What to visit in Egypt?
When we talk about Egypt the only thing came in mind is Pyramids of Giza. It is most visited in Egypt. While there are over 120 pyramids in the country of the Pharaohs, the ones around the Giza Necropolis are the largest, the oldest and certainly the most perfect ones. There are many camel rides available around the pyramids.
One thousand years after the construction of the Great Pyramids, the New Kingdom arose in Egypt, and power shifted from the ancient capital of Memphis to Thebes in the south, the site of modern-day Luxor. One of the best places to visit in Egypt, the city has much to offer the traveler from the ancient temples of Karnak and Luxor, to the ancient royal tombs of the Valley of the Kings and Queens, and spectacular desert and river scenery.
Cairo is Egypt capital it is situated on the Nile River. It is a popular starting point for cruises in the Nile and for witness the Pyramids at Giza just outside the city’s limits. At the world-renowned Egyptian Museum of Tahrir Square, visitors can get a close-up view of the treasure of Tutankhamun as well as mummies and other artifacts from Egypt’s ancient past.
Egypt southernmost city, Aswan is located north of Lake Nasser. It contains significant archaeological sites like the Philae temple complex, on Agilkia Island near the landmark Aswan Dam. Philae’s ruins include the columned Temple of Isis, dating to the 4th century B.C. Downriver, Elephantine Island holds the Temple of Khnum, from the Third Dynasty.
Dahshur is located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile River approximately 40 kilometers south of Cairo. Comparing with Giza, it is a more peaceful and remote location to see some very large pyramids. Travelers numbers are much ]smaller, line are way shorter and there is far less annoyance. Pyramids at Dahshur include the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid, constructed during the reign of Pharaoh Sneferu (2613-2589 BC).
Siwa oasis located near the Egypt western border is far away from rest of the places. Today Siwa Oasis is popular travel destination in Egypt. Tourist come here to enjoy this place many freshwater springs, to roam through acres of palm groves and to explore ancient mud built fort and rest of Siwa’s Greco Roman past.
Alexander, city in Egypt is located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. The city was founded in 331 BC by Alexander the Great. The city consist of famous historic sites and also a library that contain more than 5,00,000 books which were destroyed by devastating earthquakes in the 14th century. The city also has Greco-Roman landmarks, old-world cafes and sandy beaches. One should pay a visit for its many cultural attractions and glimpses of its past.