Egypt is filled with many majestic sites that just takes anyone’s breathe away. Egypt is one of the oldest civilizations on the face of the plant and also one of the few countries that left a massive mark in the history books. The country’s history goes back to more than 5000 years filled with ups and down and each era had its own flavor and influence through the ages. Egypt’s cities and monuments have acted as a portrait reflecting the greatness of Egyptian History and there is no better way to enjoy the wonders of this marvelous country than Egypts tours portal.
One of the most wonderful countries is the city of Aswan which was the southern border to Egypt and the gateway to the deep of Africa. The city contain some of the most mesmerizing monument s like the famous Abu Simbel that was built by Ramsess II between 1244 and 1224 BC to immortalize his victory in the battle of Kadesh in 1274 BC. Abu Simbel is truly the personification of Glory as it was to also honor the gods like Amun, Ptah, Re-Hor-Akhty. It’s also highly famous during the sun festival when the sun enters the Abu Simbel and illuminate the face of the four godson the 22 of February and October. The temple was saved with the Philae temple by the unescoin the 60s when the temples was in danger by the rising waters of the aswan high dam. It’s will be amazing to witness this marvelous attractions during Nile Cruises. One of the most beautiful constructions is the Philae temple as it was built in 690 BC in the Greco-Roman Period to be a worship house of Isis and considered to be a true example of the classical architecture of New Kingdom.
Egypt is also the home of the hundreds of fossils of Archaeoceti ( an extinct sub-order of whales ) that helped provide an explanation of the Evolution of whales, so don’t miss the chance to visit this archaeological site through your Egypt vacation. The location in known as Wadi Al-Hitan (whale Valley) is in Faiyum governorate 150 km south of Cairo. The place is famous for yielding a the world biggest concentration of fossils and the highest quality than anywhere else on the plant. the place is truly highly important as it holds many fossils of other animals like sharks, crocodiles, and rays that makes it possible to reconstruct the surrounding environmental and ecological conditions of that time. The site became part of the unesco list of the world heritage sites in July 2005.