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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 Local Customs in Cairo

Egyptian Weekends

Just be aware that the weekend in Egypt is Friday & SaturdayIt can make a diference if it is not what you are used to and can be confusing for those who are not aware of the situation.Just...
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stevemt
Aug 15, 2015

Smoker's Haven

The Middle East, of Which Egypt is included and East Asia and South East Asia remains bastions for smokers in the world of which the largest concentration of smokers in the globe are located. while in...
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machomikemd
Oct 25, 2013

Starbucks Egypt and Cairo Coffee Mugs

althoug my favorite collectors item of my travels are the various fridge magnets and shot glasses available, I also occasionally collect starbucks coffee mugs in some places that I've visited. And...
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machomikemd
Oct 25, 2013

Buying Oils and Essences

as your tours eventually take most tourists to the perfume shops and factories around Cairo and Giza, you will be tempted to buy these aromatic products as egypt is known as a major manufacturer and...
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machomikemd
Oct 24, 2013

Perfumed Oils and Essences Containers

egypt has a vibrant perfume, oils and essences industry since the ancient pharaohnic times and beside the endess list of oils and perfumes being sold and marketed, egpyt also makes the containers to...
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machomikemd
Oct 24, 2013

Papyrus

One of the earliest used material for making documents, writing papers, books and more since the ancient times is the egyptian papyrus. the Papyrus is made from the pulp of the of the papyrus plant,...
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machomikemd
Oct 23, 2013
 
 
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Egypt Ash Trays

being one of the popular tourist destinations in the middle east and having more than 12 milliom tourists a year means that egypt has lots of souvenir items to offer to gawking tourists like us and...
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Oct 23, 2013

Egypt Fridge Magnets

this will be my pictures of the Refrigerator Magnets.I am an avid collector of shot glasses and Fridge Magnets of my travels and here in Cairo, with many souvenir shops and souks and even in Giza,...
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machomikemd
Oct 23, 2013

Egypt Shot Glasses

I am an avid collector of shot glasses and Fridge Magnets of my travels and here in Cairo, with many souvenir shops and souks and even in Giza, there are tons of shot glasses of different styles (you...
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machomikemd
Oct 23, 2013

The great feast

Eid al kebir (literally the great feast, also known as Eid al Adha) is one of the most important dates in the Muslim calendar. It commemorates Abraham's (Ibrahim) submission to the will of God by his...
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TheLongTone
Aug 16, 2011

sufi dance

Al-Ghouriyya at Sharia al-Azhar is an impressive couple of black and white buildings that date back from 1505. When visited it one afternoon there was a free Soufi dance show.The sufi dance is...
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mindcrime
May 16, 2010

Samak? La Samak!

My favoured daybag for jaunts in foreign climes is a large shopping basket which I bought in Fes several years ago. It generally excites little comment (although it was widely admired in Tunisia,...
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TheLongTone
Feb 07, 2010

A Gentleman pays five

As I recall the going price for a pack of Cleopatras (the favorite Egyptian smoke) is around 3.50 LE. Egypt is a heartbreakingly poor country and in addition to the numerous beggars there are many...
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TheLongTone
Feb 06, 2010

The price of bread

Apparently the Ancient Egyptian word for 'Bread' was the same as the word for 'Life' 'Death' seems more appropriate, given that this is the standard way of delivering it. I wouldn't do this on a quiet...
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TheLongTone
Jan 29, 2010

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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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35 Giza Street, Giza, 12311, Egypt
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Ring Road, Mirage City, Cairo, 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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"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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