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Top Attractions to Explore in Egypt

Posted on November 16, 2011 at 7:45 AM

 

By Hariom Arya


Egypt is globally famous for the Pyramids. This country is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the entire world. It has a very rich history, heritage and culture. The top attractions of Egypt can be viewed and explored when cruising across the River Nile. Almost all the top attractions in Egypt are lying on the bank of the River Nile. The attractions that will truly amaze you, of course, are the River Nile, the Pyramids in Cairo, the Siwa Oasis, the Abu Simbel, the Karnack temples, the Valley of the Kings, among others.

 

More wonderful and must-see attractions in Egypt are the following:

 

Pyramids of GizaOne of the Seven Wonders of the World, Pyramids of Giza are an architectural marvel. It is one of the most famous and oldest wonders surviving in the world that allure many visitors to Egypt. There are 3 main Pyramids in Giza: the Pyramid of Menkaura, the Pyramid of Kafhre, and the Pyramid of Khufu.

 

Egyptian MuseumThe Egyptian Museum in Cairo is exceptional and is one of the most top rated tourist destinations. It is a house to more than 120,000 artifacts and has largest collections of Egyptian antiquities. Visitors must visit this museum to see the mummies, sarcophagi, ceramic, and the many treasures of Egyptian Kings. Such museum depicts Egypt’s glorious and ancient reign.

 

Luxor TempleThe temple at Luxor was built in 1400 BC. The main purpose to build it was to celebrate the festival of Opet. This ancient structure is located at the heart of Luxor City, a must-see attraction. Luxor Temple has a mosque inside it that still exists until today. It is the temple’s main highlight.

 

Siwa OasisThe “Siwa Oasis” is located around the western part of Egyptian desert and is close to the Libyan border. This desert is below sea level. The agriculture of olives is a great splendor. The beautiful landscapes in Siwa Oasis are the main attraction. 

 

There are many other marvelous attractions in Egypt. Contact a leading tour operator to book your Egyptian tour package. A visit in Egypt will truly give you a wonderful experience.

 

About The Author


Hariom Arya writes about various beautiful tours and travel destinations of the world. He is providing valuable information on Egypt Tourism and Egypt tours. For more information visit to www.egypttourpackage.org. Photos (c) Dmitriy Fomenko & MLS-Mark, Lina, Siena @ Flickr.com.

 

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