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Egypt officially the Arab Republic of Egypt is a transcontinental country situated mainly within North Africa, with its Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Southwest Asia.

Egypt has always been a popular destination of tourism worldwide. It is not only the pyramids that make this country a major tourism spot beside of this Egypt has numerous temples and monuments that are among the ancient remains of the great Egyptian civilization.

Egypt holidays are unforgettable, not only for their history and sightseeing, but for the colourful characters, extremely sunny and hot weather, and the rather endearing lifestyle. No trip to Egypt is really complete without visiting Cairo, its bustling capital city. Here you will discover the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza, the equally impressive and much loved Sphinx, and the treasures of one of the country's most well-known pharos, Tutankhamun. Cheap holidays to Egypt and in particular,Cairo, are becoming more and more readily available, particularly when booked far in advance and during the hot and often humid summer months - the low season. The main towns and cities in Egypt line the banks of the winding River Nile and rarely stray far from the waterfront.

 

Attractions

 

Cairo 

Cairo is Egypt Capital, No trip to Egypt is really complete without visiting Cairo, its bustling capital city. Here you will discover the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza, the equally impressive and much loved Sphinx, and the treasures of one of the country's most well-known pharos, Tutankhamun. Cheap holidays to Egypt and in particular,Cairo, are becoming more and more readily available, particularly when booked far in advance and during the hot and often humid summer months - the low season.

 Cairo attractions:

  • Ancient Memphis
  • Pyramids of Giza
  • Pyramids of Sakkara
  • Pyramids of Dahshour
  • Pyramids of Abu sir
  • Pyamids of Mydoum
  • Pyramids of eleisht
  • Pyramids of Hawara
  • Pyamrids of Abu Rawash
  • Pyramids of EL Lahaoun
  • Pyramids of Hawara
  • pyramid of Mazghuna
  • The Egyptian Museum
  • The Coptic Museum
  • The Castle of Saladin
  • The Old Market "Khan El-Khalili"
  • The Hanging Church
  • Santa Barbara
  • Old Islamic Cairo:
    • Sultan Hassan Mosque
    • Refai Mosque

 

Luxor

it is one of Egypt's great tourist attractions. It is also commonly known as the world's largest open air museum. 

Luxor attractions:

  • Luxor Temple
  • Karnak Temple
  • The Colossi Of Memnon
  • Valley Of The Kings
  • Templeof queen Hatshepsut
  • Temple Of Medinat Hapu of Ramses III
  • Valley Of The Queens
  • Valley Of The Nobles
  • Temple Of Dendera
  • temple of Esna
  • Temple Of Abydos

 

Alexandria

Alexandria is a major city in northern Egypt, Alexandria lies on the Mediterranean Sea at the western edge of the Nile River delta. The city used to be the capital of the Ptolemy Pharaohs, and therefore holds a number of ancient Greek and Roman sights. Its most important attraction today is the new Library of Alexandria.

Alexandria attractions:

  • The Castle of Qaitbay
  • The Pompeii Pillar
  • The Catacombs of Kom El-Shouqafa
  • The Amphitheatre of Kom El-Dikka
  • The Montazah Palace Gardens

 


Sinai   

The Sinai Peninsula connects the continents of Asia and Africa and is surrounded by the Gulf of Suez, Red Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Negev desert.

 Sinai attractions:

  • The city of Sharm El-sheik
  • The city of Dahab
  • The City of Nuweiba
  • The City of Taba
  • Red Sea Coast           
  • Monastery of St. paul
  • Mostry of St Anthony
  • Hurghada
  • Safaga,
  • Marsa Alam

 

General Info.:

Capital:Cairo

Population: 82,079,636

Language: Arabic is the national language. English and other Languages however are widely understood and spoken

Currency: Egyptian Pound

Religion: Approximately 85 percent of the population of Egypt are Moslems. Most of the balance, about 9 million, are Christian Orthodox who belong to the Coptic Church

Climate: Climate in Egypt is usually hot and dry most of the year.

 

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