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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie November 28th, 2022

Cairo Tower: A Tourist's Guide


Cairo Tower is a 614-foot (187-meter) tall lattice tower in Cairo, Egypt. It was the tallest building in Egypt from 1961 to 1974 and is still the tallest observation tower in North Africa.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie November 28th, 2022

Luxor Temple: A Tourist's Guide


Luxor Temple is situated on the bank of the River Nile, in the Egyptian town of Luxor. Luxor is often referred to as "the world's greatest open-air museum" because it is home to many ancient Egyptian archaeological sites. Luxor's other popular tourist destinations include Karnak Temple, the Valley of the Kings, and the Valley of the Queens.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie November 1st, 2022

Al-Azhar Park in Cairo: A Tourist's Guide


The Al-Azhar Park is one of the foremost public parks in Egypt, found in Cairo City, and it is recorded as one of the world's sixty incredible open parks by the Public Spaces Venture. The Historic Cities Support Program made it with the help of The Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Once a rundown region in Cairo, it has undergone a miraculous change and is a popular tourist destination in Egypt.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie October 31st, 2022

Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo: A Tourist's Guide


Tourist love visiting the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo because of is home to an incredible collection of artefacts from all over the Muslim world. From intricate mosaics and beautifully-illustrated manuscripts to intricate metalwork and carved wood, there is something for everyone to admire.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie October 28th, 2022

The Temple of Philae: A Tourist's Guide


The Temple of Philae is a popular tourist destination located on an Island of the Nile River between the old Aswan Dam and the Aswan High Dam in Aswan. It was built in honour of the goddess Isis. The temple was used as a place of worship and as a place to perform rituals.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie October 25th, 2022

Citadel of Qaitbay: A Tourist's Guide


The Citadel of Qaitbay is a 15th-century fort located on Egypt's Mediterranean coast. The Mamluk Sultan Qaitbay built it to defend the city of Alexandria from the Crusaders.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie October 25th, 2022

The Montaza (Montazah) Palace: A Tourist's Guide


Montaza Palace is a palace and gardens located in Alexandria, Egypt. Built in 1892 by the order of Khedive Ismail, it was intended to be a pleasure palace for the Khedive and the royal family and was later used as a summer residence by King Farouk.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie October 20th, 2022

Temple of Horus at Edfu: A Tourist's Guide


Have you ever wanted to travel back in time and explore an ancient Egyptian temple? Then you should visit the Temple of Edfu! The Temple was built to honour the god Horus, who was the patron deity of Edfu. Horus was often depicted as a falcon or a man with a falcon head. He was the god of the sky, war, and of hunting.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie October 20th, 2022

Wadi el Rayan: A Tourist's Guide


Wadi el Rayan is a tourist destination in Egypt that is becoming increasingly popular with adventurous tourists. This popularity is because Wadi el Rayan offers a unique and exciting experience, unlike any other tourist destination in Egypt.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie October 19th, 2022

Temple of Kom Ombo: A Tourist's Guide


One of Egypt's most distinctive and fascinating temples is the Temple of Kom Ombo. Because the temple was built to honour two gods, Sobek and Horus, rather than just one, making it the only twin temple in the nation, situated in a lovely setting on the banks of the Nile River.

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