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Suez Canal

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Address: Port Said, Egypt
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Linking the Mediterranean to the Red Sea, this canal stretches more than...

Linking the Mediterranean to the Red Sea, this canal stretches more than 100 miles extending from Port Said to Port Tawfiq (near Suez), connecting the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf of Suez and thence with the Red Sea.

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Private Guided Day Tour to Tanis Bubastis and the Suez Canal from Cairo
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Overnight Trip to Saint Catherine Monastery from Cairo

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Going through the canal was probably one of the most amazing experiences that I can remember of my life. If you get a chance to do this go for it!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Going through the canal was probably one of the most amazing experiences that I can remember of my life. If you get a chance to do this go for it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a few days in Dahab, me and a friend were travelling back to Cairo. This time we saw the crossing by day and was quite impressed. Mainly because as we approached from the desert, we witnessed an enormous container ship sailing through in front of us. We didnt actually see the canal itself.

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traversed the Suez Canal from north to south on a cruise from Southampton to Melbourne on the Emerald Princess. This canal has no locks, so the journey is all at sea level. We found the journey very interesting, noting the sentry stations on the Egyptian side every 700 metres or so, and the endless Sinai desert on the other... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

"Take Cover!" I heard my Captain scream. A deafening thud came from about 20 yards to my right as I threw my body into the dunes. The intense heat of the sand in the midday sun burnt my face, but I quickly hoisted myself back up spitting the dirt out of my mouth. "That armoured train is going to be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic time at suiz went to the city went in to the fish market never seen so much fresh fish visetid a few more shops everyone very friendly an helpfull

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had previously been spoilt with two journeys through the Panama Canal on other Princess cruise ships and when compared with those experiences this particular voyage was not as rewarding. It was the Emerald Princess' first voyage through the canal and consequently the ship had to be inspected prior to the journey. We left our anchor position outside Port Said... More 

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northampton,england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Having been to Panama canal,I had the chance while in hurghada to go visit the Suez canal ,so I grasped it with both hands,and I was not to be disappointed It was amazing and well worth it , I also crossed the canal on one of the boats . If you ever get the chance ,then don't miss it you... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Whether in Port Said, Ismailia or Suez The canal is the master scene Never get bored watching passing ships to and from all over the world

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

place alot of ppl die in in the beging while digging this massive canal and in thw war in 70th this land is so beautfull and holly sands

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

An unsung trio of great touring: the Suez Canal, and twin cities of Port Said and Port Fuad 'gracing' the canal's Mediterranean gateway. Century old architecture, corniche boulevards and promenades, parks and graceful mosques, and some breezy seaside beaches - real variety and lots to enjoy for lovers of old Mediterranean port cities and classical architecture. And the saga of... More 

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