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Fantastic City Tours and Excursions in Egypt

Unique places of interest in Egypt

Saint Catherine Monastery

From the series “The Unesco World Heritage Sites in Africa”
In the center of the Sinai peninsula is a unique religious landmark - the monastery of St. Catherine. This monastery was founded in the 4th century and has existed for more than one and a half thousand years, which makes it one of the oldest monasteries in the world. The monastery was built on order of Emperor Justinian I. It was originally called the Transfiguration Monastery, and acquired its present name only in the 11th century. The monastery has been a traditional Christian pilgrimage site for many centuries. The main artifact preserved in it are the relics of Saint Catherine.

Every day an access to the relics is open at a certain time. Christians from all over the world come here to worship the unique Christian relics. The beautiful monastery is also interesting from an … Read all

Memphis Necropolis

From the series “The Unesco World Heritage Sites in Africa”
Tourists in Egypt, who want to see more than Thebes Necropolis, can visit the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis and get to know its unique sights. This once mighty city existed for more than 3000 years. Its history ended in the fifth century of our chronology. Today Memphis is a unique open-air museum. On the territory of the old town no building has been preserved, for several years the whole territory has been constantly explored by archaeologists.

One of the most important events in the district's research happened in April 2015, when researchers discovered the legendary 'White Walls'. Thus was the name of the ancient city in the first early days of its existence. The name was connected with the unique architecture, the search for real elements of which lasted many years. One of the … Read all
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Traditions in Egypt

Cairo
Strict moral and ethical standards are one of the main national features that are definitely worth mentioning while describing Cairo. Many of the local traditions may seem rather strange to foreign visitors, but travellers should not forget to respect the national culture and comply with all the rules. For instance, women cannot appear in the streets without a male. Here such behavior will be considered disgraceful. Travellers should not forget to select clothes properly before going for a walk … Read more
Sharm el-Sheikh
Sharm El Sheikh is a popular resort with the unique culture. Travelers should definitely take a stroll through its busy city streets, visit local markets and try the local food to experience all the subtleties of the national tempo. Usual walk around the city can be a memorable experience; attentive travelers would feel that they were traveling to different countries. The fact is that Sharm El Sheikh has a lot of original districts featuring their own specific atmosphere. The picturesque Soho … Read more
Hurghada
Going on vacation in Hurghada, it would be wise to get familiar with intricacies of the local culture. Travelers should pay special attention to the fact that certain aspects of behavior are different from those in a number of European countries. Paying the seller at the market or in the store, it’s worth to thank only after you have taken the change. If you say ‘thank you,’ before change appears, it will be treated as a desire to leave a tip, so the seller won’t give away the change. It … Read more
Alexandria
There is a city in Egypt, which is not like others. This is Alexandria, the northern capital of Egypt. Why the capital? Because, firstly, it is the second largest city in the country, and secondly, it actually was the capital of Egypt for several centuries. In the ancient period, Alexandria was highly developed and soon turned into one of the largest cities in the Mediterranean. Many Greek philosophers, mathematicians, writers, and poets lived here. Nowadays, Alexandria is a famous sea resort in … Read more
Sinai
While communicating with Egyptians, remember that the vast majority of them are Muslims. So they have to adhere to certain standards of behaviour. Moreover, tourists should also behave decently. For example, it is prohibited here to drink alcohol outside the bars, cafes, houses or hotels. Locals won’t appreciate if someone is walking on the streets with a bottle of strong drink. It can even lead to arrest. Nudism is prohibited by law here, don’t try to get a perfect tan without a bikini in … Read more

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