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"Old Cataract Hotel" Egypt Things to Do Tip by hayward68

Egypt Things to Do: 1,687 reviews and 2,532 photos


This hotel is one of Egypt's most famous. Agatha Christie wrote part of her novel 'Death on the Nile' here and it's exterior was used in the movie. You can stay here or just visit as we did. Though be prepared to bribe the guards to let you in. If you've got the confidence just walk up and pretend you're staying there, though dress appropriately for the part.

Address: Aswan
othercontact: 316 000

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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