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Holiday in Egypt

Holiday in Egypt
vacationrentalsexperts.pennistonemedia.com/egypt-a-land-w... - LUXOR The city is described as the world’s largest open air museum. One third of the world’s most valuable monuments are located here in Luxor, making it one of the most important tourist sites on the globe. During the rule of the Pharaohs, Luxor was a religious capital known as Thebes and housed two of their main temples which bear witness today to one of the greatest civilizations that ever existed- The Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Temple of Karnak contains the largest temple complex in the world. It brings a series of kiosks, obelisks, pylons and sanctuaries representing every Theban God and Goddess worshipped in Egypt over 2000 years ago, under one roof. Temple of Luxor- it was built around 1400 BC under the orders of Ramesses II and Amenhotep III, to celebrate the festival of Opet. Although many kings built on it later, it remained a place of worship. There is a mosque built inside the com…

Egypt Travel Tips

Egypt Travel Tips
vacationrentalsexperts.pennistonemedia.com/egypt-a-land-w... - ALEXANDRIA The second largest city in Egypt was created in 333 BC as one of Alexander the Great’s plan to build a great city near the Mediterranean Sea, but sadly never saw him witness its beauty when he died in 323 BC . Alexandria houses the underground Catacombs dating back to 1st century AD, Pompeii’s Pillar, Bibliotheca Alexandrina which is the largest library in the world, the Roman Amphitheatre, the 15th century Quaitbay Citadel constructed on the site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria and a 360 acre Montazah Complex consisting of Royal Gardens and Palaces, five beaches, a hotel and many water activities like snorkeling, waterskiing etc. Alexandria’s markets and cafes are places to unwind and drink in the sights of this lesser crowded city.