About Cairo

The great Cairo is one of the biggest cities in Africa and in the entire Arab world,It is also the capital of Egypt, Cairo is one of the most crowd city in the world, it has a nickname which is “the city of a thousand minarets” and that is belongs to the Islamic history inside it, Over the time Cairo was the most important witness for the history by his all faces.

 

 


TO DO

  • Coffee & Sheesha (Have a coffee, mint tea or Sheesha at El Fishawy’s coffee shop in Khan El-Khalili.)
  • Felucca (Ride a felucca along the Nile River. )
  • Parks
  • Shopping (Citystars is Egypts premier shopping mall and is quite comparable to a foreign mall.)
  • Horseback Riding (Go horseback riding in the desert from one of the Nazlet El-Samaan stables )

Inside the huge Cairo we find political regions, religious areas, literature and the culture everywhere, in the all Cairo’s walls the history is digs by the Egyptian hands,Also Cairo was associated with the ancient Egypt cause the proximity with the pyramids and the sphinx in the neighbor city which is the Giza.Also Cairo includes a famous and great places like:


1-The Egyptian Museum

The location of the Egyptian museum is inside the downtown, it was building in the center of Cairo, It is involve a fantastic and extensive collection of an ancient Egyptian artifacts for more than 3000 years dating back to the old kingdom for the roman period, If we look to the Egyptian museum’s exhibit….then we will know if we give only one minute to each exhibit inside the museum we will take a months to see everything inside it.

 

 


2- Giza Pyramids

The great pyramids of Giza are the only survivors of the of the seven wonders of the ancient world, The three pyramids were building to the three kings Khufu, Kafhre and Mankura which are the pyramids called by them names, to be later such a great tombs for those kings All the three pyramids are built during the third and fourth dynasty, but unfortunately the three pyramids for the three kings were not finished by the end of each respective king’s reign, like many of the great kings of ancient kingdom at Egypt.


3- Sphinx

The legendary Sphinx which is known in Arabic as “Abu al houl” which meaning “the father of terror” The Sphinx is carved out the hillside, this massive statue is still big mystery for a statue as a body of lion and head for man and that is refers to the huge strength and power in the body also has a smart mind I the head, The Sphinx now is in a poor case, the old story says it’s nose is fell off while used it as a target by the Napoleonic soldiers and Memeluke, While it’s beard is in the British Museum in London.


4- Khan al Khalili

The Khan is a confusion maze of alleys, shops, cafes and bazaars mostly organized by trade, Khan al Khalili is a bustling commercials soul of the old city of Cairo since the middle ages. Inside the Khan you can feel and smell the soul of ancient Egypt, you will find out a local shops sells stuff belongs to ancient Egypt and there, are a good places for lunch or drink something like Nagib Mahfouz restaurant-cafe and al Sokaria restaurant-café also there are bazaars and shops for Egyptian perfumes and spices and inside the Khan there are a famous silver and gold shops. Around the Khan is a big religious area definitely Islamic area like the mosque of al Housayn and sharia Almuizz li Din Allah. The Khan is a big commercial area collects different nationalities.


5- Cairo Tower

The massive Cairo Tower is built on Zamalek island along the Nile river,it is a built from 1956 to 1961, by 187 meters it is a 43 meters taller than a huge pyramid of Giza, The upper floors is has a nice revolving restaurants which are popular for the all people specially for the couples, also on the top of the Tower you can watch all the downtown and the Nile river in it’s magical scene with the lights at the night, The Tower is crowned by an observation deck and it is the tallest build in the area of Zamalek Island.


6- Citadel of (salah Eden)

Salah ad-Din Citadel is one of the most popular and amazing places in Cairo, it is count as one of the most world’s greatest monuments to the medieval warfare, the Citadel reveal a character of the medieval. Also the Citadel is the largest fortification in the Middle East and still dominating skyline of Cairo, The Citadel was built in 1176 by Salah ad-Din as part of his plan against the Crusaders; it was the royal residence for more than 700 years. The Citadel involve the history inside it, even each wall in the Citadel tell a different historical event like the history in it’s towers, museums and the mosque of Muhammed Ali.

 

Cairo Tours

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Overday at El Fayoum Oasis from cairo

From Cairo, enjoy a unique visit to El Fayoum to explore Karanis , the hydraulic wheels , Hawara & Meidoum,
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Desert Safari By Quad Bike Around Pyramids

Get your chance to mix between adventure and ancient history on a 3-hour desert quad bike tour around the Giza
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Day tour to Pharaonic Village in Cairo

A trip to the Pharaonic Village is a must for families who’d like to learn more about ancient Egypt.
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Al Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance in Cairo

Enjoy amazing whirling dervishes of Al tannoura egyptian heritage dance troupe Cairo in Wekalet El Ghour which is an architecturally
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Cairo Excursion By Bus One Day Tour From Sharm

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Cairo Half Day Alternative History Tour

If you are a return visitor to Cairo, this means you wish to see more of this historical City other
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horse or a camel riding at Giza Pyramids

Try a horse or a camel riding at Giza Pyramids for 2 hours during the sun rise or sun set. Mount a
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Day Tour To Egyptian Museum, Citadel Salah El Din & Old Cairo

Enjoy tour to Egyptian Museum with the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world, then Visit Salah El Din
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El Minya Day Tour From Cairo By Car

This is a tour to get away from the crowds and see an ancient site that is off the beaten
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Fayoum Bird Watching Tour

Leave your hotel in Cairo and spend a day enjoying a unique experience in watching and exploring the beautiful kinds
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Overnight Tour To Luxor From Cairo By Flight

Explore the highlights of Luxor, such as the Valley of the Queens and Kings, Luxor and Karnak Temple, Hatshipsuit Temple,
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Pyramids, Sphinx & Egyptian Museum Day Tour

See the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx (man’s face with body of a lion) and the Egyptian Museum, which
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Giza Pyramids, Sphinx & Sakkara

Discover the most popular pyramids in Egypt, the Pyramids of Giza plateau and the famous pyramidsof Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus.
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Qasr Qarun Sun Festival In Fayoum

A spectacular event occurs just once a year at the Temple of Qasr Qarun in Fayoum, known as the ‘Wonder
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Sound And Light Show At The Pyramids

Don’t miss the Great Pyramids Sound and Light Show illuminated at night with a stunning audio-visual display.60 minutes' worth of
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Wadi El Natroun Monastery From Cairo

Drive to Wadi El-Natrun, the birthplace for Christian monasticism. Visit the 4 surviving monasteries of the 50 that once existed
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Day Tour To Pyramids, Sphinx, Sakkara & Dahshur

This is a great excursion to see the most famous pyramids in Egypt. Visit the Giza Pyramids, the Step Pyramid
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Old Coptic & Islamic Cairo Tour

Enjoy this spiritual tour in Cairo and collect a lot of knowledge about Coptic era and visit the holy places
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Private Day Tour Giza & Museum from Hurghada by Road

Try to take the chance to dig deep inside the mystery of the Gigantic Pyramids and then visit the Egyptian
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From Cairo: Day Tour to Luxor by Sleeping Train

Enjoy amazing full day's sightseeing in Luxor. Explore the Karnak Temples, dedicated to the God Amon. Visit the Valley of
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Full-Day Tour: Giza Pyramids& Sakkara and Egyptian Museum

Explore the most popular sightseeing in Egypt, the Pyramids of Giza plateau and the famous pyramidsof Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Delve into

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Cairo Highlights

Join us in a small tour in Cairo, take the chance to discover the Ancient Egyptian history mixed with the
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Unforgettable Cairo

This fantastic tour will takes you to the beautiful deserts surrounding The Pyramids and Sphinx to ride camels and horses,enjoy
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2 days Cairo Excursion By plane from Sharm

It's a fantastic tour in Cairo the capital of Egypt, you will recognize its ancient Egyptian history in two days
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Overnight To El Alamein And Alexandria From Cairo

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Luxor Trip

you will never forget this trip because of the greatness you will see in Luxor which is famous with city
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Abu Simbel Holiday

Take your chance to visit the Famous wonderful monument! Abu Simble Temples are one of the greatest temples of ancient
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Private Giza Pyramids ,Sakkara and Memphis Tour

Spend a day exploring the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx and then the older Step Pyramid at Sakkara,
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Half Day tour of Giza Pyramids & Sphinx

Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Learn the history of the Great Pyramids of Giza and

Day trip to Giza Pyramids & Sakkara from Port Said Port

Spend a Cairo trip from Port Said port and explore the famous sights of the city. Enjoy a trip to
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Overnight 2 days Cairo Tour from Alexandria Port

Enjoy a quick trip to Cairo from Alexandria in couple of days. Have a visit to the great pyramids and
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Overday Cairo from Alexandria Port

Leave your ship in Alexandria and enjoy a day to Cairo to visit the unique attractions such as the Pyramids
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Pharaonic Village Tour

The pharaonic era is brought alive by a group of actors, and faithful reproductions of buildings and clothing. You can
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