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Abu-Simbel Temples

Abu-Simbel Temples (Nubia, southern Egypt) – (for those arriving from Cairo via train or nile cruise boat) Prepare to be blown away by the magnificence of these temples. They are undisputedly one of the world’s most breathtaking monuments, and Egypt’s second most visited touristic site, the Pyramids of Giza being on the top of the […]

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Al-Manial Palace

Al-Manial Palace (1 Saray Street, Manyal, Cairo) — Al-Manial Palace, on Rhoda Island, is one of the eccentric, lesser known, but must-see attractions in the Egyptian capital. The palace was built between 1899 and 1926 by Prince Mohammed Ali, the uncle of King Farouk. The nearly 30-year long project resulted in an imposing palace combining […]