Egypt Landmarks - 26 Famous Landmarks in Egypt to Explore Story

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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...

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Landmark 1

The Egyptian Museum

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

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Landmark 2

Giza Necropolis and Pyramids

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

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Landmark 3

Mosque of Muhammad Ali

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

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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...

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Landmark 6

St. Catherine's Monastery

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

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Landmark 7

Valley of the Kings

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

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Landmark 8

Citadel of Qaitbay

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

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Landmark 9

Temple of Seti I

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

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Landmark 10

Temple of Philae

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

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Landmark 11

Saqqara Necropolis

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

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Landmark 12

Luxor Temple

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

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Landmark 13

Montaza Palace and Royal Gardens

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

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Landmark 14

The Temple of Karnak

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

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Landmark 15

Great Sphinx of Giza

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

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Landmark 16

Dendera Temple Complex

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

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Nubian Museum

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

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Landmark 18

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

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

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Landmark 19

Serapeum and Pompey's Pillar

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

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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...

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Landmark 22

Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III

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

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Landmark 23

Temple of Kom Ombo (Kom Ombo Temple)

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

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Landmark 24

Mosque of Ibn Tulun

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

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Landmark 25

Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa

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

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Landmark 26

Cairo Tower

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

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In Conclusion

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

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