Tanta is about 90 km (56 miles) north of Cairo. It is the largest
city in the Egyptian delta. Tanta is renown for a big mosque
dedicated to El-Sayyed El-Badawy, a Moslem Sufi,
who fought against the crusaders.
Every year thousands of believers flock to the city to celebrate
day) of El-Sayyed El-Badawy (See image above).
Apart from the mulid, the city is an example of most of Delta