Tourism in

Cairo

A city that does not sleep for its many cultural and social activities, and its colors that do not fade, and lovers of the month; famous for its cafes and clubs and Corniche, which is full of people who come to enjoy the beauty of the Nile at night
Inhabited by 17 million people of the total population of Egypt. The residents come out to spend the night; they find them after midnight in cafes, restaurants and clubs tonight. Some of the friends go out for a drink of shisha, fun and happiness. If you walk in the streets at night, you will smell the smells of different foods, the smell of shisha, and you will hear the laughter of children and those who are in the alleyways. It is one of the longest rivers in the world. It is characterized by the existence of several water parks, most notably the Al-Tamsah neighborhood. There are frequent trips to it, it is suitable for river sports, fishing, and there are tours of the Nile through ships and boats all the time. It is also a gateway to the other bank. You can escape from the traffic jam in the city, to reach through the river bus to The place you want. Several annual festivals are held in Cairo, such as the Cairo Film Festival, the Drums Festival, the Jazz Festival, and other festivals. In addition to its tourist places and amusement parks, the most important cultural centers and clubs are located in Cairo, where the Indian Cultural Center is located on Talaat Harb Street, the Spanish Cultural Center at the Paula Hanna Street in Dokki and others. Among the institutes are the Flemish Dutch Institute at Mahmoud Azmi Street in Zamalek, the German Cultural Institute - Goethe in Abdulsalam Aref Street in Tahrir Square and many institutes. Cairo is considered the mirror of Arab culture and a cultural destination It was founded by the Mu'izz Ladin Allah Fatimid and built by the essence of the Sicilian, where the foundation stone was laid on the sixth of July in 969 AD. The city of Fustat, founded in 20 AH by Amr ibn al-Aas, where the fortress of Babylon and became the city of Jund Arabs. The Abbasids resided and continued the sedition against them for 110 years, until the advent of Ahmad ibn Tulun, who built the city of the plantations as an extension of the military. And Fatimid Cairo built by Jawhar al-Saqli in 358 AH during the reign of Mu'izz Ladin Allah Fatimid in 969 AD, in addition to the new neighborhoods built to this day. At the end of the Fatimid rule, the Crusaders burnt the city of Fustat, displaced its people to Cairo and left none other than the Mosque of Amr ibn al-Aas. Located on the bank of the eastern Nile River. Bordered by the north of the province Qalyubiya, and Helwan province, bordered by the east and the south as well. And from the west the Nile River and Giza Governorate. Cairo was named during the era of the pharaohs in the name of another, meaning the beautiful city, and its suburb was the city of sun. It is divided administratively today into three regions, namely: the northern region, comprising 8 districts. Eastern Province 9 districts. The western region has 10 districts. It has a total area of ​​1881 square kilometers and 155.58 kilometers of its inhabited area. Its large neighborhoods include Heliopolis, Ain Shams, Zawya Al Hamra, Mokattam, Shoubra and Azbekiya. What distinguishes Cairo - apart from its historical history and its strategic position - is the existence of archaeological sites that are guided by tourists from everywhere, where you find museums, such as: The Egyptian Museum, which contains the largest collection of archaeological The ruins of Pharaonic Egypt, located in Tahrir Square. The Coptic Museum, the Museum of Ceramics, the Railway Museum, the Museum of Agriculture, and other museums. It is the first mosque built in Egypt and Africa, built by Amr ibn al-Aas in the city of Fustat, burned by the Crusaders after they killed a large section of its people and hung their heads in the mosque. Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, Ibn Tulun Mosque, and the citadel of Saladin, which is considered the strongest and largest military fortresses built in the Middle Ages. It was built by Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi on Mount Mokattam and was completed by Sultan al-Kamel ibn al-'Adil. It has four doors: The door of Mokattam, the door of the iron, the door of the gate, and the gate of the castle. There are also several palaces, such as: Manial Palace, Abdeen Palace, Palace of Baron, and others. Transportation in Cairo: Transportation in Cairo is divided into three modes of transport: First: Public transport - by buses, minibuses and taxis. Second: River transport - via the river bus that sails in the Nile River. Third: subway and trains

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