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Sharm El Sheikh. Naama Bay The southern part of the Sinai Peninsula is incredibly popular among travelers. In addition to the world famous beach resorts, there are numerous interesting natural and historical attractions. The region is famous for its various landscapes; its guests will be able to enjoy charming desert scenery, to see healing springs and incredibly beautiful small oases.
South Sinai is home to the most popular beach resorts and therefore the choice of upscale accommodation places is more than worthy. Sharm el Sheikh itself has several hundred hotels, most of … Open
South Sinai features a wonderful religious monument, St. Catherine's Monastery. It was founded in the 4th century and is still active today. The ancient monastery is a landmark of world importance; it’s located at the foot of Mount Sinai , which is also among the prominent attractions of the region. The mountain is 2285 meters high. Many incredible stories are associated with it.
Many surprises are waiting for fans of natural attractions, as the region has unique national parks. The most interesting among them are Nabq , Ras Abu Galum and Ras Mohammed . These areas are under strict protection, so you can walk there only with a guide. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
While having shopping in South Sinai, you should remember that it is a touristic place. Locals earn a lot of money because of the tourists. If you want to buy something, be ready to bargain … Open
Ras Mohammed Park features diverse ecosystems. It occupies a significant part of the coastal area of the peninsula, and includes a beautiful lagoon. Priceless natural coral reefs are hidden there. The largest is the National Park of Nabq. Its natural attractions are very diverse and simply amazing. The small Ras Abu Galum Park is also very interesting and known for its unique mountain scenery. Reserves allow appreciating beauty of local flora and fauna in completely different way. Nature of the region is full of unique features.
Sharm El Sheikh. Naama Bay night Close to Sharm el-Sheikh there are other iconic landmarks of South Sinai, hot springs. The most famous among them is Uyun Musa situated near the ancient city of Thor; many travelers know it as ‘the springs of Moses.’ Hammam Faraun that is very close is also interesting to visit. Its water has a wide range of healing properties.
Children of different ages and tempers will definitely like holidays in South Sinai. The peninsula has everything for a perfect beach holiday, watersports activities, sightseeing tours and a … Open
The natural landmark known far beyond the country is situated near Nuweiba. Colored Canyon is about 700 meters long and up to 100 meters deep. The incredibly beautiful valley is surrounded by lunar landscapes. Thousands of years wind has being creating most amazing rock formations there. Various mineral rocks feature a wide range of shades, so Canyon looks just fascinating.
Club Fanara beach, Sharm el Sheikh Tourists who like to walk around historical sites are sure to visit Pharoah's Island. It’s up north to the scenic Gulf of Aqaba. The island can boast a very interesting sight, a 12th century fortress. Construction of fortifications was held by order and under the direction of the country's ruler, Saladin. The fortress has defended the coastal territory from invaders for many years. Currently, this unique historical monument has been fully restored and converted into a museum housing a rich collection of archaeological and historical artifacts.
Kilometres of amazing sandy beaches, pyramids and palms are only a small part of Egypt. The cuisine of this country is not less interesting than its natural beauties. There are several … Open
Every resort of South Sinai has its own attractive peculiarities. For years, Sharm el-Sheikh has been the most famous and prestigious destination. This is the place where one should search for the most luxurious seaside hotels with well-equipped private beaches, spa salons, and colorful Arabian markets. Dahab is a calmer and more peaceful destination. Besides fantastic sandy beaches, this resort offers a rich excursion program to its guests. There is a magnificent historical district with numerous old buildings. Moreover, there is a Bedouin settlement not far from the town.
Sharm El Sheikh Naama Bay Taba is one more beautiful resort town, even though it is not as famous as Sharm el-Sheikh. However, that doesn’t mean that Taba is deprived of luxurious hotels that fit all international standards. Fans of water sports are particularly fond of this resort. Taba also has excellent conditions for diving and snorkeling. In case you seek extreme or unusual experiences, consider trying golf in the desert. Nuweiba is a port town that is suitable for different kinds of sports. It attracts numerous visitors with its calm and friendly atmosphere. The resort is famous for its calm sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs.
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The St. Catherine's Monastery

From the series “ Survived Artifacts of Early Christian Civilization”
Real religious treasures are hidden in the monastery of St. Catherine. The library, which was founded in the early 18th century, is of particular interest. There are priceless books and manuscripts, and many of them exist in a single copy. In addition, the monastery houses a unique collection of ancient icons that attracts pilgrims from all over the world. This monastery is one of the few, where you can see the icons dating back to 8-10 centuries AD. … Read further
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