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8 Impressive Attractions of the River Nile

Rasshmie Salunkhay Aug 6, 2019
Being the world's longest river, the significance of river Nile is prominent since ancient times. Egypt is popularly referred as 'the Gift of River Nile' and numerous attractions fall along the mystic stream of this river.

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Along with day cruises, the Nile River Tours offer dinner cruises and sunset cruises. You can gaze at Cairo's illuminated skyline or adore the ancient beauty of Luxor.

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Just where the journey of the Nile River cruises end, the camel rides await you to witness the exorbitant Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, erected for the Pharaohs of Egypt.

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Shifted from its original setting in 1960s, the gigantic structures of the massive Abu Simbel Temple portray Egypt's historical gravity. It is just a couple of hours drive from river Nile.

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Nile falls to the north of Cairo, that offers staggering views of the river. The city's major attraction is the Egyptian Museum, displaying ancient artifacts and royal mummies.

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Set on Nile River's east bank, the Karnak Temple is an unusually enticing place full of ancient ruins of historical structures.

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Well-known for its colorful ferries and boat rides, the most breathtaking views of Egyptian temples can be spotted while sailing in Aswan, a city on the Nile River.

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A tomb of Pharaoh Djoser, the uniquely constructed Djoser Step Pyramid, on the west bank of Nile, has numerous archaeological points and underground chambers to explore.

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Set on River Nile's west Bank, Hatshepsut (aka Djeser-Djeseru) is a mortuary temple created for the 18th dynasty pharaoh Hatshepsut.