Tourism in Egypt
What you need to know
Egypt, one of the most populated countries in Africa and the Middle East with 84 million residents is known for its historical sites such as Great Sphinx and the Giza Pyramid Complex. Ruins such as the Valley of the Kings, Thebes, Memphis and Karnak are a primary focus of archaeological research and tourist destinations. The Sinai Peninsula is a popular tourist destination primarily because of its biblical history. St. Catherine’s Monastery is located here as well as Mount Sinai .