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The Imhotep Museum

The Imhotep Museum

The Imhotep Museum :It was with great excitement that the new Imhotep Museum was opened in April 2006 by Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. A modern museum, both in technology and security, this is a place not to be missed on your next visit to Saqqara. Located twenty kilometers south of the Giza Pyramids, Saqqara is the site of the Step Pyramid and the funer
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Gayer-Anderson Museum

Gayer-Anderson Museum

Gayer-Anderson Museum was founded in 1937 in two ancient residences, the Beit el-Kiridiliya from 1632 and the Beit Amna Bent Salim from 1540. The museum includes the private collection of Major Gayer-Anderson as well as furniture, glassware, crystal, carpets, silks and embroidered Arab costumes.
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Sennari House In Cairo

Sennari House In Cairo

While Beit El-Sennari was built in 1794 by Ibrahim Katkhuda El-Sennari, a Sudanese occultist, it is famous for another reason. In 1798, Napoleon invaded Egypt bringing with him an army of scientists, scholars and artists to establish a French culture base in Egypt. Soon, they began their mission of making the first European study of Egypt which they published as Le description de l'Egypte.
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The Gezira Center for Modern Art

The Gezira Center for Modern Art

The Gezira Center for Modern Art :The idea of establishing a museum to exhibit modern Egyptian art masterpieces was first introduced in 1925 by Mohammed Mahmoud Khalil, a famous Egyptian fine art fan. Following a joint exhibition by Egyptian and foreign artists at the Cairo Arts Saloon, Khalil decided to purchase some of the exhibited items to be the cornerstone of the museum. The Ministry of Educ
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The Beshtak Palace

The Beshtak Palace

The Beshtak Palace is a notable stop for tourists because of its museum which documents the history of the city of Cairo, and its beautiful Qaa (chamber)...
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Beit El-Umma (House of the People)

Beit El-Umma (House of the People)

Beit El-Umma, or House of the People, was built at the turn of the century as a residence for the nationalist leader of modern Egypt and founder of the Wafd party, Saad Zaghlul (1857-1927).
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Bayt Al-Kritliyya

Bayt Al-Kritliyya

Bayt Al-Kritliyya :The House of the Cretan Woman, Bayt al-Kritliyya is an example of upper class medieval Cairene tastes. The house is located in the southeast corner of the Ibn Tulun Mosque in Sayeda Zainab and is now part of the Gayer Anderson House complex. The Gayer-Anderson House is actually made up of two 17th century houses stuck together.
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Ibn Tulun Mosque

Ibn Tulun Mosque

The mosque of Ibn Tulun is not only the oldest surviving mosque structure of Cairo, it is also unique and one of the city's most distinct ones.
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Coptic Museum

Coptic Museum

Coptic Museum :With most of the ancient churches of Egypt destroyed or rebuilt, the Coptic Museum is the only chance to see this part of both Egypt's and Christianity's history. Nowhere else will you find as much and important of Coptic art. The museum has 16,000 pieces, but parts were closed following the 1992 earthquake.
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The Mosque of Amr l-As

The Mosque of Amr l-As

The Mosque of Amr l-As is the oldest of Egypt, first constructed in 641, following what general Amr Ibni l-As thought was a sign from God: At this spot a dove nested in his tent.
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