Suez, Egypt, is located 80 mi/130 km east of Cairo and is one of the three main cities along the Suez Canal. The other two are Port Said to the north and Ismailia in the center; Suez is to the south.
Suez was heavily damaged during the 1956, 1967 and 1973 wars and was almost completely evacuated between 1967 and 1973. Although it has been rebuilt, there is very little to do.
However, Suez can provide a day of relaxation if you're in the area. Stop by and observe the canal traffic, lie on t... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.