As one of the most attractive and long-standing tourist destinations in the world, Egypt is home to many famous collections of antiques and legendary national treasures. for centuries. Egypt with an impressive culture unmatched by any other place is sure to be a great challenge for those who want to discover its beauty. Here are the top 10 places of special interest can not visit when traveling to Egypt.
As the second largest city in Egypt , Alexandria gives us the feeling of being in the Mediterranean or world-class cities like Marseille or Athens. Known for its high-rise buildings and luxury plazas, Alexandria has historically been a trendy city. Although some of the attractions have faded a bit, but here are many attractions to visit.
You can visit the Montazah Palace Gardens with its tranquil gardens, learn about the history and architecture of Qaitbay, an impressive fortress built in the 15th century; Or you can choose one of the old cafes, sip a cup of coffee on hand while watching the Mediterranean Sea is also not a bad idea.
Once you get past the chaos, cultural shocks and ticket stalls in Cairo, this city is the dream destination. For the fans of history, this is the place for them, because the cultural traditions seem to be kept perfect to every corner of the city.
There are many ancient temples, tombs, churches, monuments and museums for visitors to explore. And do not forget to visit the famous Khan El-Khalili antique market or other street markets, especially when you are looking for something like carpet or bronze jewelery.
3. Red Sea
The city of Sharm el Sheik is known as the most impressive resort in Egypt with warm blue waters, cool ocean and beautiful coral reefs, and is considered one of the points. To the most unique in the world, Sharm el Sheik has resort-style luxury resort with many casinos, sun shades, sea and sand, which is suitable as a paradise for dive enthusiasts. Explore the colorful ocean world.
However, the real beauty here is the Red Sea, with the blue sea, with the number of fish and corals are amazing. And that is why this place is considered one of the best diving spots, bringing you the best diving experience in the world. Have the opportunity to dive in a great place, with a skilled instructor and overcome your own challenges – will make you never regret.
4. Pyramids of Giza
There was no visitor before leaving Egypt but did not visit the Pyramid and the Sphinx in Giza. These are the only places left in the seven wonders of the ancient world and are more than 4,600 years old. This is a majestic scene and still contains a lot of mystery. If you have time, you can visit the main parts of the Pyramid for about 2 hours, but to explore more attractions you need to spend about a day!
5 .Luxor City
Only a few places in the world are favored as an open-air museum and the Egyptian city of Luxor is certainly one of them. In fact, the number of protected areas and monuments in the Luxor region is greatest compared to anywhere else in the world, and most of the holidays in Egypt will not make sense if you do not visit. Luxor.
If you have the opportunity to travel to Egypt, spend one to two days to visit the valley of the kings and queens with more than 60 tombs underground. Make sure you have a visit to Luxor and the impressive Karnak temples here.
6. Nile River
The best way to discover one of the most famous rivers in the world is to make a journey of a few days in Egypt and visit the great Nile. The Nile River with its rich flora and fauna will give you an insightful and interesting view of the countryside of Egypt. In addition, you will also stop to visit numerous temples and other famous ancient relics. If you do not want to join the tour by boat, then standing on the Aswan dam to watch the sunset on a beautiful stretch of the Nile is also an exciting choice.
7. Mount Sinai
If you are in the Cairo area then you should try a 1 to 2 day trip to Mount Sinai. This is a great religious destination that has been mentioned many times in the Book of Exodus, the Bible and the Quran. In Christianity, that is where Moses received ten commandments. Hiking to the Sacred Mountain is a popular activity here, many even choose to go overnight or stay in a motel that can get up early (2 or 3 am) to watch the sun rise. mentioned in the Bible.
8. Saint Catherine
The monastery of Saint Catherine can be found at the foot of Mount Sinai. It is one of the world heritage sites recognized by UNESCO and the oldest monastery in the world. St.Catherine’s is an unusual and beautiful building. The monastery of Saint Catherine is believed to be built on the spot where the prophet Moses saw the god through a burning bush. The monastery of Saint Catherine was built as a memorial to Catherine’s martyr.
9. Leave Oasis
Siwa Oasis is often referred to as one of the most beautiful places to visit in Egypt. Situated on the path between the Qattara and the Egyptian deserts, Siwa has distinct cultural features distinct from orthodox Arab culture. The Siwans people speak their own language and this place is known for hot springs, beautiful jewelry and olive oil. If you have a relaxing holiday here for a while, try to experience the feeling of swimming and snorkeling here, it will be interesting.
10. White Desert
White Desert in Egyptian legend can be found at 28 miles north of the town of Farafra. Desert brings a strange beauty in the world with amazing white stones formed from sand desert. The bizarre structures of the giant stone plates are created as a result of frequent sandstorms in the area. Driving four-wheelers across the desert or staying overnight is a real “bravery” experience and whether you want to try it.