Africa - Egypt (Chapter)
This is the Egypt chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
Egypt isn’t just mummies and colossal columns. Modern Egypt can frustrate and confound but it enchants in equal measures. The temples, tombs and pyramids will still be there when you get back to them; basking in their sheer awesomeness as they have done since time immemorial.
- tip your head back and gape at the pyramids of Giza
- stroll through the spiderweb souqs and medieval streets of Islamic Cairo
- wander through the gigantic papyrus-shaped stone columns in the hypo-style hall at Karnak
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Cairo & around, Alexandria, Western Desert, Siwa Oasis, Bahariya Oasis, Dakhla Oasis, Sinai, Sharm El-Sheikh & Na’ama Bay, Dahab, Suez Canal, Port Said, Red Sea Coast, Hurghada, Nile Valley, Luxor & around and Aswan & around.
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