Top 10 things to do in Cairo



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With so much to see and do in Cairo it’s hard to know where to begin! This list of the top 10 things to do in Cairo removes the agony of choice – simply follow this advice for a sweet time. Right at the top of the ten best things to do in Cairo are, of course, the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, and the wonders of the Egyptian Museum. The ten best things to do in Cairo also includes the markets and mosques of Islamic Cairo, the serene churches of the Coptic quarter, and some lesser known activities.

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Author: Nicholas Rowlands


Solar CITIES Urban Eco Tour

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Location:

Fangari Hindi st, Manshiyat Nasser, Mogamma Zabaleen
Cairo,

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tel: +2 012 182 7315
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Day 1 - Cairo


1

Giza Plateau

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Location:

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

Contact:

tel: +20 (0)2 385 0259
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Camel Ride by the Pyramids

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Location:

FB stables
Gamal Abdul Nasser St
Cairo, Egypt

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tel: 20 (0)16 5070288
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Step Pyramid of Saqqara

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Location:

North Saqqara
(32 kilometres south of Cairo)
12561 Cairo, Egypt

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5

Khan el-Khalili Bazaar

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Location:

Off Hussein Square
(Across from El Azhar Mosque)
11211 Cairo, Egypt


6

The Citadel

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Location:

Salah Salem Highway
Cairo, Egypt

Contact:

tel: +20 2 512 9619


7

Ibn Tulun Mosque

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Location:

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

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tel: +20 (0)2 391 3454 (Tourist Information)
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8

The Religion Compound

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Location:

Mari Girgis Street
Old Cairo
11728 Cairo, Egypt

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tel: +20 2 285 4509 (Tourist Information)
fax: +20 2 285 4363 (Tourist Information)


9

Al Azhar Park

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Location:

Salah Salem Street
Al Darassa
11562 Cairo, Egypt

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tel: +20 2 510 3868 / +20 2 510 7378
fax: +20 2 512 1054
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10

Wikalet al-Ghouri

Location:

Muhammad 'Abduh Street
11211 Cairo, Egypt

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tel: +20 (0)2 2285 4509 (Tourist Information)
fax: +20 (0)2 2285 4363 (Tourist Information)


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