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Suez Canal (Passage)

Opened in 1869 , the Suez Canal created a vital new link between the Mediterranean and Red Seas. Ships travel in convoys along the narrow waterway where mainland Egypt meets the peninsula.

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Suez Canal (Passage)

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

As you begin your venture down the canal, on bright display will be some of the nicest public gardens and mosques in Port Said. As you get about halfway down, you will see some fascinating monuments that honor the Israeli Egyptian War. During the time of the Israeli occupation of the Sinai, the Suez Canal was the border between the two countries. Keep your cameras ready so you can capture a very important piece of the region's history.

Weather in Suez Canal (Passage)


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Mean Temperature 59° 15°
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Precipitation Inches Centimeters
Average Precip. 0.2 in 0.51 cm

Before You Visit

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