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Silwa Destination Guide

Discover Silwa in Egypt

Silwa in the region of Al Baḩr al Aḩmar is a place located in Egypt - some 382 mi or ( 615 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Silwa

Local time in Silwa is now 03:19 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tabuk, Suhaj, Qina, Nag' el-Waqadab, and Nag' el-Shatb. When in this area, you might want to check out Tabuk . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Silwa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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egitto dal Cairo ad Abu Simbel

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clip fotografica viaggio in Egitto novembre 2009 organizzato da Il Giornale con Passatempo Pulman 3 gruppo di Parma crociera sul nilo ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Gebel el-Silsila

Gebel el-Silsila or Gebel Silsileh is 65 km north of Aswan, where the cliffs on both sides of the Nile narrow. The name Kheny (or sometimes Khenu) means "The Place of Rowing". It was used as a quarry site from at least the 18th Dynasty to Greco-Roman times. On the west bank are rock cut shrines for Horemheb, Seti I, Ramesses II and Merenptah. A chapel dedicated by User, vizier under Hatshepsut, is also located there.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.63 32.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Ancient Greek sites in Egypt, Archaeological sites in Egypt, Roman sites in Egypt