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The Sun passes over Qaroon Palace in Fayoum

Thursday 21/December/2017 - 08:45 AM
Sada El Balad
Sada ElBalad- Basant Ahmed
Many Egyptian and foreign tourists visited fayoum governorate this morning to watch the sun passing over the Holy of Holies at Qaroon Palace.

The phenomenon was observed at 6 a.m. Thursday and lasted for 25 minutes.

Egypt has witnessed a significant increase in the third quarter of 2017 amounted to 55 percent compared to the same period last year، according to state statistics body CAPMAS.

The figures showed that the number of tourists during the third quarter in 2017 exceeded 2.3 million، compared to just over 1.5 million tourists in the previous year’s third quarter.

Egypt's tourism revenues jumped 211.8 percent year-on-year to $5.3 billion in the first nine months of 2017، a government official said in October، according to Reuters.

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