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Views: Cities, Landmarks & Landscapes Of Egypt (8K)

Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza’s colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor’s hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs.

Video timeline: 0:00 Khafre with Pyramid 0:08 Karnak temple 0:15 Cinematic view of Hatshepsut temple 0:21 Sphinx with blue sky 0:29 Cinematic view of Pyramids 0:37 Tomb ramses of Hieroglyphs 0:44 Edfu temple 0:53 Pyramids in Egypt 0:58 Sphinx Giza valley 1:05 Ancient in egypt 1:12 Sphinx in egypt 1:17 Obelisk pillar 1:24 big balloon in Luxor, egypt 1:27 Nile river 1:34 Cairo mosque 1:39 Beautiful Hieroglyphics 1:50 Aswan philae 1:58 Sea in El Gouna 2:06 Ocean in Hurghada 2:10 Sphinx with blue sky 2:13 Hieroglyphs 2:17 Pyramids 2:21 Hieroglyphs 2:29 Animated ancient 2:36 Sphinx with Pyramids 2:43 Pyramids in egypt 2:48 Great sphinx

The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.

Egypt Walks: Pyramids & Great Sphinx Of Giza (4K)

This walking tour of the Giza Pyramid Complex was filmed on Friday April 1st, 2022 starting at 1:23 at the Great Sphinx. After visiting the Sphinx, you will walk up the causeway to the Pyramid of Khafre and walk around all four sides. Next we will walk through the Western Cemetery over the Great Pyramid, the Pyramid of Khufu. After exploring the Eastern Cemetery, we will take a horse carriage ride to the Pyramid of Menkaure.

Timeline: 0:00 Intro and Map 8:36 Great Sphinx 17:40 Khafre Causeway 28:19 Khafre Mortuary Temple 32:28 Pyramid of Khafre 41:01 Back side of Khafre Pyramid 47:26 Hieroglyphs and Tomb 56:20 Western Cemetery 1:03:30 Pyramid of Khufu 1:06:40 Climbing the Great Pyramid 1:13:08 Boat Pits 1:24:54 Khufu Mortuary Temple 1:28:07 Mastaba of Qar (G 7101) 1:29:57 Pyramids of the Queens 1:33:30 Eastern Cemetery 1:47:28 Horse Ride to Pyramid of Menkaure 1:56:16 Pyramid of Menkaure 2:01:35 Mortuary Temple of Menkaure 2:11:00 Pyramid Viewpoint 2:15:40 Pyramids of the Queens 2:21:54 Pyramid of Khafre 2:27:03 Khafre Causeway 2:37:12 Wall of the Crow 2:38:07 Streets outside the Pyramids

National Geographic: Top 10 Exploration Moments

When it comes to exploration, nothing is off limits for these inquisitive individuals. Join National Geographic as we discover gothic architecture in Portugal, fly above lost cities in Spain and witness Egypt’s most perfect pyramids, on a breathtaking journey you’ll never forget. From exploring Norway’s most scenic car journey in Europe From Above to uncovering Giza’s most iconic monuments in Lost Treasures of Egypt, there’s always another exciting destination for you to explore.

Extreme Views: Wingsuit Flying Over The Pyramids

Flying closer to the great pyramids of Giza than any wingsuit pilots than before, Fred Fugen, Vincent Cotte and Mike Swanson used new wingsuit designs to soar past the Egyptian monuments getting close enough to the Pyramid of Khafre that they could almost touch it. It’s a whole new way to look at history.

Travel Tour: Top 10 Mayan Ruins In Central America

For almost a millennium, the ancient ruins of great architecture lay buried beneath the jungle vegetation on the Yucatan Peninsula. Abandoned by their creators these ancient temples and pyramids are a stunning reminder of a powerful civilization that once ruled the people of Central America. Although the accomplishments of the ancient Mayans are astonishing, no city would escape the inevitable collapse. One by one they were swallowed by the rainforest leaving the amazing Mayan ruins hidden, waiting to be discovered.

The Maya civilization was a Mesoamerican civilization developed by the Maya peoples, and noted for its logosyllabic script—the most sophisticated and highly developed writing system in pre-Columbian Americas—as well as for its art, architecture, mathematics, calendar, and astronomical system.

Art History: ‘Orientalism’ – Visionary Delights (Video)

Orientalist art transports and immerses the viewer into a place in time. 100 and more years after it was painted, it beguiles us even now. Sotheby’s upcoming Orientalist sale (22 – 30 March) which includes works from the celebrated Najd Collection, features fascinating landscapes from John Lavery’s depictions of Tangier to Edward Lear’s View of the Pyramids Road. As well as stunning scenery, artists captured the lives of water sellers, musicians and soldiers, providing valuable documentary evidence of how the Orient looked at a time when the region was still an elusive dream to many.

Tourism In 2021: Egypt Sees ‘Slow Return’ After 70% Plunge In 2020 (Video)

Egypt’s tourism sector is eying a gradual recovery after revenues plunged by nearly 70% to $4 billion in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the tourism minister and travel companies said.

Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza’s colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor’s hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs. The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities. 

Travel Tour: The ‘Pyramids, Luxor Temple & Colossi Of Memnon’ In Egypt (Video)

Explore Egyptian engineering marvels situated on the western side of the Nile! Don’t miss a chance to discover the pyramids of Giza, Luxor Temple, Colossi of Memnon that date back thousands and thousands of years. Feel the impression of closeness to Egyptian architecture and take your time to explore Egyptian buildings decorated with paintings, carved stone images, hieroglyphs, and three-dimensional statues. Camels, pyramids, friendly locals, souvenirs, and an amazing dessert – all these create a unique atmosphere.

Built during a time when Egypt was one of the richest and most powerful civilizations in the world, the pyramids—especially the Great Pyramids of Giza—are some of the most magnificent man-made structures in history. Their massive scale reflects the unique role that the pharaoh, or king, played in ancient Egyptian society. Though pyramids were built from the beginning of the Old Kingdom to the close of the Ptolemaic period in the fourth century A.D., the peak of pyramid building began with the late third dynasty and continued until roughly the sixth (c. 2325 B.C.). More than 4,000 years later, the Egyptian pyramids still retain much of their majesty, providing a glimpse into the country’s rich and glorious past.