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Egypt . History . Egypt history . Pharaohs Parade .

Officially the Phaouoh's Golden Parade happened on April 3rd, 2021 at 6 PM, Cairo time, the whole world watched this historic event and all of us wondered from the amazing Parade walking from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of the Egyptian Civilization in Al Fustat.


The Pharaohs Golden Parade is a grand process to transfer a huge number of mummies and coffins, there are 22 mommies and they are nearly 18 mummies for ancient Egyptian kings and 4 for ancient Egyptian queens, in Royal coffins back to the 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th Egyptian Pharaohs Royal families. 



Know more about Pharaohs’ Golden Parade


An extravagant ceremony took place in Egypt by moving twenty-two ancient royal mummies from the Egyptian museum to the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization last night in a historic event dubbed the Golden Parade. All the roads in Egypt were enclosed in the middle of town specially Tahrir Square to permit the procession of pharaonic, golden vehicles to start their way south to Al Fustat, which they guarded by 12 weaponed Egyptian guards wearing the formal suit of the pharaohs.


The majestic pharaohs were transported in well-designed and special nitrogen-filled capsules to save them according to the Egyptian antiquities minister's instructions, they prepared for 15 days in the laboratories to be ready for the movement and the Parade. 


Why was the Pharaoh's Golden Parade directed to the National Museum of the Egyptian Civilization in Al-Fustat?  The city of Fustat is overlooking Ain Al Sira near the Babylon Fortress, near the heart of the town! According to the name of this Museum, it must have the best of the Egyptian civilization so the Golden Parade moved to settle there and let the locals and the foreigners see the history of the Royal dynasties of Egypt. 

Who are the mummies? 

As we mentioned, they are 22 mummies of the Egyptian Royal dynasties, mainly back to the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasties. 18 Egyptian kings and 4 queens, including Queen Nefertari, Queen Merit amun, Queen Hatshepsut, Pharaoh Ramses II, Pharaoh Ramses IX, Pharaoh Tuhotmos, and Pharaoh Seti I.


Here is everything you will need to know about the Pharaoh Golden Parade in Cairo


  • The Parade started on Saturday, at the sunset of April 3rd and it took 45 minutes to reach Al Fustat.
  • All the 22 mummies are procession on Golden, decorated vehicles covered with their names in Arabic.
  • There were a lot of Egyptian famous actors, singers, and artists shared in this majestic event performing fantastic shows during the procession of the Golden Parade.
  • There were more than 400 television shows presenting this historical event, live worldwide, also on the Youtube channel of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.  


Now, you will be able to watch the full event on the Youtube channel and enjoy what you miss from this majestic and Royal event! 

Don’t miss out on your visit to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and PLAN now to see the History of the Pharaohs!

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