Category Archives: Egypt

Ancient South Sinai city of Saint Catherine to get facelift; Rasha Mahmoud; Al Monitor

Egypt has begun implementing the first phase of a project to develop the city of Saint Catherine in South Sinai and promote tourism in the area.

Source: Ancient South Sinai city of Saint Catherine to get facelift

Egypt works on reviving Historic Cairo to revive its splendour: PM; Ahram Online

 

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Abu Simbel Temples safe after minor earthquake hits area 48 km northwest of Abu Simbel City; Mustafa Marie; Egypt Today

On March 11, the stations of the National Seismological Network of the National Institute for Astronomical Research recorded an earthquake 48 km northwest of Abu Simbel city, without affecting the archaeological area.

Source: Abu Simbel Temples safe after minor earthquake hits area 48 km northwest of Abu Simbel City

Egypt unveils treasures at ancient site in find that ‘rewrites history’; AFP

Discoveries Finds at the Saqqara necropolis include sarcophagi more than 3,000 years old, as well as the funerary temple of Queen Nearit, wife of King Teti.

Source: Egypt unveils treasures at ancient site in find that ‘rewrites history’

Egypt makes ‘major discoveries’ at Saqqara archaeological site; AFP

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Ancient Egypt: 9-Day Luxury Small-Group Tour with Four Seasons Stay, Nile River Cruise & Egyptologist-Guided Tours, Tours by Luxury Escapes – Egypt; Luxury Escapes

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The St. Catherine’s Monastery, Egypt; Orange Smile

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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

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.

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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

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