The nearest of Egypt's oases to the Nile Valley, the
lush greenery of Al Fayoum stretches along the placid shores of Lake
Qaroon, just over 100 kms south west of Cairo. Apart from fishing or
rowing, for those who are so inclined, there are several features of
Tourist Sites: Hibis Temple, Cemetery of Al-Bagawat, Al-Zayyan Temple (Kasr AI-Zayyan), Bashendi antiquities, Mut Village, Al-Kasr Village (Islamic), Al-Mizawaka Tombs, Temple of Deir Al-Hagar Kasr Abu Minkar, Kasr AI-Farafra.
How to get there: By Air. Two Flights weekly. By Bus: Upper Egypt Bus Service Sew ice from Assyut.
The Suez Canal
Cities: Port Said, at the northern mouth of the
Canal, has increased in importance since being converted into a Duty Free
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