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Dr. Ragab's Pharaonic Village

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Address: 3 El Bahr El Aazam St | 240 Al Orman, Giza, Egypt
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Imagine going to a place a few miles from the center of Cairo, Egypt. Where...

Imagine going to a place a few miles from the center of Cairo, Egypt. Where Egypt's entire history and art comes alive! Such a place exists in the Pharaonic Village, on Jacob Island in the Nile.

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History with a difference

This historic village takes you on a trip through the ages in Egypt. You get on a boat and the boat takes you on a sail through the ages. With real people and props it shows you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 December 2016
Karen E
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Riffa, Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This year we visit the pharaonic village for the first time and it was amazing 💕I enjoy the tour more than the museum.you will start with riding an open floating boat and during the ride you will hear and see many hysterical Egyptian characters and old occupations .later you will be join a tour guide who will show you many... More 

Thank hanan824
Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pharaonic Village has a lovely location on its own island in the Nile, this is what it makes so special. There is plenty of parking, a dubious ticketing system and a ferry boat to bring you to the island. Despite it's just 50m to go, the ferry is waiting until full which can take ages. I found this annoying.... More 

1 Thank Frank N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is very nice . Showing the history with live scenes . Little expensive but worth it.. there is many gift shops with nice things with reasonable prices not like Khan Al Khalili

Thank Da7mony21
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a bad place to get a historical perspective of Egypt's history but I would rather spend my time seeing king tut's mummy rather than a replica of it. It reminded me of a colonial Williamsburg tour that had a quarter of the budget of what they had to work with. We did learn some new things so we are... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This historic village takes you on a trip through the ages in Egypt. You get on a boat and the boat takes you on a sail through the ages. With real people and props it shows you how bread was made, find and fluids stored and how Egyptians lived through the ages. Once you come off the boat, there is... More 

Thank Karen E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We booked the guided trip+boat trip+2museums.. ...The boat trip among the actors whom acting the daily activities of the pharaos will make you feel that you are there ! living with pharaos at the past!....the trip was so informative and interseting...and our guides were so nice....and I liked the museums also....

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The noble house as well as Tut Ankh Amun tomb tours were impressive. really liked what i saw during the boat trip.

Thank Silverboy_90
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We took our 5 and 9 years old to the Pharonic village while on holiday in Egypt. Both kids and us loved it. They have several types of tickets. The ones we chose were the boat trip and guided tour. Kids liked what they saw during the boat trip...how paper was made from papyrus...cooking...boat making...planting, etc. Our 9 years old... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It was so much fun even though it was a bit costly.Our guide was so friendly and nice.We got a full explanation tour that was amazing.After the first half,we had a break at lotus café. It is a large outdoor café with food, snacks, cocktails, and sweets.Finally, after the break we went to learn about King Tut. Then we road... More 

Thank Razan A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This was a disappointment and I wish we hadn't wasted time here. It's maybe helpful for people to see in miniature some of the sites they should/will see in reality, but it's, frankly, tacky and phony.

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