FILE - Citadel of Qaitbay
ALEXANDRIA - December 31, 2020 (MENA) - Director General of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Department in Alexandria and the North Coast Mohamed Metwally announced applying a decision by the Supreme Council of Antiquities unifying the price of the tickets for entering the archeological sites and museums to all Egyptians as of Friday and for two months.
In statements on Wednesday, Metwally said that price of tickets included a 50% discount.
The decision will be applied in Citadel of Qaitbay which is one of the most ancient Islamic antiquities in Egypt and the Arab world, Metwally said.
He said that the decision aims at attracting internal tourism in addition to acquainting the society with the Egyptian civilization. (MENA)