|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$239.74|
|Water bottle (0.33 liter)||$0.28|
|Cinema, international release, 1 seat||$4.20|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$123.10|
|1 Pair of Nike shoes||$83.95|
|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$0.42|
Al Mansurah is the capital of the Dahkalia Governate, a province in the east bank of the Nile River. The name Al Mansurah translates to the word “victorious”. It was derived from the triumph of the Egyptians against the rule of the French headed by Louis IX. This happened during the famous Yom Kippur War. A lot of civilians died. There was bloodbath everywhere in the city. Today, it looks so far from being doomed. It has flourished into a very beautiful tourist destination. There was an increase in the number of cheap flights to Al Mansurah because of the realization that it is still a very beautiful place despite the commotion.
The Mansoura National Museum is one of the main attractions in this city. This served as a prison to the French leader – Louis IX. Several artifacts are collected here. Each one of them is explained briefly by a guide who will be provided upon registration. Also, slideshows of the most important events in the history may be viewed by tourists in this site. Minimal fee is asked from visitors. Travel agencies can arrange schedules for your trips here and to the other sites found in Al Mansurah.
This city is considered as one of the best when it comes to architecture, too. The Shinawi Palace is one classic proof that shows their talent in design and style. Mosques and other important establishments in the city are also constructed wonderfully. They are all derived from the Italian style of building houses. Aside from the palace, the El-Saleh Ayoub El-Kebir can also show how great they really are. There are hotels in Al Mansurah that give great views to these beautiful creations.
Its zoo that has lots of animals, mostly desert animals, is also a worthy place to be put in your itinerary. It is advised to stay for at least four days and 3 nights here. A day is not enough for the many attractions of this city. Checking out cheap flights to Al Mansurah can be very easy now because of the Internet. Airlines are posting their schedules on it.