Best Tourist Attractions of Cairo Egypt
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Your travel guide to the best tourist attractions of Cairo Egypt.
Cairo- the Capital of Egypt, Visit Cairo and enjoy the best tourist attractions of Cairo we will try to give you some useful information about Cairo Sightseeing What you should visit in Cairo and how?
Cairo the city of wonders with it is civilization, culture and fascinating history is the largest capital, in the Arab world it extends 42 km along the Nile, about 20 million people lives in Cairo.
Cairo has many touristic sites from the Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum, Coptic Museum, Islamic Museum, Old Mosques, Old Churches, Slums of Cairo , Down town ,local Café, Bazaars and more you can enjoy it during your tour in Cairo.
The Great Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx
Egypt abounds in many pyramids begging with Giza pyramids and extend to the western desert.
The most famous Pyramids of Egypt that located to the west of Cairo the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx, the wonders of ancient Egypt and the great Pyramid the only one still exist from the Seven Wonders of the World beside that during you Cairo day tour or in your Vacation in Cairo you can enjoy Sakkara and Memphis areas you will discover more Pyramids and Tombs and Museums.
2-The Egyptian Museum -Must See in Cairo
One of main & best tourist attractions of Cairo Egypt the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the major museum in Egypt the home of more than 120,000 artefacts from all the historical periods of ancient Egypt the best thing you should see during your visit to the Egyptian Museum is the treasure of King Tutankhamun in the second floor of the museum.
Beside that you will get lost in many artifacts from ancient Egypt huge statues, accessories, Mummies for the Pharaohs and animal mummies one day is not enough for the Egyptian museum.
Egypt authority now building a new museum called the grand Egyptian museum will be open by 2018.
The Citadel & Muhammed Ali Mosque in Cairo.
The Citadel of Salah Eldin in Cairo is a series of places and mosques which was the royal residences for the Egyptian rulers for more than 700 years inside the citadel you should visit the Mosque of Muhamed Ali or the Alabaster mosque built in 1805 A.D by Muhamed Ali the ruler of Egypt.
Also don’t forget to visit the mosque of Sultan Qalwan it is in the foot of the Alabaster mosque.This mosque has unique style and intact and it is the oldest mosque in the citadel.
The best thing you will like during your visit to the citadel is the view of Cairo it is a fabulous views of the city and the best place to take photos to Cairo.
Christian monuments in Coptic Cairo
This compound is home to the oldest churches in Cairo that were blessed by the visiting of the holy family during them flee to Egypt and this considered the oldest area in Cairo
You will enjoy visiting the Crypt where the holy family used as shelter during the roman time and many old churches in Cairo these churches built by the ruins of the ancient temples of Egypt.
You should visit the hanging Church and St, Sergiouse church during your visit to Coptic Cairo.
Northern Cemetery the City of the Dead in Cairo
City of the Dead in Cairo is an unusual area where thousands of Cairo natives, both living and dead
are “housed” this cemetery was the burial place of the Muslim rulers of Egypt in the medieval ages it contains a unique mosques and Mausoleums for the public figures in the Islamic history of Cairo.
This place is considered the slums of Cairo and the poorest people in Cairo live there.it is really one of Best Places to Visit in Cairo Egypt
Cafes in Cairo and Bazaars
One of the best places to visit in Cairo Egypt is Khan El khalili Bazaars in old Cairo and local Cafes of Cairo enjoy some shopping but not recommended to use your Visa just use cash also don’t buy gold or silvers
These products you should buy it from governmental places, you should buy fabrics, souvenirs.
One of the best things to do in Cairo also is to experience the local cafes these cafes are very traditional and you can enjoy drinking tea with Mint and smoke water pip (Shisha)
There are many of the Cafes in Khan Elkalili Bazaars your guide will recommend you one.
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