Carlton Hotel

21-26th of July Street, Cairo, Egypt | Hotel
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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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... happened to all the other stuff that didn't get stored in museums. Are hundreds of burial masks just as beautiful as king tut's squirreled away in British, French or Turkish attics? Some of the mummies are super cool. Reading about Egyptian history is one thing, seeing the mummies of Ramses II and Rameses III is something else. (You could say I saw them in the flesh? Hehe). Also the pharaoh who historians suspect is featured in the story of Moses, ...

Part I - The Egyptian Museum

A travel blog entry by theresabill on Jun 04, 2013

... of the Upper and Lower Kingdoms. One of the things that was depicted was 6 papyrus which means that the king of the North killed 6,000 in the battle. If you want to learn more: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories /narmer.htm

Old Kingdom:
In the period between 2,465 to 2,323 BC the statues of the Pharaoh's did not have facial emotion. Contrast this with the middle kingdom period statues. The Kings look stressed, they ...

Pointy Pyramids

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

1 comment, 18 photos

... a great experience. The walkway was also on a massive angle, so it was kind of weird. After about 10 minutes of walking up the pyramid's path, we reached the main part of the tomb. It was quite small, and dull. It was colourless. A grey, lifeless block of stone, holding a broken sarcophagus inside it. We walked around it for a while, and saw the m*********** where the tomb raiders got in from, which had been crammed with a ...

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

A travel blog entry by loadersonthego on Feb 09, 2013

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... Ayman what to get me. We got prime seating for the Sound and Light Show - there weren't that many people there - but it was awfully chilly. It was only on the way out that we spotted the 'blankets for rent' sign and realised what we had missed - oh well, next time!
On our way back to the hotel, Ayman pulled over at a pharmacy and handed me a bottle of cough mixture which really seemed to do the trick and got me a really good night's sleep - thanks Ayman!
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A long day traveling, starting with camels

A travel blog entry by prgeeves on Nov 25, 2012

... the hotel looked great so we sat down, only to be completely ignored by the staff. In the end we got up and left. We ended up have lunch at maccas lol. Always reliable. Then it was time to pack and meet Okla. he took us to the ferry terminal and we said our goodbyes to him and Mahmoud. It was said to leave Jordan. It had been a fantastic place to visit. After getting our passports stamped we boarded the ferry and began ...

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