Egypt - Suez Canal (Chapter)
This is the Suez Canal chapter from Lonely Planet’s Egypt guidebook.
The Suez Canal, Egypt’s glorious triumph of engineering over nature, dominates this region, slicing through the sands of the Isthmus of Suez for 163km, not only severing mainland Egypt from Sinai but also Africa from Asia.
- commute from Africa to Asia in 15 minutes flat by jumping on the ferry from Port Said to Port Fuad and sampling life on the canal
- take a break from Egypt’s usual hectic pace among the colonial-era villas of slumberous Ismailia
- explore the dreamy faded grandeur of Port Said’s waterfront quarter
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Port Said, Ismailia and Suez.
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