• Treasures of Egypt
Egypt - is not only the oldest, but also one of the most magnificent civilizations that ever existed on earth. The third part of the historical monuments of the world is here. Ancient pyramids and the majestic Sphinx, the temples and tombs of the Pharaohs always attract tourists from all corners of our planet.
We offer a ride through the beautiful historical sights of Egypt.
The wonders of the desert.
Tourists ride on borrowed horses and camels to the Pyramids of Giza, the historic site near Cairo, Egypt. The pyramids - the only surviving structures from the seven architectural masterpieces, which were named one of the Seven New Wonders of the World in 2008.
The Great Sphinx.
Great Sphinx of Giza, a huge statue of half man, half lion on the west bank of the Nile River, near modern-day Cairo, against the backdrop of the Great Pyramid of Cheops from Khafre. Great Sphinx - one of the largest sculptures in the world, made from a single piece of stone, and it is believed that it was built by the ancient Egyptians in the 3rd millennium BC, between 2520 BC. e and 2494 BC. e.
Mosque of Sultan Hassan and Al-Rifai can be seen in Islamic Cairo, in Egypt. Dome Sultan Hasan was built between the years 1356 and 1363 n. e., during the reign of the Mamluks. The walls of the mosque, according to historians, built from stones taken from one of the Great Pyramids of Giza.
Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha is located in the Citadel of Cairo and was built by the order of Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848. This Turkish mosque is the biggest one built in the first half of the 19th century. It was built in memory of Tusun Pasha, the eldest son of Muhammad Ali, who died in 1816.
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is a repository of the most extensive collections of Egyptian antiquities in the world.
A secluded oasis.
Golfer enjoys a game on the golf course the hotel Oberoi House near the Pyramids of Giza.
A paradise for shoppers.
Bazaar of Khan al-Khalili - the biggest shopping area in Cairo.
Rising from the ruins.
Meidum Pyramid stands on the edge of the desert in Beni Suef, about 70 kilometers south of Cairo, and is the first Egyptian pyramid with aboveground burial chamber. Erected a tomb may be an attempt to raise the tomb close to the Sun God. The structure of the pyramid collapses under the influence of time and these fragments surrounded her at the bottom.
The magnificent fortress.
Fort Kvotbey is a defensive fortress, located on the Mediterranean shore in Alexandria, Egypt.
The famous Library of Alexandria - one of the main attractions of Egypt.
The steamer "Sudan" commits a cruise on the Nile to Aswan in Egypt.
Rooms with a view.
Old Cataract Hotel, perched atop a hill overlooking the River Nile in Aswan, Egypt.
Temple of Horus at Edfu - the second largest temple in Egypt after the Temple of Karnak and the best preserved. It is dedicated to Horus, the god with the head of a falcon.
Tourists visiting stone columns, decorated with hieroglyphs in the temple of Karnak in Luxor. Few places in Egypt produce more stunning and lasting impression than the chaos of the walls, obelisks, columns, statues, stelae and decorated with pictures of boulders in the ancient Egyptian temple of Karnak.
The pictures on the walls.
Murals decorate the Temple of Karnak in Luxor, Egypt. The last 40 years of the ancient temple complex of Karnak was studied and restored the Franco-Egyptian archaeologists with stunning results.
Tourists visiting the Colossi of Memnon, two huge stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. The twin figures stand at Teba necropolis on the opposite bank of the Nile from the modern city of Luxor.
The tomb of a noble lady.
Temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Luxor, Egypt, is built of limestone. "First among the precious" was the fifth pharaoh 18th dynasty in ancient Egypt and rule longer any other woman in the Egyptian dynasty.
The monuments of cultural heritage.
Construction of the temple of Abu Simbel lasted 20 years, from 1244 BC. e. to 1224 BC. e. This building is on the list of World Heritage sites, approved by the UNESCO, and is known as the Monuments of Nubia, which are located down the river from Abu Simbel to Philae (near Aswan).
The ancient monastery.
According to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the monastery of St. Catherine in the Sinai Peninsula it is the oldest active Christian monastery in the world.
The absolute contrast.
Tourist stands on one of the huge karst formations created by sandstorms in the White Desert in Farafra, Egypt.
Camels look at the Red Sea in Canyon Beach in Dahab. Camel safari - a popular pastime in South Sinai.
See the Red Sea.
The Red Sea is home to more than 1000 species of invertebrates and 200 corals. This is the most approximate to the north of the tropical sea. It is very popular among divers and swimmers.
Time to rest.
Tourists relax on the terrace on the main street of the Sharm el-Sheikh.
to reach the summit.
Man sees the panorama of volcanic peaks and created the wind in the Black Desert.