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Al Hisaniyah Destination Guide

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Al Hisaniyah in the region of Al Minyā is a place located in Egypt - some 151 mi (or 243 km) South of Cairo, the country's capital.

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Local time in Al Hisaniyah is now 12:33 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Cairo" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Gaza, Zawiyat al Amwat, Tuwah Bani Ibrahim, Suhaj, Naj' Shaybah or Abu Qurqas. While being here, you might want to check out Zawiyat Hatim, Za'faranah, Saqiyat Musa, Safay, Rayhanah and Nazlat Ismant as well. We discovered some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Interesting facts about this location

Speos Artemidos

The Speos Artemidos (Grotto of Artemis) is an archaeological site in Egypt. It is located about 2 km south of the Middle Kingdom tombs at Beni Hasan, and about 28 km south of Al Minya. Today, the site is a small village known as Istabl Antar. There are two temples here, both of which are dedicated to Pakhet. They are cut out of the rock into the cliffs on the eastern side of the Nile.

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Located at 27.92, 30.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:15th-century BC architecture, Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in Minya Governorate

Beni Hasan

Beni Hasan (also written as Bani Hasan, or also Beni-Hassan) is an Ancient Egyptian cemetery site. It is located approximately 20 kilometers to the south of modern-day Minya in the region known as Middle Egypt, the area between Asyut and Memphis. While there are some Old Kingdom burials at the site, it was primarily used during the Middle Kingdom, spanning the 21st to 17th centuries BCE.

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Located at 27.92, 30.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Egypt, Tombs of ancient Egypt

Hermopolis

Hermopolis Magna or simply Hermopolis or Hermopolis Megale or Hermupolis is the site of ancient Khmun, and is located near the modern Egyptian town of El Ashmunein in Al Minya governorate.

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Located at 27.92, 30.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Former populated places in Egypt

Zawyet el-Maiyitin

Zawyet el-Maiyitin or Zawyet Sultan or Zawyet el-Amwat is a small village in Egypt, located in the Minya Governorate. The site has a small step-pyramid of the late 3rd Dynasty, remarkable for being the only pyramid built on the east bank of the Nile. It also comprises rock-cut tombs of the late Old Kingdom.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.92, 30.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Egypt, Populated places in Minya Governorate

Tuna el-Gebel

Tuna el-Gebel was the necropolis of Khmun. It is located in Al Minya Governorate in Middle Egypt.

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Located at 27.92, 30.74 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Minya Governorate, Tombs of ancient Egypt