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The City of Aswan

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Aswan is the 3rd biggest town in Egypt today and the biggest one in upper Egypt, the city today is a major mining area for aluminum and iron . Aswan is also among the very famous cities ion the map for the tourists to visit besides Cairo and luxor.

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Temple of karnak

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This great Temple of Amon Ra was known during the Middle Kingdom period as Ipt-Swt, which means the Selected Spot. It was also called Pr-Imn, which means the House of Amon. 

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The Temple of Abydos

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The temple of Abydos is located to the west of EL-BALIANA which is a town in Sohag Governorate. In ancient times it was called Abdu, and the Greeks called it Abydos, it was the 8th province in ancient Egypt, this archeologicalarea is considered among the most famous archeological sites it was the city were Mena the unifier of upper and lower Egypt came from and .stating from the 11th dynasty it was the ultimate wish for any local to get the honor and have a burial in Abydos.

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Get the best memories in the land of pharaohs with a private Egypt tour

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Planning an appropriate tour when travelling with children is never easy. Their security and awareness is always the first concern for those visiting with family. But private Egypt Travel packages allow tourists from differnet countries to design the vacation as they like and organize the entire trip by prioritizing their interests.

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Temple of Luxor in Egypt

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Amenhotep III built Luxor Temple. The architect and overseer of the works of construction was the genius Amenhotep, son of Habu. The Temple run close and parallel to the river Nile from north to south.
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Temple_of_Edfu

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Edfu is located 60 Km to the north of Aswan. It was the 2nd Nome of Upper Egypt and the centre of the cult of a triad of gods which consists of Horus of Behdet, Hathor, and their son Hor - Sama-Tawy
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Temple_of_philai

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Philai is a rocky island in the middle of the course of the Nile at the south of Aswan. It was called in Hieroglyphic “Apo” which means Ivory . It was called known bye the Greek Alphentine , most probably it was an important scepter of trade especially for the ivory.
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The open air-museum of Memphis

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The name of Memphis is driven from the ancient Egyptian name given to the city, it was called Min-Nefer, and the Greeks called it Memphis, today is the location of a local village called Mit Rahina
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Valley_of_Kings

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Apart from the archaeological interest in understanding how a New Kingdom settlement once looked like, the worker’s village of Deir El-Medina also reveals vital information about how New Kingdom tombs were built from the various ostraca (a piece of rock with drawings or writing on it) and papyri found in the village or in the nearby “great pit”
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Valley_of_Queens in Egypt

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One of the most important tombs in the valley is the one that belongs to the famous Queen Nefertari, the principal consort of King Ramses II. This beautiful tomb was in a bad condition because of the salt crystals seeping through its poor quality limestone.
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Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

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The Pyramids of Giza Among the major tourist sites, there is only one considered to be “The major” and on top of any list - The Pyramids of Giza.
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Sharm El-sheik is the the jewel of Egypt

Sharm El-sheik is the the jewel of Egypt | Best Egypt Trip | Scoop.it
The city of Sharm El-sheik is the the jewel of Egyptian tourism industry now, the city is rich with wonderful places of accommodation and tourist facilities
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Find the Most Affordable Egypt Travel Packages Only at Complete Egypt

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Are you planning for a family vacation to Egypt? Then visit the site Complete Egypt and get the best deals on the tour packages to Egypt.

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The Memorial of Diocletia (the Pompey’s Pillar)

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It is a huge column of red granite, its total height is about 28 m with a  diameter at the base of 2,7 m. and the towards the capital at the top it tapers to 2,3 m.
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Aswan : The biggest one in upper Egypt

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Aswan is the 3rd biggest town in Egypt today and the biggest one in upper Egypt, the city today is a major mining area for aluminum and iron . Aswan is also among the very famous cities ion the map for the tourists to visit besides Cairo and luxor.

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Useful Tips on How to Find Egypt Travel Information

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Are you planning to visit Egypt? If yes, then you need to consider a few things. Now, you may ask why? So, there are plenty of reasons to it – from finding real tourists attractions in country to how to get modern amenities while spending your days in wasteland.
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temple_of_karnak

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This great Temple of Amon Ra was known during the Middle Kingdom period as Ipt-Swt, which means the Selected Spot. It was also called Pr-Imn, which means the House of Amon. The name Al-Karnak in Arabic was derived from Karnak
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temple_ of_hatchesput

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The temple is built t of limestone unlike most of the other like most of the other funerary temples of the New kingdom period. It is thought that Senmut the genius architect who built this temple was inspired in his design by the plan of the neighboring mortuary temple of King Neb-Hept-Re of the 12th dynasty. The temple was built for the great queen Hatshepsut ( 18th dynasty) to commemorate her achievements and to serve as a funerary temple for her, as well as a a sanctuary of God Amon-Ra
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Temple_of_Kom_Ombo

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The temple stands on the east bank of the Nile, right one the Nile bank located almost 4 KM far from the town, it was dedicated two gods, Horus and Sobik
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The Temples of Abu Simbel in Egypt

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The temples of ‪‎Abu Simbel‬ are one of the most interesting ‪‎Pharonic‬ temples located near the Southern borders with the Sudan in Egypt.

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Colossi of Memnon in Luxor.

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The colossi of Memnon, two statues represents king Amenhotep III seating on his throne, wearing the Nemes or the royal headdress while the divine cobra is protecting his forehead. On the sides of the colossi there is a representation of the Nile god Hapi bending togather the lotus and the papyrus plants, symbolizing the Union of Upper and Lower Egypt.
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Cairo

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Cairo is the capital of Egypt and is the largest city in Africa, as well as the Middle East. Its name means "the victorious city" and it is known locally as "Misr", the Arabic name for Egypt. This is because of its centrality in Egyptian life.thoroughfare

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Unfinished_obelisk in Egypt

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The unfinished obelisk lies in its original location in a quarry of granite in Aswan. It is 42 m. in height. Most probably it was abandoned in its place after discovering some cracks in the rock.

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Temple_of_Dendera

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The temple of Dendera is one of the best preserved temples in all of Egypt. It was dedicated to the goddess Hathor, the goddess of love, music and maternity.

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The Synagogue of Ben Ezra in Egypt

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Throughout the centuries the Synagogue received extensive restorations and renovation till its present state. The present building dates back to 1892 when the original collapsed and was a new one rebuilt following the old model.
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