The Pyramids of Giza are the last remaining features of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World to this day, and consist of a series of pyramids that were built to host the tombs of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs under the protection of the mysterious Sphinx, and the Great Pyramid in Giza known as Cheops (in Greek: Cheops), It was the tallest man-made building in the world for 4,000 years, and these memorials are still as amazing as they were ever before; making them one of the unmissable places.
Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings in Luxor
Luxor Nile City provides many tourist attractions, the most famous of which are:
- Valley of the Kings: The ancient Egyptians spent a lot of time creating secret underground shrines, and the Valley of the Kings collection is the most famous. They believed that those shrines were their gateway to the afterlife, where many relics were found in these secret tombs, such as treasures and material supplies; such as clothing, furniture, and jewelry In addition to the bodies that were embalmed for preservation, believing that their souls will be revived in the afterlife.
- Karnak Temple: Karnak is the name given to the northern half of the ruins of Thebes on the eastern bank of the Nile, including the ruins of the Great Temple of Amun, and the Temple of Amun is considered one of the most sacred sites in Egypt, in addition to being the largest religious building in the world, despite some claim Angkor Wat in Cambodia is greater than it.
Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, and other areas of ancient Thebes were designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1979, and while the East Bank abounds with a vibrant market movement, the West Bank is quieter, and includes a group of tombs and temples that are considered the largest open museum in the world; Tourism in those areas explored the arts on the colorful walls of cemeteries, pondering the magnitude and size of the columns in temples, and this is what makes historians and archaeologists constantly amazed during their expeditions in Luxor.
The narrow corridors in the Islamic neighborhoods of Cairo are crowded with many mosques and religious schools, and monuments dating back to the Fatimid period until the Mamluk eras. Tourists can shop at Khan Al Khalili Market, and the stalls loaded with ceramics, textiles, spices, and perfumes. The market is surrounded by some of the most beautiful buildings Preserved for ancient Islamic empires, characterized by its architecture, in addition to many Islamic monuments such as Al-Azhar Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque and the ancient medieval Zuwailah Gate.