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Salah El-Din Castle

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Address: Island of the Pharaoh, Taba, Egypt
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Nice place for snorkeling

From the Taba Hilton you can visit the place by boat more times a day. The island is surrounded by nice coral reef with many kinds of picturesque coral fishes. The mask, snorkel... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Hrusice, Czech
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting place located at Aqaba golf .....unfortunately you are not allowed to visit it ..just watch from far .....very interesting to snorkling there with its coral

Thank bluebird9000
Hrusice, Czech
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the Taba Hilton you can visit the place by boat more times a day. The island is surrounded by nice coral reef with many kinds of picturesque coral fishes. The mask, snorkel and fins you will receive complimentary on the boat. Nice trip!

Thank KocourMikes
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Here you will see the huge old castle on top of mountain. From top of this castle you can see all Cairo. There are many museums and mosque.You can spend a very nice day there without spend any money. Sure it's a trip you have to do it.

Thank David Z
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

A good experience, really nice place. Nice atmosphere and the tour guides are very helpful and know there facts about the castle.

Thank Abzonio
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83 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

As we approach this island, our boat crew told us it is the Saladin's Castle Island. The castle looked small and in good shape but a little further out there was some ruin walls. We do not know if one is allowed to visit but there was a jetty. We only snorkeled in the surrounding waters of this island as... More 

Thank tanbysg
Port Said, Egypt
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

How did they build this years ago in the middle of the water and it is still there. Beautiful view of the castle, quick boat trip, amazing water around the castle. Better to go there early in the morning or afternoon, sun is very hot there.

Thank Nagwa84
Darwin, Australia
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160 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Fascinating and well worth the visit, it was pleasing to see that restoration work was taking place and they they appeared to be succeeding in drawing tourists in. Cairo itself whilst interesting leave's a lot to be desired; again unfinished buildings, rubbish everywhere etc but it was a pleasant change to see manicured gardens and a bit of pride in... More 

Thank Kezza361
Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This visit deserve the trip where you will enjoy the experience in the last point in Egypt insight the sea in a historical castle.

Thank SolimanS
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36 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

the place is amazing it gives you great view of the mountains and the borders of Egypt. it's worth visiting it could a bit costy as there aren't a lot of visitors and u go to it by boat. we were a group of 4 we paid around 100

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The police didn't allow us to take the assigned launch to get to the castle an have a better sight seeing and we ended up seeing it from very far away and unfortunately there was nothing special to see there.

Thank Deena D

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