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The Bent Pyramid

The Bent Pyramid of Snefru The bent pyramid is located about 40 km away from Cairo at the royal necropolis of Dahshur. It was built by the great pharaoh Snefru and it was actually the second pyramid built by him. Bent Pyramid appears a transitional form between smooth-sided and steep-sided pyramids. Because the original angle of inclination showed some […]

Sultan Hassan Mosque

Sultan Hassan Mosque “Madrasa” Sultan Hassan, the Mamluk ruler, built this mosque between 1365 and 1363. He was the grandson of Sultan Qalaun and reached the throne when he was only 13 years old. Sultan Hassan was assassinated shortly after the construction of the mosque. Surprisingly, historians believed that the builders of Sultan Hassan mosque […]

St. George Church

St. George Church “Cairo” St. George Church was built during the 10th century but it was destroyed because of a fire in 1904 and was rebuilt & finished in 1909. It is located within the Babylon fortress in Coptic Cairo and it is an outstanding Greek Orthodox Church and it is mainly It is part […]

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Philae Temple Relocation

Introduction about Philae Temple This mesmerizing temple is considered one of the most terrific sites to visit in Egypt. It is known for its sound & Light festival at night, so it attracts many tourists from different parts of the world. It is known as the Temple of Isis and it features in practically all […]

Mosque of Ibn Tulun

Mosque of Ibn Tulun Facts The Mosque of Ibn Tulun is considered to be the oldest Egyptian mosques that have survived with its original shape and it is also the largest one in Cairo. It was built between AD 876 and 879 by Ahmed Ibn Tulun, who was a soldier among the troops of Samarra […]

The Hidden Attractions in Aswan

Discover the Hidden Attractions in Aswan Aswan is known for its astonishing attractions and unique landmarks, Take your exploration tools and head to the Nubian city “staggering Aswan” to discover the hidden attractions in Aswan. Elephantine Island: One of the important hidden attractions in Aswan is Elephantine Island which is one of the major highlights […]

El-Moez Street

El-Moez Street History El-Moez street is an outstanding street that was known in Islamic Cairo as Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatimi Street. The street is named after the fourth Caliph of the Fatimid Dynasty and the 14th Ismaili imam who reigned from 953 to 975, Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatimi. Its location starts […]

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Dendera Temple

Things you don’t know about Dendera Temple This complex is located about 2.5 kilometers southeast of Dendera, Egypt. It is considered the best-preserved temple in Egypt. Dendera Temple is sited about 60 kilometers north of Luxor opposite the modern town of Qena. The Description of the Temple The complex is totally surrounded by a hefty […]

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Ben Ezra Synagogue

Ben Ezra Synagogue Overview Ben Ezra Synagogue “The prayer-place of the Jews” is sometimes called El-Geniza synagogue and it is located in old Cairo on the site where baby Moses was found. The storeroom of this synagogue was found in the 19th century and it contained a treasure of abandoned Hebrew, Aramaic and Judeo-Arabic secular […]

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The Nubian Museum

Aswan Nubian Museum Overview Aswan Nubian Museum is located in the Elephantine Island on the southeastern side of Aswan in Egypt close to the ruins of Abu. It was opened in 1912 and it features many artifacts from Nubia during the construction of the High Dam. Some discoveries have been found on the Elephantine Island […]