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Pyramids
Pyramids
Located, at the great Gizah plateau. A marvelous view for the 3 pyramids and the sphinx, a civilization that dates back to more than 7000 years ago, and still the great pyramid is considered one of the 7 wonders of the world. Gizah is the second large city after Cairo, about half an hour drive from.. more
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Karnak Temple
Karnak Temple
The Karnak site is situated about 3.5km from the Luxor temple and is the largest of its kind in the world. The circumference of this temple measures about 4km within the Karnak site. Perhaps the largest temple within the Karnak is that of Amun, a great Pharaonic God. A processional path of ram sphi.. more
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Sphinx
Sphinx
The great Sphinx, with the body of a kneeling lion and the head of a man, was built during Cephren's time. Indeed, the Sphinx's face is thought to have been built in the image of Cephren's. Unfortunately, much of this monument has either been eroded or deliberately destroyed over the years. Facial .. more
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Aswan Dam
Aswan Dam
An old Aswan Dam was built between 1898 and 1902. It was a very big hydrological project undertaken by the British to increase irrigation and hydro-electric energy. However, as Egypt's population was growing rapidly, a larger dam was needed to cultivate new land and increase supplies of electricity.. more
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Abu Simbel
Abu Simbel
Some 320 km outside of Aswan in Nubia lies Abu Simbel temple carved directly out of the sandstone cliffs along the Nile. The fascinating temple that lies here was built by Ramses II. Although it was really built for his own glorification, theoretically the temple was dedicated to the Gods Amon Ra, .. more
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Bent Pyramid
Bent Pyramid
The Bent Pyramid is the most eye-catching of the four pyramids at Dahshur. It was built by the Pharaoh Senefru, the father of Cheops and founder of the 4th Dynasty. The bent pyramid in Dahshur is also known as the rhomboidal or false pyramid because at a point halfway up, the angle of inclination i.. more
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Luxor Temple
In the center of Luxor, separated from the Nile by a paved way whose traces are still along the main street of the city, Luxor temple extends. It was built to be the secret settlement of the Lord of Gods - namely 'Amoun' who took the figure of 'Mein', the God of Fertility and Reproduction in Egypti.. more
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Nobility of Thebes
The funerary shrines of the nobility of Thebes are the most amazing in all of Egypt, although most of them were stolen or spoiled by those who inhabited them. There is a great difference between the tombs of the nobility and those of royalty. Being a god himself, the Pharaoh needed to put drawings .. more
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Edfu
Edfu
Edfu was an important city in Upper Egypt, lying on the left bank of the Nile, about 100km south from Luxor. During the reign of the Old State, Edfu (the capital of the second province in Upper Egypt) enjoyed enormous prosperity. Nowadays, this city is known by its grand temple which was devoted to.. more
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Esna
Esna
Esna is located on the left bank of the River Nile, about 55km south of Luxor. This temple was built by the Greek and Roman rulers and it was dedicated to the ram-headed god Khnum. The text tells us that the Eighteenth Family kings built this temple in the city and that another part was added by th.. more
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