Currency in Beni Suef


History Of Beni Suef


Beni Suef is a historical site occupied during all eras of Egyptian history. The Meidum pyramid – the second-oldest pyramid was built here by “King Hony”, the last king of the third family. Construction was completed by his son King Senefro, the first king of the fourth family and the father of King Khufu.

Other archaeological treasures of the province include the Grand Pyramid, the Coptic monuments of the churches and monasteries, including the monastery of Anaboloa, the monastery of St. Anthony in the center of Nasser and the church of the Virgin Mary in the village of Bayad al-Arab, east of the Nile. 

Islamic monuments are distributed in the province where the tomb of Prince Ahmed Shedid is located in the village of Sodas Al-Amara and Marwan Ibn Mohammed cemetery in the village of Abu Sir Al-Malaq and the Mosque of Al-Sayeda Houria in the city of Beni Suef 18 km away and the Sanurho Cave is a huge cave in the heart of the mountain Stabilizers of pure alabaster. In the eastern corner of the cave there is a watercourse below the level of the cave, which is believed to be the means of drainage accumulated in the cave.

The land of the province of Beni Suef throughout the ancient Egyptian history witnessed significant events in the Meidum of the center of Wasti Royal cemetery took an important step towards access The whole pyramid form and in the incomplete pyramid of King Honi the last kings of the third and tenth family and had a prominent role in the ancient Egyptian beliefs and the province boasts many important archaeological sites dating back to prehistoric times and throughout the ancient Egyptian history as well as in the era of Hellenistic settlement in Egypt.