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CAIRO – April 26, 2022: On April 25, Egypt’s North Sinai Governorate celebrated its National Day, which falls on April 25 and coincides with the anniversary of the liberation of Sinai in 1982.
North Sinai acquires various tourism potentials, as it is characterized by desert nature and picturesque beaches stretching over the Mediterranean Sea, which makes it unique with a distinct climate.
North Sinai is home to many monuments of historical and religious value, as well as natural environmental features, which distinguish it from various tourist destinations.
Health tourism :
North Sinai is home to many beaches that stretch for 220 km along the Mediterranean coast. Its beaches are characterized as calm, encrusted with soft sand and offer beautiful landscapes.
Historical areas and monuments:
One of the most important archaeological sites in North Sinai is the Sinai Heritage Museum, the archaeological zone of Pelusium, the archaeological city of Pelusium – one of the most important historical cities of Sinai, which has known a great prosperity in Greco-Roman times -, Al-Arish National Museum of Archaeology, An-Nekhel Fortress, Al-Ghoury Citadel and Sultan Suleiman Citadel.
North Sinai also has a set of historical routes, including the Military Road of Horus, on which the great kings of Egypt built castles and fortresses to supply the armies with supplies and equipment, the Road of the Holy Family and the road of Islamic conquest.
The mystical governorate is also home to a number of magical hills including Tel el-Kharouba, Tel Habuwa, Tel Qasrawet, Tel al-Hayr, Tel el-Farma, among others.
Ruins of a mud-brick fortress dating from the New Kingdom era have been found at Tel el-Kharouba in North Sinai. It was on the military road to Horus. It was one of the important supply centers for the armies.
In the area of Bir al-Abed, the remains of granaries from the 18th dynasty have been found. At Tel Habuwa, the ruins of castles have been found, one of which dates back to the period of the Hyksos occupation of Egypt, and another dating to the reign of King Seti I, father of the great King Ramses II.
Environmental activities & nature reserves:
South Sinai offers many environmental activities and a number of nature reserves, including the El-Ahrash reserve and the Zaraniq reserve, which is considered one of the main important stations for the migration of birds in Europe. central and eastern en route to central and eastern Africa. It is characterized by the presence of various types of pastoral and natural plants and herbs. It is also home to the Sheikh Zuwayed Sabkha, which is an attraction for winter birds.
Moreover, the governorate is famous for handicrafts, camel racing, popular cuisine and folklore.
The governorate is home to six hotel establishments with a capacity of 428 hotel rooms.