Downtown Cairo to Be Renovated as an Open Museum

Cairo governor Engineer Atef abd elhamed has declared the start of a new project to redevelop downtown Cairo, transforming the area into an open museum.

The project plan aims to reconstruct bui ldings and facades, in order to restore the Khedive era (18th and 19th century) architectural style of downtown Cairo and to turn the area into an open museum. 23 buildings are included in the renovation plan, in addition to 12000 square meters of the surrounding pedestrian streets.

EGYPTIAN MUSEUM DISPLAYS 300 ARTEFACTS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A TEMPORARY EXHIBITION.
A new exhibition of 300 never before seen artefacts from the Cleopatra opened in the Egyptian museum in downtown Cairo on April 18. The archaeological pieces are a clear record of daily life of Ptolemaic era, showing the administrative role, religious activities and the royal life.