The only home of the ancient Egyptians (pharaohs) was a few years ago a destination for tourists from all over the world. However, recent events, especially political ones, have greatly affected tourism activity in Egypt. However, some tourists overcome their fears and go on holiday in this land of the Nile.
- 1 Let’s get to know the 10 most attractive tourist attractions in Egypt where you can see culture, civilization, adventure and relaxation together.
Let’s get to know the 10 most attractive tourist attractions in Egypt where you can see culture, civilization, adventure and relaxation together.
St. Catherine’s Monastery
St. Catherine is located at the foot of Mount Sinai where Prophet Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments. This monastery in the desert is one of the most beautiful temples in the world, featuring an amazing array of religious and artistic icons and manuscripts.
The visit to St. Catherine’s Monastery can not pass without dwarfing a trip to Mount Sinai, where you can see the sunrise and sunset on the mountain.
A strange miracle exists in Egypt, the white desert where the surreal limestone formations and chalk formed, which look like a wonderful snowy area in the middle of the arid sand.
The scene here seems to be taken from a science-fiction film where the white walls are shaped like an iceberg. For lovers of the desert you can see the Egyptian temples and tombs clearly.
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is one of the largest museums in the world. It is the original place where the treasures of the Pharaohs are located, so you should not miss the visit if you are in the Egyptian capital. The colorful old pink mansion has an amazing number of exhibits. The museum may not be very well arranged, but what matters is that you will feel the magic of the place once you enter it.
On the top floor you will discover the golden age of King Tutankhamun and the magnificent exhibits of royal mummies, and in any room you will find a piece of ancient art and valuable statues.
Alexandria is one of the largest European cities in Egypt and has a history that many other cities in the world do not have. Founded by Alexander the Great, the birthplace of Queen Cleopatra and one of the most important ports on the Mediterranean Sea for decades.
Although it retains only a few historical residues from the glorious past, Alexandria guarantees you a wonderful journey through the famous cafes and charming goods.
Oasis of Siwa
Siwa Oasis is located in the west of the country, a haven surrounded by palm farms and many freshwater springs, the most beautiful place in Western Sahara. The city is located around the ruins of a huge brick castle dominating the landscape. Siwa can always be the place to do your adventure in the Egyptian desert.
Islamic region in Cairo
The narrow alleys in the Islamic Quarter of Cairo are filled with mosques and schools (Islamic schools) and archaeological sites dating back to the Fatimid and Mamluk periods (the slave race of different races and races). Here you can find a maze of bazaars and small craft shops of textiles, spices and perfumes.
The first city of relaxation and relaxation in Egypt is Aswan. The city is located on the winding curvature near the Nile River. Its sand dunes are orange, and Aswan is the perfect place to stop and relax for a few days and enjoy a slightly cool atmosphere.
Take the boat and go along the river and walk through the streets of the colorful Nubian village, ride the camels to St. Simon’s Monastery or simply drink tea in a restaurant close to the river or even on the boat to enjoy the landscapes that pass through.
Abu Simbel Temple
In a country full of temples like Egypt, the Abu Simbel temple stands out as a special tourist attraction. We are talking about the great temple of Ramesses II, which is decorated with huge displays of statues and from the inside with a series of murals.
Abu Simbel, who is famous for its rocky properties, moved from its original place in a large-scale UNESCO operation in the 1960s that stretched for four years after it would collapse and disappear under the Aswan Dam.
Temple of Karnak in Luxor and Valley of the Kings
Known for the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of King Hatshepsut in Luxor on the Nile that it has a lot of attractions. These are good old and are the basis of the new Pharaohs kingdom. While on the eastern shore of the Nile and Luxor you will find the atmosphere quieter, where you will find that the tourism is based on visiting tombs and temples. Karnak Temple is called the largest outdoor museum in the world.
Spend at least two days in Luxor to explore colorful tombs, especially Tutankhamun, and the beautiful columns of the Luxor Temple, which has been a constant source of admiration for historians, archaeologists and tourists.
Another “survivor” of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Pyramids of Giza is one of the most important features of the planet. Built as tombs for the Pharaohs and under the guard of the mysterious Sphinx statue. The pyramids have impressed travelers over the years, leaving many historians and archaeologists in a state of confusion and unable so far to know how the pyramids were built.