5 Most Popular Tourist Attractions in Egypt

Abu Simbel temples, Egypt. Photo by AussieActive on Unsplash

Egypt has always been an attractive destination for tourists. Over time, some of the attractions set apart as the most popular ones, allowing us to compile this short list of what not to miss if you’re heading to Egypt.

Pyramids of Giza

Famous Pyramids of Giza are the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World to survive. Originally tombs of Pharaohs, pyramids are a breathtaking sight and a reminder of the old times.

Karnak Temple

The Karnak Temple Complex is a building complex consisting of temples, pylons, chapels, and other structures.

Islamic Cairo

In the Islamic Cairo, you’ll see a number of mosques, madrassas, and monument from many different historical periods.


Aswan is a calm city on the Nile. The orange dunes have meditating effect and just a few days here will bring peace back to your mind.

Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel is something special even for Egypt, a country with a lot of incredible temples. These are two massive rock temples at a village in Nubia, southern Egypt. The complex is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.