A trip to Egypt is a trip to the origins of an ancient civilization and culture, which for centuries and millennia has attracted the attention of contemporaries like a magnet.
If you look at the map of Egypt, you can see that the entire resort area is located along the coast of the Red Sea. Depending on the city in which you are staying, rest in Egypt takes on a variety of shapes, each city has its own individual attractions, entertainment, excursions, and of course hotels. The climatic conditions of this country contribute to the year-round beach season, so a vacation in Egypt will leave the most unforgettable impressions at any time of the year.
Pyramids of Giza, located near Cairo. The pyramids are the only of the ancient seven wonders of the world that have survived to this day. In addition, they were included in the list of the new seven wonders of the world, compiled in 2008.
The Sphinx of Giza is a huge figure of a creature with the body of a lion and a human head located on the western bank of the Nile near Cairo. The Great Sphinx is the largest stone statue on earth. It is believed to have been created by the ancient Egyptians in the third millennium BC, approximately between 2520 and 2494. BC.
Two cyclopean structures – the Hasan Mosque and the Al-Rifai Mosque – form a magnificent architectural ensemble and not many people know about the huge age difference between these structures. The Hassan Mosque was built in 1363, and Al-Rifai was erected only in 1912 – a difference of 600 years.
A whole street inside the Hasan Mosque.
The Pyramid of Sneferu in Meidum is located on the edge of the desert 70 kilometers south of Cairo and is the first Egyptian pyramid with an elevated tomb. The ancient Egyptians believed that the higher a person is buried, the closer he will become to the sun god. The foot of the huge structure is covered with crumbling stones.
The Karnak temple complex consists of three large parts dedicated to the solar Amon-Ra, his wife, the patroness of the queens Mut and their son, the moon god Khons.
The Temple of Horus at Edhu is the second largest temple in Egypt after the Karnak Temple, and one of the best preserved. This temple is dedicated to Horus – the falcon-headed god
Colossi of Memnon – 2 huge stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Twin statues are located in the Theban necropolis on the opposite bank of the Nile from Luxor.
The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, located in Luxor, is built of limestone. She became the 5th Pharaoh from the 18th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt and ruled longer than any other woman in the Egyptian dynasty.
The Library of Alexandria is one of the largest libraries of antiquity, founded at the beginning of the 3rd century BC
In 2003 N. e. in Alexandria, on the site of the old library, the modern “Library of Alexandrina” was built, designed to restore its former greatness and provide free access to knowledge for everyone.
Egyptian Museum, located in Cairo, which contains the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities.
In the museum you can see three sarcophagi, one of which is entirely made of cast gold, weighing 110 kilograms. The whole world is currently known for the death golden mask of the young Tutankhamun. It faithfully reproduces the face of a young pharaoh who died at the age of 18. Another priceless exhibit is the gilded throne of Tutankhamun, which is adorned with precious stones.
The Red Sea is home to over a thousand species of invertebrates and 200 species of various corals, in addition, it is the northernmost tropical sea. The Red Sea is a favorite destination for divers and snorkellers.