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Beni Suef Sights and Landmarks Guide, Egypt

The city of Beni Suef, located in Egypt is one of the most beautiful provincial capitals of Egypt. The city is famous since the Middle Ages for its exquisite linen ware. The city is located by the west banks of the Nile and lies in the wild location of the valley of Egypt nearby the famous Fayyum town. A grand historical legacy added to beautiful natural sights make Beni Suef one of the most beautiful places in Egypt. 

There are several beautiful sightseeing places around the city that offer quite a delight for the tourists who visit Beni Suef. The place has a great history behind it. This calls for the presence of several remnants of a pristine aura located in the city. There are several places of historical interest like the archaeological sites and the museums that render quite an educative and informative value to the visitors who come to Beni Suef.

Among the different archaeological sites, ruins as well as the Christian sites, the most famous is the Coptic monastery of Deir El Hammam that consists of a church that dates back to the early Christian times. Then there are the el Lahun queen’s graves, the valley temple, the shafts graves and the pyramid of sesostris which are a delight for tourists and visitors from various parts of the world.  

These sites are well maintained by the Egyptian government and they include water fountains, gardens, lakes and parks for visitors who visit these splendid sites of cultural heritage. This adds to the attraction of these beautiful places that have spellbinding effect on tourists and brings them towards itself.

People of all age groups come to these places in huge numbers throughout the year. Another famous tourist attraction in the land of Beni Suef is the village of El Hiba located on the east bank of the Nile - the remains of the Greek city of Acronopolis. The well-preserved town walls feature some of the best historical details. The mountains and the valleys that surround the city offer some of the most breathtaking scenic views to the people who come to the city. Graves, cemeteries, fortifications and town walls are by far the largest attractions that Beni Suef offers to the visitors of the city. If you are planning a tour to Egypt, make sure to visit Beni Suef with your family and friends.   

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