The Mummification Museum is an archaeological museum in Luxor, Upper Egypt. It was established in 1997. It is dedicated to the art of Ancient Egyptian mummification. The word “mummification” comes from the Persian word “mummya” meaning bitumen or pitch. The museum is intended to provide visitors with an understanding of the ancient art of mummification. […]

Great Pyramid of Giza from south showing the solar boat museum. The solar boats of ancient Egyptians were large ships that were made out of cedar wood. They were used in religious rituals during Pharaonic times. The solar boats were used as a symbol of the journey of the god Ra, the god of the […]

The Graeco-Roman Museum is the largest one specializing in the Graeco-Roman civilization in the Mediterranean region. It is located in Alexandria, Egypt. Erected in 1892, it was first built in a five-room apartment, inside one small building on Horriya Street. In 1895, it was transferred to another, larger building near Gamal Abdul Nasser Street. The […]

The Alexandria National Museum is a museum in Alexandria, Egypt. It was inaugurated the 31 December 2003 by Hosni Mubarak. The museum is housed in the old Al-Saad Bassili Pasha Palace. He was one of the wealthiest wood merchants in Alexandria during his lifetime. It is located in a renovated Italian style palace in Tariq […]

The Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo is considered to be one of the largest and oldest museums in the world, with its exceptional collection of rare woodwork and plaster artefacts, as well as metal, ceramic, glass, crystal, and textile objects of all periods, from all over the Islamic world. The museum hosts many exhibits […]

Om Kalthoum Museum is situated close to Nileometer in Giza governorate, it derived its name from the most famous Egyptian singer in themiddle east, who was called Om Kalthoum, she was known for her pure, strong and amazing voice, therefore She was known in Arabic as Kawkab Al-Shark or Star of the East for she […]

Marsa Alam is a port and resort located on the Red Sea in the southeast of Egypt. It is 700 km away from Cairo. It is currently seeing fast increasing popularity as a tourist destination to spend their vacation. Marsa Alam is located near the Nile Valley and near Luxor in particular which makes it […]

Hurghada was once a fairly small and unimposing fishing village located next to the Red Sea. The city was founded in the early 20th century, and enlarged by Egyptian and foreign investors to become the leading coastal resort on the Red Sea. It has grown to become the most visited tourist destination in the whole […]

It’s around 300 miles from Cairo to Sharm, popularly known simply as “Sharm” is a well-known port and resort town at the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, popular with package holiday makers and divers. Sharm El Sheikh is the administrative hub of Egypt’s South Sinai Governorate, which includes the smaller coastal towns […]

Maybe its unique location in the meeting point of two different gulfs, the Suez Gulf and the Aqaba Gulf is part of what makes Ras Mohammed so special. Ras Mohamed is the only place in Sinai that overlooks the two gulfs and is located in the south of Sinai, 12 kilometers away from Sharm El […]

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