The Pharaonic Village

The Pharaonic village is a modern artistic portrait that comes to life that attempts to give a glimpse into life more than 4500 years ago. This place offers a cultural and historical experience that transcends time which shed light on how the oldest civilized nation on earth discovered the secrets of life and how they went on their day. This magnificent attraction has the power to turn back the clock and explain in every single detail how the ancient Egyptians mastered the natural forces of their lands and the Nile River to their own benefit.

Every second spent in this golden village will feel like a dream come true where everyone will travel back in time and witness all the techniques, customs, and traditions of the ancient Egyptians across the ages. The pharaonic village acted as a vital resource in preserving ancient Egyptian knowledge and way of life. This timeless and marvelous journey across this marvelous wonder will be extremely entertaining.

Overview of Pharaonic Village History

Overview of Pharaonic Village History - Trips in Egypt

The Pharaonic Village is like an ancient version of Shakespeare in the park which was designed as a concept created by Dr. Hassan Ragab who also founded the entire village which acted as a papyrus plantation, and was responsible for rediscovering this paper plant which was extinct for thousands of years. He acquired papyrus roots from Ethiopia and Sudan on the island of Jacob where it was declared a papyrus plantation in 1966. Dr. Ragab desired to make a replica of ancient Egyptian society and in 1977 he became successful.

He started his plan by creating a number of canal networks dug in the grounds which oversees images of rural and ancient agriculture, many waterways were made, and 5000 planted trees of sycamores, weeping willows, and date palms. Many ancient Egyptian scenes found across the tombs and temples were brought to life in the greatest detail, to the point where some species of birds and animals were brought to life like the Meidum Goose which was believed to be extinct. The pharaonic village was opened for the first time in May 1984 and became a marvelous tourist attraction. A huge part of the profit goes to charitable work and in 1997 more than 2 million Egyptian pounds were donated.

Location & How to Get to the Pharaonic Village

The Pharaonic village is found in Cairo on the west bank of the Nile River, located on Jacob’s Island at 3 Al Bahr Al Aazam, Saqiyet Mekki, Giza Governorate. It covers an area of 490 thousand square feet in the heart of the Island of Ya’aqoub and is surrounded by 5000 tall trees that stand as a natural wall between the city and the village. It is just 6 miles away from south-central Cairo.

The entire tour across the village is between two to three hours where everyone will witness the culture and history of Egypt being acted in the most professional, enriching, and entertaining manner. The pharaonic village is open from 09:00 am ‒ 05:00 pm every single day.

The Pharaonic Village Exhibitions

The Pharaonic Village is the key to having a fun educational experience. Everyone can be transported by a number of floating amphitheaters. The place is filled with hundreds of actors and actresses who act as signs of sculpting, papyrus making, home building, agriculture, weavings, and many more plus play roles of potters, fishermen, and priests. The village has many open areas and 12 museums plus a complete replica of King Tutankhamun's tomb.

Within the village are a super fun amusement park, "Tut Land", and an "Art Center". There are a number of museums which include the mummification museum, medicine museum, pyramid building museum, arts & belief museum, Cleopatra's museum, ancient Egyptian boats museum, Islamic civilization museum, Coptic history museum, Napoleon's expedition to Egypt museum, Egypt's modern history museum plus three presidents to Mohamed Naguib, Nasser, and Sadat. There are a number of halls and museums such as:

Dr. Hassan Ragab’s Hall

Dr. Hassan Ragab’s Hall, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

The hall of Dr. Hassan Ragab showcases the history behind his heritage as the creator of the pharaonic village which holds a lot of his personal things, diaries, inventions, photos plus his incredible Papyrus Restoration Machine and his cryptography.

Boats of Ancient Egypt Museum

Boats of Ancient Egypt Museum, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

Within the village is the museum of Boats of Ancient Egypt which is filled with a number of model dating to the times of the old kingdom of Egypt such as the solar boat of King Khufu which is found at the Grand Egyptian museum. There is also the royal funerary boat of King Tutankhamun which was discovered near his tomb.

Pyramids & Sphinx Museum

Pyramids & Sphinx Museum, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

The Pyramids & Sphinx Museum is dedicated to showcasing artifacts and exhibits related to the famous pyramids and Sphinx of Giza. It features the tools used to cut and transport the stones during the carving and building process. Visitors can learn about the history and culture of ancient Egypt, as well as see many artifacts that were discovered during excavations at the pyramids and surrounding areas.

Mummification Museum

Mummification Museum, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

The mummification museum is an incredible attraction dedicated to the ancient Egyptian practice of mummification, which was a process used to preserve the dead for the afterlife. The museum showcases various artifacts and displays that highlight the mummification process, including mummies, tools used for mummification, and other related items.

It can give a clear vision into the medical innovation of the ancient Egyptian and who they excelled in surgery, especially trauma surgery and it has models of the oldest of prosthetics plus the prognosis of countless injuries in full detail. The museum can shed light on the mythical beliefs and rituals surrounding death in ancient Egypt, as well as see the results of the mummification process.

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt’s Museum

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt’s Museum, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

The daily life in Ancient Egypt Museum is a very significant museum dedicated to showcasing the daily life of ancient Egyptians. The museum features exhibits and displays that provide a glimpse into the daily activities, customs, and traditions of people living in ancient Egypt.

Everyone can see replicas of houses, furniture, and other household items, as well as learn about the roles and responsibilities of different social classes and professions plus it holds models of powerful kings and queens. The museum also displays clothing, jewelry, and other personal items plus images of their hunting and farming quests which is able to provide a more complete picture of daily life in ancient Egypt.

Cleopatra’s Exhibit

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Cleopatra’s exhibit is dedicated to showcasing the life and reign of Cleopatra VII, the last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. Cleopatra was a famous historical figure known for her beauty, intelligence, and political savvy, as well as her relationships with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. The exhibit likely features artifacts and displays related to Cleopatra and her reign, including information about her life, her political and military accomplishments, and her cultural and scientific contributions.

It shed light on the history of Alexander the Great plus the Ptolemaic dynasty and the great Battle of Actium. There are also images of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world the Pharos (The Lighthouse) which overlooked Cleopatra’s palace.

Coptic Museum

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The Coptic museum showcases the history and culture of the Coptic people, who are the descendants of the ancient Egyptians and one of the earliest Christian communities in the world. The Coptic Museum displays a variety of artifacts, including textiles, manuscripts, sculptures, and architectural elements, that provide a glimpse into the daily life, religious beliefs, and artistic traditions of the Coptic people.

Within the museum are replicas of the Monastery of St. Anthony and the Monastery of Saint Catherine. The museum showcases the rise of Monasticism which lead to the creation of the first academic Christian institution in the world the Catechetical School.

Islamic Exhibit

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The Islamic exhibit is about the art and history of Islam in the region. The exhibit features a variety of Islamic artifacts, including manuscripts, textiles, ceramics, and other decorative objects, which provide an insight into the religious, cultural, and artistic traditions of Islamic civilizations. There are a number of models that belong to some famous mosques located all over Egypt.

Napoleon’s Exhibit

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Napoleon’s Expedition to Egypt exhibit is very rich with history and has to power to provide many facts about one of the most life-changing times in the history of Egypt and the world. It depicts the events of Napoleon Bonaparte's expedition to Egypt in 1798. The reenactment provides a glimpse into the events that took place during Napoleon's campaign and the impact it had on the region, including his encounters with the local people, his interaction with the ancient monuments, and his influence on the scientific, cultural, and political aspects of the area.

There are images from his battle in Egypt with the mamluk across the waters of the Nile river ad across the sands of the pyramids in Giza. The museum has an original-sized replica of the heavenly Rosetta Stone which was discovered by the brilliant Egyptologist Pierre Bouchard in the city of Rosetta across the river bank and played a key role in the process of deciphering the ancient hieroglyphics. Within the exhibit are a number of descriptions, drawings, and archaeological catalogs made by the French Scientific Expedition of Napoleon.

Egypt’s Modern History Museum

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Egypt's Modern History Museum serves to educate everyone on the evolution of Egypt and its people, from the era of Ottoman rule to the rise of the modern state, and to provide a deeper understanding of the challenges and achievements of the country during this period. Egypt’s Modern History Museum has the power to shed light on the modern history of Egypt from the 19th century to the present day. The museum features a variety of artifacts, including photographs, paintings, manuscripts, and other historical documents, which provide an insight into the political, cultural, and social changes that took place during this period of time. It contains epic royal décor of 52 Khedives, public figures,  Kings, Sultans, artists, politicians, and more of modern-era history (1805–1952 CE) plus more than 150 portraits & images and 38 statues. It is able to shed light on highly important events which include the Suez canal digging.

Gamal Abdel Nasser Exhibit

Gamal Abdel Nasser Exhibit, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

Gamal Abdel Nasser Exhibit has the power to shed light on the history of this man through the real stuff and things of Egypt’s second President Gamal Abdel Nasser plus a massive maquette of the great Aswan High Dam.

Anwar Al-Sadat's Museum

Anwar Al-Sadat's Museum, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

Anwar Al-Sadat’s Museum is a true piece of history that belongs to one of the greatest rulers in history dedicated to the life and legacy of former Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat who ruled Egypt for 11 years. The exhibit is likely to contain information, artifacts, and exhibits related to Sadat's life, political career, and contributions to Egypt and the world. The place has images of the October War of 1973 where he was the mastermind and showcases the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty in full detail and how it was accomplished.

Inventors Museum

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The inventor's museum is a hall of intelligence and wonder. The museum is dedicated to showcasing the innovations and inventions of ancient Egyptians and highlighting the country's rich history of scientific and technological innovations in the development of writing, medicine, mathematics, and astronomy. There are also replicas and recreations of these innovations that belong to over 45 inventors.

Nubia’s History Museum

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The Nubia’s History Museum is a place of honor that presents displays, models, and information rich texts inspired by the Nubian culture and history of Egypt which inhabited the region along the Nile River in southern Egypt and northern Sudan. It holds replicas of Nubian artifacts such as jewelry, pottery, and sculptures.

Chinese Civilization Exhibit

Chinese Civilization Exhibit, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

The exhibit is dedicated to showcasing the rich history and culture of China, and the massive emergence of new China including its contributions to art, science, philosophy, and technology plus agriculture, economy, education, and industry plus a replica of the Chinese map, the forbidden city, and the great wall of china.

Tomb of Tutankhamun Museum

Tomb of Tutankhamun Museum, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

The exhibit is dedicated to the life and legacy of King Tutankhamun, also known as King Tut, one of ancient Egypt's most famous pharaohs. Everyone can learn about Tutankhamun's life, including his reign and his place in ancient Egyptian history. The exhibit may feature replicas of artifacts found in King Tut's tomb, such as his famous death mask, King Tutankhamun’s tomb replica, as well as information on the discovery and excavation of the tomb. There are duplicates for every part of his tomb which include the entrance passage, the annex, the antechamber, the burial chamber scenes, the burial chamber shrines, Tutankhamun’s mummy, and the treasury. All his treasures and tomb are found in the Grand Egyptian museum.

Activities to Do in the Pharaonic Village

The Pharaonic village is filled with a number of artifacts and exhibits filled with a number of marvelous and fun activities such as:  

Tut Land (Children’s Amusement Park)

Tut Land (Children’s Amusement Park), the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

Tut Land (Children’s Amusement Park) is designed specifically for children and provides a fun and educational experience that blends entertainment with learning. All the kids can enjoy various games, rides, and activities based on ancient Egyptian themes, such as exploring a replica of King Tut's tomb or learning about hieroglyphics. The park aims to introduce children to the history and culture of ancient Egypt in a fun and interactive way, making it a great destination for families with young children.

Nefertari Yacht Cruises

Nefertari Yacht Cruises, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

Nefertari Yacht cruise is likely to be operated by the Pharaonic Village, a tourist attraction showcasing the history and culture of ancient Egypt. The Nefertari Yacht Cruises are named after Queen Nefertari, one of ancient Egypt's most famous queens. Everyone can enjoy a leisurely hour-long Nile cruise boat ride on the Nile and take in the sights and sounds of the city, including the many ancient Egyptian monuments and landmarks along the river.

King Tut (Dining in the Pharaonic Village)

King Tut (Dining in the Pharaonic Village) - Trips in Egypt

Dining with king tut in the heart of the pharaonic village is a very beautiful adventure where everyone can have a hot meal and delicious refreshments while enjoying the natural views of the village.

Shopping in the Pharaonic Village

Shopping in the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

Everyone will have a chance to buy a number of magnificent shopping goods such as handmade artifacts, papyri paintings, jewelry, and small replicas of King Tutankhamun’s treasures which are made by a number of skilled artisans.

The Happiness Team

The Happiness Team, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

The happiness team is an entertainment team who offers an entertaining and educational experience. The teams perform every Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday where a Tanoura show or a Puppet show is performed till the end of November on Friday.

Cleopatra’s Photo Studio

Cleopatra’s Photo Studio, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

Cleopatra’s Photo Studio is an incredible hall that holds Cleopatra’s royal clothes where everyone can the most beautiful photos while enjoying every moment of their time in this blessed village.

Tut Art Center

Tut Art Center, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

Tut Art Center is a great place for children who will learn pottery art and paint in papyrus and make papyrus boats, create accessories and handicrafts, and sculptures. All the kids will experience the lives of the ancient Egyptians for a small period of time and learn how to create a magnificent and immortal piece of art by learning the ancient techniques and styles of the incredible ancient Egyptians.

Escape the Tomb

Escape the Tomb, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

Everyone will have the incredible chance to enter and escape a tomb in order to solve puzzles and Riddles and have the most entertaining and amazing adventure.

Petting Zoo

Petting Zoo, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

Within the zoo is the chance for children to pet a number of amazing animals plus play with them. Some of the animals found in the zoos include cats, sea turtles, birds, rabbits, sheep, monkeys, horses, and ducks

Event Management

Event Management, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

The Pharaonic village holds a number of parties and events that holds the spirit of ancient Egyptian celebrations like weddings with ancient Egyptian theme which is held on a tranquil island on the west bank of the Nile river that observe the flowing of the river and the soft breeze of winds blowing through the beautiful botanical gardens. Within the village is a marvelous wedding venue where the bride and groom dress in magnificent Pharaonic clothes in the heart of a Pharaonic-themed atmosphere. The village offers the chance to host an ancient Egyptian-themed birthday.

Mid-year programs

Mid-year Programs, the Pharaonic Village - Trips in Egypt

The Pharaonic village holds an annual coloring festival for girls only where everyone enjoys dancing, throwing colors, and live music. There are also a number of mid-year programs which include folkloric shows, puppet shows, and magic shows.


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