Harboring the memorials of the ancient civilization, Egypt lures millions of history lovers every year. Aside from the world-famous pyramids, the country is also rich with waters, sand beaches, and stunning vistas. So, what are you waiting for? Plan a luxurious vacation with these places to visit in Egypt:

1. Cairo

Rich with thousands of years of history, art, and memorials, Cairo is heaven for any history lover. Experience the Arab culture and hospitality of the people on your visit to the places of this city Egypt.

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Places to Visit in Cairo:

  • The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
  • Nile River
  • Coptic Cairo
  • Mosque of Muhammad Ali
  • Al-Azhar Park

2. The Great Pyramids of Giza

Shrouded by mystery, The Great Pyramids of Giza world attracts millions of visitors every year. As one of the seven wonders of the world, the monument does not fail to amaze tourists. Aside from that, the place is the land of many memorials.

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Places to Visit in Giza:

  • Pyramids of Giza 
  • Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu)
  • Great Sphinx
  • Gizeh Plateau
  • Khafre’s Pyramid
  • Pyramids of Dahshour 
  • Statue of Ramses II

3. Valley of Kings

Just like the titles define, the valley of kings houses tombs of several royals of ancient Greece. Nestled on the west bank of the Nile River, these lavishly decorated graves will enchant you. Enter inside a tomb if you want to take a glimpse of the lifestyle of the ancient world.

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Places to Visit in Valley of Kings:

  • Tomb of Ramses IV 
  • Tomb of Ramses VI
  • Tomb of Ramses VII
  • Tomb of Ramses IX 
  • Tomb of Merneptah 

4. Luxor

Cradled in the Nile Valley in Egypt, Luxor has the largest open-air museum on earth. Moreover, rich with history, the city has several famous temples, tombs, and monuments worth visiting. Enjoy a luxurious cruise trip on the largest river in the world.

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Places to Visit in Luxor:

  • Temple of Karnak 
  • Luxor Temple 
  • Luxor Museum 
  • Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari

5. Alexandria

Catch a glimpse into the end of Pharaonic Egypt in the archaic city of Alexandria. Visit the museums, ruins, and places of Egypt, you will feel like seeing the Egypt Empire in front of you.

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Places to Visit in Alexandria:

  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina 
  • Montazah Gardens
  • Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
  • Fort Qaitbey 
  • Royal Jewelry Museum 

6. Hurghada

If you love the sea, take a break at Hurghada to enjoy the beach and numerous water sports. Try scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, parasailing, and jetskis in the red sea. You can also ride a glass boat to see the beautiful view of the coral reefs.

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Places to Visit in Hurghada:

  • Giftun Islands
  • Hurghada Marina
  • Abu Tig Marina 
  • Jungle Aqua Park

7. Sharm El-Sheikh

Sharm El-Sheikh is another city near the Red sea with glorious beaches and beautiful coral reefs. The place also has some of the finest diving spots in the world for an unforgettable adventure. You can also stay at the luxury resorts and enjoy the exotic nightclubs.

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Places to Visit in Sharm El-Sheikh:

  • Ras Mohammed National Park 
  • SOHO Square 
  • Old Market 
  • Na’ama Bay 
  • Ras Um Sid 
  • Shark’s Bay Beach

8. Aswan

Sprawling across the banks of the Nile, Aswan is a city pleasing to the eyes. With the beautiful scenery of the valley and islands, the city looks like a picture from a postcard. 

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Places to Visit in Aswan:

  • Temple of Philae
  • Nubian Museum
  • Nubian Village
  • Elephantine Island
  • Animalia

9. Abydos

Nestled in Upper Egypt, Abydos was an ancient sacred city. Although many sculptors have been crushed down under the modernized city, you can still find some monuments standing.

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Places to Visit in Abydos:

  • ‎Temple of Seti I
  • First Courtyard
  • Second Courtyard
  • Sanctuaries

10. Kom Ombo

This ancient city of Egypt, Kom Ombo, is famous for its unique temples with mummified crocodiles and clay coffins. About 47 km away from Aswan, it was once a popular hub for the gold mines in Nubia.

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Places to Visit in Kom Ombo:

  • Pylon
  • Forecourt 
  • Vestibule
  • Hypostyle Hall

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