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Citadel of Qaitbay

Citadil of Qaitbay

Citadil of Qaitbay
One of the Mediterranean Sea coasts’ strongest defensive fortresses.
located in the immortal city of Alexandria on the eastern side of the northern

Citadil of Qaitbay

tip of Pharos Island.
And extends out into Alexandria’s harbor from the corniche.
It was designed by a mameluke architect named Qagmas Al-Eshaqy and built-in two years.
It holds a unique position not only because of playing an important role in the fortification system of the city during the 15th century.
But also, because it was constructed on the exact location of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

Citadil of Qaitbay

Which was destroyed by a series by earthquakes in the 11th and 14th century.
It continued to play a vital role during the Ottoman Empire.

As it was…

1 Day Luxor – Marsa Alam

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut Temple in Luxor

Egypt is filled with amazing Site and historical monuments, courtesy of Egypt’s over 3,000-year-old ancient Egyptian civilization.
One of those aforementioned monuments is the mortuary temple of Hatshepsut. Located.
Built for the Eighteenth Dynasty pharaoh, queen Hatshepsut and in dedication to the Deity, Amun.
Naturally whom she considered her true father however as it is for anything from the age of the pharaohs, filled with ambiguity
and mysteries to Discover.
Which is exactly what we will be doing today as we discover When and where the temple was built and the structure of the Hatshepsut Temple, a true masterpiece of the pharaonic era.

Where is Hatshepsut temple
Naturally, the first question that comes to mind is where exactly is the temple of Hatshepsut.
The…

Mosque of Ibn Tulun

Mosque of Ibn Tulun

The Mosque of Ibn Tulun

Mosque of Ibn Tulun, is located in Cairo, Egypt. It is one of the oldest mosques in Egypt as well as the whole of Africa surviving in its full original form,

and is the largest mosque in Cairo in terms of land area. Also It is built around an open square courtyard which allows natural light to travel through,

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The Mosque of Ibn Tulun

The Mosque of Ibn Tulun is considered the second oldest mosque extant in Egypt. It is the only remaining monument in the City of Qata’i’, established in AH 256 / AD 870 as the capital of the Tulunid state in Egypt. The floor plan of the mosque assumes the form of…

Pyramids of Giza

Pyramids of Giza

Pyramids of Giza , also called the Giza necropolis, is the site on the Giza Plateau in Greater Cairo, Egypt that includes the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure, along with their associated pyramid complexes and the Great Sphinx of Giza.

Pyramids of Giza consists of the Great Pyramid (also known as the Pyramid of Cheops or Khufu and constructed c. 2580 – c. 2560 BC),
the somewhat smaller Pyramid of Khafre (or Chephren) a few hundred meters to the south-west,
and the relatively modest-sized Pyramid of Menkaure (or Mykerinos) a few hundred meters farther south-west.
The Great Sphinx lies on the east side of the complex.
, Current consensus…

Muhammad Ali Mosque

The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali Mosque

The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali is a mosque situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and was commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848.Situated on the summit of the citadel, this Ottoman Mosque, the largest to be built in the first half of the 19th century, is, with its animated silhouette and twin minarets, the most visible mosque in Cairo. The mosque was built in memory of Tuson pasha.
Muhammad Ali’s eldest son, who died in 1816. Also, this mosque, along with the citadel, is one of the landmarks and tourist attractions of Cairo.
And it is one of the first features to be seen when approaching the city from any direction.

The walls…

8 Days Tour -including nile crusie

Abu Simbel Temples

 Abu Simbel Temple.

First Abu Simbel Temples is a historic site comprising two massive rock-cut temples in the village of Abu Simbel.
Aswan Governorate, Upper Egypt, near the border with Sudan.
It is situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km (140 mi) southwest of Aswan (about 300 km (190 mi) by road).
The twin temples were originally carved out of the mountainside in the 13th century BC, during the 19th Dynasty reign of the Pharaoh Ramesses II.
They serve as a lasting monument to the king Ramesses II.
This commemorates his victory at the Battle of Kadesh.
Their huge external rock relief figures have become iconic.
Also, the relocation of the temples – together with other temples which run from Abu Simbel downriver to Philae including Amada.
Wadi es-Sebua, and other Nubian sites – was necessary or…

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