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Treasures of
Egypt
Courtesy of TUNA
• Egypt - a country being in which you can
not just plunge into the grand millennial
history and mystery, but also get a lot of
wonderful impressions of an
unforgettable vacation. How? Each
defines for himself. After all, Egypt is
rich not only in their sights and
antiquities. Tourists can choose from a
large abundance of entertainment.
Beach vacation, diving, go-karting,
horse riding and camel riding, jeep tours
in the desert, visits to museums, golf
courses, the famous Egyptian shopping,
restaurants, water rides..
• All this can be found in this ancient
country. As the Seven Wonders of
Egypt: the Nile, Red Sea, the Pyramids
of Giza, Luxor, the temples at Abu
Simbel, the ancient culture of the
pharaohs and the Bedouins
The Pyramids
• 1) Tourists on horses and camels,
visiting the historical monument - the
pyramids of Giza, located not far from
Cairo. The pyramids are the only one of
the ancient seven wonders of the world
that has survived to this day. In addition,
they entered the list of new seven world
wonders, drawn up in 2008.
The Sphinx
• 2) The Sphinx of Giza - a huge figure of
the creature with the body of a lion and
a human head is located on the west
bank of the Nile near Cairo. The picture
in the background we see the pyramid
of Khufu. The Great Sphinx - is the
biggest stone statue on the ground.
Believed that it was created ancient
Egyptians in the third millennium BC,
between approximately 2520 and 2494
years. BC
Mosque-Madrasa
• 3) Attraction of Cairo - the ensemble of
the mosque-madrasa of Sultan Hassan.
The mosque was built between 1356
and 1363 years. AD during the reign of
the Mamelukes. It is believed that the
stones for its construction were taken
from one of the great pyramids of Giza.
Mohamed Ali Mosque
• Mohamed Ali mosque is located in the
citadel of Cairo and was built on his
order between 1830 and 1848. This
Turkish mosque has become the largest
mosque built in the middle of the first 19.
It was erected in honor of Tuzuna, son
of Mohammed, who died in 1816.
5) The Egyptian Museum, located in Cairo,
which contains the largest collection of
Egyptian antiquities.
6) The golfer who plays on the field for the
game of golf at the hotel “Oberoi House”,
overlooking the pyramids of Giza.
7) Khan al-Khalili is considered the biggest shopping
area in Cairo.
Pyramid Meyduma
• 8) Pyramid Meyduma located on the
edge of the desert 70 kilometers south
of Cairo and is the first Egyptian
pyramid with aboveground burial.
Ancient Egyptians believed that the
higher the buried person, the closer he
becomes to the god of the sun. At the
foot of the huge building covered with
crumbling stones.
9) Fortress Kite beat the 15th century
building is situated on the Mediterranean
coast of Alexandria.
10) The famous Alexandrian science library
- top beauty and splendor.
11) The steamer "Sudan" flies on the Nile River
in the direction of the Egyptian city of Aswan.
12) Hotel “The Old Cataract” (old threshold) in
the city of Aswan situated on a hilltop, so the
windows overlooking the River Nile.
Temple of Horus
• 13) Temple of Horus in Edhu second
largest temple in Egypt after the Temple
of Karnak, and one of the best
preserved. This temple is dedicated to
mountain - God with the head of a
falcon.
Karnak temple in Luxor
• 14) Tourists visiting the columns,
decorated with hieroglyphs in Karnak
temple in Luxor. Few sights can
compare with the Egyptian Karnak
complex in the greatness of columns,
obelisks, stelae and decorated stones.
Temple of Karnak
• 15) The walls of the Temple of Karnak in
Luxor decorated with images of the
pharaohs. During the 40 years the
temple complex has been studied and
restored the Franco-Egyptian team of
archaeologists.
16) Tourists visiting the Colossi of Memnon - two
huge stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III.
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
• 17) Temple of Queen Hatshepsut,
located in Luxor, built of limestone. She
became a 5-m pharaoh of the 18 th
Dynasty of Ancient Egypt and the rules
for longer than any other woman of the
Egyptian dynasties.
Abu Simbel
• 18) Temple of Abu Simbel was erected
20 years: from 1244 to 1224 years. BC
Temple made by UNESCO's World
Heritage List, is part of the Monuments
of Nubia, which run from Abu Simbel to
fillet (near Aswan).
• 19) According
to UNESCO,
the monastery
of St. Catherine
is the oldest
active Christian
monastery in
the world.
20) Tourist climbed on a huge limestone,
formed as a result of sandstorms in the
white desert, Egypt.
21) Camels on the Red Sea on the beach
Canyon in Dahab. Camel Safari - one of the
most popular attractions in Southern Sinai.
Red Sea
• 22) In the Red Sea is home to over a
thousand species of invertebrates and
200 different species of corals, in
addition, it is the most northern tropical
sea. Red Sea - a popular place for
divers and lovers of swimming
Snorkelling.
23) Tourists relax on the terrace on the street King of the
Kingdom of Bahrain (King of Barhein Kingdom street). It is
considered the main street of Sharm El-Sheikh.
24) A man admires the view of volcanic peaks
of the Black Desert.
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want to visit Egypt?
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