Egypt travel guide

EGYPT TRAVEL

YOUR TRAVEL GUIDE TO EGYPT

AUGUST 19

Minya Travel Guide

Minya Travel Guide




The town of Minya is the capital of Al Minya Governorate. The name of the town is derived from its Egyptian name "Men'atKhufu", but the name may also originate from the town's name in Sahidic Coptic (Tmoone) and in Bohairic (Thmone).

Formerly, the name could also refer to a famous ancient Egyptian tradition, or possibly near one of the local ancient sites, known as the bride of the Nile. Howevewr this was a sacrificial practice of sinking the statue of a woman into the River Nile as a token wife for the annual flood to come high and early.

Also the city of Minya was from most of the sites, it used to be infinitely preferable to Mallawi as a base for excursions. The provincial capital, it derives considerable charm from the old villas built by Italian architects for Egyptian and Greek cotton magnates.

Minya Travel Guide
Minya Travel Guide
Minya Travel Guide
Minya Travel Guide






About us | Contact us | Privacy | Legal terms | Disclaimer

© 2005 - 2017 - Egypt travel guide