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This is in addition to the fact that this is where you control the Suez Canal with all its importance in terms of trade ships that use it as the shortest way between Africa and Asia.Portsaid is also a significant transit point for many ships and the city provides wonderful day trips to the highlights of the city or to other cities in Egypt.

With a population that exceeds half a million inhabitants, Portsaid is the largest city located on the Suez Gulf. The city is located 240 kilometers away from Cairo to the East North direction.

The whole story behind the establishment of modern day Portsaid began on the 25th of April 859. De Lispses, the famous French architecture, laid the foundation of the Suez Canal. At the same time, workers began to establish a new city to serve the canal. This is Portsaid named after Khedive Said, who was ruling Egypt at the time.

The city used to host an ancient lighthouse for ships. In 1956, when the former Egyptian president, Gamal Abdel El Nasser, announced the nationalization of the Suez Canal, three countries; Britain, France, and Israel tried to attack Portsaid. However, the people there represented great strength defending their homeland and prevented the armies to enter the city.

Port Said Tours

  • Overnight Alexandria Cairo Tour From Port Said

    Travel privately to wander Egypt top tourist attractions in Cairo and Alexandria from port Said. Book Port Said Overnight Tour. 2 Day Trip to Giza pyramids, Old Cairo, Catacombs, Qayetbay Citadel Excursion From Port Said.

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  • Cairo Disabled Tour From Port Said

    Book Port Said Disabled Tour to Cairo. Wheelchair Trip to Giza pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum. Cairo Accessible Excursion From Port Said.

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  • Overnight Cairo Tour From Port Said

    Book 2 Day Port Said Tour to Cairo. Overnight Trip to Giza pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Old Cairo Excursion From Port Said with personal guide and private van in 2 days travel from Port Said.

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  • Quadbiking in Giza Pyramids From Port Said

    Port Said dune buggy excursions to Giza Necropolis with private transfers and 4 wheels quad safari around the great Giza Pyramids, Saqqara Necropolis and Abu Sir from Port Said.

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  • Nile Cruise & Giza Pyramids Tour From Port Said

    Giza Pyramids and Nile cruise lunch meal experience in Cairo from Port Said, Shore trips get you closer to the history of ancient Egypt and to savor your lunch buffet aboard delicate cruise sailing the Cairo Nile with entertainment.

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  • Giza Pyramids Tour From Port Said

    Book Port Said Tour to Giza Pyramids. Tour to Giza Pyramids, Sphinx & Step Pyramid in Saqqara Excursion From Port Said in private AC van and professional tour guide from Port Said.

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  • Port Said to Cairo Tour

    Learn more about the history of ancient Egypt. Book Port Said to Cairo Tour. Trip to Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum & Old Cairo Excursion From Port Said.

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