The first day in Cairo. Here you see mysterious seventh wonder of the world - the Pyramids of Giza, the mysterious Sphinx, the most great river of Africa and visit one of the richest museums in the world! Second day: Alexandria - the beautiful city of Alexander the Great ... The most beautiful city in Africa! You will see the famous library, a charming Mediterranean coast, Fort Kite Bay, Roman catacombs, the royal palace and gardens, and much more ...
Cairo - is the largest and most magnificent city of the African continent! He - the famous Egyptian Babylon and ancient Heliopolis. This city, which has fascinated Herodotus and Napoleon, the city of fairy tales and the "thousand minarets". Here you will see mysterious seventh wonder of the world - the Pyramids of Giza, the mysterious Sphinx, the most great river of Africa and visit one of the richest museums in the world!
Cairo for many centuries was the capital of Egypt and the largest city of the country. It is an economic, political and cultural center of the country. Cairo airport is named the largest in Africa and the Middle East. According to legend, Cairo, not Baghdad, there were the events described in fairy tales "1000 and 1 night." There's also built the famous Mosque of Mohammed Ali. On the history of Cairo's written a lot of artistic and historical books. Muslims from all over the world come to study the Quran at Cairo University.
But tourists Cairo interesting primarily by the fact that in one area of the city of Giza, are the famous ancient pyramids and the Great Sphinx.
In the National Museum of Cairo, that you visit during the excursion, contains unique historical monuments of the country. There you can see the famous golden sarcophagus of Tutankhamun.
Of course, you can only see a small part of the city from the bus window. But these impressions will be bright.
Nile in Cairo is very wide, it is the greatest river in Africa, whose waters bring life to this continent.
Alexandria was founded in 331 BC Alexander the Great. In the Greco-Roman period of Egyptian history it was the capital of the country and a major cultural center. Here is the famous Library of Alexandria and the Pharos Lighthouse, that considered one of the "seven wonders of the world." Alexandria - witness the love of Antony and Cleopatra. Unfortunately, the city went into decline after the decline of the Roman Empire. When Napoleon landed in Alexandria, he saw only a small village of fishermen.
Since the beginning of the last century, Alexandria became a major port and commercial center of Egypt. Among its inhabitants were many foreigners: Italians, Greeks, Lebanese. This has created a special atmosphere in the city.
The city stretches for 20 km along the Mediterranean Sea. In winter, the sun shines here on the white sand and yachts, in the summer vacationers sunbathe on the many beaches.
Take with you to the excursion:
passport, comfortable shoes, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, insurance policy.
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