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Culture of Hurghada. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Hurghada offers many interesting landmarks to visit; the most attractive tourist object remains the Karnak temple. The name of the attractions can be misleading. The fact is that church in this case means a large-scale architectural complex of 1,500 by 700 meters. The temple is dedicated to the god Amun; its construction has being held for one and a half thousand years. Each Pharaoh tried to enrich it with new buildings and rebuild old ones. Sightseeing here would take more than one day.
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The monastery of St. Paul named after a local hermit is also notable. At the turn of 3rd-4th centuries of our era the hermit has lived in one of the local caves; later it was decided to found a monastery over there. The building is large and fortified; for many years it was used by monks as fortification and saved them from invaders. Currently, an interesting collection of ancient manuscripts, paintings and religious artifacts is kept within walls of the monastery. Several ancient freshwater sources have remained on its territory.
The nearby monastery of St. Anthony was founded on picturesque foothills in the middle of the 4th century. The monastery got its name in honor of the father of Christian monasticism; even today monks live in its walls. The monastery is open to public and all attendants can get acquainted with peculiarities of life of local monks. The monastery of St. Anthony houses a large collection of manuscripts numbering more than a thousand copies; an interesting collection of restored paintings is represented here too. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Vocal fountains represent an amazing tourist attraction; they are located near the Golden Five hotel complex. Every evening, hundreds of tourists gather around them to watch a spectacular show with a unique soundtrack and spectacular illumination. The Palace of One Thousand and One Nights remain indisputable leader among cultural and entertainment venues. It is a massive complex with a variety of trade stands and the arena. Every day it offers visitors an interesting program, including traditional dances and musical performances, as well as educational events dedicated to the local culture.
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What to visit during two-day excursion in Hurghada

Mummification Museum
Where: Corniche el-Nil, Luxor, Hurghada; Telephone: +20 (0)95 238 1502;
Luxor Museum
Where: Corniche el-Nil, Luxor, Hurghada; Telephone: +20 (0)95 237 0569;
El Gouna
Where: El Gouna, Hurghada, Hurghada; Telephone: +20 (0)2 305 7843;
Blue Paradise Diving Centre
Where: 14, El Korneesh Street, Hurghada, Hurghada; Telephone: +20 (0)65 354 4354;

Iconic cultural sights of Egypt

The symbol of Egypt is the Great Sphinx. It has protected the peace of the pharaohs from time immemorial. The giant statue is a mythical creature with a lion's body and a human head. The face of the Sphinx is turned towards the Nile. Between the monument's forelegs, there was a sanctuary for sacrifices. Today, Egyptians call it "The Father Of Horror". On the banks of the Nile are stone Colossi of Memnon. Eighteen-meter statues depict the Pharaoh Amenhotep III. The ruler sits with hands folded on his knees, looking at the rising sun. The symmetry of the two sculptures' faces surprises with its accuracy. … Open
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Hurghada

Culture guide to Hurghada. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Hurghada: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Hurghada. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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