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Ancient Egyptian funeral boat displayed in Mummification Museum in Luxor

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 - 12:08 GMT

The Mummification Museum covers an area of about 2000 square meters and is considered one of the most important specialized museums in Egypt.

The 1st opera of its kind about Tutankhamun life to be premiered in front of Hatshepsut Temple on November 5

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 11:34 GMT

The 1st opera of its kind about Tutankhamun life to be premiered in front of Hatshepsut Temple on November 5

In Pics: Indian Embassy celebrates International Day of Yoga in Luxor

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 01:34 GMT

The Embassy of India in Cairo has resumed the celebration of the International Day of Yoga at the Karnak Temple in Luxor Sunday.

Parliament approves proposal to establish tourist train linking Red Sea, Luxor

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 10:29 GMT

The Egyptian House of Representatives, headed by Counselor Dr. Hanafi Jabali, approved, during its sessions last week, a proposal to establish a tourist train linking both the Red Sea and Luxor governorates.

The mysterious tomb of the Valley of the Kings

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 11:19 GMT

The Valley of the Kings was a mass tomb in ancient Egypt, where some of the country's greatest rulers, including Tutankhamun, Seti I and Ramses II, were buried.

In pics: British tourist reported missing in Luxor, found to be enjoying mountain safari

Sat, 11 Jun 2022 - 09:03 GMT

An English tourist was thought to be missing in Luxor for four days; however, he returned and said he decided to enjoy a trip in the mountains west of Luxor.

Hisham Talaat Mostafa invites the world's tourists to visit Luxor

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 03:24 GMT

The businessman and CEO of the group confirms: The new Four Seasons Hotel attracts a distinguished quality of tourists. The start of operation of the grand hotel will be by the end of 2024

Luxor Governor Lays Cornerstone For TMG Holding's Four Seasons-Branded Hotel

Wed, 08 Jun 2022 - 10:44 GMT

Luxor Governor Mustafa Alham laid Tuesday the cornerstone of the Four Seasons Hotel project developed by Talaat Moustafa Group (TMG) Holding in Luxor, Egypt.

CEO of Egypt’s General Authority for Tourism Promotion convenes with officials of 24 Mexican tourism companies

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 11:50 GMT

The meeting came during their visit to Egypt to get acquainted with the various Egyptian tourist destinations.

British website The Times chooses Egypt among 7 top affordable tourist destinations

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 12:45 GMT

This is according to the Holiday Cost Barometer, which is based on measuring eight different aspects of tourism spending.

Tourism boom witnessed at Luxor temples, recording 3K visitors in past 24 hours

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 12:48 GMT

A distinct tourism boom is being witnessed at temples of East and West Luxor, with large influx of tourist groups from around the world coming to enjoy the sunny city, and see the antiquities.

Increase in volume of demand to visit Luxor, Aswan by 28%: Cultural Tourism Committee

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 10:11 GMT

The Cultural Tourism Marketing Committee said that there is an increase in the volume of demand to visit the archaeological and cultural tourist areas in Luxor and Aswan during the winter tourist season by 28% compared to the same period last year.

Restoration of Hassan Fathi Village in New Qurna shortlisted for 3rd Sharjah ICCROM Award

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 02:17 GMT

The award aims to honor and reward outstanding works that contribute to the protection and revival of tangible cultural heritage in the Arab world.

1st prosthetic limb known to mankind was made in ancient Egypt

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 01:07 GMT

This reflects the ingenuity of the ancient Egyptians.

Luxor celebrates equestrian Moulid Aboul Gomsan, boasts horsemanship, traditions

Sun, 27 Mar 2022 - 12:20 GMT

Upper Egyptians resumed Moulid Sheikh Aboul Gomsan in Gurna, a city on the western bay of Luxor, after halting it for years due to Covid-19. The traditional event is mainly equestrian, where horsemanship skills and races are held.

Hassan Fathi, the legendary architect of the poor

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 02:24 GMT

Born on March 23, 1900, Hassan Fathi is famous for his unique architectural style.

Acquaint yourself with visiting timings of museums, archaeological sites during Ramadan

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 08:56 GMT

During the holy month of Ramadan, the Supreme Council of Antiquities has approved new operating times for all museums and archaeological areas affiliated with the council nationwide.

Egypt Air begins weekly direct flights from 3 Spanish cities to Luxor

Tue, 22 Mar 2022 - 10:48 GMT

Egypt Air began direct flights from several Spanish cities to Luxor on Monday as part of the Civil Aviation Ministry’s plan to promote flights into the country.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities participates in sponsoring Miss World Competition for Tourism & Environment

Mon, 14 Mar 2022 - 12:40 GMT

Luxor Temple and Al-Kebbash Road hosted participants of the Miss World competition for Tourism and the Environment.

Archaeologist reveals the roots of mummification in ancient Egypt

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 12:32 GMT

What is the story of natural mummies?

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