Egypt is a country famous for Pharaos, the stories of mummies, and pyramids. The Pyramids of Giza are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a place that makes the tourists gawp. The pyramids have unresolved mysteries which puzzle people from all across the globe. Another wonder – the Great Sahara Desert spans through the country. There are many places of interest in Egypt. The Valley of the Kings , Abu Simbel , Giza Necropolis, Luxor Temple, Temple of Edfu, and Karnak Temple are some of the frequently-visited tourist places. Egyptian mosques such as Al-Azhar Mosque, Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and El-Mursi Abul Abbas Mosque exhibit architectural excellence. The divers love to visit the Ras Muhammad National Park. Roman triumphal column, called the Pompey’s Pillar, is located in Alexandria. The world-acclaimed Suez Canal is maintained by Egypt.