Visit The Mosque El Mina Masjid
The mesmerising Mosque El Mina Masjid is one of the most radiant and beautiful mosques in Egypt. It sits in the heart of Hurghada, not far from the marina, and towers above the surrounding city. The mosque’s magnificent white marble exterior has drawn tourists to come and visit for many years – you’ll see when you get there it’s quite a sight to behold. Whether you go inside the mosque or simply sit outside and take in the view, it’s certainly worthy of a visit on your holiday to Hurghada. Plus, entrance is free so you can enjoy this magnificent site without spending a penny.
Hurghada Old town
Head to the city’s old town and harbour of El Dahar, which began life as a charming fishing village. You’ll enjoy a day without the tourist crowds, visit the fish markets, stroll through the streets and watch as locals mill around smoking shisha. You don’t have to take out your wallet all day – simply take in the sights. But, if you choose to, there are cafes and restaurants all around, as well as a bazaar packed with shops. If you’ve had your eye on a classic Arabian rug, this could be your chance to secure a bargain as bartering is expected here. Otherwise there are plenty of spice, perfume and food stalls to discover. After dark, Hurghada Old Town transforms, and it’s definitely a sight to see.