Suez Canal, Port Said

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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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  • I do have a good time when passing true the island. Amazing pictures did I took and memorable places. Nice breezes and friendly people around.  more »
  • In transit on our cruise from Italy to Dubai we travelled the Suez Canal. Absolutely incredible Engineering Feat! Apparently, the canal was built 150 years ago, which is amazing when you consider....  more »
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