Sharm El Sheikh is one of Egypt's leading tourist destinations that boasts mesmerizing beaches, colourful coral reefs, luxurious resorts and stunning hiking trails. This harbour city offers a bounty of sightseeing attractions to its visitors; step inside the Al Mostafa Mosque which features an impressive marble facade, magnificent dome and intricately painted mosaics. Another notable venue in Sharm El Sheikh is the UNESCO World Heritage Site Saint Catherine's Monastery which was constructed in the 6th century. You can also visit the Heavenly Cathedral to admire some stunning paintings, incredible frescos and murals depicting Biblical scenes. Then there’s the Al Sahaba Mosque, designed by renowned Egyptian architect Fouad Tawfik with a blend of Fatimid, Mamluk and Ottoman architectural styles.
Sharm El Sheikh offers countless water sports opportunities including kite surfing, canoeing, waterskiing, windsurfing, banana boat riding and parasailing. There are many other fun adventures to embark on here; Visit the Ras Muhammad National Park for snorkelling or diving to discover corals, crustaceans, turtles and more than 1,000 fish species. Hike to the top of the Jebel Mileihis Mountain and enjoy breath-taking views of the desert or visit the harbour of Sharm el Moya for a fun wakeboarding experience – Sharm El Sheikh offers so many once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Don’t forget to attend a dolphin show to witness these beautiful creatures performing choreographed dives and jumps. You can book cheap flights to Sharm El Sheikh through Brightsun Travel.
Visit Sharm El Sheikh’s captivating museums to immerse yourself in rich Egyptian cultures. The most significant museum in the city is the Sinai Heritage Museum that boasts one of the largest collections of Bedouin items in Africa, including various artifacts, clothing and handicrafts. Another prominent museum in Sharm El Sheikh is the King Tut Museum that displays a range of replicated artifacts related to Egyptian King Tutankhamen, including statues, jewellery, golden masks, documents and pictures. Then there’s the Sharm Papyrus Museum where you can learn about the traditional process of paper production and admire a collection of Egyptian paintings. Book direct flights to Sharm El Sheikh now and look forward to discovering this city’s spectacular cultural heritage.