Tuna El-Gebel- Egypt Light Tours (3)

Tuna El Gebel

Tuna El Gebel is located to the west of El-Ashmunin city in Minya. It was the center for worshipping the god Thoth or Djhuty, the god of wisdom in ancient Egyptian mythology. King Akhenaten used the city when he transferred the capital of ancient Egypt from Thebes to Akhetaten (Tell el-Amarna), as he put a…

Tell El-Amarna - Egypt Light Tours

Tell El-Amarna

Tell El-Amarna is located 12 km southwest of Minya. It was the capital of ancient Egypt during the reign of King Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten) in the 18th dynasty, New Kingdom. It was called in that time with Akhetaten. Tell El-Amarna became the capital of ancient Egypt after King Amenhotep IV became king of Egypt and…

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Minya City

Minya is considered one of the most important cities in Upper Egypt. It is located halfway between the north and south of Egypt, 246 km from Cairo. It includes many archaeological sites dating back to ancient Egyptian history, Coptic and Islamic monuments. Minya was the capital of ancient Egypt during the period of King Amenhotep…

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Seti I Temple in Abydos

The city of Abydos is located on the western bank of the Nile, north of Luxor. It is considered one of the most important ancient Egyptian cities because the ancient Egyptians believed that the god Osiris, the god of the dead, was buried there, so the ancient Egyptians were keen to visit Abydos as a…

Dendera Temple- Egypt Light Tours

Dendera Temple

Dendera Temple is dedicated to the goddess Hathor, the goddess of motherhood in ancient Egyptian mythology. It is one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt and one of the most beautiful Egyptian temples. Dendera Temple is located on the western bank of the Nile River in Qena city. This temple was built by King Ptolemy…

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The Unfinished Obelisk

The unfinished obelisk is located in the granite quarry in Aswan. Now the Egyptian government has announced the place as an open museum. This obelisk dates back to the reign of Queen Hatshepsut, the 18th dynasty. If it had been completed, it would have become the largest obelisk in Egypt, as it would have reached…

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Abu Simbel Temples

Abu Simbel temples are considered one of the greatest temples in the world. They are an architectural masterpiece carved into the rock of the mountain. The specialists believe that what King Ramses II and his engineers did can be considered a great challenge at that time. These temples are located 280 km south of Aswan.…

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Philae Temple

Philae temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis, the goddess of motherhood and beauty. The Temple of Isis in Philae is considered one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt. It was built by King Ptolemy II, Ptolemy s IV, V, VI, VII, and VVI participated in its construction. The Temple of Isis consists of…

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The High Dam

The Aswan High Dam is one of the most important landmarks of modern Egypt in Aswan. Its aim is the protection for Egypt from floods and providing it with water and electricity. After the revolution of July 1952, President Gamal Abdel Nasser announced the construction of the High Dam in Aswan. The work in the…

Aswan city- Egypt Light Tours (4)

Aswan city

Aswan is one of the 30 most beautiful cities in the world. It is characterized by its calm, charm, clear sky, wonderful views of the Nile, and beautiful and colorful Nubian houses. In ancient times, the main God of Aswan was the God Khnum. The god Khnum was depicted in the form of a ram…