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  • Cairo

    Cairo

    Cairo

    The capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa, the name means "the victorious city". As the region's principal commercial, administrative, and tourist centre.
  • Alexandria

    Alexandria

    Alexandria

    Egypt's second largest city (3.5 million people), its largest seaport and the country's window onto the Mediterranean Sea. No city in Egypt has history as rich as that of Alexandria which witnessed so many historic events and legends!
  • Luxor

    Luxor

    Luxor

    Luxor hosts one third of the whole monuments and antiquities of the world. Therefore, it is considered one of the most important tourism spots in Egypt and maybe in the whole world.
  • Aswan

    Aswan

    Aswan

    Aswan is the 3rd largest city in Egypt and the biggest in Upper Egypt. Aswan was the ancient Egyptians' gateway to Africa. Today Aswan is major stop for may Nile cruise ships depart from Luxor to Aswan everyday.
  • Sharm Elsheikh

    Sharm Elsheikh

    Sharm El Sheikh

    Sharm is the the jewel of Egyptian tourism industry now. The city offer some of the finest places for diving and snorkeling in the world, it offers great value for money if compared with many diving spots in the world.
  • Hurhgada

    Hurhgada

    Hurghada

    Hurghada today is a world centre for sea sports such as diving, snorkel-ling, sailing, windsurfing, and deep-sea fishing. The unique offshore underwater gardens are justifiably famous amongst divers

Egypt Site Guide

Guide to all Egypt attractions here are 75 sites listed here, with more to come in the future!

Sites in Lower Egypt:

The Pyramids of Giza & the Sphinx
Among the major tourist sites.
The Step Pyramid at Sakkara
is one of the most extensive archaeological sites in Egypt!
The Open Air Museum of Memphis
The Open Air Museum at Memphis is one of the "must see" sites in Egypt
The Pyramids of Dashur
is one of the extraordinarily wonderful Islamic Monuments
The Pyramid of Meidum
It is one of those sites that had, and still keeps, lots of secrets!!
The Egyptian Museum
is considerd to be one of the oldest, most famous, and largest museums in the world.
The Pharaonic Village
The Pharaonic Village was founded by Dr. Hassan Ragab Ph.D.
Pyramids of Giza
Among the major tourist sites.
Pyramids of Sakkara
is one of the most extensive archaeological sites in Egypt!
Pyramids of Dashur
is one of the extraordinarily wonderful Islamic Monuments
Pyramids of Abu sir
In Abu sir there are total of about 14 pyramids in this site.
Pyramid of Meidum
It is one of those sites that had, and still keeps, lots of secrets!!
Pyramids of eleisht
is built by Amenmehat I who changed the governing system of Egypt.
Pyramids of Hawara
one of the wonderful Egyptian destinations.
Pyramids of Abu Rawash
is belongs to Djedefre who reigned at the fourth dynasty after king khufu.
Pyramids of EL-Lahoun
The site of El - Lahoun is the southernmost pyramid structure in Egypt.

Sites to see while visiting Cairo:

The Pyramids of Giza & the Sphinx
Among the major tourist sites.
The Step Pyramid at Sakkara
is one of the most extensive archaeological sites in Egypt!
The Open Air Museum of Memphis
The Open Air Museum at Memphis is one of the "must see" sites in Egypt
The Pyramids of Dashur
is one of the extraordinarily wonderful Islamic Monuments
The Pyramid of Meidum
It is one of those sites that had, and still keeps, lots of secrets!!
The Egyptian Museum
is considerd to be one of the oldest, most famous, and largest museums in the world.
The Castle of Saladin
The citadel was used as the seat of the king.
The Old Market of Khan El-Khalili
one of the most interesting bazaars.
The Cairo Tower
This city looks quite different from above than what one see from bellow
The Hanging Church
is considered the oldest church in the area of Al-Fustat (Old Cairo).
Santa Barbara
The church of St. Barbara is one of the oldest and the most remarkable churches in Cairo. .
St. Sergious Church
was built in the centre of the Ancient Roman fort of Babylon.
Ben Ezra Synagogue
In the Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Synagogue is described as "A prayer place for the Jews".
The Coptic museum
an area which is full of Coptic Churches and chapels.

Old Islamic Cairo:

Refai Mosque
is considered one of the remarkable Islamic structures in Cairo.
Mosque of Mohamed Ali
is amongst the most interesting Mosques in Egypt.
Mosque Sultan Hassan
is one of the extraordinarily wonderful Islamic Monuments In the Islamic World.
Mosque of EL Hakim
has started since the Moslems first opened Egypt in 641 AD.
Mosque of Ahmed Ben Tulun
is the oldest intact functioning Islamic monument in Cairo.
Mosue of Amro Ibn Elass
is the first mosque built in Egypt and Africa .
The Pharaonic Village
The Pharaonic Village was founded by Dr. Hassan Ragab Ph.D.

Sites to visit in Luxor:

Luxor Temple
is among the most beautiful Temples in Egypt.
Karnak Temple
is the largest Temple in the World!
The Colossi of Memnon
The Greeks gave them their name, after the Trojan hero Agha Memnon.
Valley of the Kings
was the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs and is located on the west bank at Luxor.
Hatshepsut Temple At Deir El-Bahri
is one of the most characteristic temples in the whole of Egypt.
Medinat Hapu Temple of Ramses III
is one of the largest memorial Temples in Egypt.
Valley of the Queens
It contains about 70 tombs.
Valley of the Nobles
is locatThe site has rock cut tombs of Nobles
Temple of Dendera
is very famous for the manufacture of water pots
Temple of Esna
It was the ancient city of Senat, called Latopolis by the Greeks.
Temple of Abydos
is located to the west of El-Baliana.

Sites to visit in Aswan:

Temple of Kom Ombo
is situated on the East side of the Nile.
The Temple of Edfu
is located 60Km to the north of Aswan.
Philae Temple
It was also known by the Greek "Elephantine".
The Unfinished Obelisk
The Unfinished Obelisk lies, in its original location, in a granite quarry in Aswan.
The High Dam
is one of the most important achievements of the in the last century in Egypt.
Tomb Chapels of the Nobles
situated near the West Bank of Aswan in front of the Northern section.
Aswan Botanical Island
the famous visits in Aswan is to see the botanical gardens of Aswan.
Abu Simbel Temples
are amongst the most interesting Pharaonic Temples.

All Temples of Egypt:

Temple of Karnack
is the largest Temple in the World.
Temple of Luxor
is among the most beautiful Temples in Egypt.
Temple of Hatshepsut
is one of the most characteristic temples in the whole of Egypt.
Temple of Abydos
is located to the west of El-Baliana.
Temple of Dendera
is located about 4KM from the River Nile.
Temple of Madinat Habu
is one of the largest memorial Temples in Egypt.
Temple of Esna
It was the ancient city of Senat.
Temple of Edfu
was a flourishing city in Ancient Times.
Temple of Maharraqa
Small temple that goes back the end of the Greco-Roman period.
Temple of Dakka
was built by the Nubian Agher Amon who ruled at the time of king Ptolemy II.
Temple of Abu Simbel
are amongst the most interesting Pharaonic Temple.
Temple of Kiosk of Qertassi
is dedicated to goddess Hathor goddess of love Music and maternity .
Temple of Ramesseum
was built by Ramses II the as a funerary Temple in 1304-1207 B.C.
Temple of Derr
is located 208 KM south of Aswan.
Temple of Wadi es-Sebua
It is located 150 km south of Aswan.
Temple of Amada
is located 20 KM to the south of Wadi es-Sebua.
Tomb of Aniba
belongs to one of the officials who lived at the time of Ramses II and was called Pennut.
Temple of Kalabsha
is located 65 KM south of Aswan dam.
Kaser Ibrim
is located 235 KM to the south of Aswan.
Temple of Amada
is located 20 KM to the south of Wadi es-Sebua.
Tomb of Aniba
belongs to one of the officials who lived at the time of Ramses II and was called Pennut.
Ancient Egypt Temples
Temples were very important in ancient Egypt and people
Temple of Kalabsha
is located 65 KM south of Aswan dam.

Sites in Alexandria:

The city of Alexandria
The city created by Alexander the Great in 333BCEn.
The Catacomb of kom el-shoukafa
in which the bodies of the deceased were lowered.
The Memorial of Diocletian (the Pompey's Pillar)
is the biggest memorial column in Egypt.
The Castle of Quaitbay
is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds.
Roman amphitheatre in Alexandria
is one of the most popular monuments located in the city.

Sites in Lake Nasser and Nubia:

Temple of Abu- Simbel
are amongst the most interesting Pharaonic Temples.
Temple of Amada
is located 20 KM to the south of Wadi es-Sebua.
Temple of Derr
is located 208 KM south of Aswan.
Tomb of Aniba
one of the officials who lived at the time of Ramses II.
Temple of Wadi es-Sebua
is located 150 km south of Aswan.
Temple of Dekka
was built by the Nubian Agher Amon who ruled at the time of king Ptolemy II.
Temple of Mahraka
Small temple that goes back the end of the Greco-Roman period.
Temple of Kalabsha
is located 65 KM south of Aswan dam.
Kaser ebrim
is located 235 KM to the south of Aswan.

Other Sites:

Saint Catherine Monastery
a great attraction for the Christian monks.
monastery of st. paul
is about 40 Km to the south of the monastery of St. Anthony.
monastery of st. Anthony
this church is rectangular in shape and measures 20 metres by 10 metres.
The Kharga oasis
is one of the most beautiful places in the world.
The Bahayia oasis
is the northernmost oasis of Egypt.
The Farfra oasis
hosts many monuments, including a number of unique pyramids.
The Siwa Oasis
is one of the most beautiful places in the world.
City of Rosetta
is situated on the western bank of the branch of the Nile called "Rashid".
Wadi el natron
is located 100 km to the north west of Cairo.

Egypt Museums:

The Egyptian Museum
is considerd to be one of the oldest, most famous, and largest museums in the world.
The Coptic museum
an area which is full of Coptic Churches and chapels.
The Islamic Museum
is considered to be one of the largest and oldest museums in the world.
The National Museum of Alexadria
is located in the Horeya Street .
The Nubian museum
is located between Aswan to the North and the city of Debba in Sudan to the South.
Mahmoud khalil modern art museum
The most interesting and remarkable art museums.
Luxor Museum
is located on the East Bank of the River Nile in the city of Luxor.

Egypt Famous Tombs:

Amenhotep I
Amenshotep I was the second Pharaoh who ruled in the 18th Dynasty in ancient Egypt
Horemheb
Horemheb, the successor of Ay, served in the courts of Amenophis IV
Inherkhau
This valley was inhabited by painters, laborers, craftsmen and cravers
Irunefer

Irunefer’s tomb no 290, referred as TT 290 is located at the far end of the Western Cemetery

Khaemhat
Khaemhat or Mahu was a Royal Scribe and the "Overseer of the Granaries of Upper
Khaemwaset
Khaemwaset was one of the sons of Ramesses III, and the prince held the title of the Eldest Son of the King
Kheruef
TT 192, which is the private tomb of Kheruef
Khonsu

Khonsu, also known as To, with the title First Prophet of Menkheperre

Menna
It’s believed that Menna worked at Karnak at the Temple of Amun and supervised field measurement
Merneptah
Throne of Merneptah was named as Ba-en-re Mery-netjeru
Nakht
Nakht, who held the title of Astronomer of Amun, or Observer of the Hours
Neferrenpet

Neferrenpet or Kenro was a Scribe and an officer of the Treasury at Thebes

Nefersekheru
Scribe of the Divine Offerings of all the Gods’ and ‘Officer in the Treasury
Nefertari
Valley of the Queens, also known by the names Biban el-Sultanat
Pashedu
Pashedu, whose father was Menna, is believed to be the first member in his family
Ramesses-i

KV 16, the tomb of Rameses I, is located opposite to the tomb of Horemheb

Ramesses-ii
KV7 tomb in the Valley of the Kings is the burial place of the Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh
Ramesses-iii
The tomb of Ramesses III, designated as KV 11, is a complex system
Ramesses-ii-sons
The tomb is a subterranean, rock-cut tomb located in the main wadi
Ramesses-iv

Tomb number KV2 in the Valley of the Kings is the burial place of Ramesses IV

Ramesses-vi
KV9, which is said to be the tomb of Ramesses VI, is located in the main wadi of Valley
Ramesses-ix
Ramesses IX was perhaps the most successful who helped in returning Egypt
Ramesses-vii
The tomb KV1 is the burial place of Ramesses VII and it’s a small tomb
Ramesses-x
Used during the New Kingdom, twentieth dynasty, Tomb KV 18 in the Valley of the Kings
Ramesses-xi
Tomb KV4 which is the final resting place of king Ramesses XI
Ramesses-Mentuherkhepshef
Mentuherkhepshef, who was the son of Ramesses IX
Ramose
Ramose was a Vizier during the eighteenth dynasty
Rekhmire
Rekhmire was a Vizier during the reigns of Tuthmose III and Amenhotep II
Roy
Roy was a royal scribe and a steward in the estate of the King Horemheb
Sennedjem
Sennedjem who lived during the reign of Seti I
Sennefer
Sennefer was an important Egyptian official during the rule of Amenhotep II
Seti I
Tomb of Seti I, referred as KV17, is located in the southeast branch
Seti II
The son of King Merenptah and Queen Isonofret, Seti II Userkheperure
Shuroy
Shuroy who lived during the Ramesside period in the 19th Dynasty
Siptah
The tomb of Siptah referred as KV47 is located in the Valley of the Kings
Sitre In
The tomb number KV 60 in the Valley of the Kings at the west bank of Luxor
Tausert & Setnakht
The tomb KV14 in the Valley of the Kings at the west bank of Luxor in Egypt
Tutankhamen
Tutankhamen the meaning of which was the Living image of Amun
Tuthmosis I
Thutmosis I was the third Pharaoh who ruled in the 18th dynasty in Egypt
Tuthmosis I & Hatshepsut
The tomb KV 20 at the Valley of the Kings on the west bank of Luxor
Thutmosis III
KV34 in the Valley of the Kings is said to be the final resting place
Tuthmosis IV
Located in the east valley, the tomb of Tuthmosis IV
Tyti
Tyti is believed to have been the wife of Ramesses III
Userhat (TT51)
Userhat lived during the 19th dynasty and had an unusual post of grave
Userhat (TT56)
Userhat who lived during the eighteenth dynasty in Egypt
Yuya & Tjuyu
Yuva ad Tjuyu, who lived during the 18th dynasty in Egypt


Egypt Main Cities:

City of Cairo
It is located on both banks of the River Nile.
City of Alexandria
the city created by Alexander the Great in 333BCE.
City of Luxor
Located in Upper Egypt Luxor has been described as the world’s biggest open air museum.
City of Aswan
Egypt’s 3rd largest city, and the largest in Upper Egypt.
City of Hurghada
The area has two of the oldest and most famous monasteries in Coptic Egypt.
City of Sharm El shiek
the finest city in the world for peace and beauty.
City of Port Said
Portsaid is considered to be the third most important city in Egypt.
City of Ismailia
is one of the most beautiful Egyptian destinations.
City of Marsa Matrouh
is an excellent place for shopping.
City of Rossetta
is situated on the western bank of the branch of the Nile called "Rashid".
City of Elfayoum
is located about 70Km southwest of from Cairo.
City of Al menia
s considered to be one of the most important governorates of Upper Egypt .
City of Al arish
is the largest city in the Sinai Peninsula and the administration capital of the governorate.
City of Suez
is the capital of a governorate that holds the same name located to the East of the Nile.
City of Belbies
is considered to be among the important historical cities in Egypt.
City of Damietta

is the capital of the governorate that holds the same name.

The City of Zagazig
is one of large cities of the Eastern section of the Nile Delta in Egypt.
City of Fayed

is situated on banks of Lake Bitter between Ismailia and Suez.

City of Manzala
lies near Port Said and is in northeastern Egypt.
City of Akhmim

is only 10 km from Sohag, which is connected to many cities of Egypt.

City of Al Badari
s a tourist place which is known for its Predynastic cemeteries.
City of Al-Baliyana

is a major city of the governorate spread over an area of 160 square km.

City of Asyut
s largest town of Upper Egypt and houses the third largest university of the country.
City of Beni Mazar

is also known by the names Beni-Hassan and Bani Hassan in some areas.

City of Bilqas
a metropolis in Egypt, is a place that has something in its arsenal for every traveler.
City of DARAW

is a place in Aswan, Egypt and is mainly known for its camel market.

City of El-Kanater al-Khiria
often spelled as El Kanater El Khairia, is among the major cities.
City of El-Matareya

also known as Mataria or Matariyyah is a region located in the Dakahila Governorate of Egypt.

City of Faqous
is a town in the Ash Sharqiyah Governorate in Egypt.
City of Girga

a city in the country famous for its desert.

City of Kafr el-Dawwar
is a large town in Egypt located near Alexandria between Cairo.
City of Kafr Shukr

is an administrative centre in the Qalyubiya governorate of Egypt

City of Manfalut
in Egypt is a populated place located in the Asyut Governorate in Upper Egypt.
City of Mit Ghamr

is located between 4 governorates and shares boundaries with all of them.

City of Naj Hammadi
The town is situated in the Qena governorate on west bank of river Nile.
City of Qalyub

The town lies to the north of the metropolitan area of Cairo.

City of Sadat
in Egypt is a markaz located in the northern part of the country.
City of Tahta

is located in Upper Egypt along the west bank of the River Nile.

City of Tall Al Kebir
is situated at a distance of 75 km to the south from Port Said.
City of Zifta

lies in the Al Gharbiyah region and is located in the continent of Africa.

Kafr Al-Zayat
is very well-connected with many towns, cities and other places.