Egypt, also known as the Land of the
Pharaohs, is a transcontinental country that links Asia and Africa through the
Sinai Peninsula. Thanks to its travel-friendly environment and great
hospitality, this Mediterranean country is considered the most tourist-friendly
nation in the Middle East and Africa.
Egypt has served as a home to many
civilizations comprising the Pharaohs, Nubians, Persians, Greeks, Maluks,
Ottomans, Romans, Copts, and Arabs. These ancient civilizations still have
their remnants and relics in Egypt. They
have lasted longer than even the oldest known civilizations. Even the great
pre-dynastic civilization and the ancient Pharaonic dynasty have their roots in
Egypt. Overall, we can say that Egypt is rich in history and culture since time
Egypt has one of the Seven Wonders of the World - the Great Pyramid at Giza. This magnificent pyramid stands tall and intact even after thousand years. Apart from the Great Pyramid at Giza, Egypt attracts its visitors with several other places, namely- the Great Sphinx of Giza, other Egyptian pyramids, the Luxor temple, and the Egyptian Museum. Known for its coral reefs and fascinating sights, Sharm-el-sheikh, is a world-famous beach resort. If you love shopping, then Cairo located Khan-el-Khalili bazaar is a must-visit for you. Soaked in the tranquillity of the Nile, the quiet town of Aswan is a perfect place for someone who is looking for inner peace. Other interesting places are - Valley of the Kings and famous cities like Hurghada, Alexandria, and Luxor.