Abydos is an ancient Egyptian city that for many centuries was the largest religious and cultural center of the state. Abydos became a place of pilgrimage for the worshipers of the cult of the god Osiris of Egypt. Pharaohs built magnificent tombs and temples here.
An amazing temple of seven great deities was erected in this ancient city. It was built by Pharaoh Seti I, referring to the XIX dynasty. Continue reading
Most of the population of Egypt professes the Islamic religion. The mosques of Cairo (and this city is the center of the Arab-Muslim culture of Egypt) are the most outstanding monuments of Egyptian Muslim culture and architecture. No wonder romantic travelers once called Cairo “a city of a thousand minarets.”
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And why, interestingly, not by bus, tram or car? And all because in this amazing European city of passengers from the number of local residents and numerous groups of tourists carry only river buses. You can, of course, take advantage of the river taxi, but a trip on it will cost many times more! It is better to give preference to the historical mode of transport – a multimeter black boat. It is called the gondola and serves mainly foreign tourists. Continue reading