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Tourism in Egypt

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Tourism in Egypt

 Tourism in Egypt included visiting places that have references and have religious prominence at the three sites of the three religions.

 As,Judaism, Christianity and Islam. There a lot of places that have Islamic significance as: El Hussein mosque, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad Ibn Abd Allah, peace be upon him in Cairo, in addition to historic mosques as Ahmed Ibn Tulun  Mosque and Al-Azhar.

There are places that have Christian connotation as: Church of St. Sergius that the Holy family resorted to it on their way to Egypt, Hanging Church, Monastery of St. Catherine and the Monastery of Saint Anthony, the founder of Monasticism and the Monastery of Saint Paul in the Red Sea as well as the Monastery of Our Lady El Muharraq and Deir Dronka in Assiut and several monasteries, ancient churches that are endless.

Also, there are places that have Judaism connotations:  As,Ben Ezra Synagogue in Old Cairo, Egypt, where there is next to it a deep well, the Jews thought Prophet Moses mother was hiding him at this well for fear of Pharaoh, The synagogue of Shaarei Shamayim (Gates of Heaven) at Central Cairo, Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue, it is located in Nabi Daniel Street, Synagogue Menasha in Alexandria.

As such, Sinai has become unique place with a divine blessing that not avaible at many regions of the world. It has been revered by the three monotheistic religions that have great sanctity on their souls.

The most notably are Mount Tour, Mount Moses that has a height of 22422meters above sea level, which carried the name of the prophet of God Moses, peace be upon him in which has been considered as a witness to the advent of the prophet.

For this reason tourists were keen to climb    it as a bless, and to watch  both sunrise and sun set from the above, in addition to the two areas Eyes of Moses and the Bahrain compound which is called later Ras Mohammed. It is a meeting point of both gulfs of Suez and Aqaba together to represent a triangle base in the north and the head in the south

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