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Suez Canal, Port Said

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Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
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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  • Good for world trade economy A nice tourism atraction But i dont at all recommend drifting container ships here Last time i tried to do that global economy suffered more You may improve it by putting....  more »
  • There's a huge traffic jam because somebody tried to Tokyo Drift the canal. Been stuck here for over 24 hours now. Locals are lovely though.  more »
  • 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 »

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