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Sofitel 5* hotel in Naama bay Sharm El Sheikh is a popular resort with the unique culture. Travelers should definitely take a stroll through its busy city streets, visit local markets and try the local food to experience all the subtleties of the national tempo. Usual walk around the city can be a memorable experience; attentive travelers would feel that they were traveling to different countries. The fact is that Sharm El Sheikh has a lot of original districts featuring their own specific atmosphere.
1. Travelers going for a trip in winter should definitely bring along some warm clothes. The fact is that at night the temperature often drops to +15 C, so this stuff will be useful to fans … Open
The picturesque Soho area is often called the Little Britain, because it really looks like a classic ​​British town. Here you can find not only a great number of European restaurants, but even original phone booths, exactly the same as could be found on British streets. Indeed, this area is considered the most European in the city. Very beautiful and well maintained, it is ideal for evening walks. Elite Soho also features European-style high prices; there are only high-end shops and dining places.
There is also the Little Italy in Sharm El Sheikh; that’s the second name of Il Mercato street. It is also a very attractive place, where you can visit a lot of interesting shops and entertainment venues. As for typical Egyptian areas, the Old Town is still the undisputed leader; it enjoys continued popularity among shoppers. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
This is the most wonderful resort of the Red Sea. Sheikh Bay is protected by Sinai Mountains on the northwest. The town borders with the national park on the southwest. This is a true wonder … Open
Tourists wishing to explore this picturesque area have to be ready for the ultimate attention of locals. Numerous vendors ubiquitous to the Old Town will try to get foreign visitors in their shops every way possible. You have to treat such behavior with understanding; if you don’t need services of traders, refuse in a polite manner. Ladies aren’t recommended to go for a walk around the Old City alone, as in this case, they can be importuned by locals. Those tempted by attractive local goods shouldn’t forget about bargaining in local shops.
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National traditions of Egypt

The respect of the Egyptians for their own traditions is manifested in their love for national clothes. Men wear long "jellabiya" cotton shirts and short pants, their heads are covered with a felt "lebda". The traditional outfit of Egyptian women is the black hijab. It is decorated with bright details and laces. Wealthy men and women who have received higher education dress in a western manner. Tourists are allowed to wear usual clothes, if it is not tight-fitted and does not reveal shoulders, back, neckline or legs. … Open
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Sharm el-Sheikh

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Sharm el-Sheikh. Learn the best periods to visit Sharm el-Sheikh to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Sharm el-Sheikh.
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