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173,000 Egyptian, foreign tourists visited Pyramids on Jan 19-31: official

Friday، 02 February 2018 - 11:27 AM

As many as 173,000 Egyptian and foreign tourists visited the Pyramids Plateau on January 19-31, which coincides with the mid-year academic vacation, director-general of the plateau Ashraf Mohie said in statements Thursday.


The Pyramids Plateau received about 14,513 foreign tourists of different nationalities and around 157,695 Egyptian visitors, he added.


The visitors have flocked to the archaeological site in line with changing visiting hours, Mohie noted.


A large number of inspectors from the Ministry of Antiquities along with tourism police personnel are present at the pyramids area to receive visitors and reply to their inquiries, he said.




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