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Sawhaj History, Egypt

Egypt is a historical country. It has a long history of traditions, culture, festivals and archeological developments.  Egypt has been ruled by the Monarch and kings for a long time. Thousands of visitors visit Egypt to explore its archeological wonders including pyramids, caves and museums. In Egypt, the prime destinations of the tourists are Cairo, Suez, Sawhaj, Kafr ad Dawwar, Bandar Damanhur, Burg Migheizil, Izbat as Sibayhi and  Sakn el-`Aiyash el-Gharbi.

People from all over the world visit Egypt to discover its wonders and attractions. Every city has its own unique history and culture. Sawhaj is one of the oldest cities of Egypt, an archaeological city that is full or pyramids and tombs of ancient kings.

Before visiting Sawhaj, you need to find a travel agent.  A travel agent can plan a vacation to Sawhaj, Egypt that suits your budget and style.  There are a lot of accommodation options available in Egypt and moving from one place to another is very easy. The main transportation options include taxies, public buses, rented cars, cruise ships, trains and planes.

Sawhaj, also spelled as Sohag, lies on the west banks of the River Nile. Sawhaj is a densely populated and agricultural city of Egypt. It is famous for its unique history, culture and traditions. It is also the home of many local industries including ginned cotton, silk weaving and tanning. The town of Sohag is the capital of Sohag governorate.

Sawhaj also houses some of the oldest Christian churches and monasteries. People from all over the world visit Sawhaj to see its historical monuments, churches, pyramids, museums and a lot of other places. Sawhaj is a perfect place for the people who love history and are willing to explore the ancient monuments.

Sawhaj houses the Red Monastery church, which is a very famous sixth-century Christian Church. The church was remodeled and reconstructed recently and this project was funded by the American Research Center and the US Agency for International Development.  There are many other Christian Monasteries in Sohag.

There are luxurious hotels, private homes and villas and you can find the best accommodation option according to your budget.

The resorts and hotels in Sawhaj offer oceanfront and panoramic views. Visiting Sawhaj can provide you the most rewarding and unforgettable experience of your life.

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