Excursions

Pyramids of Giza

These amazing structures are considered one of the seven wonders of the world and the most important site in Egypt. The site at Giza boasts the Pyramid of Kheops, Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mycerinous) which are guarded by the mysterious Sphinx, a mythical statue with the body of a lion and the head of a [...]
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Saqqara Pyramids

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 [...]
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Egyptian Museum

Located in El Tahrir Square in the heart of Cairo. The greatest collection of Egyptian antiquities is, without doubt, that of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. It is a place of true discovery housing 250 000 antique pieces covering the whole history of ancient Egypt It includes the impressive treasures of the boy king Tut [...]
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Khan el-Khalili

This market can be found within the heart of Islamic Cairo, It was built in the 14th., century AD on one of Cairo’s oldest area, where El Azhar mosque one of the earliest Islamic universities and seat of learning for students from the Islamic countries. Al Azhar is regarded to be the rays diffused by [...]
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Citadel of Saladin

It was built in 1183 AD, on the medial times. It is an enormous stone fort overlooking the city of Cairo that has been used in many battles. Today, it is home to mosques, palaces and museums including the Alabaster Mosque built by Mohamed Ali the Great which is a replica of Sultan Ahmed Mosque [...]
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Coptic Cairo

Christian monuments in old Cairo have a religious and historic importance. Christianity is a transitional period between Pharaonic and Islamic periods. The Coptic Museum contains a collection of rare antiquities. The Church of Abou Serga close to the Coptic museum dates back to the 4th century A.D. It is built in the Basilica style above [...]
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Fayum Oasis

South West Cairo, lies Fayum a depression in the Western desert, It gets its water supply from the Nile river through Bahr Yousef. from Bahr Yousef. It has its own pharaonic , Greco roman , Coptic and Islamic culture , history and monuments. The mixture of desert and agriculture makes it an outstanding destination In [...]
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Alexandria Library

This historical library was burnt down in 48 BC during a battle between Romans and Egyptians. It has been recently rebuilt by the Egyptian government with the outstanding help and cooperation of the UNESCO. The library contains a vast amount of books and scriptures, as well as an exceptional museum with a rich variety of [...]
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Catacombs of Kom el-Shouqafa

It was built on three levels and carved into the rock 100 feet deep. What is most impressive about the catacombs is that although the motifs on the tombs are from the ancient Egyptian period, the architecture is Greco-Roman style, this blend makes them unique.
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Qaitbey Fortress

It was built in the 15th century, on the northern tip of the Eastern port on the site of the ancient Pharos (lighthouse) which was among the seven wonders of the ancient world. Its naval museum revitalizes the marine heritage of Alexandria.
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