El Minya is located on middle Egypt, according to its geographical location it is known as Bride of Upper Egypt. Minya has industrial and agricultural importance, like cotton gins, flour mills, a sugar refinery, and rug-weaving industry. According to agricultural it is popular with Cultivation of cane and onions. El Minya Governorate has plenty of fascinating archaeological sites. You can stare at Tell El Amarna, walkthrough the prehistory at Beni Hassan, and then head out towards Tuna El Gabal & El Ashmunein, the Monastery of the Virgin Mary, El Bahnasa, and others, as well as some more modern sites like the Palace of Abdul-Mejid Basha Seif El-Nasr Mallawi and a Muslim and Christian cemetery called Zawiyet el-Mayyiteen (Place of the Dead) which is said to be one of the largest cemeteries in the world. Other sights to see include the El-Umra Mosque, which is the town's oldest and the El-Lamati Mosque.
When you visit El Minya do not miss the chance to feast your eyes with the glory of The ruins of El Ashmunein, treat yourself to be pampered while scout around Tuna El Gabal which contain temple of Osiris, amuse your soul while visit The Monastery of the Virgin Mary the mother of Constantine the Great, explore the fascinating finds of Tell El Amarna and Beni Hassan which consider a booming landmarks of El Minya and more with Ibis Egypt Tours.
El Minya became one of the destinations which attract tourists according to its Luxury hotels along the corniche and the great view of the Nile River besides some ferry boats that cross the both banks of the Nile River and it has become a transit point for tourists visiting Middle.