Egypt has been always a country of tourism where Europeans used to visit and see its antiquities dating back to the various eras and civilizations. In the recreational tourism domain, there are scores of unique tourist destinations such as Sharm -el-Sheikh, Hurghada, Safaga and others. Moreover, Egypt is renowned for therapeutical and environmental tourism as well as other kinds such as Safari, conferences and sports.
Cultural and archeological tourism are considered the traditional kind of tourism in Egypt.Egypt embraces several Pharaonic, Greek and Roman historic antiquities and museums.Culturual tourism has started since the discovery of ancient Egyptian antiquities and the decipher of the hieroglyhics.
Ever since, missions of archeology, explorers and authors of tourist books were very keen on visting Egypt and documenting its astonishing past and promising future.
The Pharaonic, Roman and Greek sites in Egypt
1-Cairo,Giza : Sud Al-kafara, Aon city, Pyramid plateau, Sakara and, Dahshour.
2-Alexandria: El-aamoud Sawari, the Romantheatre, the Roman Baths, The Black Head temple, Qum Saqofa tomb.
A.LuxorCity,karanak temple, Luxor temple, Happi temple, Valley of kings, Valley of Queens, Dir El medina, mummification Museum at Luxor.
B.Aswan City,: Abu Simbel Museum the big&small,Philiea Island.Plants Island (EL Nabatat Island )
C.Biliana City : Abidous
D.Qina City : Nadra Museum
E. Menya City : El Amarma hill
F.Beni Suef City : Archaeological Modern area.Al- Ashmounin City, Tunna el-Gabl .
4- Sinai : Almagara paintings, Sarabit el khadem, Moses Mountain, Serbal Mountain.
5- Fayoum City : Al-Lahoun Pyramid, Hawara Pyramid, Senosirt Obelisks& Madi city.
A.El-kharagaoasis: Hipistemple, Elbagwattomb, El Queta temple, El Riyan Qasr , El Riyan temple, Qasr el Dine.
B.El-DakhlaOasis:Mot, Bashanditomb, Islamaic&Pharaonic Ballat Village, El Haggar Monastry, Islamic Qasr Village.
C.Siwa Oasis: Juibter Amun temple ElGazina temple, theDead Mountain, Tanoboaat(Prophecies )temple.
D. El Bahariya Oasis: It contains 268 sulpher& minerals springs.
E.ParisOasis:Doushtemple,ElFarafaraOasis,Itcontains ElFarafaraQasr,Abou ManakaraQasr .
1-Churches:HagingChurch, VirginMary, AbouSeirgaChurch, Mar GirgrisChurch, St Mena, Church of Saint Barbara, Cathedral of Abbasiya.
2- Monastaries:Monastery of St Antonius, Norton Valley in western Desert, AnbaPaula, El Anba Adra, St katerine Monastery of el Abyad, Moharrah Monastery, Monastery of Marmarina El Agayabi.
1–Mosques: Mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas, El-Hussein Mosque, Sayyida Zeinab Mosque, Al Shafai Mosque, Al-Azhar Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque , Ahmed Ibn Toulun Mosque,el Hakem Biamr Allah, Mohammad Ali Mosque, El Rifai, El Nour mosque, El Mahamal Road Sinai.
2-Islamic Fortresses: Salah El Din Citadel, katabi Citadel, El Akaba Citadel, El Goundi, El Tore, el Arish, Nubaia in Sinai.
3-Museums: Egyptian Museum, Islamic Art, El-Gawhara Qasr, Greek Qasr, ElManial Qasr, Mahmoud Mokhtar, Mohammed Mahmoudkhalil, Egyptian Coptic Art, Mahmoud Saied in Alexandria, Maritimein Alexandria, Aswan Museum in Aswan, Agriculture Museum.
Milita at El Alameen, Mersa Matrouh, Nagi, Railways lines, Mansoura Museumlocatedat Luqman, Donshawi Musuemposts, El Shama (waxen) museum. Also the Mummification Museum at the Pharoanic Village.