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Islamic Cairo History Tour
"Meet your guide at Al-Azhar Park Aslam Al-Silahdar mosque Saint Fatima mosque the Al-Tunbugha al-Maridani mosque and the Al-mihmandar mosque. Continue with Qijmas al-Isaaqi mosque Bab Zweila gate and Al-Salih Talaei mosque.Following with Farag ibn Barquq's Madrasa and Sabil-Kuttab The tent-makers' covered market Al-kurdi mosque
From $70.00
 
Overnight Trip to Cairo from Alexandria Port
Enjoy an overnight trip from Alexandria to Cairo and experience the best of Egypt. This is a shore excursion and you can be sure you will be returned to your ship 2 hours before departure."""Overnight trip to Cairo starts and ends from Alexandria Port visiting Giza Pyramids Sphinx Memphis Sakkara Egyptian Museum and Felucca Ride on the Nile for an hour."
From $250.00
 
Day tour Visiting the Highlights of Alexandria: The Catacombs Alexandria library Roman Theater
"At 8:00 am you will be picked up from your hotel in Alexandria by your expert licensed tour guide then start your full day tour visiting the best sites in Alexandria. Start with New library the biggest library in the world now with 8 million books visit the site of the ancient lighthouse; one of the seven wonders of ancient world and end before lunch visiting the Palaces of Farouk.Then stop for lunch in best sea view restaurant in Alexandria. A full meal per person is included beverages are additional cost. After lunch visit Pompys Pillar the remains of ancient library of Alexandria the Roman Amphitheatre
From $82.00

Gizeh Pyramids Tips (32)

Awesome history

We've been to Cairo twice. The Pyramids and Sphynx are awesome sites. Remember it is a tourist spot so peddlers will come from everywhere. Enjoy the sites first, then bargain for souvenirs.Stay in...
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labradorheat
Feb 15, 2009

Tip on travelling in Cairo

I was in cairo not long ago now and was lucky enough to run into this guy by accident who ended up showing me Cairo for a fair amount and he was really nice. He is a beduin who have ended in Cairo and...
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mihabibi
Feb 14, 2009

hussles..

avoid the husslers at Giza Pyramids... they have certain give aways like:1- "come and buy some beautful perfumes..."2- "u want 2 ride camel !" 3- "original papyrus made by (za) pharoes"4- "taxi"just...
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an-outsider
Jun 16, 2007

Inside Kephren Pyramid

Visiting one of the Pyramids is an experience not to be missed in Cairo. The entrance fee depends on the Pyramid to visit, but in case you decide to visit the Great Pyramid (Cheops Pyramid) is better...
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Diana75
Jul 03, 2006

Giza

Giza is a suburb of Cario to the south west of the city. It is the home of the famous pyramids and the Sphinx. Nearly 5000 years ago this area became a royal burial ground. The Egyptian people built...
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CandS
Jan 06, 2006

~ Pyramids ~ Shisha ~ People ~ Sunset ~

I really love Cairo, i miss the pyramids, the sound of car horns in the streets, the people, i miss Shisha & i really miss watching the sunset beautifully over the pyramids at dawn.If you have...
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Heavens-Mirror
Oct 02, 2005

Check out the pyramids at the Giza plateau.

Check out the pyramids at the Giza plateau. Down to the right of this photo you can see the city of Cairo. Soon the city will surround the pyramids completely... Here: The Chefren Pyramid. On it's top...
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Nobbe
Feb 22, 2005

Go round the back.

We went the back way. This is a trick that saves the entrance fee to the pyramids. You don't get the traditional view with the sphinx up close, but you do get the Lawrence of Arabia atmosphere after...
phoaquinjoenix
Jul 26, 2004

Pyramids

No one would go to Cairo without visiting the Pyramids, so click on this photo and have a good look at the Pyramids as seen from the air! I was a little slow, here, because I had no idea that we would...
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Geoff_Wright
Apr 22, 2004

a little "cultural" surprise

by the way, we were a little bit surprised when we needed a bust to get to Sphinx as it turned out to be that it is situated in 2km-s away from the Pyramids :DI mean, that it's different thing on...
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pretty33555
May 26, 2003

Egyptian "Red Square":)

Why do people go to Egypt? I mean, what do they want to see there?So that reason made us make such a long trip by bus from Hurghada to Cairo to see pyramids. Besides we didn't thought it smart to come...
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pretty33555
May 26, 2003

Al Haram Area!

The Haram area is a place that most tourist will pass on their way to the pyramids,,that`s why it`s called the Haram which means pyramid in Arabic.I first visited this area to visit some...
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DunaKal
May 09, 2003
 
 
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"القاهرة"
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"Cairo`s yellow pages!"
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"Cairo- Umm el Dunya"
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Things to Do Near Cairo

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Khan el Khalili

This is a lovely place to have tea (chai) or to walk around. Some nights a week there are Dervish dances in the mosque next door to this market. Since I do not smoke, not even shisha, I ordered a tea...
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Nilometer

There are still a handful of these ancient structures left but they are well off the beaten path. These are the measuring devices of the ancient Egyptian fortunes - the Nile being too high or too low...
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Agricultural Museum

In the Agricultural museum, it is interesting to see the kind of food the ancient Egyptians eat. There are so many grains and fruits remaining from 4000 years ago and more. We know the pyramid...
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Wekalet El Ghoury - Wekalet el Ghouri Arts Center

Egyptian Tanoura Show is different from the Turkish Whirling Dervishes! The Tanoura Show originated in egypt and is usually performed by Egyptian Sufi Muslims and the Tanoura is similar to the...
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Islamic Cairo

One of 20 caravanserais left in Cairo, Wikalet Bazar'a dates from the 17th century. Despite being built in the Ottoman period, it follows the plan of Mamluke-period Cairene caravanserais, which...
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Mosque of Muhammad Ali - Alabaster

At the opposite side of the Mohamed Ali mosque there is the smaller El Nasir mosque which I enjoyed more as it was poorer I mean not as much decorated as the other one. This one was built between 1318...
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