Tourism in Egypt and its types









Tourism in Egypt and its types
Tourism in Egypt has been known throughout its history as a destination for many lovers of tourism, but the discovery of the effects of the pharaohs since the beginning of the last century has added a special charm with the unique religious and cultural effects, in addition to its geographical location in the middle of the world and its mild climate in summer Its beautiful coastline, its beaches full of rare coral treasures.






Tourism in Egypt depends on the many effects that have resulted from the diversity of civilizations and their differences throughout the ages, from the civilizations of Pharaonic, Coptic, Roman and Islamic, but it overlooks the Red Sea to the east, which includes clean water, The emergence of many natural harbors, as it has many sports attracts tourists athletes, such as diving, golf and other.
Egypt is characterized by the abundance of tourist attractions of all kinds, the spread of mosques, temples, museums, monuments, historical and artistic buildings and vast gardens on its land, and








possess a strong infrastructure based on serving the tourism sector in Egypt, including hotel rooms,
resorts and aviation offices.

When talking about the tourist sites in Egypt we can not help but start to talk about the ancient royal buildings built by the ancient pharaohs, which is called the pyramids, that marvel, which took a long period between 2480 BC to 2550 BC, ie About twenty-five centuries BC. It extends from the Giza area to the Hawara area on the entrance to Fayoum on the west bank of the Nile. The purpose of building the pyramids was to preserve the mummy of the pharaoh, and facilitate his journey to the other world or help him to ascend to heaven, where King Khufu built the largest pyramid to be buried in it. There was a









widespread belief among the Pharaohs that the spirit of King Khufu took care of them even after his death. In addition to the pyramid of both Khafra and Menkra, and the pyramids are one of the largest tourist attractions in the Republic, where visitors from around the world.

* Khan Al-Khalily
Khan el-Khalili is one of the most famous Egyptian neighborhoods. It is located within the area known as Old Cairo. It is a very important tourist attraction in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo. One of the most important features of this Khan is the existence of many important bazaars and vitality, in addition to the existence of many restaurants and cafes also popular, which enriched this neighborhood and make him all this great value.








There are also many and many types of tourism in Egypt, including:
Ecotourism There are a number of environmental sites in Egypt, in addition to the existence of many nature reserves, which are directly under the supervision of the Ministry of Environment. The most famous of these reserves are Ras Mohammed, Nabq, Sharm El Sheikh and St. Catherine.

Cultural tourism
Cultural tourism in Egypt is considered one of the oldest types of tourism because it contains the Pharaonic, Greek and Roman monuments which have turned many cities into museums open to all people. The most important cultural tourist areas in Egypt are Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Saqqara, , The








Roman Theater, the Roman Baths, the Black Cape, the Caesars, and the Pillar of Sowar, as well as the Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria.

Recreational tourism In Egypt
, leisure tourism attracts a large number of tourists due to the existence of a group of beaches which are more than 3000 km long and are located on the coasts of the Red Sea and the most famous tourist resorts are Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab, Nuweiba, Taba Located in South Sinai Governorate, in addition to Hurghada, Safaga, Marsa Alam in the Red Sea Governorate and Ain Sokhna in Suez Governorate. These areas are famous for their beautiful and colorful coral reefs and rare fish species.









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