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Al-Quseir




Among the ports of Red Sea, Al-Quseir is an important one. It was known as the White Harbor during the Ptolemaic period. This seaport is known in history, as a major expedition was carried out from here by Queen Hatshepsut up to the Land of Punt.
This port was used to carry out important trade relations with foreign lands. The port is also known by a Roman name of Myos Hormos that the Roman rulers of Egypt kept. Al-Quseir has developed as a major tourist destination of Egypt that tourists will love to visit.

While traveling to Egypt, tourists can reach Al-Quseir by availing flights. This exotic town is situated at a distance of 85 km from Safaga. To maneuver within the city, tourists can avail buses and taxi services.

One of the tourist attractions of Al-Quseir is the fort built by Sultan Selim, constructed during the 16th century. Tourists can go out for shopping in streets of Al-Quseir. In the bazaars, they will get to buy different exotic goods. The sea resort with alluring sandy beaches attracts tourists from different parts of the world. Here, they can enjoy the scenic beauty of the coral reefs and marine life.

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Last Updated : October 01, 2014


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