Pyramids of Giza

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities attends celebration of 75th anniversary of UNICEF establishment

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 11:02 GMT

The Pyramids of Giza were lit up for an hour in blue, the official color of the United Nations and UNICEF.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organizes tour for “Magic on Ice” team to visit Giza Pyramids

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 01:41 GMT

The global event is held for the first time in Egypt and was launched on December 16.

Integrated system for electronic gates installed in Giza Pyramids area

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 02:09 GMT

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziri explained that these gates come as part of an integrated electronic system to enter all archaeological areas and museums.

Electronic payment machines for entry tickets to Great Pyramids of Giza now available

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 01:31 GMT

This comes as a further step to implement the strategy of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities for a comprehensive digital transformation.

Fruitful cooperation between Egypt, Japan in restoring Second Khufu Solar Ship, transfer of antiquities

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 12:26 GMT

Ambassador of Japan to Cairo Noke Masaki expressed his appreciation of the fruitful cooperation between the two countries in the fields of tourism and culture.

Extraction of pieces of 2nd Khufu Ship completed successfully

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 01:51 GMT

A large number of these pieces were transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum to be displayed in a designated building that includes the first and second ships.

1st Khufu Solar Ship to be transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum in June 2021

Sun, 30 May 2021 - 11:42 GMT

General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area Atef Moftah revealed that the first Khufu Solar Ship will be transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum in June 2021.

May 26 marks 67th anniversary of discovering Khufu’s Solar Ships by Kamal el-Malakh

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 10:04 GMT

The discovery was made inside two roofed pits at the base of the southern Pyramid of Khufu [Cheops].

Heliopolis Association organizes trips to the Great Pyramids of Giza

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 04:46 GMT

On February 13, the Heliopolis Association, headed by Nabil Helmy, organized a recreational and educational visit to the pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Kerdasa Heritage Area.

Pyramids of Giza receives Portuguese, Polish, Brazilian national handball teams, 150 foreign media representatives

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 01:16 GMT

The Pyramids of Giza received the Portuguese, Polish and Brazilian national handball teams along with 150 foreign media representatives

Japanese handball team visits Pyramids of Giza on January 8

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 06:49 GMT

Japanese handball team visited Pyramids of Giza on January 8.

Egypt's Sphinx hosts 1st tourist group from Spain since COVID-19 pandemic

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 12:56 GMT

In front of the Sphinx, renowned Archaeologist Zahi Hawass met with a Spanish tourist group, that included intellectuals, writers, university professors and public figures.

In Pics: Serbian media delegation tours Egypt until December 5

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 12:42 GMT

The delegation is currently in Hurghada and then they are traveling to Luxor. They are introduced to the precautionary measures and hygiene safety regulations implemented by the Egyptian government to ensure the safety of citizens, tourists and workers in the tourism sector.

Did Nefertiti’s tomb disappear because of her Separation from Akhenaten or a sinister plot for the throne?

Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 03:11 GMT

Although the search did not reach a conclusion, a team of Egyptologists still believe that the ancient queen could be buried in a secret room inside the tomb of King Tutankhamun.

In Pics: Strict precautionary measures to be implemented at Pyramids Antiquities Region

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 03:41 GMT

According to Mohieldin, the sterilization process at the area will start daily at 7 a.m. prior to receiving any visitors, temperatures of both staff workers and visitors will be measured and the Ministry of Health and Population will be notified of any in

Zahi Hawass reveals solar phenomenon in the Pyramids of Giza

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 12:51 GMT

On June 22, Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass and Mark Liner, who specializes in the antiquities of Giza, witnessed the summer solstice phenomenon, as the sun set between the Pyramid of Cheops and Pyramid of Khafre.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities plan after archaeological sites re-open

Thu, 28 May 2020 - 01:42 GMT

Director of the Pyramids Archeological Zone Ashraf Mohieddin clarified the plan for the area once it is reopened for visitors, to combat the spread of the virus.

The Grand Egyptian Museum receives 42 pieces of Khufu's second ship

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 04:58 GMT

The GEM received 42 wooden pieces from the second Khufu ship, after extracting it from its pit near the pyramid of Khufu at the ancient pyramids of Giza.

New archaeological discovery made during sterilization of Sphinx region

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - 01:23 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced a new archaeological discovery was made during the sterilization of the Sphinx region.

Egyptian Min. of Tourism, Antiquities resume extensive sterilization works

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 04:02 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is carrying out extensive disinfection and sterilization works covering all museums and archaeological sites in Egypt.

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