s Valley of the Kings; Aryana Azari; Matador Network

Take time for more than 3,000 years of history on display.

Source: How to make the most of a one-day visit to Egypt’s Valley of the Kings

Egypt’s Wealth Fund to Develop Cairo Citadel District Into Tourist Destination; Patrick Werr; Reuters

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Fayoum Oasis: Egypt’s best kept secret; Elhab Borale; CNN

This desert oasis with a magical lake, cascading waterfalls, and a valley of ancient whales is one of Egypt’s hidden treasures.

Source: Fayoum Oasis: Egypt’s best kept secret

10 Magnificent Examples Of Ancient Egyptian Architecture; Nathaniel Whelan; World Atlas

The following is a list of ten most impressive examples of ancient Egyptian architecture that are a must-see while visiting the Land of the Pharaohs.

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Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Egypt you Must Visit in 2020; Dangula Bingula; DemotiX

The first association of Egypt are Pyramids, which is natural since the Pyramids in Giza are part of the Seven World Wonders. However, Egypt has much more to offer besides the Pyramids and Sphinx near Cairo.

Source: Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Egypt you Must Visit in 2020 – DemotiX

Egyptian archaeological sites in UNESCO’s World Heritage List; Angy Essam; Egypt Today

Celebrating World Heritage Day, Egypt Today will give its readers a list of the Egyptian archaeological sites that were added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Source: Egyptian archaeological sites in UNESCO’s World Heritage List

St Catherine’s Monastery; Lonely Planet


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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.

Source: Inside the Pyramid of Djoser — the world’s oldest still-standing stone building — that reopened after 14 years of restoration

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.

Source: Egypt’s oldest pyramid reopens to the public after years of restoration

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.

Source: Abu Simbel Temple to witness rare sun illumination of King Ramses II statute

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…

Source: When Whales Walked An Ancient Ocean In Egypt’s Desert

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