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Inside Background
The visit to Old Cairo you`ll visit the Hanging Church,  Church of S...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
Safety Egypt is no more dangerous then most of the western European countries...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
Egypt, especially Cairo, is very rich in History. There are few travelers who...
Last edited: 12 November 2006
For anyone planning a trip to Cairo, Egypt, a travel guide is a must. Traveling...
Last edited: 30 September 2010
There are many, many websites dedicated to Cairo, Egypt . Several of them are...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
To Speak about weather, it is important to realize that in Egypt weather is...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
There is very important information you have to know if you finally decided to...
Last edited: 03 October 2012
                               Views of the Baron Palace Heliopolis   The Baron...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
                 ... Madrasa and Mausoleum of Sultan Barquq     This beautiful...
Last edited: 03 August 2008
   The Ministry of Cutlure and the Supreme Council of Archaeology just declared...
Last edited: 17 January 2014
    Egypt is one of the most fascinating destinations on the world tourist map...
Last edited: 03 November 2011
  This year (2009) Ramadan begins approxamitly (depending on the moon) on the...
Last edited: 06 July 2009
  Major renovation works in Cairo Over the past 15 years a great deal of...
Last edited: 06 February 2009
Preface: Throw out any preconceived notion you have of Cairo or the rest of...
Last edited: 22 March 2010
Egypt Tourism Authority Egypt's official tourism website. The best place to...
Last edited: 26 June 2015
Inside Transportation
Cairo International Airport is located about 22 kms or 13 miles from central...
Last edited: 21 January 2016
Cairo has many modes of public transportation that both residents and tourists...
Last edited: 03 January 2015
Do not even think about renting a car to drive in Cairo!  Taxis are cheap and...
Last edited: 16 January 2016
Inside Things to Do
One day in Cairo   (from cruise-boat in Alexandria, day trip from Red Sea/Nile...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
Cairo is a city in which family travel is definitely doable. There are plenty...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
People who travel to Cairo, Egypt for business or vacation can expect to be...
Last edited: 23 May 2013
Your choices for seeing a belly dance show are either in nightclubs, hotels or...
Last edited: 23 January 2011
Bellydance The history of Bellydance, otherwise known as Raks Sharki or...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
  Bazaar Shopping Shopping in Cairo is an experience in itself. Days can be...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
While you are in Cairo, make sure you make a half day walking tour in the area...
Last edited: 18 January 2010
General Comments This walk from August 2008 is  in a traffic free area...
Last edited: 14 February 2009
Traveling with Children can be a very rewarding, and stressful experience...
Last edited: 31 January 2015
Food 
The food can be variable. There are many tourist restaurants near the pyramids...
Last edited: 21 June 2010
The list of Egyptian companies is really big and seems difficult to choose...
Last edited: 18 August 2015
General Comments Cairo is not made for pedestrians, cars are everywhere, and...
Last edited: 18 September 2009
  Khan Misr Touloun - shopping as it should be This shop is located opposite...
Last edited: 01 July 2008
Madrassa and Mausoleum of Sultan Qalawun   Located in the great street of...
Last edited: 03 August 2008
Monuments of Medieval Cairo (Pictures coming soon) In 1951 the Survey of Egypt...
Last edited: 04 December 2011
Many who have visted and/or lived in Cairo know about the typical places where...
Last edited: 05 January 2011
    Two good places to take photos of Cairo are the  viewing platform at the...
Last edited: 01 March 2010
Regarding Visas This is the first concern for all travelers arriving in Egypt...
Last edited: 17 April 2016
One Day Visit to Cairo The following are the standard/most popular places to...
Last edited: 20 May 2015
Egypt, being a predominantly Muslim country, is naturally conservative (not...
Last edited: 13 May 2015
How to choose your hotel location This is an important subject when planning...
Last edited: 02 November 2008
The Mosque of al-Rifai was founded in 1819 and never finished until 1912.  The...
Last edited: 07 May 2009
This impressive monument weighing eighty tons was carved to honor an unknown...
Last edited: 06 May 2009
No longer used for worship, the Ben Ezra Synagogue is the oldest Jewish...
Last edited: 05 May 2009
Considered one of Egypt’s largest and most magnificent churches, this 11th...
Last edited: 05 May 2009
This massive stone fortress, begun by Salah ad-Din in 1176 was home to Egypt's...
Last edited: 24 April 2009
Truncated at the knees the massive limestone colossus of Ramses II extends more...
Last edited: 05 May 2009
Sultan al-Mu'ayyad Mosque was built in the 15th Century, though the interior...
Last edited: 18 February 2009
Wikala El-Ghouri, this feat of Islamic architecture is open to public during...
Last edited: 17 April 2008
The plateau is home to the three great pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure...
Last edited: 02 May 2014
Heliopolis One of the most attractive and pleasant areas of Cairo...
Last edited: 09 August 2008
            Islamic Cairo, the jewel of Cairo                   ...   I This...
Last edited: 14 August 2008
Only ten feet shorter in height and fifty feet shorter in width, Khafre's...
Last edited: 16 May 2009
An ancient arab proverb says it all, "Man fears time; time fears the...
Last edited: 23 May 2013
Khalil Musuem, formal name "Musuem of Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil and his wife", is...
Last edited: 30 November 2007
Located in the heart of Islamic Cairo, this busy and colorful open-air bazaar...
Last edited: 01 May 2009
Market Mix is located in Zamalek area on 19 Mansour Mohamed street off 26th of...
Last edited: 14 August 2010
Dating back to the 6th Dynasty (2323-2150 BC), this is the largest tomb complex...
Last edited: 09 May 2009
Memphis was the ancient capital of Egypt during the Middle Kingdom.  It is...
Last edited: 05 May 2009
The Pyramid of Menkaure (Mycerinus in Greek) is the last great pyramid to built...
Last edited: 16 May 2009
The Mohammed Ali Mosque crowns the Citadel of Salah ad-Din.  Built between 1824...
Last edited: 06 May 2009
 The Mohammed Ali Mosque crowns the Citadel of Salah ad-Din.  Built...
Last edited: 08 May 2009
The Mosque of Sultan Hassan is one of the best examples of early Mamluk...
Last edited: 30 April 2009
Kasr (Palace) of Bishtak Located in Al-Muizz El-Din Allah Street (otherwise...
Last edited: 03 July 2007
Unas was the last king of the 5th Dynasty.  His crumbling pyramid contains a...
Last edited: 17 May 2009
Saint Andrew's United Church of Cairo is an international, interdenominational...
Last edited: 19 November 2008
Saqqara is one of the most extensive archaeological sites in Egypt comprising...
Last edited: 18 April 2009
On August 25, 2006 the Statue of Ramses was moved from Ramses Square in Cairo...
Last edited: 08 April 2011
The Pyramid of Djoser is the showpiece of the necropolis at Saqqara.  Built in...
Last edited: 03 May 2009
The Coptic Museum is one of the most interesting museums you can visit while...
Last edited: 23 September 2011
Inside Dining Scene
If you are a vegetarian in Egypt , you shouldn't worry at all. Although there...
Last edited: 28 June 2006
The best thing to do in the morning in Cairo is to enjoy the sun. Another good...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
There several types of "Cheap eats" in Cairo. They mainly consist of vegetarian...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
This is an upscale trendy yet elegant restaurant in the chic neighborhood of...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
This combination bar, nightclub, outdoor patio, and restaurant is a favorite...
Last edited: 28 March 2009
Chili's features Tex-Mex style food, and decorated just like the locations in...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
Cairo is a great city for food as there are a wide variety of restaurants of...
Last edited: 04 May 2015
Inside Egypt: For Foreign Visitors
The official Exchange Rate is here https://www.banqu... or http://www.nbe.co...
Last edited: 21 February 2015
Visitors to Egypt from the UK require a visa to enter Egypt, which can be...
Last edited: 01 February 2015
The following are a few essential bits of telephone information for any visitor...
Last edited: 26 November 2014
With a few exceptions, tipping is expected in the tourist industry all over...
Last edited: 10 June 2011
Just be warned that drinks in Sharm el Sheikh Hotels and bars are pricey, a Gin...
Last edited: 09 February 2009
This is a list of gourmet and fine-dining restaurants in Cairo. Minimum price...
Last edited: 15 January 2012
With more than hundred ships cruising the Nile during high season, all looking...
Last edited: 14 September 2012
The Duty Free Shop in Luxor is found by taking the road opposite KFC towards...
Last edited: 04 February 2014
All visitors to Egypt, whether they are female or male, receive a great deal of...
Last edited: 10 September 2015
There are several good websites with health information for travelers to Egypt...
Last edited: 09 September 2009
It is hoped that this list of cruises in Aswan, Luxor and Lake Nasser will be...
Last edited: 24 October 2013
For those that may find the following "guide" on the higher side...
Last edited: 05 February 2016
Many travellers are shocked when they return back home from their holidays to...
Last edited: 14 April 2014