CAIRO – 21 July 2020: In light of the touristic trips organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to stimulate domestic tourism and increase touristic awareness among citizens, the Royal Jewelry Museum in Alexandria received a number of visitors from all age groups in a tour organized by the General Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion as part of "Alexandria in Our Eyes" initiative.
During the visit, the visitors enjoyed the museum's display of rare and unique artifacts. They also took a number of memorial photos, and expressed admiration for the museum and its architecture.
The General Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion also organized a tour at the Cemetery of Kom el-Shoqafa and the Serapeum and Pompey's Pillar in Alexandria.
For her part, Eman Mahmoud, head of the Domestic Tourism Sector at the General Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion, indicated that this visit was organized by the authority, in cooperation with the Rotary Club, and comes among the tours scheduled to take place in July and August on the occasion of celebrating the National Day of the Province.
In a related context, the authority, in cooperation with the Our Children with Special Needs Arts Foundation, also organized a tour for children with special needs to visit the Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis, where the visit started with the archaeologists in the palace acquainting the children with the history and contents of the palace.
Suhair Abdel Qader - president of Our Children with Special Needs Arts Foundation- thanked the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities for providing children with special needs an opportunity to visit the Baron Palace as an important landmark of modern Cairo.
She also thanked the people in charge of the palace’s administration for the good reception.
At the end of the tour, the palace’s administration gave the children souvenirs, and took several memorial photos with them.