History Attractions in Cairo

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Pyramid of Khafre (Chephren)

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Giza Pyramids Plateau

Limestone cap still intact... read more

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Solar CITIES Urban Eco Tour

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Fangari Hindi st, Manshiyat Nasser, Mogamma Zabaleen

Sustainable technology in the slums of Cairo...
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Beit Al Souhaymi

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Darb al-Asfar Street
Around Bab el Futuh

Beautifully restored old Cairene house... read more

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The Religion Compound

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Mari Girgis Street
Old Cairo

Serene religious monuments of Old Cairo... read more

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Ibn Tulun Mosque

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Off 'Abd al-Magid al-Labban (Al-Salbiyya) Street
Ibn Tulun Street

Stunning architecture and unique minaret... read more

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The Great Pyramid

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Giza Plateau

Last remaining ancient wonder of the world...
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Pyramid of Menkaure (Mycerinus)

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Giza Pyramids Plateau

Small but perfectly formed... read more

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The Sphinx

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Giza Pyramids Plateau

Haunting, mysterious and iconic... read more

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Al-Azhar Mosque

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Al-Azhar Street
Opposite El-Hussein Square

Egypt's Highest Islamic Authority... read more

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Step Pyramid of Saqqara

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North Saqqara
(32 kilometres south of Cairo)

First pyramid ever built... read more

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The Coptic Museum

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Mar Guirguis Street
In the center of Old Cairo, across from the exit from the Mar Girgis Metro stop

Largest collection of Coptic Christian art in the world... read more

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The Citadel

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Salah Salem Highway

Imposing fortress with fantastic views, mosques and museums... read more

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Memphis

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24 kilometres south of Cairo
Memphis

Ancient capital city of the pharaohs... read more

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Dahshur

Dahshur

First true pyramids ever built... read more

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Giza Plateau

Sh. Al Ahram Road
Old town of Giza, 5 miles into the desert

Childhood dream come true: the ancient pyramids of Egypt... read more

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Qarafa, City of the Dead

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East of Cairo, Foot of Moqattam Cliff
El Khalifa

Where the living co-exist with the dead... read more

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Saqqara: Mastaba of Ti

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North East of Serapeum, Saqqara

Important tomb with colourful scenes of daily life... read more

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The Hanging Church

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Mar Girgis Street
Coptic Cairo

Lavish, suspended church; conducts mass in Coptic language... read more

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Solar Boat Museum

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Giza Pyramids Plateau

Pharaoh's cruise boat to the afterlife... read more

Saqqara: Pyramid of Unas

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Saqqara

Pyramid containing first known examples of the Pyramid texts... read more
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