Alexandria Library Facts | Library of Alexandria History | Alexandria Library Egypt

Alexandria Library

This royal Alexandria Library was once the greatest and largest libraries in the ancient world. It was dedicated to the Muses, the nine goddesses of arts and flourished during the Ptolemaic dynasty. It functioned as the main scholarship center from its construction in the 3rd century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 [...]

Abu Simbel Temples Facts | Information About Abu Simbel Temples History

The Two Temples of Abu Simbel

These splendid Abu Simbel temples are located in the Nubian village in southern Egypt about 230 km southwest of Aswan near the borders of Sudan. They were carved out of the mountainside in the 13th century B.C during the reign of the 19th dynasty pharaoh Ramesses II. These gorgeous temples are the lasting historical monument [...]

Philae Temple Aswan Facts | Philae Temple History | The Temple of Isis

Philae Temple

Philae temple is located in one of the most important monumental sites in Aswan "The Nubian City". It was a rocky island that was called in Hieroglyphic "Apo" which means Ivory. It is located 12 km south of Aswan on Aglika Island, downstream of Aswan High Dam and Lake Nasser. It was originally located near [...]

Pompey's Pillar Alexandria | Pompey's Pillar History | Pompey's Pillar Facts

Pompey’s Pillar

Pompey's Pillar is the biggest memorial column of red granite in Egypt. It is a 30m Roman triumphal column in a rocky hilltop in the middle of Alexandria. It is about 28 m high and has been one of the city’s prime sights. This column was chosen by the Roman ruler of Egypt to be [...]

Muhammad Ali Mosque | Muhammad Ali Mosque Facts and History

Muhammad Ali Mosque

The Dazzling Muhammad Ali mosque is located in the northwestern corner of Cairo’s Citadel and was established by Mohammed Ali pasha between 1830 and 1848. It is the largest Ottoman mosque to be built in the first half of the 19th century. It is a very important touristic attraction in Cairo and the most visible [...]

Memphis Egypt City - Memphis Egypt Facts - Memphis Egypt History

Memphis Egypt City

Memphis Egypt city was the ancient capital of Egypt and was also a very important center all through the history of Egypt. The ruins of ancient Memphis Egypt are located south of the Nile River, on the River’s west bank about 20 km south of Cairo. It was closely associated with the cemeteries or necropolises [...]

Luxor Temple History | Luxor Temple Facts | Luxor Temple Construction

Luxor Temple

Luxor temple is the most significant religious Egyptian temple that was built by Amenhotep III. Its construction was completed by King Tutankhamun and Horemheb. It is located on the east bank of the Nile River in Luxor city, which was known as Thebes.  Luxor temple was considered, "The Place of the First Occasion", where the [...]

Marsa Alam Location | Marsa Alam History | Facts About Marsa Alam Egypt

Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam is the best resort town on the Red Sea in Egypt that is known for its sandy beaches and beautiful Coral Reefs. Among its unique beaches, there is Abu Dahab beach that is famous for its amazing turtles that you can see while driving. There are also some other attractions in Marsa Alam […]

Qaitbay Citadel - Trips in Egypt

Qaitbay Citadel

Qaitbay citadel is a magical defensive fortress was built in the 15th century and it is located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in Alexandria, on the eastern side of the northern tip of Pharos Island at the mouth of the Eastern Harbour. It was built by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay in [...]

Safaga Red Sea Egypt - Trips in Egypt

Safaga Red Sea Egypt

Safaga red sea is a town that is famous for its black sand dunes and mineral spring, which is used for medical purposes, that is why it is considered a very important center in medical research. It is the best place for diving training and fishing competitions because of its pure air and clean beaches. […]