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While tourism has been picking up in Luxor in the wake of promotional events such as the inauguration of the Avenue of the Sphinxes, it remains to be seen how it will stand up to the Omicron variant of Covid-19.

The Avenue of the Sphinxes in Luxor ceremony that left the world mesmerised last week took more than seven months of work by hundreds of unsung heroes,

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched on Wednesday the e-ticketing systems for Karnak and Luxor temples.

Plans are afoot for Luxor to bathe in the international spotlight, and hopefully attract large numbers of tourists, as the city prepares to recreate an ancient festival with a modern twist.

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched a new website for the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, Cairo, marking the museum's 119th anniversary.

The archaeological unit at Safaga maritime port foiled an attempt earlier this week to smuggle 16 ancient Egyptian artefacts, Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities announced.

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enany inaugurated “Exalted Spirits: The Veneration of the Dead in Egypt through the Ages” exhibition at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo on Tuesday.

The Egyptian-German mission has uncovered a collection of decorated blocks and fragments from the King Nactanebo I temple at the Matariya archaeological site in Heliopolis.

Authorities at Cairo International Airport seized a collection of manuscripts from different ages, an Ottoman coining die and two papyri from a passenger.

An archaeological mission from Cairo University uncovered the tomb of Ptah-M-Wia, head of the treasury during the reign of King Ramses II, during excavation work at the Saqqara necropolis, a statement by the Egyptian Tourism Ministry said on Saturday.

A breathtaking exhibition of Egyptian and international contemporary art awaits visitors to the Giza Plateau and the Pyramids.

The Giza pyramids archaeological site is now allowing entry using electronic tickets, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced.

EgyptAir operated on Wednesday morning its first domestic flight from Sharm El-Sheikh International Airport heading to Luxor International Airport after a six-year hiatus that began in December 2015, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced in a statement.

Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said that a project to develop Amada and Al-Soboua archaeological sites in Nubia is about to complete.

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enany and more than 30 Arab and foreign ambassadors as well as influencers observed on Friday morning the biannual solar alignment at Ramses II Temple in Abu Simbel.

A collection of amphoras and lamps from the Byzantine era have been uncovered over the past month under the Tawfiq Andraos palace.

The second phase of the development of the visitors’ services at the Beni Hassan archaeological site in Minya has been completed in collaboration between the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, and the Built Environment Collective (Mogawra).

The artefacts of The Kings of the Sun exhibition arrived in Egypt on Thursday and is now at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, a year after being on display in the Czech capital Prague.

The National Military Museum at Salaheddin Citadel in Cairo is opening its doors to visitors after a decade of being closed for restoration and development.

Egyptian restorers are currently busy restoring the three ram heads unearthed at the Euergetes’ gate in the southern part of Karnak Temple in Luxor.

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