Egypt

Egypt is a transcontinental country that is located in both Africa and Asia. It’s famous for one of the longest histories and many significant civilizations. It is the cradle of the greatest ancient (pharaonic) Egyptian civilization and a home to many others like the Roman, the Mamluke, the Fatimid, the Coptic, the Islamic and others. It has more than one-third of the world’s monuments and rich of different cultures that are a part of its identity.

Egyptian Food: Several Cultures Blended into One

Egyptian Food
Egyptian food is hearty and very healthy for the body. Yes, Egyptians eat a lot. They admire their recipes. Some of them would even say that “we don’t eat to live, we live to eat.” If they have family and friends over, an Egyptian...

What You Didn’t Know about the Pyramids of Giza

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It is no secret that the Pyramids of Giza are one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The fact that the pyramids have stood the test of time is a testament to the prowess of the ancient Egyptians.   The Importance of the Afterlife The ancient...

The Egyptian Museum, Cario, Egypt

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When you usually hear the word "Egypt" the great ancient Egyptian civilization is probably the first thing that pops in your mind. Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is lucky enough to have a fair share of the ancient Egyptian monuments and remnants. Surprisingly enough,...

The Pharaonic Village, Cairo, Egypt

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Among the different things that you should put on the list of things to visit in Cairo, Egypt, the Pharaonic Village should be written down. The Pharaonic Village (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-37Re...) is a living museum of the Egyptian history, where there are different actors who perform...

National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, Egypt

National Museum of Egyptian Civilizationvideo
There are different things to do in Egypt and different Cairo attractions to head to and one of them is the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Cairo which is considered the latest addition to the Egyptian treasure and which have succeeded in attracting...

Al Muizz Street and Khan Al Khalili, Cairo, Egypt

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Cairo is one of the largest cities in Africa and one of the richest cities of cultural spots and monuments. From Ancient Egypt to Islamic and Coptic eras, the streets of the capital have witnessed grand civilizations which passed by the city and left...

Al Azhar Park, A Gigantic Gem in the Heart of Old Cairo

Al Azhar Park, A Gigantic Gem in the Heart of Old Cairo
For its important location being Egypt's capital and the largest of all the provinces in addition to its historical status, Cairo has a great prominence among the cities of the Middle East. From ancient Egyptian moving to Roman, Coptic then Islamic eras, the city...

The Implication of the Coursing Nile River through Egypt

The Implication of the Coursing Nile River through Egypt
Watching coursing rivers is exhilarating. You excitedly watch the constantly changing water, and you know that the interminable drops aren’t going to stay in their place forever. Rivers can witness stories while flowing around the world. However, some rivers have their very own stories,...

Downtown Cairo’s History Lies in its Splendid Streets

Downtown Cairos History Lies in its Splendid Streets
You can get familiar with the history of a place by visiting the museums and other touristic sites; this has always been the traditional way. Reading history books is another way to reveal the past and each way is quite enjoyable. On the other...

Heliopolis: Everything You Need to Know about the City of the Sun

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The Ancient City of Heliopolis Once an ancient city, Heliopolis was one of the major cities in ancient Egypt. Taking its name from the Ptolemaic Greek name Hēlioúpolis, meaning "City of the Sun", the city also appears in the Old Kingdom Pyramid Texts as the...