If you are planning to visit Egypt this year then here are the Most Exquisite Places to Visit in Egypt
With a fascinating history that reaches back to the dawn of civilization, Egypt is considered the oldest travel destination in the world. Egypt’s awe-inspiring Pyramids and temples have captured the imagination of travelers for thousands of years. Although most people come to Egypt to see its ancient treasures, natural attractions addict travelers too, in Egypt there’s something for everyone. Beach lovers head to the Red Sea to soak up the Sun, while archaeology fans will have a field day in Luxor. Egypt has so much for travelers to see and do it’s the perfect destination for a mix of activities combining culture, adventures, and relaxation,visit Egypt for unforgettable experience Please browse our Egypt tour packages and pick yours.
#1-The Iconic Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx
The great pyramids the last surviving of the Seven Wonders of the World,The Pyramids of Giza are considered one of The Top Historical Sites to Visit in Egypt and in the world.
Built as tombs for the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt and guarded by the great Sphinx, the Pyramids of Giza wonder travelers down through the ages.
These megalithic memorials to dead Pharaohs are still as wondrous a sight as they ever were. An undeniable highlight of any Egypt tour, Giza’s pyramids and Sphinx should not be missed.
You should take a Camel ride in the desert of the pyramids during your tour it is really an amazing experience.
#2 -Luxor’s Valley of The Kings and karnak temples
Luxor is famed for the Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Luxor temples with many
Other museums, tombs and temples in the west bank of Luxor.
We will focus here in the must- see places in Luxor Valley of the Kings & Karnak temples.
The Valley of the Kings was the burial place of the Pharaohs in the New kingdom, the valley contains 63 tombs for the kings of the New Kingdom, the royal tombs decorated with religious scenes from the ancient Egyptian mythology, unfortunately all of the tombs have been opened and robbed except the tomb of King Tutankhamun the young boy who ruled Egypt in the 18th dynasty
Now you can see the treasures of King Tutankhamun in the Egyptian museum and Luxor Museum
The Mummy of King Tutankhamun still in the tomb you can see it during your visit to the Valley of the kings.Please note the Tutankhamun’s Tomb with extra tickets cost 12 $ you should visit.
In the East bank of Luxor you should not miss visiting the Karnak temple it is the largest ancient religious temple,in the world, it takes 2000 years to be built, most of the work done by the Pharaohs of the New kingdom.One of most famous structures of Karnak temples is the Hypostyle Hall, a hall area of 5,000 m2.
With 134 massive columns arranged in 16 rows each column about 23 meters high.Also you will enjoy the Hieroglyphic inscriptions and deep reliefs on the walls for the Pharaohs kings who,built this temple, Karnak temple once had Seven Obelisks still only 2 of them standing and one is collapsed.
#3-Abu Simbel temples
Abu Simbel temple is something special built by the pharaoh Ramses II or also called Ramses the great.
The twin temples of Abu Simbel were carved in the mountainside in the New Kingdom for the king and
his main wife Nefertari the two temples were removed from its original place to the current place looks over Lake Nasser in 1960 by UNESCO.
The temple is famous for its festival astronomical ceremony twice a year on 22nd of February and 22nd of October every year, Thousands of tourists gather to watch sun illuminate colossal statues
All waiting to the sun to send a beam of light into the ancient temple’s dark inner chamber for over 10 minutes, lighting three of four statues in the sanctuary of the temple.
The temple has unique style and structure decorated by 4 huge statues about 24 meters’ high
This temple has the best war inscriptions in ancient Egypt and the first peace treaty in the history
was written on the walls of this temple
#4-Citadel of Salah Eldin & Mohamed Ali Mosque
#5-Cairo’s Christian Monuments Coptic Cairo
Cairo has a unique Christian monuments, churches and Monasteries from the first century.
The most important church to visit in Old Cairo is the Hanging Church. Considered the oldest Coptic church in Old Cairo, it’s named hanging or suspended as it was built on the ruins of two old towers of the Roman fortress and this church dedicated to The Virgin Mary.
Beside the Hanging church you should visit St, Sergius church, Ben Ezra Synagogue a visit to St, George Church completes a quiet reflection on this city’s diverse ethnic heritage
#6-The Egyptian Museum & The treasures of Tutankhamun
One of the must See places and the Top Historical Sites to Visit in Egypt.
The Egyptian Museum & the treasures of Tutankhamun this one of the must-see places in Cairo
No tour to Egypt is complete without a visit to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. With over 120,000 Artefacts, the museum houses an unbelievable exhibit depicting covering 5,000 years of history, Mummies, scrolls of Papyrus, Sarcophagi, pottery, jewellery and of course the treasure of King Tutankhamen it’s all there. you should be in guided tour in the Egyptian museum because there are no labels on the monuments.
We hope this notes about the most exquisite places to visit in Egypt be informative and useful for you
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