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Between 22 and 32 northern latitude, 25 and 36 Eastern longitude. So Egypt is located at the junction of two continents: Africa and Asia. 96.5% of the state territory with a total area of about a million square kilometers – desert.
Warm winter, dry and very hot summer from May to September. Due to low air humidity, even temperatures up to 50 s are transferred quite easily. The most pleasant time to travel – from October to April.
Middle Eastern time + 1 hour, Moscow time + 3 hours. At the same time there are three calendars: Islamic, Gregorian and Coptic. All business life is oriented over the Gregorian calendar corresponding to the Western. Friday by law is considered a weekend.
Of the 55 million inhabitants of the country more than 15 million live in Cairo. 94.1% – Muslims, 5.9% – Coptic Christians. Keeping your own traditions and customs, Egyptians are hospitable and friendly to foreign guests.
Official language Arabic, but in business and scientific fields is common English. Taxi drivers may not understand you: memorize the most necessary phrases in Arabic. For example, "Illa Mataar", When you need to go to the airport.
For entry to the country requires a passport whose validity of at least six months. Passport must be registered in the police within seven days. As a rule, this is done in the hotel. Computers and video cameras are declared at the entrance. Duty free goods can be purchased not only when departing, but also upon arrival at the airport.
Cairo International Airport annually hosts more than 6.5 million passengers. From here you can fly to Alexandria, Aswan, Luxor, Abu Simbel and Hurghada. The fare from the airport to the center of Cairo for a taxi is not more than 40 Egyptian pounds, you can use the bus (400).
To ensure peace and security of tourists, special police troops have been created, characterized by green dressings on the sleeves. And all hotels are protected "Central police.
Pastroudis 29, SH. Tariq Al-Hurriyyah Alexandria Phone 4929609 Most popular cafe in the city overlooking the archaeological excavations KOM AD-Dick.
Trianon Midan Saad Zaghlul Alexandria Phone 48220986 Traditional Cafes, Beautiful Interior, Magnificent Hot Chocolate.
Denis 1, SH. IBN Bassam Alexandria Phone 4830457 is known for exceptional marine dishes.
Zyphyrion 41, sh. Khalid IBN Walid, Alexandria (Abu Qir) Phone 5501319 Extraordinary Fish Dishes
CAFE CAIRO 5, SH. Wissa Wassef, Ryiad Tower, Gisa Cairo Phone 737592 Italian homemade noodles, alcohol is not served
THE SILVER FISH 39, SH. MOHI AD-DIN ABU AL-LZZ, CAIRO (Dokki) Phone 3492272 Silver fish; The name speaks for itself
Moghul Room Hotel Mena House Oberoi Pyramids Road, Al-Ahram Cairo Phone 3833444 The best Indian dishes in Egypt, Elite Restaurant, Reservations are recommended
Al Fanous 5, SH. Wisa Wassef, Riyad Tower, Gisa Cairo Phone 737592 Beautiful Moroccan cuisine, Alcohol is not served.
BINT EL SULTAN MIDAN ATH-Thaura, Mohandsin Cairo Phone 3601213 Turkish and Lebanese dishes.
La Cloche d’OR 3, SH. Abu Al-Feda, Zamalik Cairo Phone 3402314 French dishes of the best cooking.
Restaurant Ship Nile Pharao Pier 31, SH. Nile Restaurant on the ship. Lunch cruises from 14:30 to 16:00, dining rides from 21:30 to midnight, extra in the summer from 19:15 to 21:00.
Be sure to schedule a cruise on the Nile: this is the most pleasant opportunity to enjoy the monuments of the pharaohs. Tour from Luxor to Aswan and back, with excursion services will last six days. Hilton, Sheraton or Oberry Hotels offer own vessels. Those who like the privacy can take for a walk to rent in the port of Aswan Traditional Egyptian boat "Füluk".
Egypt is an ancient open-air museum, and you can hardly see here all. But the valley of the kings, three pyramids in Giza – the only one preserved from the seven wonders of the world, giant sphinx (73.5 meters long and 20 meters high) should be seen. In most cases, the attractions need to buy a license (up to 10 pounds), video shooting – more expensive, and in some places it is generally prohibited.
Egyptian National Museum Midan AT-Tahrir, Cairo Saturday – Thursday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Friday 9:00 – 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM.
Presented the most famous collection of ancient Egyptian values, more than 44.000 exhibits, among them – Treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamon.
ETHNOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF THE EGYPTIAN GEGRAPHICAL SOCIETY SH. Quasr Al-Aini, Cairo Saturday – Thursday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Archaeological Museum Luxor, Nile Promenade Daily 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM, in Summer 5:00 PM – 10:00 pm