Founded in the early 20th century Hurghada has gone on to become the foremost tourist resort of the Red sea coast and an international center for aquatic sports. If it takes place in or on water you can do it here : windsurfing, sailing, deep sea fishing, swimming, snorkeling and diving are many of the things to enjoy during your holiday in Hurghada. The unique underwater gardens offshore are some of the finest in the world.
Make a day trip to Giftun Island for snorkeling and a fish barbecue and view the sea through a glass bottomed boat or in a submarine. A visit to Hurghada would not be complete without going there.
When you are not in the sea you can shop in the boutiques (prices are not expensive compared to other parts in the middle east), relax in the luxury holiday villages, visit the Aquarium or the Roman remains nearby Gebel Abu Dukhan. Day trips or safaris to explore the Red sea mountains by camel or jeep are also available. Situated north of Hurghada, the recently constructed El Gouna beach resort comprises all tourist facilities and a small airport.
In 1954, yet
another sensational find was in the necropolis area
of Giza, already far from lacking in major
discoveries. While work was in progress directly in
front of the south side of the pyramid of Cheops.
Egyptian Museum of Pharaonic antiquities was
established in 1863 by the famous French
archeologist, Auguste Mariette. Afterwards, because
of the many Pharaonic treasurers discovered in Egypt
situation of the ancient capital of Egypt could
hardly be put more cogently, for very little of the
former glory of the metropolis remains. A few
colossal royal statues, the great alabaster sphinx.
burial district of King Djoser forms the lonely peak
in the development of the royal burial sites of the
early 3rd millennium B.C. which combine elements of
the upper Egypt and lower Egyptian traditions.
Only a few
miles south of Saqqara stretches the important and
extensive pyramid field of Dahshur (opened to the
public 1996). Immediately on the edge of the fertile
land lie the brick buildings of tree rules of the
No other mosque
in Cairo surpasses Al-Azhar , "The Flowering," in
tradition and importance. Soon after its foundation
in 970 A.D. it became the site of university
studies, which continued there to the present.
The citadel of Cairo
was built under Ayyubid dynasty between 1176 and
1207, and later extended to Mamluk and Ottoman
pashas, Sultan Al-Nasir Muhammad (1294 - 1340) had a
mosque as well as his principal palace built there.
Experience the iconic and quintessential sound of Cairo at its Opera House that has been standing for more than 102 years. The complex is truly extravagant and its architecture is postmodernist, yet incorporates Islamic and Pharaonic motifs.
The El Sawy Culture wheel, Cairo’s cultural spirit, is an inclusive cultural center laying on a 5,000 m2 area right under the 15th of May bridge on Zamalek island. It values human beings without any kind of classification.