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Cairo Tourism and Tourist Information

Cairo Tourism and Tourist Information Visitors have been marveling at Egypt’s incredible antiquities for thousands of years. Synonymous with pharaohs, pyramids and other treasures from its ancient civilization, it is no surprise that Egypt has emerged as one of the hottest holiday destinations for all the right reasons – sun, sea, sand and spectacular sights. Home to two of the Seven...

South Africa - The Rainbow Nation

South Africa's rich history is overshadowed by its colonial heritage and the Apartheid era. South Africa has a dominant historical, social, economic, political background. A long racial conflict between the white minority and the black majority has played a major role in South Africa's history and politics. It has experienced a different history...

Egypt - Introduction

Occupying a focal geographic bridge linking Africa and Asia, contemporary Egypt is the inheritor of a civilization dating back more than 6,000 years. While best known for its Pyramids and Ancient Civilisations, Egypt has played a central role in Middle East politics in modern times. Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the...

Libya Facts

Full name: Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya National name: Al Jumahiriyah al Arabiyah al Libiyah ash Shabiyah al Ishtirakiyah al Uzma Independence: From Italy - 24 December 1951 Total area: 1.77 million sq km (685,524 sq miles) Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Tunisia. Border countries:...

Port Ghalib International Marina, Marsa Alam

Port Ghalib International Marina, Marsa Alam Port Ghalib International Marina providing a unique time and travel saving departure point for diving safari "live-aboard" yachts taking divers to the Red Sea's world famous marine parks at Daedalus Reef, Brothers Island, Zabargad Island and Rocky Island. The marina is now classed as an official new Port of Entry to Egypt and has accordingly...

SOHO Square, Sharm El Sheikh

SOHO Square, Sharm El Sheikh Sharm el Sheik does have its own superb shopping, an array of colourful bazaars and nightlife — including a Hard Rock cafe — along with scuba diving. Have developed various new restaurants, bars and shops. These include ‘Soho Square’, which has five specialty restaurants, Africa’s first Ice Bar, a night club, casino, six-lane bowling alley, ice...

Sharm el-Sheikh - The Red Sea resorts of the Sinai Peninsula

Sharm el-Sheikh - The Red Sea resorts of the Sinai Peninsula Sharm has so many activities to offer that we guarantee that they will keep you busy in every phase of the day. Those who like to wake up early and are fond of observing the sunrise, can try playing golf which is a perfect combination of sport activity, great fun and wonderful nature. If you prefer a more active way of spending your time, then...

Egypt Essential Tourist Information

egypt pyramids - Essential Tourist Information Tourist Offices Abroad: Area/Country Address Tel. Fax Europe Athens, Greece Egyptian Tourist Authority 10671 Athens, Greece 10, Amerikis St (6th floor) 00301-3606906 00301-3636681 Frankfurt, Germany Agyptisches Fremdenverkehrsamt 60329 Frankfurt, Ammain Germany 64A, Kaiser Strasse 004969-252319 004969-239876 Madrid, Spain...

Aswan Travel Information

Aswan Travel Information Location: Aswan stands on the east bank of the Nile at the first cataract and is a busy market and tourist center. The modern city has expanded and includes the formerly separate community on the island of Elephantine. Its Upper Egypt is immediately north of the first cataract. Navigation to the delta was possible from this location without...

Developing New Architecture In Cairo

Developing New Architecture In Cairo Cairo Expo City Being designed together with multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy Buro Happold, Cairo Expo City will be located between the city centre and Cairo's airport, the design being particularly appreciated from above. The undulating forms of the Cairo Expo City design were inspired by the natural topography of the Nile valley...

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,...

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...

Mansoura National Museum (Dar Ibn Loqman)

Mansoura university Mansoura National Museum used to be Dar Ibn Lockman, the house where Louis IX was imprisoned in 1250 during the Seventh Crusade. The exhibition showcases the work of over 150 artists: oil paintings, water colours, photography, graphics, sculpture and pottery. Present were head of the Plastic Arts Syndicate, veteran caricaturist Mustafa Hussein and...

Taha Hussein Museum or Ramatan

inside the Taha Hussein Museum or Ramatan The Taha Hussein Museum or "Ramatan" is made up of two stories. The ground floor houses Dr. Taha Hussein's study and a part of his 7,000 book library, a great reception hall where he received men of letters, politicians and artists every Sunday evening. In one of the corners of this hall stand a huge piano, a gramophone and records of rare musical...

Ahmed Shawky Museum

Monument to Ahmed Shawky Museum Shawki named his house after Ibn Hani Al Abbasi, commonly known as Abu Nuwwas, a famous Abbasite poet (756-814 AD). shawki was highly infatuated with this great poet, whose real talent and rich achievements had not been duly evaluated and rather unjustly criticized. He was commonly, but not fairly, portrayed as a wanton and frivolous legendary...