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  • Cairo

    Cairo

    Cairo

    The captial of Egypt and the largest city in Africa, the name means "the victorious city". As the region's principal commercial, administrative, and tourist centre.
  • Alexandria

    Alexandria

    Alexandria

    Egypt's second largest city (3.5 million people), its largest seaport and the country's window onto the Mediterranean Sea. No city in Egypt has history as rich as that of Alexandria which witnessed so many historic events and legends!
  • Luxor

    Luxor

    Luxor

    Luxor hosts one third of the whole monuments and antiquities of the world. Therefore, it is considered one of the most important tourism spots in Egypt and maybe in the whole world.
  • Aswan

    Aswan

    Aswan

    Aswan is the 3rd largest city in Egypt and the biggest in Upper Egypt. Aswan was the ancient Egyptians' gateway to Africa. Today Aswan is major stop for may Nile cruise ships depart from Luxor to Aswan everyday.
  • Sharm Elsheikh

    Sharm Elsheikh

    Sharm El Sheikh

    Sharm is the the jewel of Egyptian tourism industry now. The city offer some of the finest places for diving and snorkeling in the world, it offers great value for money if compared with many diving spots in the world.
  • Hurhgada

    Hurhgada

    Hurghada

    Hurghada today is a world centre for sea sports such as diving, snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing, and deep-sea fishing. The unique offshore underwater gardens are justifiably famous amongst divers

Egypt Sound and Light Show

Egypt is famous for many sightseeing places and activities, but one thing which people do not wish to miss when touring this country are the sound and light shows. There are many such light and sound shows held across Egypt which include at Philae, Abu Simbel, at Citadels in Cairo and Taba and also at the Pyramids and Luxor. The shows can simply be put as a mix of multimedia and presentation dedicated to the monuments where these are held and also to Egypt in general. Most people who attend these shows are very pleased with the same. Today information about when the shows will be held and also to book advanced tickets all information and facility is available on the official website.

The state of the art technology which is used, projection system, laser shows are like things which help in visualizing the past and bring to life the many mysteries associated with the pharaonic civilization period of Egypt.


Some of the most famous sound and light shows held across Egypt are

  • The sound and light show at the great pyramids at Giza, Started in 1961, the shows illustrate the story of the Sphinx who has been the guardian of the city of the dead for thousands of years. Then follows the building of pyramids here and also tells the story about the history and the many famous people from Egypt.
  • Sound and light show at Karnak in Luxor started in the year 1972. It starts with the story about the birth of Thebes and construction of the Karnak Temple, famous across the globe. Achievements of some great pharaohs is also illustrated which is displayed in a poetic way and seems to be an artistic treasure which is enclosed just here.
  • Sound and light show at Abu Simbel, Inaugurated in 2000, It’s the most recent show in Egypt and makes use of the latest sound and light technology. The project is managed by a team of professionals who make use of the latest technology to produce sound and light efficiently.
  • Sound and light show at Edfu, Started in 2010, this show illustrates the building of the Edfu temple which is characterized by a massive construction and magnitude and since its discovery has never been short of tourists and visitors.
  • Sound and light show at Philae in Aswan, Started in 1985, the viewers here are taken on a Nile cruise which helps them discover natural beauty and a way to the Philae Island. The show tells the story of the construction and then the restoration of the temples and also about the history of Aswan. Also shown are the grandeur of Noba, The Sacredness of The Nile and the loyalty and nobility of Isis's message.

PYRAMIDS SOUND AND LIGHT SHOW TIMETABLE

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Day

Extra Show

1st Show

2nd Show

3rd Show

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N/A

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Spanish

Italian

Sunday

N/A

English

German

Russian

Monday

N/A

English

French

Spanish

Tuesday

N/A

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Italian

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Wednesday

N/A

English

German

Spanish

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N/A

English

French

Arabic

Friday

N/A

English

French

Italian

Show in winter
From 01/10 to 30/04

N/A

1830

1930

2030

Show in summer
From 01/05 to 30/09

N/A

2030

2200

2300

All languages available via headphones offer translation:
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Polish, Arabic.
Translation headsets for free

 


ABU SIMBEL SOUND AND LIGHT SHOW TIMETABLE

abu simbel sound and light show

 

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Extra Show

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2nd Show

3rd Show

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The shows are presented in all languages:

English, French, German, Italian,
Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Arabic

Sunday

N/A

Monday

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Tuesday

N/A

Wednesday

N/A

Thursday

N/A

Friday

N/A

Show in winter
From 01/10 to 30/04

N/A

1800

1900

2000

Show in summer
From 01/05 to 30/09

N/A

2000

2100

2200


 

EDFU SOUND AND LIGHT SHOW TIMETABLE

edfu sound and light show

 

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Extra Show

1st Show

2nd Show

3rd Show

Saturday

N/A

English

The shows are presented in all languages:

English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Arabic

Sunday

N/A

Monday

N/A

Tuesday

N/A

Wednesday

N/A

Thursday

N/A

Friday

N/A

Show in winter
From 01/10 to 30/04

N/A

2100

2200

2300

Show in summer
From 01/05 to 30/09

N/A

2100

2200

2300


KARNAK SOUND AND LIGHT SHOW TIMETABLE

karnack sound and light

 

Day

Extra Show

1st Show

2nd Show

3rd Show

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-

French

English

German

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German

English

Italian

Monday

German

English

French

Spanish

Tuesday

German

Jap/Rus

English

-

Wednesday

-

German

English

French

Thursday

Japanese

English

French

Arabic

Friday

Italian

English

French

-

Show in winter
From 01/10 to 30/04

1730

1830

1945

2100

Show in summer
From 01/05 to 30/09

-

2000

2115

2230

The 4th show is presented upon previous reservation

 


PHILAE SOUND AND LIGHT SHOW TIMETABLE

philae sound and light show

 

Day

Extra Show

1st Show

2nd Show

3rd Show

Saturday

N/A

English

Arabic

-

Sunday

N/A

German

French

English

Monday

N/A

English

French

-

Tuesday

N/A

French

English

-

Wednesday

N/A

French

English

-

Thursday

N/A

French

Spanish

English

Friday

N/A

English

French

Italian

Show in winter
From 01/10 to 30/04

N/A

1830

1945

2100

Show in summer
From 01/05 to 30/09

N/A

2000

2115

2230

 

The many sound and light shows in Egypt are pre-recorded and feature no live actors or musicians. The event is continually well attended night after night. The Tickets cost 100 Egyptian pounds and are available locally through most hotels and travel agencies, or available to buy online.



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