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Private Tour: Full-Day Trip to Tell-Basta and San el-Hagar in the Nile Delta...
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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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12 Jul 2016
“Underrated site in the Delta”
14 Jun 2013
“fantastic, if you love ruins...”
outside of San al-Hagar, Egypt
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Reviewed 12 July 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...More

Thank Romain D
Reviewed 15 June 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...More

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