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    Within a city of towering obelisks, sanctuaries, and squares, Temple of Karnak is part of World Heritage-listed ancient ruins, once probably
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    Chefchaouen Medina , Chefchaouen
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    Houses in every shade of blue make Chefchaouen Medina a very photogenic place. Here, Spanish and Moroccan architectural influences blend to m
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    The last of the original Seven Wonders of the World, Pyramids of Giza include a complex of World Heritage-listed ancient monuments, including
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    Journey back in time by visiting Valley of the Kings, one of the world's most significant archaeological sites, dating back to the Egyptian N
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    The power of one of the most iconic pharaohs remains evident at Abu Simbel Temple Complex, a pair of colossal temples forming part of a World
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