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Address: outside of San al-Hagar, Egypt
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This important archaeological site in Egypt's northern Delta contains many...

This important archaeological site in Egypt's northern Delta contains many ancient ruins including the Gate of Shoshenq III, Tomb of Osorkon II, Psusennes I and Shoshenq III.

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fantastic, if you love ruins...

Don't visit unless you really are an aficionado of ruins. If you are, you won't be disappointed by the scattered remains of the once capital of Egypt, Tanis. There are no intact... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2013
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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Tan is is not visited although it has a lot to offer. The city has a rich history throughout ancient times. Monuments have Benin erected at ruined and ancient stones were constantly reused bay successive dynasties . Tanks has a large number of obelisk remains including sommital part that are usually not visible from close up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Don't visit unless you really are an aficionado of ruins. If you are, you won't be disappointed by the scattered remains of the once capital of Egypt, Tanis. There are no intact, or even close to intact structures here, except the royal tombs. However, there is an enormous collection of statuary, obelisks, pillars and other odds and ends of granite... More 

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