Things to Do in Cairo
Visit the Pyramids of Giza - If you want to know the ancient Egyptian history from the close quarter, then this is your chance to grab a lifetime opportunity. Regarded as One of the last remaining ancient Seven Wonders of the World, Pyramids of Giza enriches you not only with its magnificent artistry but also with the rich history and culture associated with it.
Visit the Pyramid of Djoser - If you want to the origin of the pyramid, this is place you must visit. Regarded as the first ever pyramid built in the entire Egypt, Pyramid of Djoser is a step pyramid & the first cut stone construction ever done. So this could very well turn out be an unique experience on which you don’t want to miss out.
Visit the Egyptian Museum - If you are a fan of ancient history, then this place will excite you the most. Regarded as the one of the finest museum in the country, Egyptian Museum has a massive collection of ancient antiquities which provides you each & every small details about the civilization of ancient era
Visit the Al-Azhar Mosque - One of the finest building in Cairo to be built during the era of Fatimid Dynasty, which are known to be the founders of the city, Al-Azhar Mosque provides you with the typical Islamic architecture of the ancient era. It is also one of the oldest university in the world being established in 988 AD.
Visit the Coptic Cairo - If you want to know about the Old City of Cairo & its rich culture, you must visit this place during your tour of the city. But make sure you spare a day for this visit because it has multiple places which need to be visited right the Coptic Museum to the famous Hanging Church to the traditional Mosque of Amar Ibn al-As.
Visit the Khan al-Khalili - As with all the cities of Middle East & Arabic culture, you will also find souks in the city of Cairo. Built during the 14th century, Khan al-Khalili attracts a lot of tourist for its traditional & handicraft items. It is also a home to Cairo’s most famous coffee shop, which offers you some great Arabic flavor coffee & sweet tea.
Visit the Mosque of Muhammad Ali - Situated in the Citadel of Cairo, Mosque of Muhammad Ali is the one of the largest & most visited mosque of Cairo. The spectacular building is constructed in Ottoman style using the lime-stones. It is opened daily between 8am to 5pm, but during Friday visitors are not allowed.
Visit the Cairo Tower - Located in the downtown of the city, Cairo Tower is the tallest structure in the Egypt & one of the tallest in the African continent. With a height of 187m, it provides you some stunning panoramic views of the entire city. It is also referred as “Nasser’s Pineapple” by the locals. The best time to visit it is at night after 8pm.
Visit the Downtown Cairo - Regarded as the “Paris of the East” in the 19th century, Downtown Cairo offers you allows you capture some of the greatest spectacles of the former era. You can stroll through the entire area without having take a taxi. The whole block is stuffed with various masterpieces of architecture that engages a lot of travelers
Visit the famous Tahrir Square - A public place located in the heart of the city of Cairo has seen all the major political revolution of the country. Right from 1919 revolution to the latest 2011 revolution where president Hosni Mubarak was forced to resign, Tahrir Square has seen it all. SO visit this place & be a part of Egyptian history.