Cairo

The fifth largest city in the world and the  biggest one in the Middle East.  Cairo is the capital of Egypt. It is also known as Al-Qahirah, and Masr among Arabians and locals.

Location:

Who doesn’t know the Nile River? It is not only mentioned in famous religious books as well as floating since thousands of years. The whole city of Cairo is located across the Nile River . 

Age and Area:

Cairo is thousands year old , It was founded 969 A.D , many people and civilizations have ruled this city. The total area of Cairo city is 3,085 km².

 

Why Should You Visit Cairo?

Well, there are various reasons that make you want  to visit this historical city including:

1. Pyramids:

Pyramids were built by ancient Egyptians. These are triangular shaped masonry structures. These are mementos of old and middle kingdom periods. They are also one of the ancient seven wonders of the world.

2. Egyptian museum and Mummies

Where you can see old  artifacts that  date back at least 2000 years ago .  There was culture in ancient Egypt to save the bodies of dead people by doing mummification . In the egyptian Museum  You can see ancient mummies for different kings,Queens,and ordinary people  with your own eyes, the people who lived millions of years ago.

3. The Nile River:

Nile is the longest river all over the  world. This river is placed in Cairo along with many historical buildings , Temples and Tombs, also  Resorts and hotels that were built all by the river. Felluca Ride on the river is also  available.

4. Old cities 

like Old Cairo and Islamic Cairo where you can see old Churches and Mosques   .  Old Cairo is also known as Islamic area as it was considered as the hub of ancient Muslim activities. 

4. Wild Life:

Being at the ancient cities of Egypt, you can find some rarest kinds of animals here in Egypt ,  Specially  you will find some quite unseen species of camels .

5. Modern Cairo:

Last but not least, you will also visit modern Cairo to enjoy modern life of Egypt.

Cairo SIGHTSEEING

Memphis city
Memphis city
Sakkara
Sakkara
Dahshur pyramids
Dahshur pyramids
Giza pyramids
Giza pyramids
Egyptian museum
Egyptian museum
Islamic museum
Islamic museum
Coptic museum
Coptic museum
Old Cairo (Hanging church- saint serguis church - Ben Ezra  synagogue)
Old Cairo (Hanging church- saint serguis church - Ben Ezra synagogue)
Citadel (Mohamed Ali mosque)
Citadel (Mohamed Ali mosque)
Cave church - Moqattam Mountain
Cave church - Moqattam Mountain
Khan Elkalily Market
Khan Elkalily Market