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Title: The Top Attractions of Egypt; One Must Visit At Least Once


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The Top Attractions of Egypt One Must Visit At
Least Once
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Introduction
Egypt is a fascinating place. It is a mix of
various cultures harmoniously coexisting with
each other since centuries. It is a fine blend
of ancient and modern. For those who love to
travel and get to know the world, a visit to
Egypt is obligatory. Here are a few
destinations that should be on the top of the
list of places to visit in Egypt.
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Cairo and daily excursions to visit attractions
of Egypt
The capital presents a variegated skyline dotted
with mosques when you fly in but the surface has
a different looks as you will find when you
explore the lanes full of shops selling a host of
goods like spices, perfumes,etc. It is best to
get on to a one day excursion with a local travel
agent to discover its wealth of attractions like
the Al Azhar Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque,
the Museum, the Citadel and the bazaars to the
Giza Pyrbefore proceeding in a bus amids to look
the Sphinx in the face and return for the day.
Similarly, choose Aswan excursion, Luxor,
Hurghada and Sharm-el-Sheik excursion as a way to
take in the top attractive places in Egypt.
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Nile tour
A better way to get to know the top attractions
of Egypt is to embark on a Nile cruise that
starts from Cairo and takes guests on an Arabian
Nights voyage on the Nile to the Pyramids, the
Sphinx, the Museum housing the mask of
Tutankhamen and then onwards to Luxor. Luxor and
its Karnak temples are just magnificent. There is
plenty more to see and do in Egypt such as a
visit to Alexandria with a more cosmopolitan
atmosphere, the St Catherines Monastery at the
foot of Mount Sinai where Moses is said to have
received the Ten Commandments and then a drive
through the White Desert to admire the surrealist
landscape dotted with mountains of white chalk
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Top 6 Astounding Attraction Places Of Egypt
Egypt is a country known for being an ancient
civilization and for hosting some of the most
famous monuments in the history of humankind,
including the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx,
and the ancient temples of Luxor, whose origins
go back to thousands of years ago. Although most
tourists concentrate their trip on
the monuments located along the Nile River, the
tourist possibilities in Egypt include many other
attractions.
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Giza Necropolis
Every year most of the tourist lover attracts by
Egypts atmosphere and pyramids are the prominent
ones among them. The necropolis of Giza is
located in the vicinity of southwest of Cairo
this is perhaps one of the most famous and oldest
places in Egypt and the world. The pyramids,
together with the Sphinx at the base of the Giza
plateau, are practically part of the iconic image
of Egypt. These were built during the command of
three generations of pharaohs (Keops, Kefren, and
Micerinos). These monuments come together with a
series of smaller structures such as driveways,
queen pyramids, and temples.
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Luxor Karnak Temple and Valley of Kings
The Temple of Karnak is the largest temple in
Egypt and remains continues today and is still
being rebuilt. The enclosure where it is located
measures 2,400 meters of perimeter and is
surrounded by an adobe wall of 8 meters of
thickness.The Valley of the Kings is located near
Luxor and is the place where for 500 years
between the XV and X centuries BC, tombs were
built for privileged kings and nobles of the New
Kingdom. The Valley of the Kingsis made of 56
tombs and chambers of different sizes.
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Abu Simbel
  • Also known as the Temple of Ramses II, it was
    built during the rule of Ramses II.
  • It is considered one of the most famous temples
    in all Egypt, and together with the temple of
    Nefertari is part of the Abu Simbel complex.
  • It is located exactly 300 kilometers from the
    city of Aswan, southern Egypt.

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Islamic Cairo
  • Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is the largest and
    populous city in the country. It houses important
    monuments, such as the famous Pyramid of Giza,
    built with 2 million blocks of limestone. 
  • The Sphinx, located just in front of the Great
    Pyramid is also recommended to visit the Citadel
    of Saladin, a large stone fortress from which it
    is possible to appreciate magnificent views of
    the city.

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Aswan
  • Aswan, in southern Egypt, is a city that is
    located in the first Nile waterfall, is more than
    anything known as the starting point to visit the
    temple of Abu Simbel. 
  • Aswan has several resorts to visit, such as
    Elephantine Island, the Isle of Kalabsha and
    Nubian Museum.

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Egypt Museum
  • The Egyptian Museum of Cairo, commonly known as
    the Egyptian Museum is located in Cairo and is in
    charge of guarding the largest collection of
    objects belonging to the time of ancient Egypt.
    In his possession it has more than 136 thousand
    objects classified in the different times gives
    the Egyptian history. This is considered one of
    the great tourist attractions of the nation and
    this is demonstrated by the more than two million
    tourists who visit the museum annually.

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