Most Interesting Places to Visit in Egypt
A popular destination with the land of the Great Pyramids is often admired for its ancient sites, the cruises on the Nile, and the bustling streets and museums of Cairo.
Pyramids, Cairo, Luxor, Alexandria are the most popular among the tourists.
Places to Visit in Egypt:
Alexandria is famous for the historic sites, including a library that housed more than 500,000 books, were destroyed by devastating earthquakes in the 14th century.
Dahshur is a necropolis located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile River approximately 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Cairo. Compared to Giza and Saqqara, it is a more tranquil and isolated location to see some very large pyramids.
– Giza Necropolis
The pyramids, together with the Sphinx at the base of the Giza plateau, are the iconic image of Egypt. They were built over the span of three generations – by Khufu, his second reigning son Khafre, and his grandson Menkaure. Along with these major monuments are a number of smaller satellite structures, known as queen pyramids, causeways and temples.
Dahab is located on the Gulf of Aqaba. It is famous for the combination of the Red Sea and Sinai desert make Dahab perfect for world class windsurfing, scuba diving, rock climbing and desert trekking with the Bedouin.
– Karnak & Luxor Temples
Second in popularity only to the iconic pyramids, the temples of Karnak and Luxor are some of the most striking relics of antique history in the world. The Karnak multifaceted is made up of four distinct sections, of which only the Amun-Re precinct is open to the public.
Hurghada was once a fairly small and unimposing fishing village, Nowadays is famous for the Red Sea and Beautiful sandy beaches.
– Egyptian Museum
The faded pink mansion is home to a dazzling amount of exhibits. Upstairs is the golden glory of King Tutankhamen and the fascinating royal mummies exhibits, but really every corner you turn here is home to some wonderful piece of ancient art or statuary that would form a highlight of any other museum.