Suez Canal

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The Suez Canal is an artificial double-traffic waterway, considered one of the most important water features in Egypt and the world, it represents a vital link between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea, and is a successful experimentation of water engineering. This canal has a long history and interim developments that increase its importance through the ages and through which many ferries and ships pass, it is divided longitudinally into two parts, north and south of the Bitter Lakes, and transversely into two corridors in most of its parts to allow ships to cross in two directions at the same time between Europe and Asia, it is considered the fastest sea passage between the two continents and provides about 15 days on average of journey time through the Cape of Good Hope route.

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Charming Landmarks

  • Pharos Castle
  • Suez National Museum
  • Fish Area
  • Ataka Mountains
  • Oyoun Musa
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Important tips when visiting Suez Canal

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The Suez Canal area is characterized by hot summers, where temperatures are high during the summer, and moderate to cold in the winter, with an average temperature of about 35 to 40 degrees Celsius in summer, while in winter it ranges between 15 to 20 degrees Celsius.

Activities and Entertainment

The most distinctive feature of Suez Governorate is its unique location, it is considered an entrance to Africa and the countries of Southwest and East Asia, it is also characterized by the beauty of nature, it is embraced by Mount Ataka from the west, the Gulf of Suez and Fanar Abu Al-Daraj from the south, and lakes from the north which distinguishes it from others with a wonderful weather throughout the year, you will enjoy some cruises and watching boats and panoramic views, you can explore the beaches of Port Said and Ismailia that are great for swimming and relaxing in the upscale resorts.

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