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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

River Nile Tips (24)

The Nile Ritz Carlton (ex Nile Hilton)

Built in 1959 as the Nile Hilton, the distinctive powder blue Miami-style art déco building quickly became the symbol of modernism and luxury in the years following its construction. It has since also...
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MM212
Mar 02, 2016

Walk along the Nile

The Nile has a number of bridges and walking across them is enjoyable as you can see boats, feluccas and floating restaurants, as well as getting a view of the sky!In the river are two islands that...
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awladhassan
Jan 19, 2011

River Nile

Egypt is one of the most populous countries in Africa and the Middle East. The great majority of its estimated 77.4 million[1] live near the banks of the Nile River, in an area of about 40,000 square...
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windoweb
Apr 20, 2010

A drop of culture and communication

Among travelers there are a few gifted with the talent of observing smaller or more astonishing ways of communication among different cultures. I'm not one of them, but I enjoy following their...
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Delia_Madalina
May 22, 2009

Egypt's Lifeline

Without it, Egypt would not be as we know it. For many millennia, the Nile has been Egypt's source of life, water, transportation and inspiration. The river flows from as far south as tropical Africa...
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MM212
Nov 23, 2008

Charming Nile

During your trip in Cairo and in your way from the Mesuem to the Pyramids , you can take a boat in the river Nile , it takes about 20 minutes to reach a place near the Pyramids and during these 20...
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Pharohtemo
May 31, 2008

River Al-Nil - A beauty

One of my fondest memories is strolling across the Nile bridges in the city that never sleeps, and watching the young egyptian lovers, hand in hand, just before the sunsets. The Nile is the lifeline...
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seasonedveteran
Apr 21, 2008

One of the most rivers famous on Earth!

The Nile flows north through downtown Cairo. It is like a requirement when in Cairo to see the Nile.It is obviously one of the most important waterways in history. It is not all that impressive but...
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VolsUT
Apr 09, 2008

Take a trip

A felucca ride down the Nile in Cairo is a pleasent experience. I took a ride just before sunset, which was great.You can decide on the lenghth of the ride, but you will pay per hour. You need to...
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PierreZA
Oct 06, 2007

The River Nile

During the summer the river cornish and its bridges are full of peoplle looking cool of a bit. It is not unusual to even see the locals sitting on the chairs on the bridges, I guess, not everybody can...
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vesna04
Sep 02, 2007

Strolling down the Corniche

One of the most relaxing things to do after a hard day at the pyramids and the Egyptian Museum is to take a walk on the Corniche, the riverside promenade. The best time to start your walk would be...
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Tijavi
Jul 18, 2007

The View of Nile River in Cairo

The Nile River is the longest river on the earth, 6695KM or 4160Miles in length and flowing across many countries in Africa : Burundi, Congo, Eritrea,Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda...
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Mar 21, 2007
 
 
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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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