50,000 Egyptians visited archaeological sites, museums on 1st day of Eid El-Fitr

MENA , Tuesday 3 May 2022

More than 50,000 Egyptians visited a number of museums and archaeological sites in different parts of Egypt on the 1st day of Eid El-Fitr according to the electronic booking system in those sites , MENA reported.

Al-Azhar Mosque
File Photo: Al-Azhar Mosque. AP


As many as 25,000 visitors visited the Pyramids and 3,700 went to Salaheldin Citadel.

Also, thousands of Egyptians visited Al-Azhar Mosque and the mosques of Sultan Hassan and El-Refaie.

In Alexandria, the Citadel of Qaitbay received more than 5,000 visitors.

Egypt's cabinet has designated the period between 30 April and 5 May a paid holiday for public employees, extending from Labour Day, which fell on 1 May, to the end of Eid El-Fitr holidays.

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