Egypt’s tourist attractions

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The Egyptian Arabic Republic

The Arab Republic of Egypt occupies a space in the northeastern part of the African continent, and part of it extends to the continent of Asia via the Sinai Peninsula, therefore it is considered one of the transcontinental countries, and it shares borders with the Mediterranean with a coastal line extending to 995 from the northern part of it, and from the eastern part It shares a border with the Red Sea, and its area extends to 1.002.00 square kilometers.

Egypt is considered a cradle of civilizations, as a number of civilizations that left traces in the country, including the Pharaonic Kingdom, the Naqada, the Persians, the Ptolemaic State, and the Romans, established in their lands what made Egypt an attractive point for tourism in our time thanks to its tourist attractions.

tourism in Egypt

Recent years have witnessed a number of tourist agreements and protocols, as Egypt has had more than eleven bilateral agreements with other Arab countries, which are the exchange of tourism culture and its experiences, and the information and statistics that follow.

The tourism sector is considered a source of national income for the Egyptian Republic, given the material benefits it provides to the country, and this sector came as a way to get rid of the phenomenon of unemployment by providing job opportunities and jobs for a qualified segment of the workforce in the country.

Egypt’s tourist attractions

The country is considered one of the most prominent tourist countries among the tourist countries in the world due to the number of tourists it visits annually, and among the most prominent features of tourism in Egypt:

  • The Pyramids of Giza: The Pyramids of Giza sit on the plateau of Giza in the heart of Giza Governorate, and its history dates back to more than twenty-five centuries, and they are represented by the pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, which are royal tombs.
  • Saqqara: It is one of the ancient villages that embrace the Step Pyramid of Saqqara.
  • Dahshur: It includes the pyramids of Dahshur located in the village of Dahshur, and tourists flock to see the great Pharaonic monuments there.
  • The Roman Theater: It is located in the heart of Alexandria Governorate, and its discovery dates back to 1960, during a search for Alexander the Great’s tomb, which dates back to the fourth century AD.
  • Roman baths.
  • Temples, divided into:
    • The temples of Ras al-Aswadah and the Kayseron.
    • Karnak Temple.
    • Luxor temple.
    • Abu Simbel Temples.
    • Dandara Temple.
  • The Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria.
  • Royal tombs, among them the caster of taste, and others.
  • Museums: divided into:
    • Egyptian Museum.
    • Islamic art museum.
    • The Egyptian Modern Art Museum.
  • Jewel Palace.
  • Manial Palace.
    • Military Teachers Museum.
    • The Greco-Roman Museum.
  • Natural reserves, such as Ras Mohamed Reserve, Nabq Sharm El Sheikh Reserve, Taba Reserve, and others.
  • Sharm El-Sheikh: It is one of the tourist cities in the Egyptian Republic, and its area extends to more than four hundred and eighty square kilometers, and is located at the meeting point of the Gulf of Suez with Aqaba, and among its most prominent areas are Ras Nasrani, Ras Jamila, Sharm El-Maya and others.
  • Taba: It is considered one of the historical tourist cities, and it is characterized by an important geographical location overlooking four countries: Jordan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt.
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