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Karen Grubb at Cusco Cathedral
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From local legends to ancient ruins, show us your best photos & tips with a historic perspective. Congrats to the winner of $2020 for travel! Read more here: http://blog.trover.com/history-photo-contest-winner/
Karnak, Luxor, EgyptKarnakLuxor, Egypt#History #AdventureLuxor, EgyptLuxorEgyptExploring the inside of the pyramids in Egypt is a fascinating experience. It is great to see history and culture being preserved. #travel...City Of The Dead Cairo Egypt, Cairo, EgyptCity Of The Dead Cairo EgyptCairo, Egypt#History Also known as the Cairo Necropolis is a very interesting place to explore. The juxtaposition of life and death makes it very unique. The...Prince Mohamed Ali Palace (Al Manial Palace), Cairo, EgyptPrince Mohamed Ali Palace (Al Manial Palace)Cairo, EgyptThis palace is located in El Manial district on Rhoda Island, from some windows you can see the Nile. The grounds have multiple lavishly decorated...Aisha Fahmy Palace, Cairo, EgyptAisha Fahmy PalaceCairo, Egypt#History Designed by Italian architect with a beautiful, classic European style, the palace was built in 1907 by the Nile River in Zamalek for...Jazīrat adh Dhahab, Giza, EgyptJazīrat adh DhahabGiza, Egypt#History The name translates to Gold Island. Scattered with farms and crop fields, it is one of two islands situated the south of Cairo, and the...City Of The Dead Cairo Egypt, Cairo, EgyptCity Of The Dead Cairo EgyptCairo, Egypt#History Hosh Al Pacha - It was built as a tomb for the later generation of Mohamed Ali's royal family. Also The last Shah of Iran Mohamed Rezza...Gayer-Anderson Museum, Cairo, EgyptGayer-Anderson MuseumCairo, Egypt#history Originally Beit El Kertlia, this historic home has so many grand rooms, ornate decor, beautiful courtyards, gardens and and my favorite...Karnak, Luxor, EgyptKarnakLuxor, EgyptWhat struck me the most about the Temple of Karnak was the colour that was still visible underneath the top columns of the ruins. The site is...Allée des Sphinx, Luxor, EgyptAllée des SphinxLuxor, EgyptThe Avenue of Sphinxes from Luxor Temple to Karnak Temple is an incredible sight to see. It was one of the most impressive ruins we saw in Egypt...Philae, EgyptPhilaeEgyptThe Temple of Philae has been completely reconstructed on an island in the Nile River. Building of the Aswan dam flooded many historical sites in...Great Sphinx of Giza, Nazlet El-Semman, EgyptGreat Sphinx of GizaNazlet El-Semman, EgyptIt's Egypt and all the historical sites are incredible. The Great Sphinx of Giza lies in the shadow of the pyramids and should not be overlooked...Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, Cairo, EgyptEgyptian Museum of AntiquitiesCairo, EgyptOne of my favorite pieces in the museum, a cross-legged scribe made of limestone sitting with an open scroll. Amazing! 2400 BC. #historyEgyptian Museum of Antiquities, Cairo, EgyptEgyptian Museum of AntiquitiesCairo, EgyptI’d think twice about crossing this Anubis who stood guard over King Tuthankamen’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings. King Tut’s tomb was discovered...Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, Cairo, EgyptEgyptian Museum of AntiquitiesCairo, EgyptCarved in basalt in 2400 BC, this triad was found in the pyramids at Giza. King Menkaure, the goddess Hathore and a deity. Amazing perfect detail....Pyramid of Djoser, Saqarah, EgyptPyramid of DjoserSaqarah, EgyptWhere it all began. The first pyramid in Egypt, the step pyramid of Saqqara 2700 BC. It is also the first large stone building in history. The...The Great Pyramid of Giza, Nazlet El-Semman, EgyptThe Great Pyramid of GizaNazlet El-Semman, EgyptIf you are thinking about climbing in the Great Pyramid to the empty tomb room, please keep in mind that first one must climb up to the entrance...Panoramic view of the Pyramids, EgyptPanoramic view of the PyramidsEgyptThe iconic view that everyone thinks of when the country “Egypt” is mentioned. It truly is otherworldly. #culture #historyGreat Sphinx of Giza, Nazlet El-Semman, EgyptGreat Sphinx of GizaNazlet El-Semman, EgyptThe Great Sphinx himself in all his glory. #culture #trovember #historyStatues of Rameses II, Mit Rahinah, EgyptStatues of Rameses IIMit Rahinah, EgyptThe colossal statue of Rameses II is one of a pair of 11-meter-tall statues found on site in 1820 in this location. The details of this statue are...
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          1. 23d
            is there still a contest for #History?
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            Congrats to #History winner Karen Grubb! See the winning photo: https://www.trover.com/d/2SJ0x-cusco-cathedral-cuzco-peru
          3. 19d
            How do I add my photos to a contest please they I have tried many different ways but never see the after posting??
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            Hi Ron, the contest is closed but you can still add your photos to the list. Include the tag " #History " with your written description. Email feedback@trover.com if you are still having issues. Hope that helps!
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