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Egypt Travel Attractions

Feb 29, 2008
Egypt is located in the North Africa as well as is among top most traveler destinations of the entire world. No further country comes still closer to Egypt while it comes to number of superb monuments, actions and historical Egypt attractions. In excess of ninety percent of the total Egypt attractions are lined up all along with the river Nile. Several places can also be visited by taking the cruise in Nile River besides road plus air travel. As it is the popular traveler destination Egypt offers wide facilities for the tourists.

Top attractions of Egypt

1. PYRAMIDS: There are above 80 pyramids Egypt that were built typically between the 2600 BC to 1500 BC and all are located close to Nile River. After the monarch died, their bodies were wrapped as well as preserved as the mummy, and placed in Pyramid. The most well liked pyramids are Pyramids of Giza plus the Sphinx: A predictable 20,000 to about 30,000 workers built this Pyramids at Giza in excess of 80 years. Giza has the largest pyramid known as the "Great Pyramid" that rises a remarkable 481 feet.

2. CAIRO: It is a capital of Egypt. The popular attractions of Egypt Cairo include:
1) Khan al-Khalili market: It is one of the main markets in the entire world, which attract locals as well as international tourists. This is the great place with exotic scent bottles, Arabic clothing as well as other souvenirs.

2) Egyptian Museum of the Antiquities: It has above hundred thousand's of artifacts in the 107 halls. The popular attraction is Tutankhamun Gallery.

3. ABU SIMBEL: It is carved out of the sandstone cliffs high over the River Nile. The famous attraction is four colossal 20m high statues of the Ramses II that is guarding the entrance. When waters of the Lake Nasser to rise, UNESCO relocated them to a high ground between 1964 and 1968.

4.KARNAK TEMPLES: It is the huge complex that comprises of three main temples as well as many smaller ones; the most famous among them is the Temple of Amen. It is predictable that it was built in the time span of about 1300 years.

5: LUXOR TEMPLE: The contemporary town of the Luxor is site of the famous city of the Thebes. A row of the sphinxes line entrance to the Karnak Temple. The famous part of these temples is very huge of all called Great Hypostyle Hall.

6: SIWA OASIS: This area is famous for the dates and olives, as well as is one of the most gorgeous landscapes that springs in Egypt. It was the most unreachable oasis until lately. It lays around 60 feed under sea level. And is the main attraction of Egypt

7: THE MUSEUM NUBIAN OF ASWAN: It is also considered to be the house the extraordinary collection of the items unearthed from archaeological excavations during Nubia Campaign.

8. VALLEY OF KINGS: It is one of the beautiful attractions of Egypt. Valley of the Kings is located on West Bank of River Nile in the Thebes. There are about 62 tombs in this valley. It also has two components - East Valley and West Valley. It is this East Valley in which most of the tourist's visit as well as most of the tombs of New Kingdom Pharaohs can also be found.
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