Valley of The Kings
All the kings and high-ranking officials during that
period were buried in what is now called the Valley of the Kings of
Thutmose I Dynasty 18 from the time of the New Kingdom, and the Valley
of the Kings consists of two separate branches.
The main eastern branch, called Ta or "great place," where most
of the royal tombs are located, and the largest branch, the West, where
cut only a few graves.Valley
of the Kings is home to 62 cemeteries to date, excavated by
Egyptologists and archaeologists from many countries.
Some of the graves date back to a distinctive nobility
Cemeteries known are available and open to the public.
A tenth of the tombs, including Tutankhamun, Ramses VI,
Amenhotep II, and the first City, were placed with electric lighting.
Hatshepsut Temple is the best preserved of the three complexes.
Edfu Temple was built during the
reigns of the six Ptolemies.
Work began in 237 BC by Ptolemy III and finished in 57 BC.
It is second only to Karnak. It was believed that the temple was built
in the great battle between Horus and Seth site.
Kom Ombo Temple
Located in the city of Kom Ombo, about 28 miles north of
Aswan, Kom Ombo Temple, dating to the Ptolemaic period, is built on a
high dune overlooking the Nile. The actual temple was started by Ptolemy
VI in the early second century BC.
Cruises on the Nile
Alexandria, the second city of the Roman Empire for five centuries,
meets for its relics of ancient glories. Far from the most frequented
sites, the green oasis that punctuates the western desert offers the
traveler a different image of Egypt: there, the adventure awaits you at
the heart of the great outdoors. And if you still thirst for culture,
monasteries in the desert and mountains Sinài legendary indulge in
Finally, at hand your journey, choose Hurghada, anchored in a wildlife
site, or Sharm el Sheikh, which offers the sun throughout the year,
beautiful beaches, and the sea bed of great wealth