Abu Simbel

Over 1,200 tourists witness sun alignment on King Ramses II’s face at Abu Simbel
Archaeology

Over 1,200 tourists witness sun alignment on King Ramses II’s face at Abu Simbel

About 1,270 tourists, including 520 Egyptians, watched the sun alignment on King Ramses II’s face in Aswan’s Abu Simbel temple…
New airline to operate from Sharm el-Sheikh to Luxor starting October
Travel

New airline to operate from Sharm el-Sheikh to Luxor starting October

Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany discussed with Civil Aviator Minister Mohamed Manar operating a new airline, starting Wednesday from Sharm…
Amid closures, virtual tours of Abu Simbel conducted for Egyptian high school students
Archaeology

Amid closures, virtual tours of Abu Simbel conducted for Egyptian high school students

In a new attempt to raise archaeological awareness while abiding by coronavirus precautionary measures, a number of virtual tours were…
Egyptian Antiquities Center publishes new book on Abu Simbel
Archaeology

Egyptian Antiquities Center publishes new book on Abu Simbel

The Egyptian Antiquities Registration Center, part of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, has issued a new book in French…
Egypt operates 171 flights, reopens 5 museums and 8 archaeological sites
Egypt

Egypt operates 171 flights, reopens 5 museums and 8 archaeological sites

Cairo International Airport on Thursday operated 113 international and domestic passenger flights carrying a total of 12,114 passengers. Five museums…
Will we celebrate the Sphinx’s sun alignment?
Opinion

Will we celebrate the Sphinx’s sun alignment?

Every year, Egypt and the entire world celebrate the sun’s illumination of the sanctuary of King Ramses II at the…
Sound and Light to display shows in Chinese for first time in Aswan
Egypt

Sound and Light to display shows in Chinese for first time in Aswan

In an unprecedented move, the sound and light show will be presented in Chinese at the Philae and Abu Simbel…
Germany to host first-ever conference on ancient Egyptian military history
Science

Germany to host first-ever conference on ancient Egyptian military history

Germany will host for the first time in May 2020 a conference entitled “Perspectives on the Ramesside-Era Military System in…
Sound and Light announce free admission for select groups at shows across Egypt
Archaeology

Sound and Light announce free admission for select groups at shows across Egypt

Egypt’s Sound and Light Company is offering free admission to shows at touristic sites across the country for people with…
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