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Top Five Temples in Egypt.

Top Five Temples in Egypt :

1- Karnak

Its Pylons and Great Hypostyle Hall are on an epic scale, reflecting the supermacy of the cult of Amun during the New Kingdom.

Karnak Temple in Luxor Egypt

Karnak Temple in Luxor Egypt

2- Dendara

The Temple’s magnificent astronomical ceiling has been restored to its original bright colours, unseen for centuries.

Dendera Temple complex - Upper Egypt

Dendera Temple complex - Upper Egypt

3- Deir el-Bahri

Overhung by sheer cliffs, Queen Hatshepsut’s temple is almost Modernist in its linear simplicity.

Hatshepsut temple , Luxor Egypt

Hatshepsut temple , Luxor Egypt

4- Abydos

Seti I’s mortuary temple contains some of the finest bas-reliefs from the New Kingdom, retaining much of their original colours.

Abydos temple - Upper Egyp

Abydos temple - Upper Egyp

5- Abu Simbel

This rock-hewn sun-temple is a monument to unabashed egoism, dominated by four colossi of Ramses II.

Abu Simbel in Nubia, southern Egypt.

Abu Simbel in Nubia, southern Egypt.

 

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Egypt Nile Cruise and Travel Packages

Egypt Holds a lot of secrets, Monuments, Tombs, People, Culture, Inspiration, Pyramids, The Nile River, Streets, Joy, beauty, Variety in religions and more uncountable secrets that you can discover when you walk in its spiritual streets, when you smell the air of its great civilization. Introducing Egypt in words isn’t the perfect way to explore the magic of the city of magic. Egypt attract every year millions and millions of visitors.

Cruise on Nile River Between Luxor and Aswan

Cruise on Nile River Between Luxor and Aswan

Egypt Nile Cruise is definitely the most fantastic and interested thing to do in Egypt. Spend a few days on board one of the 5* Nile Cruise to sail for about 5 to 8 days along the Nile River at the same time explore the magnificent beauty of the Egyptian Monuments and temples.

The Nile has been one of the main secrets of the prosperous of the ancient Egypt and the long lasting of it’s civilization. Explore the secrets of the Nile River and the spread monuments on it’s banks.

Memphis Tours Egypt provides Egypt’s visitors with a large variety of Nile Cruises with different options and customization your tour option. Nile Cruise tour starts from Luxor, no words can describe the meaning of Luxor. Luxor is the city of the ancient ruins, during yourNile Cruise you will have the chance to walk little around this beautiful city where in every corner you can see a landmark of the human progress in using the stone and math.

Visiting the landmark of Luxor then spend some time relaxing on board your Nile Cruise and enjoying the sun rays with the warm breeze of the Nile River with different activities organized specially for the joy and to provide more fun to our travelers.

It’s the time for Aswan, The city of the Upper Egypt, a part of the Egyptian heritage if it’s not most of the heritage. Nice People with amazing weather and hospitality from the locals, of course during your Nile cruise you will be introduced to the monuments of the city of Aswan.

Dahabyia Nile Cruise

Dahabyia Nile Cruise

The Luxury of the Nile, it’s all about Dahabyia Cruise. Dahabyia is a small cruise holds a few cabins with a very limited number of people it’s more like a private cruise for honeymooners and it’s the perfect choice to enjoy your new life and even for the couples who wants to celebrate their anniversary.

Enjoy the combination between modern Egypt and ancient Egypt. A few days on board 5 Stars Nile Cruise in Egypt is by far one of the most interested things to do in Egypt to enjoy the beauty of Egypt and the comfortable trip you would ever have.

Nile Cruise for the handicapped also is available. Appreciating People with special needs is one of our top priorities and the 5 stars Nile Cruise is provided with 5 stars facilities as the Nile River 5 stars cruises were designed to meet the needs of travelers  who are seeking for a memorable and unforgettable holiday in Egypt full of amazement and happiness,,,,, Enjoy Your Tour to Egypt

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Luxor’s west bank receives another facelift

Minister of Culture, Farouk Hosny, announced that the newly installed lighting system on Luxor’s west bank has been completed with a budget of 56 million LE.

The hill of Gurna on the west bank of Luxor. The illuminated tombs of the nobles can be seen dotting the landscape (Photo: SCA)

The hill of Gurna on the west bank of Luxor. The illuminated tombs of the nobles can be seen dotting the landscape (Photo: SCA)

He added that the project was carried out by the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) in collaboration with Egypt’s Sound and Light organization and the foremost French company in lighting, called Architecture Lumière, chosen from several international lighting organization.

Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the SCA, said that the aim of this project is to preserve the tombs and temples located on Luxor’s west bank; the huge number of visitors that flock onto it will now be distributed throughout the day, from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. This, he continued, will reduce the level of humidity inside the tombs, which negatively affect its paintings. Hawass explains that the new lighting system will also provide a beautiful and a dramatic scene at night for the pedestrians walking along the Nile corniche on the east bank in Luxor.

A view of the newly illuminated west bank of Luxor. Hatshepsut's mortuary temple is shown in the foreground (Photo: SCA)

A view of the newly illuminated west bank of Luxor. Hatshepsut’s mortuary temple is shown in the foreground (Photo: SCA)

Major General Essam Abdel Hadi, Head of the Egypt Sound and Light Organization, said that the 922 lighting units have been installed on Luxor’s west bank were carefully installed by using GPS in order suit the rocky area of Luxor’s west bank. The lighting units can support high rates of temperature, dryness, as well as fighting against erosion and corrosion.

Dr. Sabri Abdel Aziz, Head of the Pharaonic Antiquities at the SCA, said that the project included the lighting of the mountains located on the west bank, the Valley of the Kings, the Valley of the Queens,the noblemen’s tombs, the northern side of Al-Qurna, and Hatshepsut’s temple.

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