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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Gayer Anderson Museum: Secret of the Enchanted Well - Egypt Today


http://www.egypttoday.com/Article/9/14910/Gayer-Anderson-Museum-Secret-of-the-Enchanted-Well
View of the roof of AL- Keretlia House

Gayer Anderson Museum: Secret of the Enchanted Well

Tue, Aug. 1, 2017

CAIRO – 1 August 2017: The Gayer Anderson Museum (Al- Keretlia House) is a wonderful house in El Sayeda Zainab area next to the Mosque of Ibn Tulun, and one of the most beautiful signs of Islamic architecture.

It is better to hear the full history of the house from your tour guide when you go to visit, or from people who work at the museum, and you will be surprised by what you hear; from stories about how it was built or the rumors that spread about that house, also there are signs all around the house explaining everything to visitors.


inside Gayer Anderson Museum 1- Egypt's best Hang out Places - Facebook

The house is full of treasures and monuments that you will not see anywhere else, made with the utmost craftsmanship.


Gayer Anderson Museum - Egypt's best Hang out Places - Facebook

The museum is divided into two houses, the time gap between the establishing of which is a century!


Gayer Anderson Museum from the inside - Egypt's best Hang out Places - Facebook

When you enter this museum you will find yourself in a yard in the middle of which there is an enchanted well, ask why it is believed to be enchanted. After that you will find a stairway to the old house which leads to an open space where there are chairs so you can sit and enjoy the view.


Gayer Anderson Museum from the outside - Egypt's best Hang out Places - Facebook

According to the Facebook page "Egypt's best Hang out Places" goo.gl/jgNHUu the ticket costs 5 L.E., and 3 L.E. for students and the ticket which includes a photographing permit costs 50 L.E. ($3)


inside Gayer Anderson Museum 2 - Egypt's best Hang out Places - Facebook

Photo sessions cost 300 L.E. ($17) but you have to set a date at least two days earlier and within working hours. Photography is not permitted at night.


inside Gayer Anderson Museum 3 - Egypt's best Hang out Places - Facebook

Working hours are from 9 am until 4 pm. Enjoy your visit!


Gayer Anderson Museum garden - Egypt's best Hang out Places - Facebook
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