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Salah El-Din Castle

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Address: Island of the Pharaoh, Taba, Egypt

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Anchients' charm

Salah Eldin Castle on Phareo Island Taba is quite amazing attraction specially before sunset. Blue Red Sea water, blue sky and surrounding high mountains are much charm. It... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Hend K
Giza Governorate, Egypt
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No service No bathroom Best view Best blue water Bad situations No place to have a rest It is forbidden to swim in lake

Thank Memo M
Giza Governorate, Egypt
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Salah Eldin Castle on Phareo Island Taba is quite amazing attraction specially before sunset. Blue Red Sea water, blue sky and surrounding high mountains are much charm. It looks amazing when lighted on the night.

Thank Hend K
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The scene at night is very amusing and there is a lot to see in the area. The antiques inside are quite attractive for people who like history.

Thank Abdel-Rahman T
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

recommended to visit this sightseeing enjoy the open natural land escape on the red sea , you can go buy sea boats on snorkeling and diving trips enjoy the fishes seen and corals

Thank Ahmed A
Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

The Castle is a historic place, very good for taking photos because the view from up there was great. You can get some historical info as well from the tour guide, but be careful because the place is old and you will get to hike some places. After the tour was done we got to do some snorkeling and it... More 

Thank Asya K
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Honestly i didnot have enough time to take a boat in-order to reach the Castile as it is full surrounded by water to the coast side of Taba, a brilliant place to locate a place to defend egypt against attackers from the sea before landing on shore. The view was wonderful and strong feeling of Greatness. It is standing there... More 

Thank Mahmud E
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Very nice and great Place, Very very recommended , Very nice and great Place, Very very recommended.

Thank Noc s
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

a small granite atoll surrounded by coral reefs and dominated by the magnificent Saladin fortress, built by Crusaders in the 12th century and recently restored by the Council of Egyptian Antiquities.Salah El-Din based his soldiers on this strategic island in order to control the trade of products coming from Asia and demand ransoms from pilgrims on their way to Mecca.... More 

Thank Kareem S
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

Amazing place which overlooking the four Countries Egypt - Saudi Arabia - Jordan and Palestine .. much recomended

Thank TamerHusain
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place for snorkeling. The water is wonderful. But if u want a better snorkeling experience u should go to blue hole at Dahab.

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