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Dahab, Egypt Red Sea Shore
If you’re looking for somewhere new to visit this year and you want a slice of history with your city or beach break, you’re in the right place. Today we’re taking a look at the top five best places to visit in Egypt, plus some of the must-see attractions within them.  From historically important port...
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Aswan Nile Felucca
The river Nile flows through Egypt and is over 4,100 miles long. The river has long been a hub of trade, historic events, and archaeological discoveries, but where should you begin exploring this vast place? Today we’re taking a look at the river Nile’s greatest attractions that you can visit on your trip of a...
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Temple of Philae Sunset
What’s on your list of must-see sites in Egypt? We feel safe assuming the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Islamic Cairo is hugely popular too. Nile cruises show you a scroll of scenery and the Valley of the Kings is truly iconic. However, for many visitors, it’s Ancient Egypt’s temples that take the limelight....
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Nile cruises
Are you looking for an unforgettable travel destination in 2023? For activities, sights, and experiences you can’t get anywhere else, make sure Egypt is at the top of your list. Put simply, Egypt offers the complete package for even the most discerning traveller. It doesn’t just have history, it’s an open-air museum. And the museums...
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Al-Azhar Mosque
Beyond the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx of Giza’s Necropolis, Cairo is home to Islamic Cairo and Coptic Cairo. These areas of the city are so-called for their religious history and the buildings that illustrate Cairo’s rich changing, living history. Explore the city where Christianity and Islam have co-existed for thousands of years. Located near...
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Aswan Botonical Garden view
The Aswan Botanical Garden is part of Kitchener’s Island, situated west of Elephantine Island in the river Nile. These manicured gardens make a great day trip and can be visited alongside several other Aswan sites, such as Elephantine Island, the Temple of Philae, and the Aswan Dam. The gardens have a rich and interesting history,...
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Philae Temple view
The Philae Temple is a gem in the crown of the river Nile that stands majestically on Agilkia Island, southern Egypt. This legendary site was built in 690 BC to honour Isis, the Egyptian goddess of healing and magic. As one of the last places of worship built in the classical Egyptian style, the Philae...
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Khan El Khalili Bazaar Antiques
Are you visiting Cairo for a standalone trip? Or have you earmarked Egypt’s capital as a starting point for a multi-destination tour? Whatever your intentions, Cairo is a bustling city that rewards exploration. And while the pyramids of Giza and world-class museums may take most plaudits, no itinerary is complete without a trip to Khan...
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James Bond in Egypt
There’s something truly magical about being swept away by a film, brought into a different world for a few hours of entertainment, education, or even enlightenment. Films can teach us about different cultures, countries, histories, and languages in subtle ways. That’s the magic of the movies — we’re transported to another place and feel closer...
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Camels in the desert
While it’s great to simply jump into travel with both feet, not worrying about safety at all, the reality is that we all worry about our safety when we visit a new country. This guide is Literary Tours in Egypt’s honest attempt to allay worries and offer useful information to anyone planning a trip to...
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