Abu Simbel Temple

Abu Simbel Temple Carved out of a mountainside in the 13th century BC, Abu Simbel Temple was dedicated to three of Egypt’s pre-eminent deities-Amun of Thebes, Ptah of Memphis and Ra-Harakhty of Heliopolis, but it is principally a monument to the might of the pharaoh. Located at the southernmost tip of ancient Egypt’s borders, the four colossal statues of Ramses that front […]

Aswan, Egypt

Aswan Egypt a highlight of Egypt and reason alone to pay a visit to Egypt- Aswan Egypt is the finest place to go sailing on the Nile-Aswan Egypt was once one of the most important cities in Egypt The Greek word Syene stems from the ancient Egyptians Swenet, meaning making business or trade. An here in lies […]

Philae Temple Aswan

Island of Isis Philae Temple of the Nile The tiny island of Philae, a mere 450 meters long and less than 150 meters wide, captured the imagination of  countless travelers to Egypt from early times. It was famed for it’s beauty and was known as the pearl of Egypt. Plants and palm trees grew from […]

The Temple of Edfu

Edfu which is situated between Esna and Aswan is a site with a long standing tradition, No ancient monument in the world can match it Edfu which is situated between Esna and Aswan is a site with a long standing tradition. Its name is derived from the ancient Edbo, it means the town of piercing […]

Kom Ombo Temple

Temple of Sobek and Horus Kom Ombo Temple is situated on a hill at Kom Ombo city south of Aswan, Kom Ombo (the ancient Nubyt) means hill of ombos. At this point there is a curve of the Nile with a large island in front of it. This island may once have been a haven for crocodiles […]

Unfinished Obelisk Aswan

One of the most famous stone objects that is left from ancient Egypt in Aswan is the unfinished obelisk, taller than any known obelisk ever raised What Does an Obelisk Mean and What Was It Used For? An obelisk is generally defined as a tall and slender monument, with four sides converging to a mini […]

High Dam Aswan

Aswan High Dam, Arabic Al-Sadd al-Ālī, rock fill dam across the Nile River, at Aswan, Egypt, completed in 1970 but officially opened in 1971 It is one of the most important achievements of the Egyptians have done, even for many years it was a symbol of the New Era as it provided Egypt with water […]

Abydos Temple| Temple of Seti I

For several thousand years, the site of Abydos flourished as a cemetery for the people Egypt. The most famous building at Abydos today is ‘The Mansion of Millions of Years of King Seti I who rests in Abydos. This temple was begun by Seti I and completed by his son Rameses ll. It is elegantly decorated […]

Dandara Temple| Temple of Hathor

Dendera temple is around 37 miles (60 km) north of Luxor. It is dedicated to goddess Hathor, goddess of love, playing, dance and music back in ancient Egypt This temple is a Greco Roman temple built up on ruins of an ancient Egyptian one. You should visit this temple as it’s very well preserved, It’s […]

Tombs of the Nobles

Of the several thousand nobles’ tombs identified in the Theban Necropolis, nineteen are today open to the public. They span a period of nearly hundred years, from the mid-18 dynasty onward. If time does not permit such a tour, then one should at least visit TT100: Rekhmire and TT 55:Ramose, the first with superb painting […]