Most Incredible Monuments of Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egypt is one of the most mysterious destinations on Earth which attracts millions of tourists each year. Many of people come here to see and discover the design of old monuments including Mortuary temple, Bent Pyramid, Luxor Temple, Step Pyramid of Djoser, Red Pyramid and so on

The Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut, situated beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari on the west bank of the Nile, is a colonnaded structure designed by the royal architect of Hatshepsut, Senemut. The temple was built to honor the glory of Amun. It features three layered terraces connected by long ramps which were surrounded by gardens.

Mortuary temple

The Step Pyramid of Djoser was the first pyramid to be built by the ancient Egyptians. The monument stands 62 meters high and features many tombs as well as burial chambers underground.

The Great Sphinx is named as one among the world’s oldest and biggest monuments. It is said to be built in 2500 BC by the pharaoh Khafre.

The Valley of the Kings consists of 63 tombs and chambers. The valley is a complex tomb with more than 120 chambers. Tourists will definitely like to discover this interesting destination.

The Beny Pyramid at Dahshur was the second pyramid made by Pharaoh Sneferu. It is the only pyramid to be built with polished limestone and still largely intact in Egypt.

The Luxor Temple was founded in 1400 BC on the east bank of Nile River. The temple which was dedicated to the three Egyptian gods Amun, Mut, and Chons, is one of the most favorite destinations in Egypt.

The Red Pyramid was built by Pharaoh Sneferu. It stands 104 meters high and is regarded as the 4th highest pyramid in Egypt. Thousands of tourists visit the pyramid each year for its special design.

 

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