et makes two lists of 12 archaeological sites and attractions, which you can plan to visit, classified according to their prices for Egyptians and students.
The decision aims at attracting internal tourism in addition to acquainting the society with the Egyptian civilization.
The Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, in its convention headed by Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany on December 29, approved decisions to promote cultural tourism in Egypt.
The cabinet’s media center denied reports circulated in some websites and social media networks claiming that the government plans to sell the archaeological Salah El-Din (Saladin) Citadel site to Egypt’s sovereign wealth fund.
Protecting valuable archaeological sites is a serious task.
Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anani opened three archaeological sites in Muizz Street in Cairo, after renovation works have been finished.
“Cairo Pass”, designed for foreigners to visit archaeological and Islamic heritage sites and museums in Cairo over a five-day period, will be available in November.