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The Religious Complex: Where All Civilizations Meet

Egypt has always been a place for tolerance and coexistence, as it has always embraced all different faiths throughout its history. The evidence that shows that Egypt is a place for tolerance is the presence...

Discover the Nilometer: A Witness to the Importance of the Nile

The Nile River passes through many countries, supplying them with water, irrigation, and more. So, the ancient Egyptians had a deep respect for the power of the Nile and dedicated themselves to maintaining it. This...

The History and Significance of Bayt Al-Suhaymi

Bayt Al-Suhaymi (House of Suhaymi) is a great example of Islamic architecture and homes for the wealthy in Cairo, Egypt. It was originally built by Abdel Wahab el Tablawy in 1648 in the neighborhood of...

Mohamed Ali Palace in Manial: Home of the King Who Never Was

The Museum and Palace of Prince Muhammad Ali Manial is one of the most stunning and unique historical museums in Egypt. It dates back to the Alawiyya dynasty era, the era during which the descendants...

Karnak: Egypt’s Famed Temple

The Temple of Karnak is one of the most famous and important temples in Egypt. It is located about 3 km from Luxor city and it was Ibt Sot in ancient Egypt, which means the...

Explore the Beauty of Egypt’s Cavafy Museum

Over the years, many artists and writers have been inspired by Egypt and its long history. Some of them incorporated it into their writings and others chose to relocate there permanently because they felt right...

Abdeen Palace: Home to Egypt’s Last Royal Family

Egypt's former Royal Family left behind quite the legacy, including many palaces and gardens that used to be their sole property and are now open to the public to catch a glimpse of how royalty...

Baron Empain Palace: History and Restoration

The Baron Empain Palace is well known historical Hindu-style palace in Egypt, which is located in Heliopolis district, a suburb northeast of central Cairo, Egypt. The palace was designed by an architect named Alexandre Marcel...

El Manasterly Palace

According to the latest census carried out by the National Organization for Urban Harmony, Egypt contains 6400 palaces and historical buildings, estimated at 200 billion US dollars (as in 3.5 trillion Egyptian pounds). Cairo alone...

Best Egyptian Destinations in 2020

The New Year is upon us and Egypt has been on every list of the best destinations in 2020. The country offers a multitude of activities and destinations from stunning beaches to historical sites, from...

24 Hours in Cairo: One of the World’s Oldest Cities

Cairo is the capital of Egypt and is one of the oldest cities in the world, so it might be difficult to navigate it in one day or decide exactly what you want to see....

An Irish Woman’s Reincarnation of an Ancient Egyptian Priestess

Reincarnation is a concept adopted by many cultures and religions around the world by which they believe that a person's soul can be reborn into a different body after the first body's death.  Over the...