Fascinating Facts About The Sun Festival The Ramses II Material in Abu Simbel, Aswan, is illuminated By The Sun

On February 22, a day celebrating the king’s birthday, and again on October 22, a day celebrating his coronation, sunlight illuminates for 20 minutes seated statues of the sun gods Re-Horakhte and Amon-Re, as well as a statue of King Ramses II. The statues sit in the company of the Theban god of darkness, Ptah […]

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Grand Egyptian Museum – November 2022 is the Anticipated Opening Date

What can visitors to the Grand Egyptian Museum expect to see? On the edge of the Giza Plateau lies the location designated for the Grand Egyptian Museum. The cutting-edge glass and concrete building is built to provide panoramic views of the Great Pyramids of Giza, which are located barely 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) away.   […]

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Khufu Solar Boat Transport to the GEM

In August 6th, 2021 Egypt has transported the first Solar Boat of King Khufu (Cheops) to the Grand Egyptian Museum. The procession took around 10 hours using specialized remote-controlled vehicles especially designed in Belgium. Egypt started on Friday’s evening of August 6th, 2021 transporting the first solar boat of King Khufu from its current display […]

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Festivals and Public Holidays in Egypt

The following are the nationally recognized Festivals and Public Holidays in Egypt: Labour’s (Day, May): Is observed by all workers except those in Government service, The holiday may also be known as International Worker’s Day or May Day and is marked with a public holiday in over 80 countries. Sinai Liberation Day (25 April): Celebrating […]

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Philae Temple

Philae Temple or the Temple of Isis, once ranked among the great tourist attractions in Egypt. It was a gem ornate and small on its own island on the Nile, the main part of Philae Temple Aswan is dedicated to Goddess Isis, the mother of Horus and the symbol of affection, the setting greatly contributed […]

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