Sharm El-Sheikh Museum - Photo via Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities
CAIRO - 24 December 2020: On 22 December 2019, the Ministries of Tourism and Antiquities merged into one ministry.
2020 witnessed the implementation of this merge, combining Leisure and culture.
2020 witnessed the opening of new museums, and incredible monuments after their restoration.
2020 was a challenging year, but despite that the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, took some incredible strides in the field of archeology.
The Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities inaugurated three museums in one day, and the Baron Empain Palace, the Djoser step pyramid and Shali fortress after their restoration.
To give tourists the mixture of leisure and culture that is so unique to Egypt, the ministry also opened museums in the coastal cities of Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada.
In 2020, Egypt's Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities provided visitors new experiences, as the ministry opened the first museum in the Giza Plateau overlooking the picturesque great pyramids.