UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Egypt

Pyramids of Egypt

Egypt is home to 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 6 cultural sites, 1 natural sites and 0 mixed sites. Egypt shares 0 of those sites with other countries.

The World Heritage Sites in Egypt are:

  • Abu Mena

  • Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis

    Thebes, Egypt
    Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis.
  • Historic Cairo

    Tucked away amid the modern urban area of Cairo lies one of the world's oldest Islamic cities.
    Tucked away amid the modern urban area of Cairo lies one of the world’s oldest Islamic cities.
  • Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur

    Giza, Egypt
    The capital of the Old Kingdom of Egypt has some extraordinary funerary monuments, including rock tombs, ornate mastabas, temples and pyramids. In ancient times, the site was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
  • Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae

    Abu Simbel, Egypt
    This outstanding archaeological area contains such magnificent monuments as the Temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel and the Sanctuary of Isis at Philae, which were saved from the rising waters of the Nile thanks to the International Campaign launched by UNESCO, in 1960 to 1980.
  • Saint Catherine Area

    Saint Catherine
    The Orthodox Monastery of St Catherine stands at the foot of Mount Horeb where, the Old Testament records, Moses received the Tablets of the Law.
  • Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley)


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