Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities

8 Egyptian archaeological sites to be opened July 1

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 02:02 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to re-open several major archaeological sites, after having been closed since March 2020 as part of the country’s precautionary measures to combat the novel coronavirus.

Egypt's Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities organizes a virtual tour for Tutankhamun’ s hall

Fri, 29 May 2020 - 11:15 GMT

Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and Virtual Mid East organised a virtual tour for Tutankhamun’ s hall at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir on May 28.

Egypt celebrates International Museum Day with exclusive tour at Gayer-Anderson Museum

Mon, 18 May 2020 - 12:34 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will organise an exclusive tour at the historic Gayer-Anderson Museum (Beit Al-Kriteleyh) in celebration of the International Museum Day held annually on May 18.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism& Antiquities organizes a virtual tour in Muhammad Ali Mosque

Tue, 05 May 2020 - 11:36 GMT

Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organised a very special virtual tour in the famous Muhammad Ali Mosque, standing proudly on the highest point inside the Citadel of Saladin's courtyard.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism& Antiquities launches a video tour for wooden panels dating back to Fatimid Period

Fri, 01 May 2020 - 11:26 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched on April 29 a new guided video tour for a set of wooden panels decorated with engraved with human, animal, and floral figures.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities to launch a new virtual tour for Djoser Pyramid on Apr.22

Wed, 22 Apr 2020 - 03:06 GMT

Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is to launch a new virtual tour for the Step Pyramid Complex of Djoser on April 22 at 8 pm.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organises virtual tour in Coptic Museum

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 12:39 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organised a virtual tour in the Coptic Museum on April 19.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism& Antiquities announces archaeological discovery at Saqqara

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 11:44 GMT

Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced a new archaeological discovery on April 18, for the first time via the internet.

In celebration of World Heritage Day, Tourism Min. launches drawing competition for kids

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 03:11 GMT

In celebration of World Heritage Day, Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched a drawing competition for children aged 6-12.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism& Antiquities organizes a guided video tours for Vase in the Shape of a Trussed Goose

Fri, 17 Apr 2020 - 11:19 GMT

Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organised a guided video tours for Vase in the Shape of a Trussed Goose on April 16.

In pics: Egypt’s Min. of Tourism sterilizes several Islamic, Coptic, Jewish Egyptian archaeological sites

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 02:05 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the sterilization of a number of Islamic, Coptic and Jewish archaeological sites in various parts of Egypt.

Hawass: New antiquities' website is Egypt’s gift to the world

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 12:28 GMT

Renowned Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass praised the website launched by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities through which users can visit the ancient tombs.

Egypt organizes a virtual visit to the tomb of King Khufu's granddaughter

Sat, 04 Apr 2020 - 03:09 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will launch on April 4, at 7:00 pm its second virtual tour within the initiative the ministry launched yesterday in collaboration with its partners from scientific and archaeological institutions.

Achievements of Antiquities’ Sector in 2018/2019

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 - 12:15 GMT

ET reviews the most prominent projects implemented in the antiquities sector as stated in the government's report “Harvesting the construction phase for the fiscal year 2018/2019”.

Egyptian Min. of Tourism, Antiquities resume extensive sterilization works

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 04:02 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is carrying out extensive disinfection and sterilization works covering all museums and archaeological sites in Egypt.

Min.: launches sterilization process in pyramids’ antiquities region

Wed, 25 Mar 2020 - 11:55 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities began the work of sterilization and disinfection of the pyramids’ antiquities region, to prevent the repercussions of the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19).

Due to COVID-19, unveiling restored Ramses II statue prone to postponement

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 - 04:47 GMT

The statue was initially scheduled to be unveiled on World Heritage Day on April 18. Will Coronavirus affect the set date?

In pics: Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launches awareness campaign to combat coronavirus

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 - 10:49 GMT

An awareness campaign to protect the employees in the tourism sector, Egyptian and foreign visitors to museums and archeological sites all over the country, has been launched by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in coordination with the Ministry of

36 heavy artifacts placed at GEM’s Great Staircase

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 - 02:07 GMT

Some 87 statues of ancient Egyptian kings will be exhibited at the Great Staircase.

Min. launches sterilization process in hotels

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 07:23 GMT

The process is implemented by special teams in each hotel trained in accordance with the international standards for sterilization procedures, using materials approved by the Ministry.

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