One of the first travel journals in Egypt was published in the mid-5th century BC. Written by Herodotus. In his Eutherpa he claims that Egypt has more wonders than any other country, and the works it displays are extraordinary. It is these wonders and more that attract nearly nine million foreign visitors to Egypt every year. Below is a list of what to see and do in Egypt. You can find the Egypt tours packages online with a discount for you.
Popular travel destinations in Egypt
The first is the capital city, Cairo, which is located on the banks of the Nile. There you will find a mix of ancient and modern. Take a tour of some of the best museums in the world, shop at world-famous bazaars, dine at fine restaurants and enjoy the comforts of a five-star resort.
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Alexandria, once a great cosmopolitan and rival to the mighty Rome in its heyday, is the second-largest city in Egypt and borders the Mediterranean Sea. Luxor was the dynastic and religious capital of Egypt with great temples and royal tombs.
Aswan offers hundreds of historical monuments to visit. Elephantine Island is located near Aswan. There are many important artifacts as well as a beautiful garden. After a few hours of sightseeing, you will find pleasure in sitting and gazing at the beautiful scenery.
Popular attractions in Egypt
The Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx are known and respected around the world. Many visitors are amazed by the enormous size of the pyramid, one of the seven wonders of the world, a testament to the extraordinary engineering skills of the ancient Egyptians. The Egyptian Antiquities Museum in Cairo has more than 120,000 exhibits showing more than 3,000 years of colorful Egyptian history.