Types of Tourism in Egypt

Tourism in Egypt

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Egypt is one of the first populated areas and the era of its territory with advanced agriculture.
Because of this, it has been able to build civilizations throughout history. All this has an impact on tourism in Egypt and various types.

 And these types are:

Cultural Tourism in Egypt

Archeological and Cultural tourism is one of the oldest forms and forms of tourism in the world and in Egypt in particular, because of the richness of Egypt with ancient monuments that belong to the greatest civilizations of the world like the Roman and Greek civilizations.

This tourism in Egypt started with the decoding of the hieroglyphic language. Scientific missions, authors of tourist books, and university missions are coming to Egypt to study Egyptian antiquities and learn about ancient civilizations. Many books have spread in different languages, demonstrating the greatness of these monuments.

The most important monuments are in Cairo and Giza and also the city of “On”, which is one of the most important archaeological sites Pharaonic known to all as “Ain Shams”, which is one of the world’s most advanced capitals, where there are in this area the obelisk King Sinusert I and the three pyramids Khufu, These pyramids, which are considered one of the seven wonders of the world, as well as the magnificent Sphinx statue, which consists of the body of a lion and the face of a human being, and many of the remains, remain intact.

 Recreational tourism in Egypt

Egypt has attractive beaches along the coast of the Red Sea to the east. Their clean water, colorful coral reefs, and many types of fish characterize these beaches. The shores of the Mediterranean Sea in the north, where the temperate climate is wonderful in summer,  Sharm El Sheikh, Hurghada, Nuweiba, Ras Sidr, and El Arish, are the best destinations for a wonderful vacation.

Hurghada beach sunshine
Hurghada beach

Religious tourism

The tourists come to visit the Islamic and Christian monuments. Among these Islamic monuments are the mosques and castles of the most important mosques: Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Hussein Mosque, Al-Sayeda Zeinab Mosque, Imam Al-Shafei Mosque, Al-Azhar Mosque, and Sultan Hassan Mosque.

The most important strongholds of Salah al-Din Citadel, Mohammed Ali Castle, Al-Jundi Castle, Aqaba Citadel, Al-Tur Fort, Al-Jundi Fort, and Al Arish Fort. Coptic monuments of churches such as the Hanging Church, the Virgin Mary, the Church of St. George, St. Mina and the Tree of Durr, the Cathedral of St. Mark, the Monastery of St. Anthony, the Monastery of St. Catherine, and other timeless Christian monuments.

Medical Tourism in Egypt

Egypt is known for its many mineral and sulfur springs, which are used by tourists to treat many skin diseases.
Tourists also use silt or mud in the treatment of many diseases of the digestive and respiratory tract.
The most important areas that provide medical tourism: Oasis, New Valley, Dakhla Oasis, and many other sites.

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