Suez Canal, Port Said

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A monumental waterway stretching 120 miles, Suez Canal was built between 1850 and 1869 to connect the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea. The passage through the canal saves travelers 7,000 km (4,300 mi) between the two seas. Watch convoys of boats and ships pass as the canal carries vehicles and cargo across. Along part of the waterway there's a memorial on the banks and two bridges from the Arab and Israeli wars during the 1960s and 1970s. Make Suez Canal part of your personalized Port Said itinerary using our Port Said journey planner.
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  • We made the transit of the canal onboard a cruise ship, and it was intriguing. The basics - the ship will drop anchor the night before and then sail early in the morning with a transit lasting all...  more »
  • I visited two cities located on both the sides of the Suez Canal : Port Said and Port Fuad. I crossed the Canal by ferry which is free service. The color of the water was truly blue. Very amazing...  more »
  • I do have a good time when passing true the island. Amazing pictures did I took and memorable places. Nice breezes and friendly people around.  more »

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