Book Size: 5.5" x 8.25"

Pages: 512

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781566567961

Series: Cadogan Guides

Imprint: Cadogan Guides , USA

Edition: 4

Illustrations: full-color photos



Cadogan Guides


$ 21.95

“In a class of its own” — The Daily Telegraph

About this book

Eminent Egypt chronicler, Michael Haag, takes you on a journey down the Nile, past Cairo's fine medieval architecture and gleaming skyscrapers to the extraordinary temples of Luxor and Karnak and the breathtaking tombs at the Valley of the Kings.

Explore this captivating and alluring region with this illuminating and dependable guide.

- Includes in-depth cultural and historical backgrounds

- Contains practical travel advice and easy-to-use maps

- Hand-picks the best places to stay and eat

- Recommends the top sites for each region


About the author

Michael Haag first went to Egypt in 1967. He has written, photographed and published several books on the Middle East and Egypt, including most recently, the Rough Guide to the History of Egypt. He has written for many national newspapers and has broadcast for the BBC. He lives in London but bases himself in Alexandria for part of each year.


“In a class of its own” — The Daily Telegraph