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Luxor Temple


The spectacular Luxor Temple is situated in the center of Luxor city. The Temple of Luxor was built largely by Amenhotep III and Ramesses II around 1400BC. Its main purpose was to celebrate the festival of Opet. Many rulers built on to the temple yet it always remained a place of worship for Christians and subsequently the Muslims. A mosque built inside the temple still exists and is one of the highlights of the site. Luxor Temple is beautifully lit at night so it's worth visiting the site at sunset.

Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple


The Egyptian Museum in Cairo


The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is one of the first stops on most people's itineraries when traveling to Egypt. With more than 120,000 artifacts, the museum houses an incredible display depicting ancient Egypt's glorious reign. Apart from this, mummies, sarcophagi, pottery, jewelry apart from King Tutankhamen's treasures can be traced.

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo
 
King Tut's goodies include his socks, the boy-king's death-mask made of solid gold which is described as the most beautiful object ever made. The displays are not all labeled very well and it's a little haphazard but is a great experience anyways.

Contrary to the popular thinking that Egypt is full of mummies which are similar to each other. But this is not the case as Egypt instead offers something much more thereby becoming one of the major tourist attractions of the world.


Felucca on the Nile 


Taking a Felucca down the Nile is something a tourist must do when visiting Egypt. Feluccas are sail boats that have been used on the Nile since antiquity. There are short sunset sails in Cairo and Alexandria as well as long cruises which usually depart from Aswan.

Felucca on the Nile

Felucca on the Nile


Valley of the Kings 


The Valley of the Kings which is also known as Biban El Moluk is situated on the ancient site of Thebes and is where the pharaoh's were buried and believed to meet their Gods in the afterlife. This is the place where Tutankhamun's tomb can be found which was discovered almost intact in the 1920's. You can go inside the tomb, but you'll have to visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo to see the treasures he was buried with. Tutankhamun was actually quite a minor king in the scheme of things and there are many larger and more impressive tombs to discover in the Valley of the Kings.


Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings

Siwa Oasis


 The Siwa Oasis is situated in the Western Desert close to the Libyan border. It is Egypt's most remote oasis town and the Siwans have developed their own distinct Berber culture. Their jewellery and crafts are exquisite. A decent road and a small airport have helped in putting Siwa Oasis on the tourist map.

Siwa Oasis

Siwa Oasis


Apart from its unique culture, the Siwa oasis is known for its geographical beauty, hot springs and the fact that Alexander the Great traveled here to visit the Oracle of Amun. This place is the best place to relax, rejuvenate and eating some olives.

Hurghada 


For an amateur snorkeler or a professional diver, Hurghada on the Red Sea is the place to be. This is one of Egypt's top destinations for those looking to simply relax on the beach or enjoy some of the world's clearest waters and spectacular coral reefs. Hurghada offers more than 10 miles of beach and plenty of accommodation, restaurants and nightclubs for all budgets.

Hurghada

Hurghada

Diving is the most popular attraction here and there are numerous diving centers and schools around town. Hundreds of spectacular fish both along the shore and around the nearby islands can be found. For the adventurous divers looking for bigger thrills, whale sharks, hammerhead sharks and dolphins can also be found.


The pyramids


The most famous structure in the world was built by King Cheops (4th Dynasty) around 2650 B.C. Its height is 137 metres (originaly 146 metres). Almost 2.5 million blocks of stone were put into building this construction. All this, however, dwindles when compared to the precision and astounding ability of the ancient Egyptians in building this construction.


The pyramids

The pyramids
 

Close to the eastern flank of Cheops are three small pyramids dedicated either to his wives or family members. The pyramids built around thousands of years ago still continue to attract tourists and historians from all over the world. The mysteries, myth and stories surrounding the pyramids are more alluring than all the historical places of the world.

Throughout history there have been many speculations and theories about the Pyramids. Yet there are still many questions unanswered and which still continue to puzzle scientists, mathematicians, astronomers, historians, architects and physicists all around the world.



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