The Temple of the Oracle at the Siwa Oasis

The Temple of the Oracle at the Siwa Oasis

The Temple of Amun at the Siwa Oasis in Egypt is usually known as the Temple of the Oracle because of Tsar Alexander, who came there to consult the oracle before ordering the construction of the city of Alexandria. The temple is in ruins and its fate is questionable as the rock under the building is slowly sliding down. To visit the Temple of the Oracle at the Siwa Oasis you have to climb a marked path in one side of the sliding rock. Besides the temple there you will see other ruined buildin... [ read more ]

The Salamlek Palace and Hotel of the Montazah Complex in Alexandria

The Salamlek Palace and Hotel of the Montazah Complex in Alexandria

The Salamlek Palace and Hotel is part of the famous Montazah Complex in Alexandria, the former summe residence of Viceroy Abbas Helmy II. In the area of the complex you can enjoy different beaches, different hotels and restarants and also some beautiful gardens where you can have a relaxing time. It is the perfect place for thos who like watersports or just staying and sunbathing on the beach and for those who appreciate old architectural masterpieces. Today we are going to present you th... [ read more ]

The Haramlek Palace of the Montazah Complex in Alexandria

The Haramlek Palace of the Montazah Complex in Alexandria

The Haramlek Palace is part of the Montazah Complex in Alexandria, the former summer residence of the royal family. The building has an interesting design, built in many different styles including Gothic, Classic, Islamic elements, but mostly has a Byzatine style. The Haramlek Palace is a beautiful site as it is located on a plateau near Alexandria with a beautiful sea landscape in one part and a garden that extends on a huge area. It is a perfect place for relaxation. The Haramlek Palace is ... [ read more ]

The history of the The Montazah Complex in Alexandria

The history of the The Montazah Complex in Alexandria

Alexandria is a famous city in Egypt and a popular tourist destination. There are many tourist sites, but today we will present you a famous palace complex with a history of over 100 years. The Montazah Complex in Alexandria has a large area with many beaches for swimming and different water sports. It has more hotels with restaurants and marvelous gardens with a selection of beautiful tropical trees. It is a gorgeous place if you plan to spend your vacation on the north coast of Egypt. But ... [ read more ]

Tourist attractions in Dahab

Tourist attractions in Dahab

Dahab is a marvelous tourist destination, which becomes more and more popular over the years. We already offered you a shourt tourist guide to this resort, now we would like to present you some interesting activities you can choose while spending your vacation in Dahab. The main tourist attractions in Dahab can be divided mainly into three categories: attractions for water sport lovers, historical attractions and activities for those who like going on different trips. The water sport activit... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Dahab

Tourist guide to Dahab

Dahab is a magnificent place with tawny beaches in a beautiful mountaneous surrounding. The name “Dahab” derives from the Arabic world for “gold”, and this is because the golden colour of the beaches. The small town of Dahab was a fishing village in the past, but now became a popular tourist destination. Dahab has two parts: a resort with hotels, lying at the lagoon and the area called Asilah or Asalah. The resort area is more developed, but the other part is getting better and better,... [ read more ]

The construction of the great city of Alexandria

The construction of the great city of Alexandria

The famous city of Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 333 BC and was named after the great leader. The foundation of the city has an interesting story and is quite different from the other settlements in Egypt. Alexander the Great was on his way to visit the Oracle Temple of Amun that lied at the oasis called Siwa, but stayed overnight at a village called "Re-qdt”. Alexander was enchanted by this place located between the Mediterranen Ocean and the Lake of Mariott and ordered ... [ read more ]

Best Locations for a Beach Vacation in Egypt

Best Locations for a Beach Vacation in Egypt

People may say that Egypt is mostly visited because of its ancient allure, mythical history and culture but nowadays the country is attracting most of the tourists for the lovely beaches. Many European tourists can afford an Egyptian beach vacation because it is both well-appointed and inexpensive. Beaches in other European countries are not as warm as beaches in Egypt and most of them are expensive. Many tourists do not come to Egypt’s beach locations independently, but many of them coming... [ read more ]

Eco-lodges, the Best Way to Save Egypt’s Environment

Eco-lodges, the Best Way to Save Egypt’s Environment

Ecotourism, or green travel, has become quite common these days with the increasing awareness of humanities effect on the planet. With the understanding that every action we take affects, usually negatively, the world, ecotourism is aimed at attempting to reduce these negative effects as much as possible. Nowadays, nearly every action we take has a negative effect on our environment. From taking a flight for vacation, driving to work, even heating up your lunch in the microwave it all produc... [ read more ]

Conquering dynasties of Egypt, growth of Cairo and the pyramids

Conquering dynasties of Egypt, growth of Cairo and the pyramids

Cairo, with its beautiful pyramids and landscapes is the capital of Egypt tand the largest city in the Arab world and Africa. Egyptians have two names for the city: Masr, meaning both the capital and the land of Egypt, and Al-Qahira (The Triumphant). These two names are symbolized by two dramatic landmarks: the Pyramids of Giza, which is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza and Mosque of Mohammed Ali, situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and commissioned by Muhammad ... [ read more ]