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EGYPT
Cairo

Nov. 2, 2020

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Egypt is conservative for food, but the number of restaurants offering sushi has increased dramatically in the last year or two.
However, while many sushi is far from Japanese sushi, MORI SUSHI offers stable and delicious sushi. Of course, it is inferior to Japanese sushi, but I am still very satisfied with the desire for Japanese food. The fried sushi is also hot and surprisingly delicious, but be careful as it is too voluminous. The large malls almost always contain MORI SUSHI, which is popular with Egyptians.

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EGYPT
Cairo

Oct. 29, 2020

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When it comes to Egypt, ancient ruins such as pyramids are popular with Japanese people, but in fact, the Red Sea beach resort, which boasts the highest transparency in the world, is also famous, and people who stay mainly from Europe and Russia on long vacations throughout the year. Will visit a lot.
The beach resort is also popular with Egyptians, and the other day our Japanese staff went on vacation with their families.
From the pier on the hotel's private beach, you can see many colorful fish with the naked eye. The food was delicious and it seemed to be very relaxing and very satisfying.

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EGYPT
Cairo

Oct. 15, 2020

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A new restaurant overlooking the 9 pyramids has opened!

Speaking of the Giza Pyramid, the three major pyramids of Khufu, Kuffler, and Menkaurer are famous, but in fact, there are three "satellite pyramids" built alongside the Khufu pyramid and the Menkaurer pyramid, which are combined with the three major pyramids. There is a special place where you can see a total of 9 pyramids.

A restaurant has opened at that superb view point!
Its name is "9 Pyramids Lounge".
There are two types, a table seat and a Bedouin style tatami room. It's completely outdoors, so it can be a bit harsh during midsummer days, but you can enjoy your meal while gazing at the nine pyramids!

Although it is located in the desert, it also has a clean toilet.
Alcohol will also be available after January 2021.

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EGYPT
Cairo

Sept. 28, 2020

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When entering Egypt, a PCR negative certificate is required within 72 hours before the departure time of the flight to Egypt, but for travelers from the following airports including Japan, the itinerary and connecting time will be long, so Egypt A negative PCR test proof was valid within 96 hours before the departure time of the outbound flight.

Travelers' departure airports valid within 96 hours: Japan, China, Thailand, North America, South America, Canada, and London Heathrow, Paris, Frankfurt

EGYPT
Cairo

Sept. 7, 2020

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From September 1st, all persons who enter Egypt (including Egyptian nationals) are required to have a negative PCR test proof within 72 hours of arrival in Egypt.
It is also possible to take a PCR test for a fee (US$30) on arrival at the following airports only.
Sharm el-Sheikh Airport, Hurghada Airport, Tarver Airport, Marsa Alam Airport ※In Egypt, you need to enter at the airport you first arrived, so even if the above is your final destination, if you are going through Cairo Airport etc., Prior PCR test is required.
*You may be required to show a negative PCR test certificate when checking in for flights to Egypt. Please check with your airline to see if you can board without the negative proof if you intend to undergo a PCR test at the above 4 airports.

EGYPT
Cairo

Sept. 7, 2020

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Baron Palace in Cairo has been open to the public for the first time since June 30!
Oriental architecture reminiscent of India or Angkor Wat even though it is Egypt! ?
The Heliopolis area, where the Baron Palace is located, was itself developed by the Belgian businessman Edward Enpain, and was built as his own residence.
At that time, it seemed to be the design because oriental architecture was popular in Europe under the influence of the Paris Expo.
Admission Fee 100 adult Egyptian pounds, £50 extra on rooftop open from 9am to 6pm.
It is close to Cairo Airport and recommended for sightseeing during transit times!

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EGYPT
Cairo

Aug. 13, 2020

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August is hot, and sometimes school is closed, so many Egyptians go to sea resorts. In some places, such as Ein Sohona, a Red Sea resort near the capital, Cairo, is full of hotels and reservations cannot be made. The capacity of each hotel is limited due to infection control. If you can't go to the sea, go to a shopping mall in search of coolness. The photo shows lunch at Morizushi in the mall.

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EGYPT
Cairo

Aug. 10, 2020

Latest COVID-19 conditions

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<New restrictions on entering Egypt>
With the announcement of the Egyptian government on August 6,
We announced that a negative PCR test certificate is required for entry.
Effective from August 15th.
No PCR test is required for direct access to Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, Marsa Matrouha, Marsa Alam and Taba.
However, when moving from these areas to other prefectures,
A PCR test negative certificate issued within 72 hours is required.

<The photo is a recent photo of scuba diving at Dahab, a popular resort on the Sinai Peninsula.
Dahab is a beautiful area that is famous for Japanese divers as a spot where you can dive cheaply.

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EGYPT
Cairo

Aug. 3, 2020

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Currently in Egypt, the number of new infections every day is decreasing,
(The number of new infections from the WHO announced yesterday was 238.) Foreign tourists only accept Red Sea Resort.
The photo shows a recent scene of the World Heritage Memphis, about an hour's drive from Cairo, the capital of Egypt.
Usually, it is crowded with foreign tourists,
Nowadays, foreign tourists can't come to Cairo and around Giza, so
You can enjoy sightseeing with a private feeling!
Memphis prospered as the capital during the ancient Kingdom of Egypt. The huge statue of Ramses II (pictured) is especially noticeable.

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EGYPT
Cairo

Aug. 1, 2020

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Eid Mubarak!
Today is Eid al-Adha, a Islamic holiday. This is a very important festival for Muslims, and during this period, livestock such as sheep, cows, and camels are used to serve relatives, friends, and poor people. The photo shows a friend's family who rammed sheep into different parts.

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EGYPT
Cairo

July 22, 2020

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From July to August every year, many Egyptians go to sea resorts during their summer vacation.
At the world famous Red Sea Resort, which started accepting foreign tourists in July,
Like foreigners, domestic Egyptian travelers enjoy their leisure stays with their families.
The photo was provided by a visitor to the Desert Rose Hotel in Hurghada, the Red Sea resort city.

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EGYPT
Cairo

July 13, 2020

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Almaza, a relatively new shopping mall in Cairo.
The interior is a very popular and comfortable mall.
Eat-in of restaurants and cafes also resumed business (user capacity up to 25%),
You can see people relaxing.
Must wear a mask in the mall.

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EGYPT
Cairo

July 13, 2020

Latest COVID-19 conditions

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The number of newly infected coronas in Egypt has been gradually decreasing over the past few days.
In Egypt, international flights will resume from a resort area where infection is low on July 1,
Tourists from overseas arrive one after another.
On July 1, 175 Ukrainian tourists arrived in Hurghada, one of the most popular resorts in the Red Sea.
On July 3, 131 from France, 125 from Belgium,
118 from Italy, 139 from the UK, and 289 from Lebanon arrived at Sharm El Sheikh, a well-known resort in Hurghada and the Sinai Peninsula.
The photo shows the beach of Sharm el Sheikh, which is colored in the sun.

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EGYPT
Cairo

June 24, 2020

Latest COVID-19 conditions

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From the end of last month, the number of newly infected persons in Egypt has remained at around one thousand to several hundred per day.
From the end of June this month, restrictions on infection control will be relaxed. The following implementation is from June 27.
The curfew at night has been lifted. Eat-in business reopening at restaurants and cafes (capacity up to 25% & up to 22:00), movie theaters and theaters reopening (capacity up to 25%), worship at mosques and churches resumed (mosque Friday service & church Sunday service) Ban).
Reference https://www.eg.emb-japa…

EGYPT
Cairo

June 24, 2020

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Even in a town that was temporarily quiet due to refraining from going out, the usual hustle and bustle is returning due to the reopening of various facilities and businesses. A mask must be worn at shopping malls, public facilities and public transportation.

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