Tutankhamun exhibition in Paris surpasses 1.3 million visitors


Tue, 03 Sep 2019 - 02:10 GMT

“Tutankhamun .. Treasures of the Pharaoh” exhibition in Paris - Press photo.

“Tutankhamun .. Treasures of the Pharaoh” exhibition in Paris - Press photo.

CAIRO - 3 September 2019: The French and international news outlets reported that the temporary exhibition of King Tutankhamun currently on display at the Grande Halle La Villette in Paris broke records of turnout of the French cultural exhibitions.

International media outlets stated that the exhibition is the most visited exhibition in France, where the total number of registered visitors so far has reached 1,371,476, according to the latest official census issued by the exhibition officials, explaining that the number will increase.

The French and international newspapers pointed out that this exhibition and other temporary foreign exhibitions held by Egypt abroad are the best publicity for Egypt and its ancient civilization and unique treasures, which will have a positive impact on tourism in Egypt.

It is worth mentioning that the exhibition "Tutankhamun ... Treasures of the Pharaoh" was launched by Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anani and the French minister of culture in March 2019 and will run until September 22.

The exhibition will move to the British capital, London, in November, in its third stop after Los Angeles and Paris.



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