Major Attractions


Major tourist destinations include the millennia-old monuments in the Nile Valley. Principal among them are the Pyramids  and Great Sphinx at Giza. Attractions in Cairo include the Cairo Museum and Islamic Cairo such as the Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha, Amro Bin Al As mosque, Al Hussein mosque in addition to the Islamic museum. Coptic Cairo is also popular with its old churches and the Coptic museum.

In addition to various kinds of entertainment spots in malls, cinemas, theaters and the array of different restaurants and cafes in the city and along the Nile.


Is a main summer resort, due to its beautiful beaches by the Mediterranean Sea, ancient history and Museums, especially the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, a modern project based on reviving the ancient Library of Alexandria, in addition to the various Roman and Greek relics such as the Citadel of Qaitbay and the Greek and Roman museums.


The city of Luxor alone has one third of the world’s monuments. It is the site of the ancient city of Thebes. It includes the ruins of the temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor, which stand within the modern city. On the opposite side of the Nile River lie the monuments, temples and tombs on the West Bank Necropolis, which include the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens.


The coast of the Sinai Peninsula has well-visited seaside resorts. Sinai has the beach resorts at Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab, Nuweiba and Taba as well as locations mentioned in the Bible such as Mount Sinai (“Jabal Musa”).

Saint Catherine’s Monastery may be the oldest working Christian monastery in the world.