Travel to Egypt, land of the ancient Pharaohs

Egypt is a country of ancient traditions, a country known mainly due to its monuments and ancient civilization. The Egyptian pyramids stand as clear a glorious history of kings and pharaohs, who dominated the East for centuries and whose greatness, only the memory that we have left monuments. Visiting Egypt is something that we can not ignore if we can afford it.

Among its most famous monuments are the pyramids and the Great Sphinx, the southern city of Luxor, where the temple of Karnak and the Valley of the Kings. Works of a nation that wanted to make their mark in the history of mankind.

The Pyramids of Egypt

The pyramids of Egypt, are the legacy that the ancient Egyptians left us thinking perhaps that surely survive the passage of time. No wrong. Among the most impressive are the three great pyramids of Giza, which are the tombs of the pharaohs Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, which dates back to the Old Kingdom of Egypt. The Great Pyramid of Giza, built by Cheops (Khufu), is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. On its construction there are many theories, but no one knows for sure how they were built.

The Great Sphinx of Ghiza

In the city of Giza, on the west bank of the Nile, is the Great Sphinx. It measures more than 20 meters high, 50 long, and his face is about 5 meters long. Created limestone, was once painted bright colors. Now time and erosion have left some of their former glory. It dates back to the fourth Dynasty, XXVI century BC

The Temple of Karnak

In Egypt, the largest temple is the famous Karnak Temple, which was built from the year 2200 until the year 360 BC and which involved several pharaohs. The tempo is about 2,400 meters in perimeter and its remarkable particularme hypostyle hall containing 134 columns.

Right at the beginning of the temple, rise 40 ram-headed sphinxes in the Avenue of the Sphinxes.

In this stunning place, you can enjoy a guided tour in which as we go through it, we will narrate a story while are highlighted parts of the temple. The Spanish sessions are Mondays and Fridays at 22:30.

The Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings, a World Heritage Site in 1979 is a necropolis where the tombs of the New Kingdom pharaohs, queens, princes, notables and even animals (remember that some animals were considered gods to the Egyptians). Offers visitors a stunning view of the Egyptian customs regarding death. The Valley of the Kings had its origin when the pharaohs were buried in pyramids, changed this custom and chose this valley instead.

Certainly, traveling to Egypt and contemplate these mysterious and ancient monuments is an experience that we can hardly forget.