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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
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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

More General in Cairo

Cairo seen from the bus only

Cairo is definatelly a very huge place, the biggest I have ever seen and visited so far. My first impression was, chaos all around! There are millions of people out on the streets, no matter if the...
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croisbeauty
Apr 08, 2012

Cairo on the Nile River

If wasn't the River of Nile Cairo would probably never excisted, Nile is its heart and soul. Cosmopolitane city is concentrated along the banks of the river which gave life to this town of a very huge...
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croisbeauty
Apr 11, 2012

The other side of Cairo

My visit was far too short to make any final conclusions about Cairo but it is notable huge contrast in between the city area along both banks of the River Nile and its outskirts. City area looks...
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croisbeauty
Apr 09, 2012

TOP TOUR GUIDE...

Dr Abdelghany Nassar is from Cairo. He is a young man with wisdom beyond his years. We spent a day with him and it was by far our best day (in Cairo). He was sensitive to what we were looking to get...
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smirnofforiginal
Apr 17, 2007

Pharoah's pose...

Everyone knows that the Bangles can "Walk like an Egyptian", but there is actually some validity to that statement. In most of the statues of the Pharoahs, the pose of how the Pharoah was postured...
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ATXtraveler
May 21, 2004

Entering Egypt!

When arriving to Egypt via Cairo.....A huge sign written in Arabic welcomes you at the airport saying"Enter Egypt,if Allah(god)wills,in his security"[part 13-Surah Yousuf,Ayah99].This is a verse from...
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DunaKal
Feb 09, 2004
 
 
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Take me to the Meridian....

If you want to go to the Hard Rock Cafe in Cairo for a burger and/or a t-shirt, it is located in the Hyatt hotel, which is one of the tallest buildings right downtown on the Nile...One would think...
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kenmerk
Jan 03, 2004

Hubble Bubble

When in Cairo, it is worth while to try the hubble bubble in one of the many cafes around town...The cafes appear to be the main social scene in the Egyptian capital... And actually the pipe is not...
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kenmerk
Jan 03, 2004

Closed (and) Crowded...

The touts in Cairo, especially down around the Midan Tahrir train station and out side the museum are definately a determined lot. I was walking back to my hotel from the train station (which is in...
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kenmerk
Jan 03, 2004

Misunderstood Cairo Cabbies...

After reading the horror stories about Cairo cabbies, I was really bracing for a battle the first time I got in one... The LP book said the fare should be 5 EP for where I wanted to go..."How much to...
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kenmerk
Jan 04, 2004

Day 1 - Arrival Cairo

It was already 5pm when my plane touched down in Cairo. I found myself in a totally different world. Everything is different, people, street, smell, language, color, etc. After checking into the...
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vigi
Oct 12, 2004

The Brand New Desert City

The following tips are in fact tribute to the hard working Egyptian people. All these pictures were taken during the 45 kms bus journey from Giza city to the modern Cairo Airport. We were told by our...
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goutammitra
Dec 15, 2010

Current Admission Charges to Sites

Agricultural Museum 0.10 Citadel 20.00 Coptic Museum 16.00 (currently closed) Dr. Ragab's Papyrus Institute 4.00 Dr. Ragab's Pharaonic Village 50.00 Egyptian Antiquities Museum 20.00 10.00/Student...
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mariocibelli
Sep 01, 2004

Islam - the state religion in Egypt

Around 90 percent of Egyptians are Sunni Muslims. There is also a small number of Shi'a Muslims, but these are less than 1 percent of the total population.Muslims pray five times a day and the time to...
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Diana75
Jul 03, 2006

Top Hotels in Cairo

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1089 Corniche El Nile, PO Box 63, Cairo, 11519, Egypt
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Pyramids Rd, Giza, Egypt
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16 Saray El Gezira St, Cairo, 11211, Egypt
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Corniche El Nil, PO Box 60, Cairo, Egypt
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Ring Road, Mirage City, Cairo, Egypt
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35 Giza Street, Giza, 12311, Egypt
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Top Things to Do in 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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Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

Apart from the no photography thing, which in many ways I can understand, I found the museum un kempt, ill labled, and dirty. The 2 exceptions to this were the Tutankhamun section and the royal...
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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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Great Sphinx - Abu Al-Hol

a warning, the sellers and touts and hawkers in the walkway going to the sphinx is the more aggressive of them all around the Giza Complex, so be sure to be in a big group when going to the...
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Cairo Citadel - Salah El Din Al Ayouby Citadel

The citadel is located at the bottom of Moqattam' Hills, Saladin in 1176 started to build it, and he is said to have used stones from the small pyramids of Giza. The only things remaining from the...
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Coptic Cairo

the Coptic Quarter of Cairo is one of the oldest in the city and is part of Old Cairo as it was started in the 1rst Century, when Saint Mark the Apostle went into egpyt to Prosletyze the new Religion...
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MM212

"القاهرة"
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DunaKal

"Cairo`s yellow pages!"
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"Cairo- Umm el Dunya"
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"CAIRO... still thinking of..."
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"Cairo"
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