Visit the Golden Halls of the Cairo Museum...
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms.
Why Cairo is the Middle East’s Gem
But in reality, the Sahara is home to one of the Middle East’s biggest and most important cities: Cairo. The Egyptian capital has an incredible history and is considered the area’s megacity for some good reasons!
Joy to the World - A Surprise Museum Concert!
Let's admit it - it's pretty easy to get bored while walking through a museum. Well the United States Air Force Band understands his conundrum so they showed up at the Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. to put on a surprise show for museum goers.
Amazing: This Is An Art Museum, But It's Underwater...
I’ve been to many a museum in my time, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen one quite like this! To Jason deCaires Taylor, the ocean can also serve as an exhibition space and a museum, and it was this idea that gave him inspiration for this project.
They Have Some Beautiful Items at the Metropolitan Museum...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York recently released a collection of 400,000 high-resolution images, each of a unique and beautiful piece. This means that I can share with you some of the most amazing things shown at this "Cultural Mecca", and you didn't even need to pay admission fees!
Wonderful! This Museum Comes to Life at Night...
I often enjoy visiting the museum, the exhibits really get my mind moving. And sometimes my brain is so worked up with visions that I start to contemplate what the exhibits get up to at night, when no one's watching. Do they come to life, like in some funny movie?
A Tour of the Awesome Exhibits of the Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum, located in Washington DC is a center under the Smithsonian Institution and is one of the main museums located in the National Mall, alongside the Museum of Natural History , numerous Galleries of Art, the Lincoln Memorial and many other important monuments.
Visit the Museum of Natural History Without Leaving Home!
The National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C, offers you a rare opportunity to pop in for a visit without ever leaving the house.
Visit Some Famous Museums From the Comfort of Your Home
We invite you to go on a tour inside 9 of the world’s most significant museums and take in their beauty in 360 degrees: How to Use the Virtual Museum Tours To view the works of art in each museum, simply click on its name or the picture underneath it.
You Could Find Your Own Doppelganger in an Art Museum!
These 20 people chanced upon their doppelgangers in museums, showing that faces can be shared throughout history (or that time travel is real), giving these painted people a second go at the present! 1. My friend shares a face with Íñigo Melchor De Velasco, the 7th Duke of Frias, Spain ( imgur ) 2.
If You Love Art and History, You Should Visit These Museums
Historically, museums started as private collections of individuals, families, or institutions of curious and rare artifacts and other objects. The first museum known to historians is the Ennigaldi-Nanna's museum, which operated in 530 B.C.E. in what is now modern-day Iraq.
12 Museum Tours You Can Take From the Comfort of Your Home
Below we list 12 such museums and galleries, which include the British Museum and the Pergamon Museum, all of which you can visit right here and now by simply following a link provided after each museum description. 1.
Tour Rome's Museums Without Even Leaving Your Front Door
I have just come across the most superb interactive guide to the museums that Rome, Italy has to offer. This guide to 10 amazing museums in Rome has had me experiencing the great city as if I were there in the flesh; and now I invite you to take the same enchanting tour as me!
World’s Most-Visited Museums Truly Have SO Much to Offer
National Air and Space Museum Paolo O/ Flickr Location : Washington, D.C., USA Visitors per year : 6,200,000 Explore everything there is to know about air and space travel at the National Air and Space Museum, one of the largest museums in the US and the 5th most visited museum in the world.
The Blind Orchestra - Amazing!
Cairo's Egyptian Girls Chamber Orchestra has been called "a thing of light and hope". That is because every member of this orchestra - is blind.
Step Inside Some of the World's Most Stunning Mosques
[related_articles] Aqsunqur Mosque, Cairo, Egypt Old Cairo is a museum of mosques with dozens of historic shrines located in the medieval center. One of the finest is the Aqsunqur Mosque, completed in 1347.
These Urban Megaprojects Are the World's Most Ambitious
Cairo, Egypt — New Cairo Capital This massive development is currently under construction to the east of downtown Cairo, the Egyptian capital. Spread across 270 square miles, New Cairo Capital will feature 21 new residential districts that will contain enough housing for 5 million people.
Few of These Famous Stolen Paintings Were Never Seen Again
They stand hanging on the walls of museums for all to see, or as treasured possessions in the homes of collectors. Most of these truly prized works of art have a long and illustrious history, passing from owner to owner.
Learn to Tell the Difference Between Cheap & Pricey Meat
Elias Cairo of Olympia Provisions will guide you through what to look out for in different types of meat to ensure you're getting what you pay for.
The Whole World in One Glance...
River Nile flows through Egypt by the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo. Further, the Red Sea, Sinai Peninsula, Dead Sea, Jordan River, as well as the island of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea and Greece on the horizon.
Visit 9 of the Most Unusual Towns in the World
The reason behind it is that it's close neighbor, Egypt's capital - Cairo, doesn't have an efficient and effective system to dispose of it's trash. Instead, the people of Manshiyat became the unofficial garbage collectors for Cairo and even earned the name "Zabbaleen" (Garbage People in Arabic).
What Major Cities Looked Like 100 Years Ago...
Cairo, Egypt — 1910 3. Paris, France — 1902 4. Tokyo, Japan — 1880 5. Berlin, Germany — circa 1910 [related_articles] 6. Jakarta, Indonesia — 1885 7. Mumbai, India — circa 1890–1910 8. Beijing, China — 1910 9. London, England — circa 1893 10. Baghdad, Iraq — circa 1909 11. St.
Rare Footage: Historical Photos Renewed with Color
concentration camp Wobbelin, 1945 London during WWII, 1945 40mm guns firing aboard USS Hornet, February 1945 Clint Eastwood checks his gun at home on June 1, 1956 in Los Angeles, California Steve McQueen’s 1957 Jaguar XK-SS Malcolm X, African-American Muslim Minister, 1960′s Louis & Lucille Armstrong, Cairo
See Vintage Post-War New York in All Its Photogenic Glory
Click on images to enlarge LaSalle Street and Amsterdam Avenue, Harlem (1946) Source: Museum of the City of New York/Todd Webb Archive From Empire State Building, looking southeast (1946) Source: Museum of the City of New York/Todd Webb Archive [related_articles] 125th Street (1946) Source: Museum of