Where do I go in Cairo?

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Cairo City website

Cairo is one of the cities in the north of the African continent, and it is the capital of the Arab Republic of Egypt, and it is located in the northern part of the country, and the city is located on the outskirts of the Nile River, and the city is bordered on the north by the Qalyubiyah and Sharqiya governorates, and from the southern and western sides by Giza Governorate, and from the eastern side by Suez, and the total area of ​​the city reaches more than two hundred and fourteen square kilometers, and more than twelve million people live on it, and the city contains many tourist attractions with many tourism services.

Tourist attractions in Cairo

Egyptian Museum

It is home to a wide range of ancient Egyptian antiquities, numbering more than twelve thousand pieces, most of which belong to the Pharaonic era, and the museum consists of two floors; the ground floor contains a wide range of papyrus, which contains writings in Greek languages, Latin, Arabic, ancient Egyptian, and coins made of silver and bronze were used in the ancient world, and belong to Greek, Roman, and Islamic civilizations, and many statues and sarcophagi, while the first floor contains the tombs of the Pharaohs like Tuthmosis III, Tuthmosis IV, and Amenophis , Hatshepsut, and a group of artifacts that were buried in the Valley of the Kings.

Cairo Tower

The tower is one of the most important monuments in the capital, and the most famous after the pyramids of Giza, because it stands on an island in the Nile River near the city center, and the length of the tower reaches one hundred and eighty meters, so it is the tallest building in the country, and North Africa, thanks to Design the tower to Egyptian architect Noam Shabib.

Citadel of Saladin

It is one of the monuments dating back to the Islamic era in the Middle Ages. The castle is located on the hilltop of Moqattam near the center of the country. The castle contains four museums: Al-Jawhara Palace, the Egyptian Military, the Egyptian Police, and the Transportation Museum.

Islamic Cairo

It is considered one of the complexes that contain historical monuments, as there are many mosques such as Al-Hussein Mosque, Al-Sayyidah Psychological Mosque, Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque in Al-Fustat, Ibn Tulun Mosque, and many graves, schools, palaces, khans, and fortifications.


It is an archaeological site located on the Giza Plateau, nine kilometers from the old town, and twenty-five kilometers from the city center from the southwestern side. The site contains three huge pyramids: Khufu, Khafra, and Menkaure. These pyramids are one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. These pyramids are an important tourist destination in the country.

Tahrir Square

The square was established in the nineteenth century in the city center, and at that time it was known as the Ismailia Square, and the field is surrounded by the American University, the headquarters of the League of Arab States, and the Egyptian Museum.


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