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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.

 

Cairo museum of Islamic art

Egypt has witnessed the early rise of the Christian era. In fact, the country was a shelter where the holy family took refuge in some places erected now as popular monasteries and churches. After the Christian Coptic period, the Islamic conquest happened in 642 A.D, and Egypt was declared officially as Islamic country and should use Arabic as its official language. However, the Christians religion and Coptic culture remained still in Egypt, and the churches rang their bells every Sunday. ...
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Mohamed Ali mosque

Egypt witnessed the Islamic conquest in 642 A.D. by the Islamic leader Amr bin al-as who built his own mosque. Since then, Egypt became crowded by mosques were built during different eras; Umayyad, Abbasid, Fatimid, Mamluks and Ottoman. Each period of them left significant mosques with amazing architectural Islamic style. Cairo is now known as "the city of thousand minarets" for hosting countless number of mosques among them is Mo...
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