Lonely Planet Middle East is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Be awed by the grandeur of Istanbul´s Aya Sofia, contemplate history at Jerusalem´s Dome of the Rock, and explore the wonder of Giza´s Pyramids; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the Middle East and begin your journey now!
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Over 75 maps. Covers Egypt, Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and more. The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Middle East, our most comprehensive guide to the Middle East, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.