Saturday, August 4, 2012

Egyptian Cultural Tourism

By Mohamed Elyousefi

Cultural tourism is one of the most important types of holidays, as Egypt has many Pharaonic, Greek, Romanian, Christian and Islamic monuments which created cultural tourism since starting excavating Ancient Egyptian monuments, decoding hieroglyphs, and even now does not break missions effects, travelers, tourists and authors of books. Tourism of Egypt has published hundreds of books in different languages and was a mean to attract tourists all over the world.

Ain Shams or Helio Polis is one of the most important Pharaonic archeological sites, and the most important archaeological monuments of King Senusret I Obelisk which is the only impact the rest of the features of this city.

Giza plateau: The place of the three pyramids of Giza is the most important site in Egypt, king Khufu's pyramid is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world as it is considered a unique architectural achievement engineered attest to the greatness of Egypt and stands to guard the Great Sphinx, a huge statue consists of a body of a lion and a face of a king.

Saqqara: Where the great step pyramid of King Djeser and it's immortal complex lies and still standing.

Area of Dahshur: Dahshur is the place where we discovered gold in Ohramadtha and cemeteries, and most important of these pyramids, Bent Pyramid, known as the yellow pyramid and the Red pyramid of King Sneferu, the Black Pyramid of King Amenemhat III, and pyramid King Senusret III.

Luxor: This fantastic Egyptian city has long been a favorite for charter holidays, and it is now more easily accessible - and affordable - if you like booking flights and accommodation on your own.

Karnak Temples: It is a wonderful complex of beautiful temples, which is unparalleled and includes Karnak temples of god Amon, his wife Mut and her son Khonsu.

Luxor Temple: Was opened after restorations, the most beautiful courtyard exists between the Egyptian temples is lobby of Amenhotep III, which was surrounded by 64 columns and hall of columns by 32 columns and has been called the yard of the sun because it was open to the sky and it was surrounded by roofed corridors.

City of Habu: The inauguration of a substantial addition on the tourist map because of its massive importance in terms of technical, aesthetic, and is the largest building to the King of Egyptian stayed intact so far and called Karnak, the western view of the magnitude which is a large temples remaining mainland western Luxor, that includes temples of great historical importance.

Valley of the Kings: Includes a huge number of tombs, like Tutankhamun's tomb and its contents, which was transferred to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. in addition to tombs of Ramses I, Ramses III and Horemheb and Tuthmosis III.

Valley of the Queens. There are at least 75 tombs in the Valley of the Queens. They belonged to queens of the 19th and 20th dynasties and other members of the royal families, including princesses and the Ramesside princes. Only two were open at the time of writing, and the Tomb of Nefertari is closed for the foreseeable future but a replica will be built soon.

Aswan City: The city of Aswan, the most beautiful winter resorts of the world that includes several historic monuments, like the 2 temples of Abu Simbel which were built by Ramses II. They are the most important temples of Nubia.

Temple of Abu Simbel Sub: built by Ramses II in memory of his beloved wife Nefertari and the advantage of this temple is the beauty of his drawings, colors, and is called the temple of the goddess of love, rock music and beauty.

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