Egypt Landmarks - 26 Famous Landmarks in Egypt to Explore Story

By Samuel Caesar

Introduction

Egypt Landmarks - 26 Famous Landmarks in Egypt to Explore Story

Egypt is rich in history and iconic ancient Egypt landmarks. This article covers the 26...

LANDMARK 1

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum is a must-visit, especially considering it is one of the top things...

LANDMARK 2

Giza Necropolis and Pyramids

The major attraction of Giza Necropolis is the Giza Pyramids. With their incredible size and...

LANDMARK 3

Mosque of Muhammad Ali

Even though the Mosque of Muhammad Ali is not really part of the ancient world...

LANDMARK 4

Khan el-Khalili

Visiting Cairo without making a stop at the Khan el-Khalili is almost impossible. Khan el-Khalili...

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LANDMARK 5

Abu Simbel Temples

The Abu Simbel Temples are some of Egypt's most famous landmarks and are also a...

LANDMARK 6

St. Catherine's Monastery

St. Catherine's Monastery, or the Sacred Monastery of the God-Trodden Mount Sinai, is one of...

LANDMARK 7

Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings is another one of the major landmarks in Egypt and...

LANDMARK 8

Citadel of Qaitbay

Another famous Egyptian landmark is the Citadel of Qaitbay, also known as Fort Qaitbey. You...

LANDMARK 9

Temple of Seti I

Seti I is known to be one of the less popular pharaohs to have ruled...

LANDMARK 10

Temple of Philae

The sacred site of Philae is one of the tourist attractions in Egypt that attracts...

LANDMARK 11

Saqqara Necropolis

When it comes to Egyptian pyramids, many people think only of the Pyramids of Giza...

LANDMARK 12

Luxor Temple

Luxor City (previously known as ancient Thebes) in Egypt was the ancient state capital location...

LANDMARK 13

Montaza Palace and Royal Gardens

Khedive Abbas II built the Montaza Palace and Royal Gardens at the beginning of the...

LANDMARK 14

The Temple of Karnak

The Karnak Temple (also known simply as Karnak) is one of Egypt's most famous attractions...

LANDMARK 15

Great Sphinx of Giza

When you are looking for a monument that optimises Egypt's Old Kingdom, you cannot overlook...

LANDMARK 16

Dendera Temple to Hathor

Dendera Temple is another famous landmark in Egypt and one of the most popular attractions...

LANDMARK 17

Nubian Museum

Nubia is a region located between Aswan and Egypt's border with Sudan. It is believed...

LANDMARK 18

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Library of Alexandria) is one of the largest and most important libraries globally...

LANDMARK 19

Serapeum and Pompey's Pillar

Pompey's Pillar is a single column Roman pillar and is the largest of its kind...

LANDMARK 20

Al-Azhar Park

Al-Azhar Park is one of the most popular attractions in Egypt, drawing in several tourists...

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LANDMARK 21

Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut

Located in Luxor near the Valley of the Kings, the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut is...

LANDMARK 22

Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III

The Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III is located in Luxor on the western bank of...

LANDMARK 23

Temple of Kom Ombo (Kom Ombo Temple)

This site is another temple to be added to your list of ancient Egypt landmarks...

LANDMARK 24

Mosque of Ibn Tulun

Cairo has multiple stunningly designed mosques, but this mosque is one of the most well-known...

LANDMARK 25

Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

Located in Alexandria, the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa are an ancient catacomb complex found...

LANDMARK 26

Cairo Tower

The Cairo Tower is one of the most modern famous Egypt landmarks. Having explored the...

Conclusion

In Conclusion

There is no lack of famous Egyptian landmarks for you to visit if you plan...

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