Top 10 Things to do and See in Egypt


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Egypt is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. Going there is like travelling back in time because of its grand history a few thousand years old. You can visit so many monuments of ancient world, like pyramids, pharaohs temples and tombs, museums. This country is huge and it has so much to see and do that it’s impossible to see and do everything in a short amount of time. Egyptians are very friendly people always willing to show you their lives in exchange for a pound or two. Check out list of the top 10 things to see and do in Egypt.

1. Great Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza

Great Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza

Great Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza / image source

At over 4600 years old great Pyramids of Egypt are the only remaining 7 wonders of the ancient world built in the Giza Necropolis on the edge of Cairo. The Great Pyramid is the oldest here, dating back to around 2550BC and the reign of Khufu. It is also the largest pyramid, originally standing 146m (479ft) high. Nearby are the pyramids of Khafre (Khufu’s son) and the considerably smaller Menkaure’s (his grandson). The Great Sphinx watches over all. You can take a camel to ride to the top of the hill overlooking the pyramids.

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