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It was a great experience to go back in history of old Egypt, precisely the days of the Amarna Atonic period of Akhenaton founder of monotheism and his world famous beautiful wife Queen Nefertiti .
One couldn't help feeling happy gazing at the wonderful well...More
Visited the Beni Hassan tombs of which only four are open for visits. The tombs are well preserved, pictures are self explanatory. It is a long walk up but it was well worth the hike. The view of the Nile from above and the scenery...More
Access has been changed since our last visit (27 years ago....): a staircase leading up the hill. Tombs should be visited by all tourists in the neighbourhood. It's realy worth it. Unbelievable beautiful wall paintings depicting the daily life of times long gone by. The...More
It was a very good , fun and relaxing experience
Even if you weren't a "history lover" you will most definitely enjoy the view
One bad thing though is that they wouldn't let us take photos of any wall with writings on them and i...More
This fascinating site dates mainly from the Eleventh and Twelfth Dynasties and involves a stiff climb (oddly, easier if you walk up the hill next to the steps rather than up the actual steps - those with bad knees or hips may want to take...More
After spending time in Cairo and doing a cruise Aswan to Luxor we had seen a lot of tombs and temples. We wanted to do something different these tombs are a long drive from Cairo and you need a military escort which is unique! these...More
Beni Hassan is so near by my home city, i used to go there in each vacation, pure egyptian soul, you feel like you are in a valley in the heart of egypt, recommended to visit in winter if you are not familiar with the...More