Culture in Cairo

Cairo enjoys a vibrant and varied cultural scene, that has been influenced by Pharaonic, Coptic and Islamic periods, as well as by contemporary life. Whether it's ancient artifacts, modern art, or perhaps a spot of music or traditional dancing, there are all sorts of opportunities to dive into the local culture, and learn what makes the people here tick.

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Giza Pyramids: Sound and Light Show

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Giza Pyramids Plateau

Cheesy but spectacular, and definitely memorable...
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Cairo Opera House Performances

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El Borg Gezira
(Next to Kasr el-Nil Bridge)

Home of arts and culture in Cairo... read more

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Darb 1718 Art and Culture Center

Kasr El Shamaa Street, behind the Hanging Church

Progressive contemporary art and culture centre...
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Alfi Bey Street, off Midan 'Urabi

Traditional belly dancing in opulent surrounds...
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Maahad El Saharaa Street, Cairo, 11361, Egypt

Sultan Hassan Moschee

Midan Al-Qalaa, Kairo, Cairo, Egypt


Al-Ahram Street, Héliopolis, Cairo, Egypt

Airport Museum

Haret El Gazar, Sheraton El Matar, Nozha, Cairo, Egypt

Ahmed Shawqi Museum

El Zaher Beibars, Warak El Arab, Al - Warraq, Giza, Egypt

Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Center

طريق المريوطيه, El Hranaia, Al - Giza, Giza, Egypt

Gezira Art Museum

El Tahrer, Cairo, Egypt

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فتوح, الأباجية, قسم الخليفة, القاهرة, Egypt

French Cultural Centre

12 Ahmed Omar Street

French Cultural Centre which often has great music events... read more

Indian Cultural Centre

23 Talaat Harb Street

Bollywood and Bindi treats... read more

Pyramids Sound and Light Show with Private Transport

Abol-Hoal Square- Nazlet El-Semman

Sound and light show at the Great Pyramids...
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Italian Cultural Institute

3 Sheikh el-Marsafi Street

Focal Point of Italian Culture... read more

Netherlands-Flemish Institute

1 Dr. Mahmoud Azmi Street

Known for Its Quality Lectures... read more
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