When someone mentions Egypt, the first thing you think of are the pyramids and the Nile River.With the pyramid of Pharaoh that everyone remembers, what are hundreds more Egyptian offers? In our brief overview look at what you can visit and what you should visit when you travel to Egypt. It does not take much to imagine a country in which is developed the first major world civilization. What makes Egypt very unique are, all of us know – the pyramids and the Nile River, the only river in the world that flows from south to north.If you are about to visit Egypt, following destinations that you should not miss.
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian pyramids of Giza are inevitably the first association of every lover of traveling. The Pyramids of Giza are area southwest of Cairo, and if you are certainly not a person who likes to travel you should skip it, but many people love to be photographed with the Egyptian pyramids. The pyramids were created during the reign of three Egyptian pharaohs (Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure). This is one of the most popular destinations in Egypt.
Cairo is the capital and most populous city of Africa. It is often called the city of the dead because of the large number of museums and sites preserved from the time of the Egyptian pharaohs. Some of the characteristics of the Egyptian metropolis were crowds on the roads, overcrowding area, noise and fog, but it still does not diminish the charm of this ancient city. Quieter period of the day is the evening, when the sun sets, a majority of the population are getting ready to pray. After that, the city begins to live again and introduces you to a memorable night in Cairo. Do not miss to see: The Fight Tahrir, the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and other attractions.
River Nile is considered one of the two longest rivers in the world, and this position is shared with Amazon. We still do not exactly know where the Nile originates, but it is believed that this is a Victorian lake on the border of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. There are two great tributaries of the Nile: the White Nile and Blue Nile. Nile has historically been of great importance to Africa since the irrigated areas that are affected by severe droughts. Today, the Nile offers as a tourist attraction, especially irresistible river cruises that you talk about the history of ancient Egypt.