Holidays in Egypt have long been no luxury. Many Russians fell in love with this country, its traditions and customs, hospitable resorts, among which the resort town of El Gouna is still young, but already quite popular. This private resort town was artificially designed. On the one hand, the city borders on the Red Sea, and on the opposite side it is surrounded by fabulous scarlet mountains of deserts. El Gouna is located at a distance of 25 kilometers north of the famous resort city of Hurghada (about 30 minutes by bus).
This city is known as one of the most famous Egyptian resorts and is famous for its beautiful beaches and picturesque nature, which stretch ten kilometers along the coast of the Red Sea. In addition, the city itself is interesting for its diverse and bizarre architecture, quiet and comfortable atmosphere. Continue reading
The ancient building for mass shows – the Colosseum, located at the base of two of the seven hills of the city – the Capitol and the Palatine, is considered one of the symbols of Ancient Rome, and since 1979 it has been protected by UNESCO.
HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT WHICH YOU PROBABLY DO NOT KNOW:
The Colosseum might not have been built, but the Roman emperor Flavius Titus Vespasian (senior) decided to eliminate the traces of the reign of Claudius Nero. Construction began on the site of a pond with swans in the year 70. The opening of the Coliseum was in the year 80, under the rule of the son of Titus, who was the representative of Flavius (dynasty of emperors). Therefore, often in historical documents the Colosseum was called as “Flavian Amphitheater.” Continue reading