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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

Ramses Railway Station

Egypt was among the first nations in the world to have a railway and the first one in Africa. The first railway in Egypt was completed in 1852 by the Suarès family (of Italian Jewish descent)...
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MM212
Apr 02, 2016

The Overnight train from Cairo

Well this was a part of our agenda that I was a little concerned about. I honestly didn’t know what to expect. Instead of flying to Aswan to catch our Nile Cruise we decided to try the train.The first...
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easterntrekker
Apr 08, 2010

Buying tickets for the Abela train: Cairo-Luxor

I took my wife and 3 kids on the overnight sleeper from Cairo to Luxor back in April 2008.I had made a reservation with the Abela train via the web but recall I had to send a letter with my booking...
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MikeBird
Nov 27, 2009

Ramses Train Station - Cairo

I purchased my train ticket from this train station a day before my round trip from Cairo-Alexandria-Cairo. Not too many people are lined up to buy tickets. I was the second person and the last in the...
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freddie18
Jan 28, 2009

Ramses Railway Station (Mahattat Ramses)

Ramses Railway Station is the main railway station of Cairo, and faces Ramses Square (Midan Ramses). The station was first built in 1856 but was reconstructed in 1892 to the more traditional Arabic...
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grayfo
Jan 18, 2007

Trains in Egypt

We took a train from Cairo down to Aswan then from Luxor back to Cairo... It was a 1st class train cabin that we were in and was actually not too bad. The seats were like business class in an...
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CandS
Jun 14, 2006

Ramses Train Station

This is the key train station where you take train to Alexandria or to Luxor and Aswan. You can see the pic of the ticket office for sleeping car to Luxor or Aswan. Remember US$53 for Aswan and you...
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Sambawalk
May 29, 2006

Train to Alexrandria

There are several trains that you can take to Alexrandria, but only the Tourbine train takes only 2 hours. The Spanish one takes 2:45 mins. Be sure you get the tickets for Tourbine train. The 1st/2nd...
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Sambawalk
May 28, 2006

Train from Cairo to Aswan

To reach Aswan from Cairo, you can take one of those designated trains for foreigners. I took the sleeper train No. 84 (departure at 20:00 from Cairo to Aswan for US$53 per person in a cabin for...
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Sambawalk
May 10, 2006

Travelling between Cairo to Luxor/Aswan by Train

We used Hamis Travel to purchase our tickets. Their office is across the street from Ramses Station and they will take Visa, otherwise you must purchase your tickets with Euros or American Dollars....
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emoja
Mar 23, 2006

Train between Cairo and Alexandria

Cairo - AlexandriaArriving to Cairo in the morning with the night train from Luxor I and Rebecka from England, who travelled the same way as me, did not stay but went on to Alexandria. The 1st class...
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MalenaN
Sep 20, 2005

Cairo Metro.!

Metro in Cairo is very important but its always very crowded.!Metro is very fast and saving time for you incase you dont want to be Exxxtra more by taking a taxi.You will see the sign of letter M...
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siso010
Aug 02, 2005
 
 
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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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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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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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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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