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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel

Lies south of Aswan On the west bank of the Nile, 288 km south of the First Cataract in what was Nubia. The place was known as Meha in ancient times and was first documented in the 18th Dynasty, when Ay and Horemoheb had rock chapels hewn into the southern hills. Ramses II Built the two great temples of Abu ... Read More »

Alexandria

alexandria

  The second largest city and the main port of Egypt. The atmosphere of this city is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern. Its ambience and its cultural heritage distance it from the rest of the country although it is only 225km from Cairo. Alexandria lies northwest of the Nile Delta and is linked to Cairo by the Delta Road (231km) ... Read More »

Aswan

Aswan

Egypt’s sunniest southern city and ancient border town located about 130 km south of Luxor, has a distinctively African atmosphere. Its ancient Egyptian name was Syene. Small enough to walk around and favoured with the most beautiful setting on the Nile, the pace of life is slow and relaxing. Aswan has a strategic location and houses a garrison of the ... Read More »

Cairo

The capital of Egypt

The capital of Egypt, is the cradle of civilization. From here the roads lead to three continents: Asia, Africa and Europe. Greater Cairo extends from the banks of the River Nile to the south of its delta. This is the city where past and present meet. On its east side the 2000 years old Christian Coptic Quarter. On its west ... Read More »

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