Top 10 well-known tourist attractions in Egypt

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The stunning view of Pyramids of Cairo in Egypt - Source: beautifulglobal
The stunning view of Pyramids of Cairo in Egypt - Source: beautifulglobal

Egypt is a special country with the borders on three continents of Africa, Asia and Europe, so that this nation owns many breathtaking and majestic landscapes. Visiting the land of mysterious and sacred things with many great tourist destinations such as the Great Pyramid, the Nile or the long-standing Saint Catherine, visitors will experience extremely interesting trips.

1. The Egyptian pyramids

Giza Pyramids in Egypt - Source: boredpanda
Giza Pyramids in Egypt – Source: boredpanda

When it comes to Egypt, the Egyptian pyramids are usually mentioned first. With over 80 pyramids with different sizes, mostly built in 1500 BC and located near the legendary Nile River, the Pyramids are considered as a symbol and pride of the Egyptians. These pyramids were built as tombs for the country’s Pharaohs or the remains of the royal family after being mummified with a manual technique to prevent decay.  These burials were buried with many personal items as well as valuable jewelry, so that the pyramids were be built up of a trap system to prevent grave robbery. The Great Pyramid of Giza, which used up to 30,000 workers in 80 years of construction to complete, is one of the largest and most famous pyramids in Egypt. It is rated as the most attractive tourist destination in Egypt.

2. Luxor city

Luxor temple - Source: AfriZap
Luxor temple – Source: AfriZap

Luxor city is one of the cities known as the “outdoor museum” with the largest number of reserves and monuments in the world. Visiting to this city, visitors will admire more than 60 underground tombs of Egyptian kings and queens, as well as the unique and impressive architecture of Karnak temple.

3. Alexandria city

View of Alexandria city from the Sea - Source: Osiris Tours
View of Alexandria city from the Sea – Source: Osiris Tours

Alexandria city is one of two major cities in Egypt with a fresh atmosphere and a beautiful natural landscape that will make travelers feel like being in the Mediterranean. Here visitors will be visiting many famous tourist attractions such as Montazah Palece Gardens Palace with quiet, airy views of the gardens or learn about the history and architecture of Qaitbay – a brilliant The most impressive fortress in Egypt was built in the 15th century. It is considered one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Egypt.

4. Mount Sinai

Mount-Sinai - Photo: whereandwander
Mount-Sinai – Photo: whereandwander

Mount Sinai is the largest religious destination in Egypt, which is mentioned many times in books such as Exodus, the Bible … For Christianity, Mount Sinai is the place where the prophet Moses receives ten commandments, so hiking on the holy mountain is one of the most common and meaningful activities for the people here. In addition to Mount Sinai in the early morning visitors also enjoy the beautiful sunrise beautifully still referred to many of the bible.

5. The Nile River

Nile River - Source: blog.kudoybook
Nile River – Source: blog.kudoybook

The Nile River is not only a famous river in Egypt, but also famous all over the world with its rich flora and fauna along with the ancient temple and monument located right by the river. Here visitors will experience the feeling of boating panoramic view of the Nile River or stand on the Aswan hydroelectric power plant to watch the sun set on the beautiful Nile River. The Nile is therefore considered one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Egypt.

6. The Red Sea coast

The Red Sea in Egypt - Source: Vietravel
The Red Sea in Egypt – Source: Vietravel

The Red Sea is one of the most impressive tourist destinations in Egypt in Sharm el Shiek. Although called the Red Sea, this place has a clear blue sea with a wide, cool sea and a large amount of fish and coral reef systems and so many that any visitor to see is also It is amazing that this place is also one of the best diving spots in the world, so many people are looking for a moment to admire the colorful underwater scenery.

7. Siwa Oasis

Siwa Oasis - Source: camillainsiwa
Siwa Oasis – Source: camillainsiwa

Situated on the path between the Qattara and the Egyptian deserts, the Siwa Oasis is one of the most beautiful sights in Egypt, with its unique cultural features. Here visitors will experience the feeling of hot springs, watching the beautiful jewelry and also can buy some jewelry as well as olive oil of this region for gifts. And if you are a strong-hearted lover, you can try out the fun sliding sand here.

8. Saint Catherine

Saint Catherine in Egypt - Source: alltoursegypt
Saint Catherine in Egypt – Source: alltoursegypt

Located at the foot of Mount Sinai, the monastery of Saint Catherine is considered the oldest monastery in the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ancient legend says that the monastery of Saint Catherine was built on the spot where the famous prophet Moses saw God through a burning bush and here it is also the memorial of the holy woman because Catherine. Therefore, this place is quickly becoming a tourist destination not to be missed in Egypt.

9. The white desert

The White Desert - Source: memphistours
The White Desert – Source: memphistours

Located 28 miles north of the Egyptian town of Farafra, the white desert offers the most beautiful beauty in the world, with its white boulders and strange shapes rising from the desert of hot sand. This is the result of frequent sandstorms in the area. White Desert is the most challenging destination for tourists in Egypt.

10. Cairo

Cairo city - Source: identity-mag
Cairo city – Source: identity-mag

Cairo is the oldest city in Egypt with cultural traditions that seem to be preserved and preserved perfectly and perfectly here. Coming to this city, visitors will find the temples, ancient tombs as well as the famous Khan el-Khalili bazaar – an ancient market where you can easily find carpets or Another beautiful bronze jewelery.

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