Book Size: 5.5" x 8.25"

Pages: 368

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781566567947

Series: Cadogan Guides

Imprint: Cdogan Guides USA

Edition: 3

Illustrations: full-color photos , maps


Cairo, Luxor & Aswan

Cadogan Guides


$ 21.95

“A balance of infectious enthusiasm and solid practicality” — Michael Palin

About this book

Discover three sides of Egypt: exuberant Cairo, with its Arabian Nights bazaars and breathtaking pyramids; Luxor, with its wealth of age-old temples and magnificent tombs; and timeless Aswan, gateway to Abu Simbel and other Nubian monuments.

In this discerning guide renowned author Michael Haag takes you to the very heart of Egypt, allowing you to plan an unforgettable trip.

- Includes in-depth cultural and historical backgrounds

- Contains practical travel advice and easy-to-use maps

- Hand-picks the best places to stay and eat

- Recommends the top sites for each region


About the author

Michael Haag first went to Egypt in 1967. He has written, photographed and published several books on the Middle East and Egypt, including most recently, the Rough Guide to the History of Egypt. He has written for many national newspapers and has broadcast for the BBC. He lives in London but bases himself in Alexandria for part of each year.


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