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Cheap Flights to Matay

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How much do things cost in Matay?
Gasoline (1 liter) $0.26
Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend) $6.57
Monthly Pass (local transport) $9.79
Mid-range restaurant $20.99
Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre $307.91
Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data) $49.14
Eggs (12) $1.50
Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment $22.93
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre $492.81
Oranges (1kg) $0.61
* All price are converted to USD

About Matay

It has large farmlands which make agriculture flourish as the main source of revenue for the city. The villages of Hilwan and Shehata are large producers of corn, sugarcane, cereals, figs, grapes and cotton. There are also cottage industries that thrive in Matay. The furniture business is doing well in this side of the country. At present, the local government is leaning on tourism to be an alternative anchor of the economy. Cheap flights to Matay have made is easy and convenient for tourists to reach the beautiful city.

Matay is known for being the cradle of Christianity in Egypt. The nearby city of Salamut is home to a significant pilgrim site, the Gebel el-Teir. The huge statue of the Virgin Mary in this complex is one of the most popular monuments of the mother of Jesus Christ. Salamut’s local church was erected during the 4th century under the rule of Constantine the Great. Historians also noted that Joseph, Mary and Jesus set foot in the city.

One of the most celebrated findings in this area is the Ay’s tomb. It is regarded as the finest and most well preserved ossuary in necropolis. Beni Hassan al-Shurrug houses more than thirty-nine catacombs of royalties from the Middle Kingdom era.

Hotels in Matay will take you even closer to several restaurants that offer delectable and authentic Egyptian cuisine. Some of the must-try dishes include girgir (vegetable salad made from tossing onions, tomatoes, lemon and rock salt), jerisha (Egyptian tart topped with fermented goat milk) and ful medammes (Egyptian sandwich stuffed with beans softened in olive oil).

There are a lot of fun ways to enjoy your trip to Egypt. If you are looking for a less crowded tourist destination, Matay is a good option. Cheap flights to Matay will allow you to take pleasure in sightseeing and daytime tours in the city.

Information about travelling to Matay

  • Currency exchange rate
    $1.00(EGP) = $0.05(USD)

Airports near Matay

Cairo International Airport (Cairo)