Egypt was a cultural leader in the ancient world, but did you know Egypt is considered the cultural leader of the modern Arab speaking world today? The ancient culture of Egypt has influenced the world from antiquity, to the movies and music of the swinging 1950s and 60s, to travel and tourism today. Take a visit to Egypt and enjoy all the culture and sites that this amazing and mysterious country has to offer travelers. Go and see why the Great Sphinx wears that smile.
Home of the Great Pyramid and the mysterious (and romantic) Great Sphinx.
Photo by Travelling my way.
The second largest ancient religious site in the world, home to temples, pylons and many other buildings.
Photo by Ludwig Wager.
The Blue Hole Diving Spot in the Red Sea Coral Reef
The diving offers beautiful views of fish in the clear waters and is home to the infamous Blue Hole.
Photo by CrazyTravelista.
The famous traveler and historian Herodotus said, “Egypt is the gift of the Nile.”
Photo by Franziska Dimo.
Valley of the Kings
The final resting place for many of ancient Egypt’s kings and queens.
Photo by Prytz.
Home to the largest collection of ancient Pharaonic and Egyptian antiquities in the world.
Photo by Photo by Majid Shaheen.
A revered ancient site dedicated to the Egyptian god Amon, it is now home to a large Berber population.
Photo by Mindseye.
A world famous resort known for wind surfing and world class diving.
Photo by Klando va de viaje.
Mosque of Ibn Tulun
The largest and oldest mosque in Cairo, founded in 876 AD.
Photo by freetobe_mel
Find more ancient places to visit in our Ancient Ruins & Temples list. Or if you are interested in scuba, take a deep dive in our here in a Scuba Junkie list. Find more inspiration and travel ideas on Trover.com.