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El-Alameynkak to reach and leave

El-Alameynkak to reach and leave

overshenno incorrectly called "city", El-Alameyn settles down on the dusty plain in 106 km from Alexandria located along a back road which turns deep into the continent from the coastal highway.

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Fight and heritage

Fight and heritage

Fight at El-Alameyne represented more quickly than fluctuation between victorious fights and relative затишьями within 4 months (June-November), 1942, instead of one solving collision as it usually imagine.

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Ale Rahman

Ale Rahman

In 9 kilometres after last of memorials in the field of fight the group of new houses says that you have achieved SIT ABD EL-RAHMAN where the buses going in Matrukh and Siva on the way stop.

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El-Alameyn

El-Alameyn

To Alameyn we never won. After Alameyn we never lost.
Winston Churchill. The Hinge of Fate
EL-ALAMEYN («Two worlds») – the suitable name for a place which became the witness of a turning point of campaign in North Africa, Egypt which has defined destiny and the British Empire.

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Military museum and cemeteries

Though can be open for a descent and all cemeteries (once a day: in the summer 8:00-17:00; in the winter and on Ramadan 9:00-16:00), it is necessary to call and learn at first about museum (046/410-0021) work because it tends to be time from time closed for various reasons.

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A little stories of Egypt. A mystery of history – people of old Egypt

A little stories of Egypt. A mystery of history - people of old Egypt

50 million years ago the Arabian plate has broken away from the African continent, having torn off the peninsula Sinai from the continent, and the Red Sea has filled this break.

Hot springs at the bottom testify that the tectonic movements which have created Sinai, still operate – the Suez Canal extends on 7, 5 cm every year.

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Between Alexandria and El-Alameynom Abu Minh Monastyr Abu Minhs Monastery

Between Alexandria and El-Alameynom Abu Minh Monastyr Abu Minhs Monastery

If you take the car to visit El-Alameyn or Abu Sir, keep in mind possibility to make a trip to Abu Minh’s Coptic monastery, in 15 km deep into the continent from Abu Sir. Here it is possible to get also on miniav-tobuse from Alexandria from the terminal Mukharrem Bey.

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