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Cairo Attractions

Cairo attractions, Cairo is the city that never sleeps famous with its magical nights between the shores of the Nile or on its traditional coffee shops. This city considered the iconic city of Africa with the huge traffic of commercial and economic activities; it's not only the capital of Egypt but of the entire middle east.

The city is characterized by its attractions like historical sites and old gates that dates back to the Islamic era as well archeological places dates o the pharaonic era, in Addition the city has the largest open air bazaars ever. Cairo combines between cool mixture of pharaonic culture and religious features shown in its old churches, mosques.

the Citadel of Sala El Din, the Mosque of Amr Ibn Al Aas, the Grand Mosque of Al Azhar, the Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun, the Sayyida Zeinab Mosque, the Hanging Church, the National Library and Archives, Opera house and other landmarks.

 

Khan El Khalili Market

khan El Khalili bazaar is the oldest market of the middle east, this huge Cairo bazaar located in the center of Islamic Cairo ,the bazaar attracts foreign tourists and Egyptians alike, housing a lot of mini bazaars and traditional coffee shops ,the bazaar inspires many through the ages such as the intellectual  Egyptian author Nageeb Mahfouz who wrote some of his famous novels in the street of khan al khalili. khan El Khalili bazaar history the Fatimid kingdom and the mamluks peri...
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Memphis City

Near the modern village of Mit-Rahina on the west bank of the Nile, archaeologists have unearthed the remains of the most important city of pharaonic times, named by the Greeks Memphis. Known in ancient times by various names such as Ineb-hedj, Men-nefer, Hut-ka- Ptah, Ankh-tawy or the biblical Mof, Memphis served as the administrative capital of Ancient Egypt Memphis CityIt was the site of the main royal residence and the seat of both the northern Vizier and the High Priest of ...
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sakkara Pyramid

sakkara pyramid is an immense field of tombs, the final resting place of kings, noblemen, lesser Egyptians and mummified animals. In the course of the entire pharaonic period, but particularly the Old Kingdom and the Late Period, the desert sands of Sakkara witnessed continuous activity of tomb building, funerary processions and cult ceremonies for the dead. Sakkara PyramidAfter almost 2000 years of tranquillity, disturbed only by occasional tomb looting, Sakkara has come to life onc...
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Salah El Din Citadel

Salah El din citadel is one great landmark in Cairo city, was built at the end of the 12th century. particularly in 1176. It was commanded to be structured by one of the greatest leaders of the world. Salah El Din Al Ayoby who establish the Ayyubid dynasty and ruled for a good time. The citadel function wasn’t only as a defense line, but in was the ruling center and governing seat through the Ayyubid period, Mamluks and even Ottomans. The citadel protected Egypt against viole...
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