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Egypt Visiting Guides

Tanis (San El-Hagar) Museum

Tanis (San El-Hagar) Museum San el-Hagar is the name of the modern town closest to the ruined city of Tanis situated approximately 130km north-east of Cairo, was the Late Period capital of the 19th Lower Egyptian nome, having replaced Per-Rameses (Qantir) as the royal residence of kings during Dynasties XXI and XXII. The city whose ancient name was Djanet (also called Suan...

Mahmoud Saeed Museum

Mahmoud Saeed Museum Mahmoud Said was one of the pioneering artists of Egypt ’s modern art. It occupies 732 metres area surrounded by 2176 metres voids at Mohammed Pasha Said St., in Janaklis district in Alexandria . Works of Mahmoud Said represent the national spirit and Egypt glories. Also Mahmoud Said expressed in his works on he important bases of the modern...

Seif and Adham Wanly Egyptian Art Collection (Hussein Sobhy Museum)

Seif and Adham Wanly Egyptian Art Collection (Hussein Sobhy Museum) Adham Wanly was a painter who introduced modern art to Egypt after studying at the Studio of the Italian Artist Otorino Becchi. After his mentor’s death, in 1934 he opened a private studio to teach painting without using models. He explored nature through every day events of his hometown which he subjected to his painting; namely the sea,...

Abdeen Palace Museum

Abdeen Palace Museum Complex, Cairo, Egypt It is one of the official residences of the President of Egypt. The Abdeen Palace Museum complex features a military museum of all arms presented as gifts to President Mubarak on different occasions, a museum of ancient weapons and a third of the medals and orders of merit bestowed on members of Egypt’s formal royal family and eminent Egyptian...

Ismailia Museum

Ismailia Museum One of the oldest museums in Egypt, built by the engineers working in the company of the World Maritime Authority (Suez Canal) in 1911, and is considered the nucleus of a beautiful regional museum, and the nature of museum architecture takes the form of the temple (edifice) and is characterized by gates and windows topped with scarabs down the...

Port Said National Museum/The Museum of Modern Art In Port Said

Port Said National Museum/The Museum of Modern Art In Port Said National Museum in Port Said, which houses artifacts from most periods of Egypt's past, including pharaonic and prehistoric. Displays objects related to all eras of Egyptian history through the opening of the Suez Canal. Located on Sharia Palestine street, the museum also houses Islamic and Coptic exhibits, including textiles, manuscripts and...

Cairo Tower

Cairo Tower If you want more inspiration for your Egyptian fairytale or additional destinations to visit in this amazing country, here are a few well-known favourites. Hurghada is the perfect place for a family holiday. Kids are welcome everywhere. Hurghada is also the ideal winter sun escape if you want a more relaxed atmosphere, but where you will still be...

Gazirah Museum/The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square

Gazirah Museum/The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square is dedicated to the history of Pharaonic art. South of the tower in the Gezira Museum, with a Transport Museum and the Museum of Egyptian Civilization. The Gezira Art Museum is regionally distinguished for its 4,288-piece collection of items and exhibits which were confiscated from royal palaces. For instance,...

Malawi Monuments Museum/Malawi Archaeological Museum, El-Minya

Malawi Monuments Museum/Malawi Archaeological Museum, El-Minya The Malawi Monuments Museum houses a collection of artifacts from the nearby sites of Tuna al-Gebel and Hermopolis. Among the objects on display are a number of animal mummies and statues associated with the worship of the god Thoth. The workshops of the archaeological museum in Minia include activities to help children understand archaeological...

Rosetta (Rashid) National Museum

Rosetta (Rashid) National Museum The Rosetta (Rashid) National Museum was built to preserve objects related to the history of Rashid (Rosetta). While Rashid is best-known as the place where the Rosetta Stone, the key to cracking the hieroglyphic code, was found, the town was also Egypt's most important port during the 17th and 18th centuries. The archives which locates at the...

The New Valley Museum/Kharga Cultural Heritage Museum (Al Wadi El Gedid)

The New Valley Museum/Kharga Cultural Heritage Museum (Al Wadi El Gedid) Egypt embraces the great River Nile that extends from the south to the North, with its valley that houses a variety of tourist heritage. located in al-Wadi al-Gadid “the New valley” governerate in Egypt’s western Desert, about 600 m from Cairo. For an overview of antiquities found in Kharga and Dakhla Oases, nothing could be better than a visit...

Museum of Modern Egyptian Art

Museum of Modern Egyptian Art For Egyptians, a stroll through the large museum stirs up memories of a country’s past and present, revealing a rich and dynamic culture. Across from the Cairo Opera House, where blend the music with art, in the National Cultural Centre in Gezira Island, Cairo , Egypt; Egyptian Modern Art Museum houses a vast – perhaps too vast – collection of...

Tanta Museum of Archeology

Tanta Museum of Archeology The local council of Tanta city chose the year 1913 AD for the establishment of a Museum of Archeology in this city. In 1980, the Egyptian Antiquities Organization, now (the Supreme Council of Antiquities), prepared the present museum. It was opened to the public on 29 October 1990 AD. Tanta Museum is one of the most important museums in Egypt...

Cairo International Airport (CAI) Museum

Cairo International Airport (CAI) Museum With the new terminal now open and another being refurbished. Cairo Airport Museum holds around 200 objects, some of which are quite special. It is not a museum about aircraft or air travel but an antiquities museum. Cairo International Airport is located n Heliopolis, 22km (13.7 miles) northeast of central Cairo and 40km (24.9 miles) from the...

Ancient Police Museum (National Police Museum)

Ancient Police Museum (National Police Museum) To the northwest of the grand Mohammed Ali mosque lies the Police Museum. Even though it’s a bit low budget, there is an interesting room devoted to some of the more famous crimes and criminals in Egypt over the last century. Look for the exhibit about the two Alexandrian sisters, Raya and Sakina, who ran an underground prostitution operation and...