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Port Said Shore Excursions : It is the second port in Egypt, after Alexandria. The history of establishing Port Said dates back to digging the Suez Canal. It is named after Khedive Said who gave the approval to dig. It is an essential port, as vessels coming from Europe transit it on their way to the East and also those ships which come from the East bound for Europe. Port Said has a ship repairing facility. The Suez Canal Authority building with that green dome is located on the Suez Canal's bank. Although Port Said is not yet 125 years old, it has seen battles for freedom and independence. It was the target of the Tripartite Aggression in 1956, and witnessed acts of bravery against the English and the French military, also during the War of Attrition (1967- 1973). People of Port Said, at that time, have been evacuated to Lower Egypt Governorate.El-Nasr Museum, El-Shahid Guad Hosni Museum they are the famous antiquities and tourists sites.De Lesseps Statue has been raised from its base at the entrance to the Canal, but kept at the ship-building yard of Port Foad. Tombs of martyrs, memorial of the unknown soldier are there for the heroes and martyrs of Port Said,
When your cruises stopped in Port Said you will have the greatest chance to visit Giza Pyramids and Sphinx which is one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. It is a human and urban entity that always moves with life. The site of this city goes back long before it was named Cairo. It started at the west bank of the river Nile.
We would like to satisfy your needs by visiting Giza plateau which includes the great pyramids,The most famous structure in the world was built by King Cheops on an area of 13 feddans. Its height now is 137 ms (original height: 146 ms).The Second Pyramid ,Built by Kephren, south-west of his father's pyramid though lower in height: 136 ms.The Third Pyramid Built by Mycerinus (Menkaure), south-west of the Great and Second Pyramids. It is much smaller than either one (62 ms).then you will Transfer to Saqqara, Saqqara is the oldest Ancient Egyptian cemetery. It lies on a desert plateau, south-west of Cairo. Above rises the step-pyramid and mortuary compound, built by the engineer Imhotep for King Zoser the first of the III Dynasty pharaohs. It is of the mastaba-type. The pyramid is composed of six receding mastabas on top of each other.
Egypt enjoys a deep-rooted civilization which began when the ancient Egyptians established on the bank of the River Nile the first central state. Throughout centuries, the Egyptians interacted with other civilizations and peoples.If your cruises stopped in port said and you didnt use this chance to see the pharaonic cairo and old cairo and islamic cairo it means that you didnt see the land of civiliation.Cairo is the only city in the world that hosts antiquities of four civilizations: Pharaonic, Romanian, Christian and Islamic.