eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Egypt, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465417109
  • ISBN-13: 9781465417107
  • DDC: 916
  • 368 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released November 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Egypt is your indispensable guide to this remarkable part of the world. This fully updated guide includes street maps of cities and towns, plus unique illustrated cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sights. Vibrant full-color photography will help you visualize your destinations as you discover Egypt one region at a time. Detailed listings will inform you of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets. Explore local festivals and markets, day trips and excursions to see ancient pyramids, and find your way effortlessly around the region. DK's insider tips and cultural insight will help you explore every corner of Egypt, as if you were a local. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Egypt showing you what others only tell you.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Egypt.
2: Discovering Egypt.
3: Putting Egypt on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Egypt.
5: Discovering Ancient Egypt.
6: Hieroglyphics.
7: Temples and Religious Life.
8: Mythology.
9: Burial Traditions.
10: Daily Life in Ancient Egypt.
11: Islamic Egypt.
12: Islamic Architecture.
13: The Landscape and Wildlife of Egypt.
14: Egypt through the Year.
15: The Climate of Egypt.
16: The History of Egypt.
17: Cairo Area by Area.
18: Cairo at a Glance.
19: Central Cairo.
20: Islamic Cairo.
21: Rhoda Island and Old Cairo.
22: Giza and Heliopolis.
23: Cairo Street Finder.
24: Shopping in Cairo.
25: Entertainment in Cairo.
26: Egypt Area by Area.
27: Egypt at a Glance.
28: Around Cairo.
29: Exploring around Cario.
30: The Nile Valley.
31: Exploring the Nile Valley.
32: Sinai and the Red Sea Coast.
33: Exploring Sinai and the Red Sea Coast.
34: The Delta and the North Coast.
35: Exploring the Delta and the North Coast.
36: The Western Desert.
37: Exploring the Western Desert.
38: Travellers’ Needs.
39: Where to Stay.
40: Choosing a Hotel.
41: Where to Eat.
42: The Flavours of Egypt.
43: Choosing a Restaurant.
44: Shopping in Egypt.
45: Where to Shop in Egypt.
46: What to Buy in Egypt.
47: Entertainment in Egypt.
48: Outdoor Activities and Specialist Holidays.
49: Scuba Diving and Snorkelling.
50: Nile Cruises.
51: Survival Guide.
52: Practical Information.
53: Tips for Visitors.
54: Security.
55: Health and Insurance.
56: Communications & Media.
57: Banking and Currency.
58: Travel Information.
59: Travelling in Egypt.
60: Road Travel in Egypt.
61: Getting around Cairo and Alexandria.
General Index.
Phrase Book.