As Saff Destination Guide
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As Saff in the region of Al Jīzah with it's 38,213 habitants is a town located in Egypt - some 34 mi (or 55 km) South of Cairo, the country's capital.
Local time in As Saff is now 09:18 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Cairo" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tyre, Gaza, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Zawiyat Umm Husayn or Al Fayyum. When in this area, you might want to check out Askur, Tahma wa Minshat 'Abd as Sayyid, Sakanat 'Arab Uskur, Sakanat 'Arab al Qumay'i, Nazlat Sallam and Al 'Ayyat as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Interesting facts about this location
Lisht or el-Lisht is an Egyptian village located south of Cairo. It is the site of Middle Kingdom royal and elite burials, including two pyramids built by Amenemhat I and Senusret I. The two main pyramids were surrounded by smaller pyramids of members of the royal family, and many mastaba tombs of high officials and their family members. They were constructed throughout the Twelfth and Thirteenth Dynasties.
Located at 29.56, 31.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Pyramid of Neferefre
The Pyramid of Raneferef, also known as the Pyramid of Neferefre, is an unfinished Egyptian pyramid from the 5th Dynasty, located in the necropolis of Abusir, Egypt. After the early death of Pharaoh Raneferef, the unfinished building was reconstructed into a geometric mastaba, becoming the burial place of the deceased king. Despite the demolition of the actual pyramid, the complex was augmented through extensive construction of temples by Raneferef's successors.
Pyramid of Senusret I
The Pyramid of Senusret I is an Egyptian Pyramid built to be the burial place of the Pharaoh Senusret I. The pyramid was built during the twelfth dynasty of Egypt at el-Lisht, near the pyramid of his father, Amenemhat I. Its ancient name was Senusret Petei Tawi (Senusret beholds the two lands). The pyramid was 105 meters on each side with a height of 61.25 meters; the slope of the four faces was 49° 24' degrees.
2002 Al Ayyat railway accident
The Al Ayyat train disaster happened at 02:00 on the morning of 20 February 2002 in a passenger train of eleven carriages, travelling from Cairo to Luxor. In its fifth carriage a cooking gas cylinder exploded and created a fire which spread as the train ran. Seven of its carriages, all third class, were burnt almost to cinders. The number of dead given by officials at the time was 383, all Egyptians.
Tarkhan is the modern name for an Ancient Egyptian cemetery, located about 50 km south of Cairo on the West bank of the Nile. The cemetery was excavated in two seasons by Flinders Petrie. Tombs of almost all periods were found, but most importantly many belonging to the time of Egyptian state formation, around 3000 BC. Petrie found more than 2,000 tombs, most of them simple holes in the ground belonging to common people.
Located at 29.56, 31.28 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
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