Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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Perfect for City break travelers as well the best choice to start your Journey of Discovery.
Cairo is the best destination suitable for who looking for an unforgettable city experience, Cairo a beacon of tourism since the dawn of history. There’s no better offer than to see the Seven Wonders, the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx or come to see the young pharaoh Tutankhamun’s golden mask at the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities.
Cairo is a vibrant, exhilarating, exotic and fascinating city. Home to the best Pharaonic, Coptic and Islamic sights in Egypt, this city is where you never know what incredible, half-forgotten monument you might stumble across while wandering around, a myriad of sights, sounds and smells where the ancient legacy of Egypt.
Enjoy the dazzling Nile view from your hotel room, visit the capital’s medieval markets by Khan El-Khalili, or walk down the Nile promenade. Cairo is a home to a wealth of iconic historical sites including the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, as well as temples, tombs, churches,mosques and museums, There are also plenty of cinemas, theatres and malls. Go for an opera or enjoy oriental music dance shows and much more.
Moreover, Cairo is for everyone, there are plenty of Hotels & Resorts to choose from. Book a charming boutique hotel or indulge in utter luxury in one of our luxurious Hotels. Cairo is a home to some of the world’s finest hotels Spas and wellness centres, all our hotels offers a stunning views over amazing landmarks Nile, the Great Pyramids, beautiful parks and gardens
Tourist Attractions In Cairo
The Giza Pyramids
The Great Pyramids of Giza, the last surviving of the Seven Wonders of Ancient World. Locate 13.km away from Cairo down town, The majestic Giza pyramids, the Great Sphinx, minor tombs, a workers’ village and several ancient cemeteries make up the archaeological site on the Giza plateau. cairo No.1 attraction Things To Do and visit. The pyramids were built as burial tombs for three generations – the grandfather, Khufu was buried in the Great Pyramid; his son, Khafre is buried in the second pyramid and his son Menkaure was buried in the smallest pyramid…
The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities is one of the world’s important collections of ancient artefacts, there are more than 120 thousands artefacts items displayed, age 7 thousand years old from Ancient Egyptian history and civilization. The museum holds the most extensive collection featuring the famous Tutankhamun gold death mask, sarcophagus and fascinating royal mummies exhibits, which houses an additional eleven Pharaonic dignitaries
Mohamed Ali Mosque
Mohamed Ali mosque is the largest structure built during the first half of the 19th century, is more impressive at a distance than close up. It is an unparalleled contribution to the skyline of Cairo, visible high atop the Citadel grounds. Indeed, its great dome and towering minarets give the Citadel oriental quality that makes up for any shortcomings in its detail. It is almost certainly the first feature that catches ones eyes at the fortress
Saqqara Pyramid of Djoser
Saqqara Pyramid of Djoser is an archeological remain one of the most extensive archaeological site in Egypt. Located northwest of Memphis City. Saqqara is one section of the great necropolis of Memphis, the Old Kingdom capital and the kings of the 1st and 2nd Dynasty as well. are mostly buried in this section of the Memphis necropolis. It has been of constant interest to Egyptologists
Memphis pronounced as Manf, was the Old Egyptian Kingdom capital founded by the pharaoh Menes (Menes was a pharaoh of the Early Dynastic Period of ancient Egypt credited by classical tradition with having united Upper and Lower Egypt and as the founder of the First Dynasty, from Memphis he controlled the land and water routes) Memphis located 20km south of Cairo in 3,100 BC. The city held an important location at the Nile delta
Ben Ezra Synagogue – St. Barbara Church
Ben Ezra Synagogue ( Britannica) a Synagogue described as prayer place for the Jews
The original ancient synagogue was constructed in 882 on the remains of a Coptic church but the present structure dates back to 1892 and is a faithful reconstruction of the original. During the reconstruction a number of ancient sacred texts were discovered in the store room (Geniza) of this synagogue. The collection of manuscripts came to be called the Cairo Geniza Collection and today is held in several museums and institutions
The Hanging Church is considered the oldest churchs in Cairo, also called as El Muallaqa, because it was built on the ruins of two old towers that remained from an old fortress called the Fortress of Babylon. The church gets its name from its location built on the gatehouse of the former Roman fortress with its nave suspended over a passage. Wood and stone were used to