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Explore The Most Famous of Cairo Tourist Attractions

Explore the beauty of Cairo; witness all the amazing history of Cairo tourist attractions. Cast your eyes on the incredible Egyptian Museum, the glorious Giza complex that contains the three pyramids and the great sphinx, behold all the artifacts and attraction of the Fatimid and Ottoman Empires such as Khan El Khalili, Salah El Din Citadel and many more.

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 The Grand Egyptian Museum

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), a.k.a the Giza Museum, is a planned museum of ancient Egypt artifacts, A means to ensure these treasures will be able to survive
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Al-Muizz Street

Overview of Al-Muizz Street Al-Muizz Street isn’t your typical street, as it has the greatest concentration of medieval architectural treasures in the Islamic world.  This
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Al-Rifai Mosque - Cairo Tourist Attractions - Egypt Tours Portal

Al Rifai Mosque

Overview About Al-Rifai Mosque Al-Rifai mosque is one of the most majestic constructions in Egypt. It’s located in "Midan al-Qal’a" in Cairo next to the Cairo
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Al-Azhar Mosque

Overview About Al-Azhar Mosque Al-Azhar Mosque is simply one of a kind as there is no one like it in the world. In 970 A.D,
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Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque - Cairo Landmarks - Egypt Tours Portal

Mosque of Amr Ibn Al-Aas

The History of Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque was the earliest building in Egypt, it was constructed in 641 A.D by Commander
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Abu Serga Church

The History of Abu Serga Church Abu Serga Church a.k.a St. Sergius, st.serigo or Abu Serga, it was built in the 5th or the 8th
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Ibn Tulun Mosque

Overview of Ibn Tulun Mosque Ibn Tulun Mosque is not an ordinary Mosque, it’s one of the oldest and largest Mosques in the world as
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The Hanging Church - Cairo Tourist Attractions - Egypt Tours Portal

The Hanging Church

All What You Need to Know About The Hanging Church There are a lot of churches in Egypt but there is nothing that can come
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Sultan Hassan Mosque

Overview About the Sultan Hassan Mosque The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan has a great power to turn heads as it’s known to be one of
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The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid of King Khufu The Great Pyramid is the most famous and theorized structure in history, which has been built by King Khufu
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The Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx:- The Great Sphinx located at Giza Pyramids complex. It's a huge creature with the head of a human and body of a lion, it's
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Saqqara Step Pyramid

Saqqara Step Pyramid:- Saqqara Step Pyramid, The oldest known pyramid in Egypt was built around 2630 B.C by pharaoh Djoser from the Third Dynasty (c.
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Information About Salah El Din Citadel | Ancient Egypt | Egypt Tours Portal

Salah El Din Citadel

Where is Salah El Din Citadel Located? Salah El Din Citadel one of the oldest monuments in Egypt, is located in the city of old
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Information About Giza Pyramids | Ancient Egypt | Egypt Tours Portal

Giza Pyramids Complex

Giza Pyramids Complex The ancient Egyptians built the Giza pyramids complex as tombs for the pharaohs and their queens. They believed that the dead pharaoh
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Muhammad Ali Mosque

Overview About Muhammad Ali Mosque It’s extremely rare when a construction can achieve the perfect combination of majesty and beauty but for Muhammad Ali mosque
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Memphis City

Memphis City:- Memphis City was the capital of ancient Egypt , Memphis is located south of the Nile River delta, on the west bank of
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Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Khan El Khalili Bazaar:- Khan El Khalili represents old Cairo, its skinny lanes are basically a medieval-style mall, it still one of the most colorful
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The Egyptian Museum

When was the Egyptian Museum Built? The Egyptian Museum is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, it was established in 1835 near
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You May Also Like Our Cairo Day Tours

Here are some of our Cairo day tours if you are already in Cairo and prefer to visit Cairo tourist attractions, you can choose the journey is suitable for you, or want to spend a vacation in Egypt, then our Egypt tour packages and Nile cruise include wonderful experiences in Egypt, check it now!

Two Days Luxor & Abu Simbel Trips from Cairo

Enjoy a private two days trip from Cairo to Luxor & Abu Simbel joined by an expert tour guide, witness

Two Days Aswan & Abu Simbel Trips from Cairo

Observe the stunning landmarks and the archaeological sites in upper Egypt on a private two days trip from Cairo to

Two Days Luxor and Aswan Trip from Cairo

Embark on a unique two days Luxor & Aswan trip from Cairo, and explore the countless wonders of the Egyptian

Day Tour to Abu Simbel from Cairo by Plane

Experience for one day tour to Abu Simbel from Cairo by plane and come face to face with the glorious treasures

5 Days Nile Cruise from Cairo

Explore the most famous attractions in upper Egypt joining your private Egyptologist tour guide for 5 days / 4 nights Luxor & Aswan Nile

4 Days Nile Cruise from Cairo

Enjoy the true meaning of cruising the Nile valley for 4 days / 3 nights Luxor & Aswan Nile cruise from

Two Days Trips to Luxor from Cairo by Plane

Enjoy a private two days Luxor tours from Cairo by plane to discover the ancient Egyptian civilization in upper Egypt by witnessing

Overnight Safari Trip to Bahariya and White Desert

Enjoy 2 days Safari trip to Bahariya and White Desert from Cairo where you will visit the Black Mountains, sand dunes,

Private Day Trip to Alexandria from Cairo by Car

Witness the most famous landmarks in Alexandria for one day trip from Cairo to Alexandria by car accompanied by a private

Luxor Tour From Cairo by Flight

Enjoy a private Luxor tour from Cairo by plane to discover the breathtaking temples and tombs in one day trip, witness

Half Day Pyramids Tour in Cairo

Leave your hotel in Cairo for half day pyramids tour in Cairo, where you will visit Giza Pyramids complex one of

Half Day Tour in Cairo to The Egyptian Museum

Book now half day tour in Cairo to visit the second most frequently visited sight in Egypt which is the Egyptian museum with

Cairo Day Tour to The Egyptian Museum & Old Cairo

Enjoy a great tour in Cairo by booking our Cairo day tour to the Egyptian museum and old Cairo to explore the

Pyramids Tour from Cairo to Memphis and Sakkara

Enjoy Pyramids tour from Cairo to explore ancient Egyptian history in the first capital in Egypt "Memphis" which dates back to 3100 B.C.

Day Trip to Pyramids from Cairo

Spend a private day trip to Pyramids from Cairo accompanied by a private Egyptologist tour guide to witness the most famous

Tour to Giza Pyramids, the Egyptian Museum & Khan El Khalili

Enjoy a private one day tour in Cairo accompanied by an expert tour guide to visit Giza Pyramids, the Great Sphinx of "King

Cairo Stopover Tour

Cairo stopover tour to explore the most famous landmarks in Cairo the capital of Egypt joining a private Egyptologist tour guide to enjoy

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All What You Need to Know About Cairo

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Cairo (Al Qahirah) means “The Vanquisher” as it is one of the few cities in the world that was able to stand the test of time. Cairo is known of course of being the capital of Egypt and the city’s metropolitan area is considered one of the largest cities in Africa, the biggest in the middle east and the Arab world and the 15th largest city in the entire world. It is located on the lifestream of Egypt the Nile River, 135 km west of the red sea and 160 km inland from the Mediterranean and in its heart the famous Tahrir square and the extraordinary Egyptian Museum in one of the best places to visit in Cairo that holds the unbelievable amount of artifacts and antiquities dating back to the 26th century. The climate is usual as Cairo enjoys eight months of summer and four months of winter. It is also the headquarters of the government, the center for all sectors of financial control and economic production and the home to the biggest mass media Centre, film & music industry in the Middle East, artistic institutes, cultural centers,Museums, sports clubs and universities in addition to the population of 9 million people covering 3,083 sq km which leads to an unstoppable stream of constant activity.

How Cairo Came To Be?

Cairo history goes back 5,000 years to the city of Memphis, one of Egypt’s ancient capitals and one of the most important Cairo tourist attractions, which is 24 km southwest of Cairo, there is also not far away the Giza pyramid complex that can’t be missed during your Egypt tours, they hold two of the world’s seven wonders which are the Sphinx, and the Great Pyramid. The modern city that we know today can be traced back to the roman 2000 years back when they took over Egypt and constructed fortress called Babylon which was the center of the Orthodox community during the Coptic era in the late 4th century, that’s why all of Cairo’s Coptic churches are located in the same era along the fortress walls of Babylon like the hanging church and many others, that you can explore through our Cairo day tours. In 641 B.C, The Islamic capital Al-Fustat was constructed by the conqueror Amr Ibn Al-As north of Babylon, many dynasties added many constructions north to the city of Fustat like Al-Askar in 750 BC by the Umayyads and al-Qatai in 870 BC by Ahmed Ibn Tulun who also built a mosque by his name in 878 BC which is also one of the most important Cairo tourist attractions. In 970, a general by the name Jawhar from the Fatimid dynasty conquered Egypt and establishes a new city called Al Qahirah northeast of the current settlements and in that dynasty, the magical Khan El Khalili bazaar was constructed and it’s highlight of Cairo tourist attractions that you can visit during your Egypt travel packages to buy some memorized artifacts from their. When the city of Fustat went in flames in 1168 in a battle against the crusaders, which led Al-Qahirah to be the official capital of Egypt. Over the years, the rebuilt city of Fustat and all the surrounding settlements were known as old Cairo and in the 11the century the first sultan of Egypt transformed Cairo into an imperial metropolis and constructing his famous salah El-din citadel. In 1340, Cairo became the biggest city in Africa, Asia Minor and Europe and a center of Spice trade and Islamic studies as Al-Azhar university was constructed to be one of Cairo’s greatest architectural masterpieces on the hands of the Mamluk dynasty.

The Modern Era of Cairo

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In 1805, Egypt became under the control of Muhammad Ali Pasha who freed Egypt from the Ottoman empire and sought to drive the country into the modern era. He saw the true potential of Cairo as he built many public buildings including Mohammed Ali Mosque which is a big landmark of Cairo tourist attractions that you can visit it during your Egypt private tours, even his grandson Isam’il Pasha (1863-1879) constructed many maidens, avenues and a modern area called downtown Cairo influenced by Baron Haussmann’s renovation of Paris. From the 1950s till now, the path of development hasn’t slowed down as new cities, and projects are still built every single day while facing all the typical problems may face like expanding the population, transportation, and infrastructural services but never still Cairo will forever be the essence of Egypt.

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