Latest Articles

  • Gabal Shayeb Al Banat - Red Sea Mountain

    Gabal Shayeb Al Banat - Red Sea Mountain

    Gabal Shayeb Al Banat, also known as Mount Shayeb Al Banat, is a stunning mountain located in the Eastern Desert of Egypt. The mountain holds cultural significance and attracts visitors seeking natural beauty and captivating folklore.

  • Mummification Museum

    Mummification Museum

    The Mummification Museum is a unique and captivating destination that offers visitors an extraordinary glimpse into the ancient Egyptian art of mummification. It houses a vast collection of well-preserved mummies, artifacts, and interactive exhibits.

  • Sphinx in White Desert - White Chalk Formations

    Sphinx in White Desert - White Chalk Formations

    The Sphinx in White Desert is a stunning natural rock formation located in the White Desert of Egypt. Resembling the mythical creature from ancient Egyptian lore, this mesmerizing structure stands tall amidst the surreal landscape.

  • The English House in Egypt - An Oasis Relic of War and Revolution

    The English House in Egypt - An Oasis Relic of War and Revolution

    The English House in Egypt is a historical landmark that stands as a captivating relic of the region's tumultuous past, reflecting the impact of war and revolution on the oasis. Nestled amidst the Egyptian desert, this architectural gem holds a significant place in history.

  • Best National Parks In Egypt

    Best National Parks In Egypt To Witness The Wild Side Of The Country!

    It is common knowledge that Egypt has a warm climate and desert landscapes, but less is known about the national parks and natural reserves, which make up over 12% of the country's total geographical area. Egypt has over 30 national parks, each home to a variety of plants and animals, some of which are indigenous to Egypt and are only found there. The National Parks are popular destinations for the people of Cairo, the capital city, who come for a breath of fresh air away from the bustle of city life. The country's national parks and wildlife reserves, which draw visitors from all over the world, are one of Egypt's top tourism destinations.

  • list of lakes in egypt

    Relax And Unwind At The Lakeside In The Land Of Pyramids

    People who prefer peace and tranquilly would undoubtedly enjoy spending time by themselves amid Egypt's natural beauty close to the lakes. Nature does provide one with a lot of privacy because of the tranquil waterways and the chirping birds. In fact, it's a wonderful location for self-reflection and rejuvenation while taking in the natural splendour.

Deir El-Medina in Luxor

  • 05 16, 2023

Deir El-Medina in Luxor

Excavations on this site have brought about 70 houses to the light, surrounded by a boundary wall. The site is heavily ruined by time, but the structure of the houses is still well preserved. Each consisted of an entrance hall and four rooms, a staircase that leads down, and another that went up to the terraced roof.

The builders of the temples were buried in perfectly decorated tombs and topped with a small pyramid or a pyramidion in Deir El-Madina, south of the Valley of the Kings.

Valley of the Kings in Luxor

Valley of the Kings in Luxor

The best-known facts about the workers of Deir el-Madineh: The workers of the city monastery came out in the first revolution in history against the injustice of the rulers.
City monastery workers' rebellion confronts King's officials for stealing treasures from cemeteries.
City monastery workers refused to allow Pharaonic state rulers to unite married women.
The city monastery workers' revolution came out against moral corruption in Pharaonic times.
City monastery workers protested against not paying their wages for the intransigence of officials with them.

The small size of these tombs allows only small group visits. The tombs take the shape of a courtyard surrounded by a chapel, under which the funeral chamber was located. To the west, going up the hillside, you will come across some simpler tombs that are carved out of rock. 3 of them are open to the public and deserve to be visited for their magnificent wall decorations.

Discover more about the tomb of Nefertari who was the wife of King Ramsis II, her name "Nefertari" means beautiful companion, and she took good care of the paints for her tombs and made sure that it contained the best items for new life.

Share On Social Media:

Egypt Tours FAQ

Read top Egypt tours FAQs

El-Medina, Deir Deir Al-Madina is a section of the cemetery of the funerary city of Thebes and is situated in Jabal al-Gurna, north of the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, in southern Egypt.

Deir El Medina is an ancient Egyptian village located on the west bank of the Nile River in Luxor. It was home to the artisans and craftsmen who worked on the nearby tombs in the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens.


Cairo Top Tours Partners

Check out our partners

the oberoi