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 […]

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 […]

It is located in the Western Desert near the delta about 90 kilometers northwest of Cairo, Cairo-Alexandria road. Wadi El-Natroun or Valley of Salt was once important to the ancient Egyptians, as it was providing them with sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate, which was used in mummification, and soda (sodium oxide), used for glass manufacturing, […]

The most important historic mosque in Alexandria, Egypt, as well as a very beautiful one, is Abu El Abbas El Mursi Mosque. Constructed in 1775, it was built over the tomb dates back to the 13th century. It is located in the Anfoushi neighborhood of Alexandria, near the Citadel of Qaitbay. It is popular for […]

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