Top 35 Instagram accounts to get closer to Egypt
Instagram is fast becoming a perfect platform to chart the lives of locals worldwide, and especially the hopes and dreams of young Egyptians. See the magic and wonder captured in these top 35 Instagram accounts that bring you that much closer to Egypt. Everything from street life, beach life, architecture, religious mysticism, and ancient wonder.
A list such as this is hardly exhaustive. It is clear, however, from the photos of these amazing 35 persons and organizations, that Egypt is a special destination. Deciding what is in any top 35 list is hardly an easy task. If you believe that there is an account which shares the beauty of Egypt out there that deserves the spotlight let us know. The beauty, and frustration of social media is its constant evolution.
A keen observer of life in Cairo, a metropolis of contrasts, and its many hopeful moments.
2Islam M Ahmed
A great photographer, with a stunning eye for proportion and Egyptian life.
Silhouettes and symmetry, and a focus on Egypt’s more mountainous regions and deserts.
4Karim El Hayawan
Egypt’s strong relationship with the seas, both Mediterranean and Red, figure significantly.
A cross-section of ordinary Egyptian life, and its many curious contexts and circumstances.
Ahmad’s shots capture street life, cars, and many of Lower Egypt’s top places to visit.
This world traveler isn’t just exclusive to Egypt. Follow Omar on his global adventures.
Fun in the sun, life in Luxor, and all those things that make Egypt a top archaeological destination.
Ali has an eye for symmetry, complexity, and Egypt’s contemporary, urban architecture.
Egypt’s urban gems, residences, streets and vehicles, and what most miss entirely.
Exactly what you’d expect. Buildings from various time periods through Egypt.
Follow her adventures, and those of her kids as they travel throughout Egypt.
See the colours of Egypt through the lenses and filters of travelers and locals.
The beautiful Nour travels throughout Egypt and the countries of North Africa.
Literally everything you’d expect to trigger wanderlust and a desire to travel to Egypt.
Capturing intricate detail amongst Egypt’s fantastic urban decline is a strength.
Photos and videos harkening back to the days of classic Egypt, and photography.
Exploration is this account’s motto. Nada revels in the geometric beauty of Islam.
Ancient archaeology, landscapes and many classic shots are a heavy focus.
Rural Egypt, daily life in the city, and many uplifting moments on the streets.
Perspective, and light are a strength of Nathalie’s, follow her on her many travels.
AIESEC’s initiative for youth – backpacking across Egypt’s vast, dry expanse.
Egypt, its beaches, the pyramids, and other world travels are Ziad’s speciality.
This incredible travel professional carries the Egyptian flag everywhere he goes.
Egypt has experienced its very own GoPro revolution. Bring on the selfie stick!
The grey, yet at the same time, beautiful side of life in the port city of Alexandria.
Mosques, Souks, and Cairo’s incredible old-world feel. A strong focus on nigh-time.
28Om El Donia
Sweeping panoramas, camels, and Egyptians figure greatly in this incredible account.
Jaime of Breakaway Backpacker captured the Egyptian revolution, and its street art.
Egyptians themselves, their hard lives, and the revolution all figure greatly.
31Daily Egypt Pictures
Egypt’s outdoor, and indoor wealth are the focus of this bright and gilded account.
Commutes, commerce, and the grittier side of everyday life, captured in stills.
This photo-journalist, working for a Cairo-based newspaper, is simply incredible.
A most unusual fashion account, actually set around Egypt. Agatha Christie’s ‘Death on the Nile’ anyone?
35Alex On Foot
Alexandria, a city of learning and the Mediterranean. It is a veritable colonial gem.
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