Memphis: Sacred Egyptian necropolis

The Memphis necropolis, at 20 km from Cairo, is the stunning archaeological site that is the home to several funerary edifices. Nestled on the Nile’s west bank, this is where you will come across rock mausoleums, old temples, big pyramids, and detailed mastabas. In its peak days, Memphis acted as the Old Kingdom’s capital during […]

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Luxor Temple

Temple of Luxor

The Temple of Luxor will always attract tourist attraction. It still has that mystery about it that is associated with all thing ancient Egyptian. Located in Thabes which was in ancient times called Waset and was the capital of the Egyptian empire in the 12th century.The huge temple complex runs parallel to the Nile and […]

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Karnak Temple Egypt

Karnak Temple: Mostly visited site after pyramids

Marveled as the open-air museum, the Karnak temple refers to the enormous complex that engulfs pylons (monumental gateways), chapels, ruined temples, as well as other structures including the big structure commissioned by Pharaoh Amenhotep III (1391-1351 BC) and the majestic Temple of Amen. The entire site in Luxor is devoted to Amun, the main Egyptian […]

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Step Pyramid of Djoser

Step Pyramid of Djoser, Saqqara

Egypt is the land of many necropolises that refer to a big burial ground around the ancient civilization ruins. In fact, the term itself means the city of the dead. If one has to consider Egypt, the pyramids there generally form the burial structures and one such magnificent one is the Step Pyramid of Djoser […]

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Temple of Horus: Second largest in Egypt after Karnak

Devoted to the falcon-headed deity, Horus, revered by the Ancient Egyptians; the Temple of Horus ranks second in the list of the largest temples in the nation. It is nestled on the west bank of Nile and on the border of the Edfu town – the site where the deity fought with his enemy, Seth […]

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Valley of the Kings: Ancient treasure of Luxor

Also known as Wadi el-Muluk, the Valley of the Kings is Egypt is a rich valley that houses the burial tombs of the ancient Egypt’s New Kingdom Pharaohs as well as of their powerful nobles. Have you heard of the mummy? Well, that was discovered from this valley! Constructed for some 500 years during the […]

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