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5, Talaat Harb Street 1st florr, Cairo, Egypt | Hostel
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Egypt part 2: cairo 2 Egyptian museum

A travel blog entry by ngyixian1 on Jul 18, 2014

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... by the revolution. You can't help but marvel at not just Egyptian craftsmanship, but also how much stuff they left behind. My father and brother who came here years before had told me that seeing artwork from the year 1,500bc gives you perspective of what man could do back then. They were right. The artifacts blow you away. I gawked at king tut's burial mask, a super ornate box from the same era (1,500bc) and several frescos. You also can't help but ...

Part I - The Egyptian Museum

A travel blog entry by theresabill on Jun 04, 2013

... level, so we started on the main floor. We will try to share a few things from each period that we saw...

PreHistory:
There was a display with prehistory pottery with crocodile, ostrich and gold. From early on Egyptians loved and used gold! We were able to see the Narmer Palette, that dates back to 2690 BC. It is a significant archeological find because it has some of the earliest hieroglyphics. This statue commemorated ...

Pointy Pyramids

A travel blog entry by ricky.ioannou on Apr 02, 2013

1 comment, 18 photos

... some buildings. We got there, and entered the grounds. The pyramids were amazing. They were so tall, and so cool. The grand pyramid had some antenna sticking out of the top, and it looked like the machine that was inside the pyramid in transformers revenge of the fallen.

The Giza pyramids consist of three main pyramids. The pyramid of Cheops, the pyramid of Khaffre, and the pyramid of Menakure. The first thing we ...

Day 2 - Memphis, Saqqara and the Pyramids of Giza!

A travel blog entry by loadersonthego on Feb 09, 2013

51 photos

... his patrol car straight towards us as if to run us over!! I gave him a few choice words of my best Arabic, after which he drove off and we finished our photos - quickly!
One last stop to see the Sphinx and take our last photos and then we were back on the bus and on our way to the hotel to have dinner and get ready for the Sound and Light Show later in the evening. We stopped for a drink on the roof terrace, so we could look at the Pyramids as the ...

A long day traveling, starting with camels

A travel blog entry by prgeeves on Nov 25, 2012

... use room so we were able to shower and repack and relax before the long trip back to Egypt. The hotel had a roof top pool so we had a dip. It was freezing and surrounded by people who should give up wearing bikinis. After the swim we went for a walk around Aqaba. It is a lovely spot with nice beach areas and loads of small shops. We stopped and had drinks along the way then went back to have lunch at the hotel. The restaurant ...

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This hostel, located in the وسط البلد area of Cairo, is near Gizeh Plateau, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Keops Pyramid, and Memphis.
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