Egypt

The Egyptian pyramids, wonder of the world.

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The Egyptian pyramids are considered a wonder of the ancient world. Specifically, the Great Pyramid of Giza (Cheops) was one of the 7 wonders of antiquity, along with the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Artemis, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes and the lighthouse of […]

Egypt

The ancient funerary temple of Hatshepsut.

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The Funerary Temple of Hatshepsut, located just outside the mythical city of Thebes (now Luxor), is an example of the majestic buildings that the Egyptians made in ancient times. Specifically, this temple of the queen-pharaoh Hatshepsut, one of the few women with this title, belongs to the Dynasty XVIII. It is during this period, from […]

Abu Simbel

The majestic temples of Abu Simbel.

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The temples of Abu Simbel is, without doubt, one of the most fascinating places in Egypt. Its rock-cut temples, with their colossal statues at the entrance, are of impressive beauty. It is difficult to explain with words the first impression when you get to this fascinating place. 1. Where are the temples of Abu Simbel? […]