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One of the main attractions on the West Bank of Luxor, a landmark which everyone passes on the road to the monument area, is two gigantic statues known as the Colossi of Memnon.
On your way to visit the west bank of Luxor, the first monument that you will encounter, before you get to valley, is the two gigantic statues known as the Colossi of Memnon.
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El Sebua is about 140 km south of the new Aswan Dam on the west bank of the Nile. When, in the 1960s, the High Dam was being constructed, Two Egyptian temples were built here in the new kingdom: a temple for king Ramesses II which was moved to the new site several kilometers to the North West, and earlier temple of king Amenhotep III which was left in its original location and is now covered by Lake Nasser.…Continue
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The unfinished obelisk is the largest stone ever quarried, lies in a granite quarry in Aswan. It is nearly one third larger than any ancient Egyptian obelisk ever erected. It is 42 m in length and was most probably abandoned when some cracks appeared in the rock during its construction, tools left by it's builders have given us much insight into how such work was performed. This gigantic single piece of granite was intended to be an obelisk and is generally attributed to Queen…Continue
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Luxor is a city in Upper (southern) Egypt. Luxor has often been called the world's greatest open air museum, as indeed it is and much more. To say that the Luxor area is a major attraction for tourists in Egypt would be an understatement. It has been a tourist destination since the beginning of tourism.
Luxor was the ancient city of Thebes, the great capital of Egypt during the New Kingdom, and the glorious city of the god. Although the pyramid-building days were long past,…Continue
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The Temple of Karnak is the largest Temple in the World! The complex contains a group of Temples such as the Great Temple of Amon Ra, The Temple of Khonso, The Ipt Temple, The Temple of Ptah, the Temple of Montho and the Temple of the God Osiris.
Temple of Karnak is in fact a whole city of temples that were constructed over two millennia ago. The area around Karnak was the ancient Egyptian and the main place of worship of the eighteenth dynasty Theban Triad with the god Amun as its…Continue
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The Step pyramid is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis. The Step Pyramid was built for the 2nd king of Egypt's 3rd Dynasty, Kind Djoser, and is considered to be the foundation on which all later pyramids were based upon. The pyramid was built by a genius architect of the time who based the theory of the pyramid on the more traditional ancient Egyptian funerary chamber the "mastaba".
This first Egyptian pyramid consisted of six mastabas (of decreasing size)…Continue
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Mount Sinai or "Moses' Mountain" is a mountain in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt that is the traditional and most accepted identification of the Biblical Mount Sinai. Mount Sinai is both the name of a collection of peaks, sometimes referred to as the Holy Mountains, and the biblical name of the peek on which Moses received the Ten Commandments.
Mount Mousa (or Musa), also referred to as Jebel Musa, Gebel Mousa, Mount Moses or the Mountain of Moses. He is the most important prophet in…Continue
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Luxor is one of the world’s greatest cities is nothing less than an understatement. The city is said to have gained importance as early as around 2000 BC under the rule of the 11th dynasty, in ancient times it was known as Waset, a name that indicated its power, and later Thebes under the Greeks. Homer is said to have described Luxor as the ‘City of the Hundred Gates’.
It is, in fact, one of its most astonishing, if not singularly the best, outdoor museum anywhere on the planet and…Continue
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Hurghada is perfect for those seeking total relaxation with fantastic weather and warm sea temperatures throughout the year. Sharm El Naga locates about 45 minutes south Hurghada, the lively town on the Red Sea, and is perfect to visit for a relaxing Holiday.
Sharm El Naga Resort is best known for its beautiful coral reefs and its crystal clear water. Sharm el-Naga is a very popular diving and snorkeling site. Sharm El Naga Street, Sadana Wreck from the mid 18th Century with…Continue
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Philae Temple is another temple of ancient Egypt consecrated to goddess Isis near Aswan, it was dismantled and reassembled in spectacular rescue operation by UNESCO. The temple were pulled out of the water and re-erected on a nearby on Agilika Island, 550 meters from its original home, which has been landscaped to match its original site.
The first pylon in the temple consists of two towers and a central doorway, which was decorated with reliefs by Nectanebo. The east colonnade is…Continue
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Sharm El-Sheikh is an Egyptian city in the province of South Sinai , with around 12,000 inhabitants. Sharm El Sheikh boasts the widest array of fun, exciting and even crazy water and extreme sports: besides diving, snorkeling, sailing, wind and kite-surfing, you can even try sky diving or parachuting from a helicopter on your next holiday in Sharm El Sheikh.
Moreover, from Sharm El Sheikh, you can easily book trips and safaris into the nearby Sinai desert and discover the…
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Ras Mohammad is the most famous national park in Egypt and one of the most famous diving sites in the world. A lot of people, and me among them, believe that Ras Mohamed does not belong to this world with its extraordinary environment and its unique location. The air here is cleaner and even smells different than any other place of Egypt.
Declared in 1983 and subjected to a comprehensive development program initiated in 1989, the Ras Mohammed National Park has since become an…
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The unique survivor of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and one of the most famous tourist attractions in the modern world. The Pyramids of Giza is the top of any tourist sites list, still live up to more than 4000 years of hype. Three Pyramids built in the 4th Dynasty (circa 2550 B.C) as tombs for Kings (and Queens), constructed on the orders of the pharaohs by teams of workers tens-of-thousands strong. These are the largest and sturdiest pyramids that were ever built in…
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Beni Hasan is an Ancient Egyptian cemetery dates to Anicient Egyptian Middle Kingdom, it lies on the Eastern Bank of the Nile approximately 20 km south of the city of Al-Minya. It houses 39 tombs cut into the rock, the tombs were used and built for provincial governors during the Middle Kingdom, The most important are the tombs of Kheti, Baqet, Khnumhotep and Amenemhet. These tombs have wrestling scenes idealizing illustrations of everyday life, travel and warfare.…Continue
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Bahariya Oasis is a lush haven set in the midst of an unforgiving 100 km long by 40 km wide desert approximately 500 km away from Cairo, surrounded by high black escarpments. It is a land not yet fully explored, with twists and turns that reveal ever changing landscapes. Improved roads and the advent of the 4×4 vehicle has meant that Bahariya is no longer an isolated oasis, but turned into a tourist magnet, and its proximity to the Black Desert have earned Bahariya a high rank on the tourist…Continue
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The Great Temple of Abydos, Greeks called the Memnonium, is the largest of the Abydos temples. ; begun in the XIX Dynasty by Seti I and finished by Ramesses II. It is one of the most impressive religious structures in Egypt. Built of limestone and sandstone, quite unique in design having the shape of the letter “L” upside down. It also contains seven sanctuaries instead of the usual one or three.…Continue
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Beside Giza Pyramids, Abu Simbel is perhaps the most recognized monument of ancient Egypt. Abu Simbel is an archaeological site comprising two massive rock temples about 280 km south of Aswan. the majestic Abu-Simbel Temples are a World Heritage Site. Dedicated to Ramses II & Nefertari, it is one of the boldest temple facades in the world. The temples had to be dismantled and physically moved for the rising waters of Lake Nasser in a huge archaeological rescue plan sponsored by UNESCO in…Continue
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Luxor means "Palaces" built on and around the ancient site of Thebes, it is Egypt's great tourist attractions in Upper Egypt and the Nile Valley, it has frequently been characterized as the "world's greatest open air museum" as the ruins of Karnak and Luxor temples stand within the city. Luxor has much to offer from vast temples, to ancient royal tombs, via spectacular desert and river scenery and a bustling modern life.…Continue
Wadi Rum also known as The Valley of the Moon is is a protected area covering 720 square kilometers of magnificent desert wilderness in southern Jordan. It is the largest wadi in Jordan situated only two hours drive south of Petra. It is stupendous, timeless place, virtually untouched by humanity, filled with unbelievable rose sandstone mountains, canyons and dunes. It is now acknowledged as one of the world's foremost desert climbing and hiking areas, where you can walk in the footsteps of…Continue
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El-Ain El-Sokhna is one of the beautiful spots on the Red Sea and the nearest to Cairo. El-Ain El-Sokhna (El-Sokhna) is an Egyptian city located on the coasts of Gulf of Suez. The literal translation of El-Ain El-Sokhna is “The Hot Spring”, the name is originated from the sulfur springs in the nearby mountain “Gebal Ataqa”.
It is a favorite spot for water-sports, fishing and underwater photography, as well as ideal for camping. It is a region that stretches from just south of Suez…
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