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The Temple of Luxor

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Luxor Temple, or The Temple of Luxor, is among the most beautiful Temples in Egypt. It was known in the New Kingdom period as Ipt-Rsyt, which means the southern shrine. This was to differentiate between this Temple and Karnak Temple, which was the northern house of Amon Ra.

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Khan El Khalili Bazaar

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The Khan El-Khalili is one of the most interesting bazaars, not only in Egypt, but also in the whole Middle East. It was named after Prince Jaharkas Al-Khalili, who was one of the powerful Mamluke Princes in the 14th century. It is famous for its unusual, typically oriental souvenirs, and handmade crafts. The Medieval atmospheres of this traditional market, together with the labyrinth layout of the streets, gives visitors o lot of pleasure and a glimpse into what medieval markets once were like.

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The Hanging Church

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The Hanging Church is considered the oldest church in the area of Al-Fustat (Old Cairo). It is known as Al-Muallaka (the hanging) because it was built on the ruins of two old towers that remained from an old fortress called the Fortress of Babylon. It was dedicated to The Virgin Mary and St. Dimiana.


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Egypt Grand Tou 15 nights / 16 days (Incl. 3 nights Nile Cruise) Cairo/Aswan/Luxor/Sinai/Alexandri

Egypt Grand Tou 15 nights / 16 days (Incl. 3 nights Nile Cruise) Cairo/Aswan/Luxor/Sinai/Alexandri | Explore Egypt Travel | Scoop.it

Explore Egypt presents a complete travel experience into ancient Egypt. At last you can take an Egyptian adventure on your own schedule. Many itineraries to choose from, we have Egypt tours for every interest and budget. It is your opportunity to explore Egypt fully.

 

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The Church of Saint Sergio & Bacchus

The Church of Saint Sergio & Bacchus | Explore Egypt Travel | Scoop.it

The church of St. Sergio (also known as St. Sergius or Abu Serga) was built in the centre of the Ancient Roman fort of Babylon. The church is considered as one of the sites visited by the Holy Family during their escape from King Herod to the land of Egypt.

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Ben Ezra Synagogue

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The Synagogue of Ben Ezra was originally named El-Shamieen Church, and is situated behind the “hanging church”. The Synagogue once had an old copy of the Old Testament, and it was said that Ezra the Prophet (Al-Azir) had written it. 

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The Hanging Church

The Hanging Church | Explore Egypt Travel | Scoop.it

The Hanging Church is considered the oldest church in the area of Al-Fustat (Old Cairo). It is known as Al-Muallaka (the hanging) because it was built on the ruins of two old towers that remained from an old fortress called the Fortress of Babylon. It was dedicated to The Virgin Mary and St. Dimiana.

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Valley of the Nobles in Egypt

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The Valley of The Nobles is located on the west bank of Luxor, in an area called Sheik Abd El-Korna. The site has rock cut tombs of Nobles, and high officials of ancient Egypt, who once served the Pharaohs during the time of the New Kingdom.

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Valley of the Queens in Luxor

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The Valley of the Queens is an isolated cemetery, at the southern part of the vast necropolis of Thebes, on the west bank of Luxor.

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The Open Air Museum of Memphis

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The Open Air Museum at Memphis is one of the “must see” sites in Egypt! The trip from Cairo only takes 45 minutes, it is only 20Km to the south, and the entrance fee is 21LE.

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The Step Pyramids at Sakkara

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The Step Pyramids at Sakkara is considered as one of the oldest stone structures built by man, and the first time the Ancient Egyptians would attempt to use limestone. 
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The Temple of Esna

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The Temple of Esna in Egypt is dedicated to the ram headed God Khnum, the God of creation. It is present at south of Cairo and lies on the west bank of the Nile. This temple can say so many ancient story about Egyptian culture and tradition. 

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Monastery of Saint Anthony

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St. Anthony was the first monk to move to this wilderness and the first to create a monastic community in Coptic Egypt.It is almost 12 km south of Zafarana city, and is thought to be the site is where St. Anthony once lived in a cave, next to a well. 

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Explore Ancient Egypt to Revisit Forgotten History

Explore Ancient Egypt to Revisit Forgotten History | Explore Egypt Travel | Scoop.it
Do you want to visit an ancient country? Do you love rediscovering forgotten history? Do you have keen interest in knowing about one of the seven wonders on the earth planet? Do you want to spend your holidays or weekends near mesmerizing beaches? If all of the aforementioned are your questions, you need to visit Egypt.
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Temple of Wadi Es-Sebua

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It is located 150 km south of Aswan, it has a temple built by the famous king Ramsis II and it is considered the seconded biggest temple of the Nubian temples after the great temple of Abu- Simbel. The temple is known with Es-Seboua meaning in Arabic "lions, as it has an avenue of sphinxes at its entrance.

 

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Enjoy the Land Of Pyramids Vacation with Explor Egypt

Enjoy the Land Of Pyramids Vacation with Explor Egypt | Explore Egypt Travel | Scoop.it

Ancient Egyptian pyramids are one of the Seven Wonders of the World. There is no denying that these pyramids have always been a source of mystery in the world. It is undoubtedly interesting and draws the attention of many visitors from different corners of the world. Egypt is certainly the most beautiful place and is known to preserve many monuments of the ancient times. It is also fascinating to see interesting archaeological wonders and architectural monuments in the midst of a desert. In fact, it is a well-known fact that there are many pyramids in this land and many of them looks alike with a triangular structure.

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The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

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The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is one of the most characteristic temples in the whole of Egypt, due to its design and decorations. It was built of limestone, not sandstone like most of the other funerary temples of the New Kingdom period.

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Karnak Temple in Egypt

Karnak Temple in Egypt | Explore Egypt Travel | Scoop.it

The Temple of Karnak is the largest Temple in the World! The complex contains a group of Temples such as the Great Temple of Amon Ra, The Temple of Khonso, The Ipt Temple, The Temple of Ptah, the Temple of Montho and the Temple of the God Osiris. 

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The Temple of Madinet Habu

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The Temple of Medinat Habu is one of the largest memorial Temples in Egypt.  It was built to commemorate Ramses III, after his death, by orders of the King himself. A huge mud brick enclosure wall surrounds the Temple.

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Egypt Travel Guide - The Pyramid of Mydoum

Egypt Travel Guide - The Pyramid of Mydoum | Explore Egypt Travel | Scoop.it

‪The Pyramid of Meidum and the Pyramid of Dashur contains some special magic! A visit to this collapsed Pyramid is very worthwhile! It is one of those sites that had, and still keeps, lots of secrets!! 

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Valley of the Kings

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The Valley of the Kings was the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, and is located on the west bank at Luxor.  The only entrance to this place was a long narrow winding path. 

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The Colossi of Memnon in Egypt

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On your way to visit the west bank of Luxor, the first monument that you will encounter, before you get to valley, is the two gigantic statues known as the Colossi of Memnon. The Greeks gave them their name, after the Trojan hero Memnon, who was killed by Achilles.

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The Pyramids of Giza & The Sphinx

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The Pyramids of Giza & The Sphinx.
The Pyramids of Giza is considered to be “The major” tourist place to visit. The Great Sphinx “the living image”, has to be one of the most recognizable constructions in history.

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The Temple of Luxor

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In Luxor there is a road that runs through the valley of the Nile River which built on the site of the ancient Egyptian‬ rulers of ways. In ancient Egypt‬, these paths were called "the road that leads to the place where the sun sets, the God Ra."

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