Key Tourist Sites to Reopen Next Month

Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Minister has announced eight key tourist sites will reopen next month. The Pyramids of Giza and their surrounding areas, the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, the Citadel of Salah El-Din, the temples in Karnak and Luxor, Hurghada Museum, Abu Simbel temples and the Temple of Philae in Aswan are reopening. The Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, the Museum of Royal Carriages in Boulaq, Kafr El-Sheikh Museum and Sharm El-Sheikh Museum are also partially reopening. However, they will only be able to reopen if they comply with anti-Coronavirus measures. Tourist trips will not be able to exceed 25 people and tourism companies will have to provide face masks to tourists. Only up to 200 visitors will be allowed in large museums like the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and tours will only last for up to an hour. Up to 100 visitors will be allowed in other museums. It comes as the country gradually reopens to foreign tourism and more sites will gradually reopen between July and September. Full story

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