Cairo

Cairo is one of the world's great megacities and Egypt’s sprawling capital. As beautiful as it is crazy and rich in historic finery that spans centuries, Cairo is where you really get a feel for Egyptian street life. Set on the Nile River, with Tahir Square at its heart and the vast Egyptian Museum a key highlight, with its trove of antiquities including royal mummies like King Tutankhamun. Nearby, Giza is the site of the iconic pyramids and Sphinx, dating back to the 26th century BC. Cairo is the centre of the regions political and cultural life and is titled “The city of a thousand minarets” for its propensity towards Islamic architecture.

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Egypt welcomes you with its mighty Nile and magnificent monuments, the beguiling desert and lush delta, and with its long past and welcoming, story-loving people.


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Attractions

  • Pyramids of Giza Elevated

    These timeless monuments dominate modern Cairo’s skyline and are the most recognised symbols of ancient Egypt. Connect with pharaohs of old with a tour of the tombs inner chambers to see how royalty prepared to meet the afterlife. Also, be sure to explore the Sphinx to marvel at the massive guardian of these ancient wonders.

  • The Egyptian Museum

    An impressive ode to Egypt’s rich history and culture, this museum houses mummies and thousands of artefacts from the pharaohs, including King Tut whose burial treasures are also on display. Visitors can easily spend hours immersed in intriguing exhibits exploring the country’s fascinating antiquity and will leave with a profound appreciation for one of the world’s oldest civilizations.

  • Ancient Al-Azhar Mosque

    Dedicated in 972 CE, the Al-Azhar Mosque is a shining example of Islamic architecture and education. Its four distinctive minarets, domes, and Ottoman gates are testaments to Egypt’s long history with internal rulers and outside invaders. Today the mosque is a revered emblem of Islamic thought, celebrated throughout the world for shaping intellectual discussion and debate.

  • Find Khan el-Khalili Souk

    Originally the burial site for the Fatimid dynasty, this ancient souk’s maze-like alleyways have been home to local merchants for hundreds of years. The ornate gates and central bazaar beckon visitors to haggle with vendors for deals on antiques and jewellery whilst traditional coffeehouses offer a break from shopping with Arabic coffee and shisha.


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  • Cairo, Egypt
    • City
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    • Downtown
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center
    • Free WIFI

    Located in the Zamalek District, our 5-star Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino features well-appointed rooms and suites, including a Royal

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  • Cairo, Egypt
    • City
    • Family
    • Nearby Airport
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center
    • Free WIFI

    Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel allows you to explore the best of New Cairo. Stylish, pet-friendly rooms are filled with luxury amenities. The

    property offers innovative dining, chic venues, a stunning outdoor pool, modern gym and airport shuttle.
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  • Cairo, Egypt
    • Resort
    • City
    • Family
    • Nearby Airport
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Golf
    • Fitness Center
    • Free WIFI

    JW Marriott Hotel Cairo welcomes guests with 5-star amenities. Set in Heliopolis, this Cairo resort offers luxury rooms, a full-service spa, a golf

    course, water park, airport shuttle and extraordinary dining. Chic event venues are also available.
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  • Cairo, Egypt
    • City
    • Family
    • Downtown
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Fitness Center
    • Free WIFI

    EXPERIENCE CAIRO, EGYPT’S ICONIC CAPITAL WITH A LUXURY HOTEL SET ALONG THE NILE RIVER. The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo carries a rich legacy of

    tradition and luxury. Overlooking the Nile River lies the iconic luxury hotel, offering leisure and business travelers an opulent retreat in the heart of Cairo. The hotel marries the “bucket-list” city with world-class services; offering splendid amenities including more than nine distinctive restaurants and bars, a lavish spa and unprecedented service promising you an unforgettable getaway. The elegantly appointed 331 rooms including 50 suites are designed to pamper your senses with the finest amenities. Overlooking either the legendary Nile or the historical Egyptian Museum.
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  • Cairo, Egypt
    • City
    • Family
    • Downtown
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Fitness Center
    • Free WIFI

    An orchestrated fusion of ancient and modern design , our refined hotel juxtaposes with captivating Giza Pyramids views, less than 1 km from the last

    remaining wonder of the ancient world and the Egyptian Grand Museum anticipated to open Q4 2018.
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  • Cairo, Egypt
    • City
    • Family
    • Nearby Airport
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center
    • Free WIFI

    This elegantly designed room suite hotel offers a vast spectrum of limitless services, from restaurant & bars to cosmopolitan & contemporary

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  • Cairo, Egypt
    • City
    • Family
    • Downtown
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Fitness Center
    • Free WIFI

    Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino is located in the heart of the iconic city with fascinating Nile River views, just a short walk from Cairo's top sites

    and shops. The hotel invites you to join in a game of Blackjack at the casino, wishing you the good luck
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  • Cairo, Egypt
    • Resort
    • Family
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Fitness Center
    • Free WIFI

    In a serene residential community anchored by a Nick Faldo golf course, our resort facilitates restful stays and healthful experiences.

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  • Cairo, Egypt
    • City
    • Family
    • Nearby Airport
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center
    • Free WIFI

    Connected to Terminal 3 via pedestrian bridge, our hotel comprises upscale rooms, exquisite dining venues, and modern meeting spaces.

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  • Cairo, Egypt
    • City
    • Family
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center
    • Free WIFI

    The Marriott Mena House,Cairo lies amidst 40 acres of lush gardens overlooked by the Great Pyramids of Giza. Its unique location and heritage makes it

    the perfect destination to appreciate Egypt’s ancient history in a 21st-century.
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