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Berenice, St. Anthony's and St. Paul's Monasteries at Red Sea Cost

Berenice, St. Anthony's and St. Paul's Monasteries at Red Sea Cost Berenice The major centers along Egypt's Red Sea coast are Ain Sukhana, Berenice, Bir Shalatein, El Gouna, Hurghada, Mersa Alam, Al- Zuseir, Safaga, Suez and Zafarana. Hurghada emerged in early 20th century and was until recently an isolated fishing village. It terms of historical pedigree it cannot hold its own against some of the other Red Sea...

Hurghada, Red Sea

marmaid (statue in Sakalla) - symbol of Hurghada, Red sea About Hurghada Founded in the early 20th century, Hurghada has gone on to become the foremost tourist resort of the Red Sea coast and an international center for aquatic sports. if it takes place in or on the water you can do it here: windsurfing, sailing deep-sea fishing, swimming, but, above all, snorkeling and diving. The unique underwater...

Suez and Ain Sukhna

Suez and Ain Sukhna Suez has been a commercial port since the 7th century. The spice trade and pilgrimages to Mecca made it prosperous throughout the Middle Ages, it became a naval base in the 15th century and, in 1869, the opening of the Suez Canal ensured its development as a modern city. Today, Suez is one of Egypt's largest ports. Also Ayun Musa (Moses springs);...

Red Sea Coast

Red Sea Coast Egypt's Red Sea coast runs from the Gulf of Suez to the Sudanese border. Its mineral-rich red mountain ranges inspired the mariners of antiquity to name the sea Mare Rostrum, or the Red Sea. Egypt’s Red Sea Coast is the Caribbean of Africa. Turquoise waters. Colorful corals. Tropical sea creatures. This stretch of seashore, more than 800 km from...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...