What you don't know about sun alignment phenomenon in Egypt

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 05:23 GMT

On October 22 of every year, scientists renew their interest in the astounding progress that the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt reached in the field of astronomy, thanks to the sun alignment phenomenon, where the sun illuminates the face of Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel.

Egypt's General Authority for Culture Palaces concludes activities of Aswan Festival

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 01:58 GMT

The General Authority for Cultural Palaces concluded the activities of the Aswan Festival to celebrate the solar alignment phenomenon where the sun illuminates the face of the statue of Ramses II in Abu Simbel Temple.

Visitors flock to Abu Simbel Temple to watch solar alignment phenomenon

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 12:13 GMT

In the early hours of October 22, visitors from around the world observed the unique biannual phenomenon of the solar alignment on the statue of Ramses II in Abu Simbel Temple.

Egypt’s Cultural Palaces Authority celebrates sun illuminating on Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel Temple

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 01:39 GMT

The activities are held during the period of October 19 – 21.

Culture tourism in Egypt thrive since its resumption in September

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 12:37 GMT

In light of the resumption of cultural tourism in Egypt, starting from the beginning of the previous September, a number of tourist groups from France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Ukraine and Belarus flocked to Luxor from Hurghada as part of the "one-day" trips.

Koshary happy as Aswan avoid relegation

Fri, 09 Oct 2020 - 02:47 GMT

Aswan were 1-0 down at half time but they managed to score two goals by their winger Ibrahim Khalil to clinch the victory

Luxor-Aswan Nile cruises resume after 7-month hiatus

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 05:53 GMT

Nile Cruises will resume between Luxor and Aswan governorates, according to Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for the Control of Tourist and Hotel Establishments Abdel Fattah al-Assi.

Al Ahly to celebrate league title against Misr Lel Makkasa

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 02:56 GMT

Al Ahly players aim to defeat Misr Lel Makkasa to celebrate their fifth consecutive league title and the 42nd title in the club’s history with a victory.

Aswan defeat Zamalek to crown Al Ahly champions

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 08:58 GMT

Aswan defeated Zamalek 1-0 on Friday night to crown the Red Devils champions.

Tourist groups from America flocked to the Philae Temple after the completion of its development

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 04:42 GMT

The tourists expressed their happiness at visiting the tourist attractions in Egypt, during a tour of the archaeological area.

Egypt’s project to develop the Philae Temples area in Aswan completed

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 06:28 GMT

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities has completed the project to develop the Philae Temples area in Aswan, where an internal marina was built for the area and waiting places for visitors, in addition to raising the efficiency of the lighting system.

10 most prominent archaeological discoveries in Egypt over 2 decades

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Each new discovery carries new details about an era of ancient Egypt, which helps to attract tourists to visit those charming archaeological sites across the country.

7 criminals killed in fire exchanging with police forces in Aswan

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 09:13 GMT

Egypt’s security forces killed, Wednesday seven criminals in two separate raids in Aswan Governorate according to Ministry of interior.

29 Egyptian museums to re-open on Sept. 1 after 5 months of closure

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 03:06 GMT

Various Egyptian museums will start to receive visitors on Sept. 1, as the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the reopening of museums and archaeological sites after being closed since March 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

What are the most important Egyptian archaeological discoveries made by the Swedish archaeological mission?

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 03:15 GMT

From 2015 to 2019, the Joint Egyptian-Swedish archaeological mission working in Egypt discovered numerous intriguing archaeological findings near Aswan.

605 hotels, resorts able to receive tourists in 21 Egyptian cities

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 - 05:02 GMT

The hotels and resorts are located in 21 Governorates all over Egypt: South Sinai, North Sinai, Red Sea, Matrouh, Alexandria, Suez, Greater Cairo, Qena ,Luxor , Aswan, Damietta, Fayoum, Beheira, Port Said, Dakahlia, Ismailia, Minya, Assuit, Sohag, Beni Suef and El Wadi El Gedid.

Egypt's PM inspects crucial projects in Aswan

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 - 04:39 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and a number of ministers visited Aswan to check on a number of projects and facilities.

July 7 marks World Nubian Day

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 - 03:41 GMT

Nubians celebrate their day on July 7, not for a specific reason, except that the number 7 has an important connotation in their history, days, and different cultural rituals.

Egyptian Min. of Culture releases documentary film about Abu Simbel Temples

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 - 01:32 GMT

The Abu Simbel Temples, located southwest of Aswan, come among the most beautiful archaeological temples in Egypt.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities announces working hours for museums, archaeological sites in Upper Egypt

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 12:54 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities decided to reopen five museums and eight archaeological sites as of July 1.