Take a cruise on the Nile and visit the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Visit the Temple of Karnak. Visit the Temple of Edfu, dedicated to Horus, one of the most imposing temples in Upper Egypt, which is in an exceptional state of preservation.
After your visits along the Nile, discover Cairo, a lively and noisy capital crossed by the Nile and home to treasures of antiquity, Giza and its legendary pyramids and the Sphinx statue, or the wooded district of Zamalek on Gezira Island, from where you can admire a panoramic view of Cairo.
Desert; hot, dry summers with moderate winters
Egyptian 99.7%, other 0.3% (2006 est.)
Try to avoid using your left hand to eat or greet people. Hail taxis with your hand extended rather than your thumb up.
Ful medames — a stew of cooked fava beans served with olive oil, cumin, and optionally with chopped parsley, garlic, onion, lemon juice, chili pepper, and other vegetable, herb, and spice ingredients; traditionally made in and served from a large metal jug
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