A project to restore the Revolutionary Command Council Museum
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In 1949, King Farouk ordered the construction of a rest house for the king and a marina for royal yachts. The construction was completed in 1951, and in April 2017 the political leadership issued a presidential decree to annex the museum to the presidential palaces. Entrance: It leads to the main foyer of the museum, where we feel the grandeur and beauty of the museum’s architecture, which consists of two floors above the ground floor and the basement. Downstairs: Its depth reaches 9 m underground, and it is a multi-purpose theater on which works of art of various kinds are held. Ground floor: There is a marble theater in the middle of the floor, which is completely covered by an iron eagle spreading its wings over the building, a symbol of freedom. Museum Library: The library covers the facts and the details of the revolution, the struggle of the Egyptian people in confrontation of aggression, and the biographical books and special notes for members of the Revolutionary Command Council. The multi-purpose hall: It is an oasis of arts that reflects the Egyptian identity after the July Revolution, and an exhibition of the most prominent plastic artists who have been influenced by the revolution and expressed it in a creative way. A Cultural salon: It is a meeting place for writers, poets and thinkers to hold cultural seminars and enlightenment evenings. Arts hall: It is the incubator for talents and innovation for...

2020-11-26 15:36:09

Ministry of Tourism reveals the details of the restoration project of Imam al-Shafi`i Mosque
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Dr. Khaled Al-Anani, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, said that the project to restore the Imam al-Shafi’i Mosque is a huge project carried out by the Arab Contractors Company, because of its experience in this field. The restoration took place under the Tourism Ministry's supervision, with the full EGP 13m in funding coming from the Ministry of Endowments. He referred to the efforts made by the government to develop the area as a whole. This was among the work done to develop Ain El-Sira Lake and the area around the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, including bridges and roads. He added that there will be a grand parade soon, that will see the transportation of the mummies of 22 ancient Egyptian kings and queens from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. Hisham Samir, Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Engineering Affairs, said that the first phase of the restoration project was completed in 2018. The phase included the completion of all historical and construction monitoring of the Quba (Dome) and the archaeological documentation of its components and decorations. In addition, an optimal restoration approach was put in place to address the structural deterioration and to the take the necessary protective measures for all its architectural and decorative elements. This took place alongside the completion of all of the external facade restoration. The second phase of the...

2020-11-26 14:22:48

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