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I'm Mohamed Attia.
I`m a pupil in the fourth grade at Bani Zar Primary School, Sohag, Egypt. My sister told me about this project and I want to share.I'm going to talk about one of the most wonderful cities in Egypt that is Hurghada.

Hurghada


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Introduction:
The city was founded in the early 20th century, and since the 1980s has been continually enlarged by Egyptian and foreign investors to become the leading seashore resort on the Red Sea. Holiday villages and hotels provide aquatic sport facilities for sailboarders, yachtsmen, scuba divers and snorkelers.

Hurghada stretches for about 36 kilometres (22 mi) along the seashore, and it does not reach far into the surrounding desert. The resort is a destination for Egyptian tourists from Cairo, the Delta and Upper Egypt, as well as package holiday tourists from Europe, notably Serbs, Italians, Russians, Poles, Czechs and Germans. Until a few years ago it was a small fishing village. Today Hurghada counts 248,000 inhabitants and is divided into three parts: Downtown (El Dahar) is the old part; Sekalla is the city center, and El Memsha (Village road) is the modern part. Sakkala is the relatively modest hotel quarter. Dahar is where the town's largest bazaar, the post office and the long-distance bus station are situated.






Location of Hurghada:


Hurghada is a main tourist center and second largest city (after Suez) in Egypt. It lies in Egypt's Red Sea coast. It is located 385 km south of Suez and at a distance of 550 km from Cairo.
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Hurghada Weather:

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Experience year round sunshine on Egypt's Red Sea Riviera. The sun always shines in this part of the world and makes the area popular with beach lovers. Average temperatures throughout the year are well into the 30's and even at night it is very warm.


Hurghada Hotels:
Hurghada Hotels are situated alongside the magnificent sandy beach and run for almost 20km, ranging from 5 star luxury accommodation to more simple and traditional Egyptian guesthouses.

Over the past few years, more and more hotels have been built in Hurghada to cope with the increasing demands of travellers from abroad. Hotels are generally of a high standard with wide and varied food offerings. Most accommodation provides guests with a wide chose of locally produced drinks, authentic Egyptian cuisine and superb leisure facilities.Some of the more well known Hurghada Hotels are the 'Hurghada Marriot Beach Resort', 'Hilton Plaza', Grand Hotel Hurghada', the 'Grand Resort Hurghada' and The 'Intercontinental Resort and Casino'.
Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort
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The Hurghada Marriott is located on the shores of the Red Sea in this busy Egyptian resort city. This hotel boasts its own private island on which guests may pass their time should they desire some distance from the hustle and bustle of Hurghada. The Hurghada International Airport lies approximately 5 miles away from the Marriott in Hurghada.


The rooms at the hotel name contain minibars, in-room safes, air-conditioning, high-speed Internet connectivity, trouser presses, irons and ironing boards. The private baths are supplied with toiletries courtesy of the hotel. The Hurghada Marriott Resort contains numerous amenities. There is an Italian restaurant located on the premises and a main restaurant which serves an à la carte menu as well as a buffet breakfast. There is a restaurant located on the island, as well. There is also an Internet café for those who need to attend to business online during the course of their vacation. Other amenities include two swimming pools, a fitness center, two squash courts and two tennis courts.
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Things to do in Hurghada:
Hurghada is one of the most important and also one of the most fascinating destinations in the map of the country of Egypt. The city of Hurghada is a choice melting pot of the varied and diverse features of the Eastern and Western cultures; though much of these still remain segregated. However, even before the city metamorphosed into a tourist hub, there were still plenty of things to do in Hurghada. Now that the city has progressed, things have not just developed, but the number of options to choose from, among the things to do in Hurghada has further multiplied. The good thing is that all the new options of the things to do in Hurghada have blended pretty well with the older options to give rise to quite a heady and intoxicating mix. In fact, all these things to do in Hurghada will give you a time of your life when you visit Hurghada. Just make sure that you have someone to convince you to go back home.

The city of Hurghada offers its visitors several places to visit and plenty of things to do in Hurghada. Of the several options open to you, given below are the ten top favorites:

  • Sinbad Submarine
  • 1001 Nights Show at Fantasia
  • Souk Scanning
  • Beach Parties
  • Mons Claudianus
  • Desert Safari
  • Giftun Island
  • Try Kite Surfing
  • Diving
  • Desert Drives

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Hurghada Safari Quad Bike


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Hurghada Tours by Sinbad Submarine


How to get there:

The city of Hurghada in Egypt is well connected by air with not just the rest of the country, but also with all the other African nations and most of Europe. In fact, among all other modes of getting to Hurghada, the air route is the most viable, and hence most used. The Hurghada International Airport, is efficient and well equipped to handle all the air traffic that the city of Hurghada. Today, there are almost around 25 or more airline companies servicing travelers who are interested in getting to Hurghada by air.

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The Hurghada International Airport
The bus option to reach Hurghada is also easy, with mini buses plying frequently to and from the city. Most of the bus services or any other public road transportation can be easily availed from all of Egypt's major towns and cities and take between 4 and 5 hours to reach Hurghada.
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Bus to Hurghada



My last words .....
My dad works in Hurghada. This means that I visit it every year. It is a fantastic city. You will find many things to do. Please don't the chance to come and visit Hurghada. You will enjoy your holiday there .... !!!!!


Resources:
Websites:
  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurghada
  2. http://www.hurghada.co.uk/
  3. http://www.hotelscombined.com/Hotel/Hurghada_Marriott_Beach_Resort.htm
  4. http://www.asiarooms.com/en/travel-guide/egypt/hurghada/things-to-do-in-hurghada/index.html
  5. http://www.asiarooms.com/en/travel-guide/egypt/hurghada/getting-there/index.html

Photos:
  1. http://www.aswakegypt.com/cities/dbpics/cities/image/hurghada2.jpg
  2. http://www.properties-egypt.com/hd_map.jpg
  3. http://www.vacationtimesharerentals.com/UploadH/Hurghada-Marriott-Beach-Resort-3.jpg
  4. http://www.thomascookegypt.com/img/package/marriottHur41.jpg
  5. http://www.ehcaan.com/images/photo_3_zoom.gif
  6. http://uk.memphistours.com/excursions_photo/big_26_hotel_5.jpg
  7. http://images.travelpod.com/users/the_tardifs/thelongwayhome.1125026100.bus_to_hurghada.jpg
  8. http://www.egyptadventure.com/Sharm%20El-Sheikh%20Desert%20Drive.jpg
  9. http://egypttourinfo.com/hurghada-tours-by-sinbad-submarine_files/BIGhurghada-tours-by-sinbad-submarine.jpg
  10. http://www.redseadevelopments.com/USERIMAGES/weather-sun.jpg

Videos:
  1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lgn5kqWZNY&feature=related