Attractions

Cemetery in Minya

Zawiyyet Al Mayyiteen

On the east bank about 7km southeast of town, this large Muslim and Christian cemetery, called Zawiyyet Al Mayyiteen (Place of the Dead), consists of several hundred mudbrick mausoleums, many with beehive roofs. Str…
Museum in Minya

Akhenaten Museum

The new Akhenaten Museum on the east bank is now complete, but no date has been set for its opening. If the Egyptian authorities can swing it, it will be home, for some months at least, to the iconic bust of Queen N…