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A Taste of History - Cairo - Egypt Featured

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Land of the Pharaohs

Egypt is one of the main top travel destinations in the world due to the wealth of attractions and activities available for sun loving tourists, Egypt is considered to be cradle of civilization due to its rich ancient history. 



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As the national capital of Egypt it has many attractions sites to satisfy all tastes including the following:


Ancient Egyptian Landmarks Of Cairo

 Gizeh Plateau

 Saqqara and Dahshur Pyramids

 Al Azhar Park

 The Citadel (Al-Qalaa)

 Statue of Ramesses II

 Alabaster Sphinx

Colossus of Ramses II

 Fort of Babylon

Mastaba of Kagemni (Tomb)

 Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep's Mastaba

 Mastaba of Ptah-Hotep and Akhti-Hotep

 Tomb of Nefer


Museums of Cairo

Egyptian Antiquities Museum

The Coptic Museum

Manyal Palace Museum

National Geographic Society Museum

Bayt Al-Suhaymi

Abdeen Palace Museum

Helwan Wax Museum

Museum of Modern Egyptian Art

El Amir Taz Palace

Railway Museum

The Military Museum

Agricultural Museum

Khalil Museum

Mahmoud Mokhtar Museum

Museum of Islamic Ceramics

Museum of Islamic Arts

Gayer Anderson Museum

Memphis Museum


Christian Landmarks Of Cairo

 Coptic Old Cairo

 Hanging Church (El Kenesah Al Muallaqa)

 Wadi Natrun

Fort of Babylon

Virgin's Tree (Mary’s Tree)

 Amba Bischoi Monastery

 Coptic Church of St. George

 St Shenuti Church

 Cave Church

 Church of St. Barbara

St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church

 Manshiyat Naser

 Church of the Virgin


 Islamic Landmarks Of Cairo

 Islamic Cairo City

 Al Hussein Mosque and Square

 Mohamed Ali Mosque

 Al-Azhar Mosque

 Palace of Emir Bishtak

 Ibn Tulun Mosque

 Salah Talay Mosque

 El Muayyad Mosque

 Bab al-Azab

 Mosque of Syeda Zainab

 House of Zienab Khatoon

 Al-Hakim Mosque

 El Aqmar Mosque

 Mosque of Sultan Hassan

Qaraoun Complex

 Sarghatmish Mosque

 Suleiman Pasha Mosque

 Amr Ibn El-Aas Mosque

 Al Ghouri Mosque


 Jewish Landmarks Of Cairo

Chaar Hachamaim Synagogue

 Ben Ezra Synagogue


Other Cairo Recommended Outdoor Activities

 Pyramids Camel and Horse Rides

Felucca (Sailing Boats) Ride On The Nile

Cruise Dinner

Sahara Oasis Days out

Day Safari

AlAzhar Park

Khan El Khalili Bazar

The Gabalaya Park and Aquarium

Wadi Degla (Degla Valley)

The Giza Zoo

Quad Bike Ride at Giza Pyramids

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