The first historical site tourists who travel to Egypt should never miss is surely the Pyramids of Giza. This is the most popular monument in the world and the most important landmark of the Egyptian history.
The whole complex dates back to more than 4,000 years ago. The Grand Pyramid of Cheops, with its huge structure and accurate measurements have been dazzling scientists and architects since its construction and up till today. Scholars simply can never figure our how the ancient Egyptians were able to build such a huge construction in the 25th century BC and with such precise dimensions.
Another historical monument tourists who spend their vacation in Egypt should never miss is the monastery of Saint Catherine. This is in addition to climbing the Mount Sinai. The monastery is in fact the most ancient operating monastery in the whole world. It’s significant location at the bottom of one of the highest mountains in Sinai, its significant architectural elements, and its historical importance make it among the monuments that should never be missed.
For those who would like a more adventurous vacation in Egypt, the White Desert, the Black Desert, and the Crystal Mountains would be their most excellent destinations in Egypt. The white desert with its bizarre looking chalk white color and its magical ambience is quite startling.
For travelers who visit Egypt and who are fond of swimming, snorkeling, and diving, exploring the wonders of the Red Sea is a crucial must! The beaches and the resorts of Sharm El Sheikh, Dahaba, Nuebia, Marsa Allam, and Hurghada offer a magnificent experience that vacationers of all ages would surly enjoy. This is in addition to exploring some of the most magnificent coral reefs, fish, and types of sea creatures that are only found in the Red Sea.
If you have a chance to visit one more Pharaonic monument during your holiday in Egypt, other than the Pyramids of Giza, it surly would be the breathtaking temple of Abu Simble. It is one of the most astonishing achievements of the Pharaohs. It’s huge structure, gigantic façade, decorations, historical importance, and its relocation project after the construction of the High Dam make it a wonderful journey of history and architecture.
In Cairo, there are mainly three places travelers who tour Egypt should never ever miss. The first one is the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. This huge museum is among the largest in the whole world and it hosts the biggest collections of Pharaonic antiquities. The highlights of the museum is surly the golden treasures of King Tut Ankh Amun, the displays of King Akhenaten, and the mummies hall.
The Saladin Citadel is an important visit for travelers who tour Egypt in Cairo. This fortified construction is among the finest medieval forests in the whole regions that still preserve its elements, walls, and charm. Moreover, the citadel today hosts a number of quite remarkable monuments especially the amazing Mosque of Mohamed Ali.
For those who are into shopping, a visit to the Khan El Khalili touristic market is never to be missed. Established by the Mamluks in the 14th century, the market is one of the largest touristic markets in the world. Guests enjoying their vacations in Egypt would buy leather, silver, gold, brass, marble, wooden items, copper, oriental perfumes, belly dancing outfits, Pharaonic statues replicas, herbs, and much more. Khan El Khalili is a dream coming true for any traveler visiting Egypt who enjoys shopping and purchasing souvenirs from the land of the Nile.