Including the Sphinx and the pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinos, the Giza complex is one of the seven wonders of the world. Sakkara was the necropolis of the capital, Menphis, where highlights the staggered pyramid of Zoser.
Is the heart of the country of the Nile. The famous Khan El-Khalili is one of the most original eastern markets. The Egyptian Museum has approximately one hundred and twenty thousand objects between sculptures, tombs and so on.
Located in the province of Aswan, Abu Simbel is one of the most breathtaking views of the entire journey. The temple dedicated to Ramses II, was cut into several pieces and moved 200 meters back and 60 meters in height and rebuild it completely.
Kom Ombo is another of the ancient cities on the banks of the Nile. The temple is dedicated to the god Sobek (god with a crocodile head and human body) but also are scenes where it appears the goddess Hathor and Haroeris.
The temple of Edfu is the best preserved of Egypt. The inscriptions on the walls provide numerous details about the construction. The temple of Khnum in Esna consists only in a hypostyle hall that has been preserved complete.
The Valley of the Kings and that of the Queens, is also a mandatory stop. In the first, the graves underground are mostly visited. Before reaching these valleys we can observe the Colossi of Memnon.
The complex of Karnak can be divided into three groups: The biggest and most important is the Temple of Amun. The northern sector belongs to Montu, the local god original of Thebes, while that of Mut is to the south.
The temple of Luxor was created mainly by two pharaohs: Amen-Hotep III and Ramses II. Many other sovereign contributed to its decoration in relief and their inscriptions, adding small structures or introducing minor changes, mainly Tut-anj-Amon, Hor-em-heb and Alexander the Great.