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Egypt Tourist Attractions

Egypt is a country famous for Pharaos, the stories of mummies, and pyramids. The Pyramids of Giza are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a place that makes the tourists gawp. The pyramids have unresolved mysteries which puzzle people from all across the globe. Another wonder – the Great Sahara Desert spans through the country. There are many places of interest in Egypt. The Valley of the Kings, Abu Simbel, Giza Necropolis, Luxor Temple, Temple of Edfu, and Karnak Temple are some of the frequently-visited tourist places. Egyptian mosques such as Al-Azhar Mosque, Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and El-Mursi Abul Abbas Mosque exhibit architectural excellence. The divers love to visit the Ras Muhammad National Park. Roman triumphal column, called the Pompey’s Pillar, is located in Alexandria. The world-acclaimed Suez Canal is maintained by Egypt.

Pyramids of Giza
Pyramids of Giza

The Pyramids of Giza, situated near Al-Jizah, are a popular site in Egypt. This archeological site located on the west bank of the Nile River comprises of the Great Sphinx guarding the Pyramids of Khufu (Gr. Cheops), Khafre (Gr. Chephren), and Menkaure (Gr. Mycerinus) – the pyramids of all of the prominent rulers from the 4th(…)

Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Egyptian Museum, Cairo

The Egyptian Museum (The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities), Cairo is one of the chief tourist attractions of the city. It showcases artifacts exceeding a hundred thousand in number. A must-visit in the course of extensive Cairo travels, the Egyptian Museum, draws several tourists who arrive in its precincts just to get a glimpse of the(…)

Sahara Desert
Sahara Desert

The Sahara Desert or the Great Desert located in most of the northern region of Africa, is an ideal place for enjoying adventurous camel treks and camping under the sparkling starry skies. It is a place of extreme temperatures – intense heat in the afternoon and cold freezing at night are a common phenomenon in(…)

Suez Canal
Suez Canal

The Suez Canal, sometimes called the Highway to India, is the link between Europe, Africa, and Asia, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. A man-made waterway, the Suez Canal is a work of impressive engineering that has facilitated international commerce since its opening in 1869. A sum of $100 million was spent in(…)

Karnak Temple
Karnak Temple

The temple of Karnak (Al-Karnak) is a huge building complex made up of a series of structures and features. In fact, it is a city of temples that have been built over a time period of 2,000 years. This region still manages to overshadow some of the most popular wonders of the modern world and(…)

Abu Simbel
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel is a village located in southern Egypt and is home to the two Abu Simbel temples, which are made of rock and are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser. The site is recognized by the UNESCO to be a World Heritage Site and has been named the “Nubian Monuments”. Because of(…)

Valley of the Kings
Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings is a valley in Egypt where tombs are constructed. It has two components – East and West. The East Valley is where most of the tourism occurs because that’s where the royal tombs are situated. Archaeologists have been looking into the Valley of the Kings since centuries but it continues(…)

Nile River Cruise
Nile River Cruise

Cruising the Nile River used to be the only way to visit Egyptian temples in history. But even today, it has many advantages when compared to modern airlines. It is a journey worth experiencing at least once in a lifetime. The sole reason for this is that choosing the option to cruise would allow one(…)

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