El Minya Attractions

el minya

El Minya

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.

  Tuna El Gebel it is considering the main features in el Minya, a large necropolis for the ancient town of Khnum or Hermopolis, The cemetery was located 11km from the city, in an area which is perhaps better known as the north-western boundary of Akhenaton’s city of Akhenaton and is marked by a boundary stela (stela A).Feast your eyes with this cemetery which date back to Akhenaton era, when visiting Tuna el-Gebel, Akhenaton’s boundary stela is the first monument…
  Tell el Amarna it was the capital city of Egypt at Akhenaton period, it was the worship of god Aten, when Akhenaton get the throne of Egypt he transferred the capital of Egypt from Theba to Tell el Amarna at el Minya, The new worship for the new god was quickly reflected in the type of art, as the main principle for the new religion was that the king is no longer a god as they used to believe…
  Beni Hassan Tombs Feast your eyes with the gleaming finds of Beni Hassan Tombs when you visit el Minya, feel ravishing with the constructions of tombs which is different than tombs of ancient time, at first it built on the east bank of the Nile River, it decorated to reflects the power of the rulers of provinces at middle kingdom, it contains around 40 tombs, just 4 which open for public to explore it. • Tomb of Baqet III:Unleash…

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