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Family holidays with children in Egypt - attractions and entertainment

Empain Palace, Cairo Egypt is a country of rich family vacations. The tourist sphere offers the best entertainment for children and their parents: excursions to the desert and Bedouin villages, camel riding and quad-cycle safaris, theme parks and entertainment complexes, zoos, and water parks. Young travelers get a lot of impressions when they see the Sphinx and the magnificent Pyramid of Giza with their own eyes. Beach recreation will be remembered for a long time if kids combine it with playing pirates on a felucca floating on the Nile. Warm waters of the Red Sea are ideal for snorkeling.
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One of the best places to visit with children is the Cairo Zoo. Young wildlife fans discover a unique collection of desert animals, the "House of Reptiles", and a stuffed animals exhibition. The second largest is the Alexandria Zoo keeping rare animals from all over the world: Bengal tigers, camels, giraffes, zebras, leopards, crocodiles. Games of naughty monkeys cheer kids up. If there is a desire, you can ride an electric car through the zoo. Of equal interest is the Giza Zoo where animals and birds are kept in conditions close to natural. In Hurghada, travelers with children are recommended to visit the Grand Aquarium, which presents the fauna of the Red Sea: starfish, stingrays, turtles, colorful fish. In the Alexandria Hydrobiological Museum, you can see rare species of corals and a huge whale skeleton found in the early 20th century.
In Sharm el-Sheikh, there is a dolphinarium, whose shows are very popular among small tourists. Dolphins participating in them perform complex tricks, play with a ball and even draw paintings. Children get a lot of positive emotions from watching the smartest marine animals. Here you can also visit a great water park - "Cleo Park" designed in the spirit of ancient Egypt. The amusement complex includes slides passing through the pyramids, an artificial river flowing past the Sphinx, pools with a Jacuzzi and artificial waves, underwater tunnels. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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On site of "Aqua Blu Resort Sharm El Sheikh" is Albatros Jungle Water Park, also known as "Borabora". The smallest ones and older children get water slides of different heights and lengths built amidst the recreated jungles. Sindbad Water Park in Hurghada offers ten water rides, slides, a swimming pool with a sandy beach. Children are entertained by animators. In the southern part of the city, there is Titanic Water Park where you can go rafting on the river with a swirling whirlpool. Once in Cairo with kids, be sure to explore Citystars Shopping Mall housing "Magic Galaxy" children's amusement park. Children are always happy to ride electric cars or play video games. The bravest can check out the roller coaster.
The Cultural Park for Children invites tourists to observe the life of insects through a magnifying glass. In the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, there are educational exhibitions for children telling about the pharaohs and ancient Egyptian mythology. Here they can visit a library, a creative studio or play on the playground. In Cairo's Pharaonic Village, inquisitive children will become acquainted with the life of ancient Egyptians whose roles are played by actors. Phragmites used for the production of papyrus is grown just here in the village. In the Papyrus Museum, you can see how the transformation takes place, as well as get a piece of painted papyrus as a souvenir.
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Dream Park in Giza is famous all over the world. It is divided into three zones for children of different ages. A children's theater and rides are waiting for young guests. Retro cars, , and trains run around the park. "Fun Town" entertainment complex in Sharm el Sheikh offers children a lot of entertainment to suit every taste. Young history buffs should not miss the One Thousand and One Nights show. The colorful spectacle takes place in Hurghada, in an open-air theater on site Fantasy Hotel. The historical theater production contains scenes from the era of the pharaohs, legends about Scheherazade. Light and sound effects fascinate children, while traditional Nubian drumming and horse racing give unforgettable impressions. Another spectacular presentation can be seen at the Karnak Temple. Here you can learn more about treasures of ancient Thebes meet the pharaohs and listen to stories about mysteries of antiquity.
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Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in Egypt
♥   Zoo 'Alexandria Zoo' . On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Giza Zoo' . On the map   Photos
♥   Zoo 'Qariyet El Assad' . On the map   Photos
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Water attractions in Egypt
♥   Water park 'Aqua Blu' Sharm El Sheikh. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Jungle Aqua Park' Hurghada. On the map   Photos
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks in Egypt
♥   Amusement park 'Cairo Land' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Dream Park' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Geroland' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Sindbad City' . On the map   Photos
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Aquariums in Egypt
♥   Aquarium 'Alexandria Aquarium' . On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'El Gouna Aquarium' . On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Hurghada Grand Aquarium' Hurghada. On the map   Photos

Pictureque places in Egypt

Alexandria Lighthouse

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In 332 BC, Alexander the Great has founded the city, which was called Alexandria. The Lighthouse of Alexandria was the main symbol of the city, which in a few years gained the status of a major port and commercial center. It's the seventh wonder of the world. The structure was built in the 4th century BC. The unique system of signal lights complementing the lighthouse appeared much later, in the 1st century BC. It's believed that outstanding architect Sostratus was an author of the lighthouse project. Construction works took 20 years.

After its completion, the lighthouse was the first structure of its kind in the world. Its scale was second only to the Giza Pyramids. The height of the lighthouse was about 30 meters. The structure stood on the small island of Pharos, which was located at … Read all

Pyramids of Giza

From the series “Seven Wonders of the World”
The Great Pyramid of Giza is listed among the most striking wonders of the world. The structure was successfully preserved during thousands of years. The Giza pyramid complex is considered a unique monument of architecture. The most famous part of the complex is the Khufu Pyramid. The base of the pyramid is a perfect square with a side of 227.5 meters long. Scientists estimate that the original height of the pyramid reached 146 meters, but for thousands of years the building partially collapsed and now has a height of 137 meters.

The most amazing mystery of the unique architectural complex is its purpose. There are so many versions that explain the aim of constructing pyramids. The tombs of the pharaohs, the most important accomplishments of the place of religious rites and beacons for … Read all
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Top cities of Egypt for children

Cairo
One should definitely visit the Giza Zoo with children. It occupies a vast territory and is characterized by a very pleasant decoration. Huge trees and exotic plants grow everywhere in the zoo. Visitors to the zoo will have the opportunity to communicate more closely with its most friendly inhabitants, feed elephants and watch the lovely fur seals that live in an artificial lake. Another favorite entertainment for visitors to the zoo is a photo session against the backdrop of huge age-old … Read more
Alexandria
Those who like to relax in picturesque natural places, would like the Montaza Park. It consists of a variety of tennis alleys, framed by date palms and pine trees. You can see exotic plants everywhere in the park. The most unusual decoration of this park is statues in antique style. Among tropical greenery are hidden several beautiful ponds. This picturesque park will be a great place for a relaxing holiday. Here children have where to run and play. Another picturesque place which tourists … Read more
Sinai
If you have got a small child, take him to Fun Town. Clowns, swings and carousels and a variety of attractions are available for children here. Older children can become bored here, but small kids will certainly try all of the attractions. Teenagers can visit the "Thousand and one night", an amusement park, stylized as an Eastern city. Local water park Albatross Aqua blue will appeal to both kids and teenagers and also their parents. There is a very shallow pool for the youngest visitors and … Read more

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