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.

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.



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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