Egypt is famous for its ancient civilization and some of the most famous monuments, including the Giza pyramids, the Sphinx and Luxor’s ancient temples that are thousands of years old. Although the sights in Egypt focused than most tourists visit that still leads to a large building along the Nile River, but a trip to Egypt also you can enjoy through snorkeling and diving along the coast of the Red Sea. Other tourist attractions in Egypt that you can enter on your travel agenda is, camel rides into the mountains of Sinai, remote oasis tour or a visit to the Coptic monasteries of the Eastern Desert.
1. The pyramids of Giza
Tourist attractions in Egypt, the pyramids at Giza are located around the southwestern suburb of Cairo and is the undisputed top attractions in Egypt. The pyramid at Giza was built over the span of three generations by Khufu, Khafre’s second child rule, and Menkaure. The pyramid of Khufu Pyramid measuring high was 139 m (455 feet) so that the pyramid of Khufu is the largest in Egypt, though the pyramid of Khafre seems to be bigger, it’s because the layout of the building which is located with the higher altitudes.
2. The Nile
The Nile River is a very popular way to the surrounding tourist attractions in Egypt. The River Nile has existed in Egypt since ancient times and there is no better way to keep track of the passage of history of Egypt following the history of the Nile. Almost all cruises, Egypt travel by a route that is safe, beautiful and ended up in the cities of Egypt by the Nile River. Using the ship to sail the Nile, Felucca is a very adventurous option is fantastic. Felucca is a sailing ship which had been used in the Nile since ancient times. Felucca boat may not quite comfortable when compared to the luxury cruise ship, but nothing can beat the adventure of sailing with Felucca, because this ship has been used for thousands of years ago.
3. The Red Sea
The Red Sea, off the coast of Egypt, is one of the tourist attractions in Egypt are the most beautiful in the world for diving attractions. The waters of the Red Sea is known for its spectacular visibility and features some of the most exotic seascapes. With the expansive coral reefs of the Red Sea, is home to thousands of different sea creatures. The Red Sea Beach Resort is located on both sides of the ocean, on the East side and part of the Sinai Peninsula is an established Resort Sharm el Sheikh and his fellow neo-hippy, Dahab. On the West coast of the Red Sea Resort of Hurghada and located several new resorts.
4. Abu Simbel
Abu Simbel is an archaeological site comprising two massive rock temples in southern Egypt on the Western Bank of Lake Nasser. These twin temples were originally carved out of the mountain during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his Queen Nefertari. The complex of Abu Simbel was drafted entirely in 1960, when the temple was threatened by submersion in Lake Nasser, because the construction of the Aswan High Dam. Abu Simbel up to this time has become one of the tourist attractions in Egypt are very popular on the visit of tourists.
5. The Siwa Oasis
Located in the desert of Libya, Siwa Oasis is one of isolated settlement in Egypt, with a population of about 23000 people, mostly ethnic Berbers. Located on the old trade route, is an oasis of Siwa is important for trade routes, as natural springs and has a shade of Palm trees that provide shade for travelers from the desert. With the collapse of the Roman Empire, Shiva began to decline in terms of visits in the past. In recent decades, tourism has become an important source of income for this region. Much attention has been given by the Government of Egypt for the attractions of Egypt is, to create a hotel that uses local ingredients and playing in local style.
6. Mosque of Ibnu Tulun
Built between 876 and 879 A.D, Ibnu Tulun Mosque is one of the oldest mosque in Cairo. Tourist attractions in Egypt was built by Ahmad Ibn Tulun, the Abbassid Governor of Egypt. The mosque is built around a courtyard, with one enclosed space on any part of the four sides. The tower was equipped with a ladder outside of the Helix is similar to the famous Tower in Samarra, may build several centuries later. One part of a James Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me, the mosque of Ibn Tulun was filmed in.
7. The Valley of the Kings
Valley of the Kings (the Valley of the Kings) is near Luxor was a valley where, for nearly 500 years of the 16th century to 11th century BC, the mausoleum was built for Kings and nobles of the new Kingdom. The Valley contains 63 tombs and space, ranging from a simple hole size for a tomb complex with more than 120 rooms. The Royal tombs are decorated with carvings of the mythology of Egypt and gave instructions to the belief and ritual burial period. All the tombs in Egypt’s attractions seems to have opened and robbed in antiquity except for the famous tomb of Tutankhamun.
Although it looks shattered, several sites in Egypt are still very impressive in Karnak. Tourist attractions in Egypt it is the largest ancient religious site ever built, and is the joint achievement of many generations of builders of Egypt. The Temple of Karnak is actually composed of three main temples, smaller enclosed temples, and some outer shrine are located about 2.5 kilometers north of Luxor. One of the most famous structures of the Karnak Hypostyle Hall, area is the space of 5000 m2 (50000 square feet) with 134 massive columns arranged in 16 rows.
9. Museum of Egypt
Tourist attractions in Egypt are home to at least 120,000 items, antiques, ancient Egypt, Museum Egypt is one of the main attractions in Cairo. There are two main floors of the museum, ground floor and first floor. On the ground floor there is a collection of Papyri and coins used by the people of ancient Egypt. On the first floor there are two artifacts from the last dynasty of Ancient Egypt and also many artifacts taken from the Valley of the Kings, including objects from the tomb of Tutankhamen and the Royal Mummy Room containing 27 Royal mummies of the Pharaohs.
Dahab is located about 85 km (53 MI) North of Sharm el-Sheikh on the Gulf of Aqaba, near the southern tip of Sinai. After an isolated coastal village, Dahab turned into a hippie hangout in the 1980s and became something of an “alternative resort”, mixing cheap accommodation with a relaxed lifestyle. Activities such as windsurfing, snorkeling, scuba diving and riding a camel and jeep trips, making it one of the most popular destinations along the Red Sea.