Cairo Top Tours offers our clients all the information and also affordable tours, to please whoever is interested in visiting Egypt and would love to learn bout the history and all the hidden mysteries, our cultivated tour guides will provide you with the needed information about Egypt as our team helps you create the best program to enjoy your tours in Cairo

Cairo Top Tours is one of the best highly ranked tourism companies in Egypt, as we set one and the only goal that the whole team is working on which is to offer the best service and unexaggerated prices which allows everyone dreaming of visiting this historical land to book easily, do not wait longer and experience our tours in Egypt. You can visit Cairo Day Tours to create a short trip in Cairo, Luxor, Alexandria, or Aswan as we can make you live the best vacation with short trip itineraries that allow you to see the main highlights and the important Egyptian sightseeing.

You can explore our amazing Egypt Travel Packages and  Egypt Luxury Tours to create what you have always dreamt of, as our website is loaded with lots of different and unique trips and tour itineraries, we also NOTE that all the medical precautions are taken regarding the Cocid19 crisis, Egypt is one of the countries that fortunately does not suffer from a big number of cases.

If you stop in Cairo, enjoy your layover in Cairo that is organized for this spending a short period in Egypt, or our Cairo transit tours and Cairo day tours from the airport can provide you with suggestions on what to do on your brief stop and still have memorable tours of Egypt

Get inspired by our recommendation of many things to do in Cairo, as well as other nearby cities, famous monuments to see, and all the activities you can do during your Egypt tours. Cairo Travel guide also includes all required details and information during the tour to Giza Pyramids, Coptic Cairo tour, and the Islamic Cairo trips during the Cairo excursions as well as several other Egypt Day Tours and Cairo trips.

If you visit Cairo we advise you to enjoy Cairo day trips to visit the pyramids in Giza and the Great Sphinx during the famous tour to Giza Pyramids to see the Pyramids of the most powerful kings of ancient Egypt during the old kingdom, Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus who were the descendants of King Snefru founder of the 4th dynasty as mentioned by the historian Manetho who divided and Pharaonic era into 30 dynasties with three kingdoms interrupted by three intermediate periods, all in which started by the time when King Menes unified the two lands of upper and lower Egypt nearly 5100 years ago declaring the beginning of the 1st dynasty. the Giza Pyramids tour should include a visit to the Valley Temple where the mummification process took place as part of the funerary rituals according to the ancient Egyptian religion, a museum in the area is also open for visits with an extra ticket called the Solar Boat Museum and comprises the biggest solar boat found at the funerary complex of Cheops pyramid and lots of sailing accessories.

We  invite you to relish a lot of entertaining and archeological sites as well as many things to see in Cairo, as we organize some of the best trips that cover most of the important things to see in Cairo in one day, as our guides help you see and enjoy at least 10 Things to see in Cairo, Egypt possess a diverse heritage that includes a lot of things to see in old Coptic Cairo, things to see in Islamic Cairo,

Egypt welcomes you with its fascinating Nile and the Nile valley as you will be exploring the Luxor east and west bank tour. and marvelous monuments with Cairo Top Tours which is ready to offer our guests, the best trips in Egypt and Egypt itineraries to discover most of the important things to do in Cairo, Most visitors will make a beeline straight to the most famous sightseeing the Great Pyramid of Khufu, Adventurers, backpackers, and travel bloggers could join one of our Egypt budget tours traversing the Sahara Desert, like Siwa tours from Cairo for instance or preferably the White Desert tours Egypt

the egyptian Museum | Egypt Travel Guide

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo

Despite its historic name, the Egyptian Museum in Cairo does not have a huge floor area. It has two rectangular floors, each with a sequence of rooms grouped around a central atrium and linked by a corridor. Cairo Top Tours can provide you with further information.

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The Citadel and Mohammed Ali Mosque | Egypt Travel Guide

Salah El Din Citadel in Cairo

The Citadel of Salah al-Din, designed by Salah Eldin El Ayouby in the late 12th century to defend the city from possible foreign attacks, is one of the most famous monuments of Islamic Cairo and one of the most luxurious war castles built in the Middle Ages.

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Islamic Cairo | Egypt Travel Guide

Islamic Cairo

The ancient center of Egypt's capital is Islamic Cairo. When the Fatimid caliphs invaded Egypt in the 10th century, they built a new administrative capital to the north of the existing site. Al-Qahira was its name.

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khan el khalili | Egypt Travel Guide

Khan El Khalili Bazaar

Cairo's ancient bazaar, Khan El Khalili Bazaar, is the most famous market in Egypt and the Middle East, and a must visit for its many bazaars and outstanding restaurants. It is located in the Cairo district of Al-Hussein, which is one of the city's neighborhoods.

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The Hanging Church Coptic Cairo Egypt

The Hanging Church

The Hanging Church, also known as the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is one of the most prominent and ancient monuments in Coptic Cairo, Egypt. The church is notable for its unique architectural style, making it one of the most beautiful in the Middle East. The church is also the first seat of the patriarchs in Cairo.

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 Ben Ezra Synagogue | Egypt Travel Guide

Ben Ezra Synagogue

No one can be in Coptic Cairo without visiting the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo, called El-Shamieen Church, and now located behind the "Hanging Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary".

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Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrasa

Sultan Hassan Complex

Sultan Hassan Mosque is one of the most important and famous ancient mosques in Islamic Cairo, it is considered as the fourth pyramid. This mosque was distinguished by a special character among the Islamic monuments in Egypt, which made it a major tourist attraction.

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The Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Spinx of Giza is one of the most famous statues in the ancient Egyptian civilization. It was carved of the same bedrock during the fourth dynasty, which made it the oldest. The king was a clear sign of the power of the old Egyptian sphinxes with the lion's body.

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Sakkara Step Pyramid |Step pyramid of Saqqara

Saqqara Necropolis

Necropolis of saqqara is an open museum, as it includes among its flanks most of the antiquities of ancient Egyptian history, contains the tombs of the kings and senior employees of the first and second dynasties, and the step pyramid of Zosar also included, the oldest huge stone building in history.

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Memphis | Ancient City of Memphis | museum of Memphis

Memphis ''Egypt's Ancient Capital''

Memphis, located near the Giza plateau at the entrance to the Nile River Valley, was one of ancient Egypt's oldest and most prominent cities. It was the ancient Egyptian capital and a major religious cult centre.

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Coptic Cairo Egypt | Old Cairo

Coptic Cairo | Old Cairo

Coptic Cairo is a part of Old Cairo that encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Coptic Museum, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. George, and many other Coptic churches and historical sites.

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Information about Dahshur | Dahshur pyramids

Dahshur Archaeological Site

"Dahshur" is one of the tourist areas visited by visitors from all over the world because of its many great pharaonic monuments. The Egyptian Pharaoh "Senefru" chose the rocky plateau of Dahshur to create a tomb for himself, comparable to that of his father, Pharaoh "Zoser", the owner of the pyramid of Saqqara.

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The Step Pyramid | Inside the Step Pyramid | Djoser Pyramid

The Step Pyramid

The famous step pyramid of Sakkara is considered the first large-scale carved stone structure in the world. As its name suggests, it is a series of six levels of stones that decrease in size until they reach a height of 62 meters (200 feet).

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Bab Zuweila | Gates of Cairo | Cairo Gates

Bab zuweila

Bab Zuweila is located between the gates of Fatimid Cairo and is one of the gates still standing, to witness an important period in the history of Egypt, especially the Fatimid and Ayyubid eras.

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El Moez Street | Al Muezz Street Cairo

El Moez Street

When you talk about Al-Muizz Street, you are in front of one of the oldest streets in the world. Many stories that we know together in our tour of one of the most important streets of Cairo, the city that the leader "Al-Muizz Li Din Allah Al-Fatimid" created to turn it into an architectural masterpiece that reveals many secrets and tales of the Egyptians.

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Ibn Tulun Mosque | Islamic Cairo

Ibn Tulun Mosque

Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque is one of the most important and oldest Islamic monuments in Egypt and was built 1142 years ago. It includes the first spiral minaret that was erected in the sky of Egypt. It is also considered one of the hanging mosques that are built on a rocky peak called "Shukr" on Mokattam Mountain.

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Monastery of Saint Simon The Tanner | Saint Samaan

Monastery of Saint Simon The Tanner

The church is one of the rarest architectural masterpieces carved in the heart of the Mokattam Mountain, as it is a combination of the beauty of nature and distinctive architecture. It has become one of the most important tourist attractions for being the largest in Egypt, with a capacity for 20,000 people, and has 76 carved images.

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The Church of Saint Sergius and Bacchus | The Cavern Church | Coptic Cairo

The Church of Saint Sergius and Bacchus

The church of St. Sergius and Bacchus has a special place among the other Coptic churches because it is linked to the path of the Holy Family during their escape from King Herod to the land of Egypt. The name of the church is attributed to both Saints Sergius and Bacchus, who were martyred in the region of Rusafa in Syria according to Christian belief.

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The Red Pyramid in Dahshur | King Snefru Pyramid

The Red Pyramid

The Red Pyramid is the tallest of the three main pyramids of Dahshur. Its red name is due to the red oxide coating on the top of its stones, and it is the third-largest Egyptian pyramid after the pyramids of Khufu and Khafre, which were built later in the city of Giza. The Red Pyramid at the time of its construction was the tallest stone building in the world. And the locals call it the pyramid of bats.

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Pyramid of Teti

Pyramid of Teti at Saqqara

The pyramid of Teti at Saqqara, near Giza, was built by Pharaoh Teti, founder of the Sixth Dynasty who ruled Egypt after Pharaoh Unas. Its dimensions and slope were similar to those of the pyramids of Teti's predecessors and successors. Even in the way it was built, it followed the example of Unas: the central masonry was made of tightly packed blocks of stone, enclosed in fine limestone.

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Nobles Tombs

Tombs of Nobles at Saqqara

The ancient kingdom was a period of prosperity and tranquility, which is reflected in the structures built at this time. The pyramids, such as the step pyramid of Djoser, the oldest rock structure in history, and the pyramid of Unas, the Mastaba tombs such as the Mastaba tomb of Mereruka and Khnumhotep, make the Saqqara complex one of the most important tourist attractions in Egypt.

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Al Azhar Mosque | Islamic Cairo

Al Azhar Mosque

Al-Azhar Mosque was the first architectural work established by the Fatimids in Egypt, and the first mosque to be established in the city of Cairo. It was known from its inception as Cairo Mosque, and this name remained during most of the Fatimid rule, then this name disappeared and the name Al-Azhar took over the mosque, and this name remained until our days, and it became one of the most famous Islamic institutions.

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Al Rifai Mosque

Al Rifai Mosque

"Cemetery of kings and princes". This is what the "Al-Rifai" mosque is called, which is considered a destination for tourists of all kinds, and Iranians flock to visit it to see the tomb of the Shah of Iran and others, and some people practice the Rifai way, read the Quran and visit al-Rifai's tomb between prayer times.

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Al Sehemy House | Cairo Attractions

Al Sehemy House

Al Sehamy House built in 1648, is an Ottoman period Cairene house with strictly separated public (salamlik) and private (haramlik) spaces. In addition to the open spaces, the salamlik included the takhtabush (a large area opening onto the courtyard as an iwan where business transactions were conducted in the morning), the maq'ad or second-floor loggia (an informal reception area generally used in the evening ), and the qa'a (the formal reception room).

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The Grand Egyptian Museum | New Grand Egyptian Museum

The Grand Egyptian Museum

The Great Egyptian Museum, one of the largest museums in the world and the largest of a single civilization, which the whole world is waiting for its opening in 2021, because of the artifacts it contains, totaling more than 50 thousand artifacts, including the possessions of King Tutankhamun, which is presented for the first time in history in full to the public.

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Cairo International Airport

Cairo International Airport

The history of Cairo International Airport began in the 1940s when the U.S. Bayn Field Air Force Base was established five kilometers from Almaza Airport to serve the Alliance during World War II. U.S. forces abandoned the base at the end of the war.

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The Valley Temple of King Chephren | King Khafra

The Valley Temple of King Chephren

The Khafre Valley Temple in the Giza complex is notably one of the best-preserved temples or structures of the Ancient Kingdom in Egypt, particularly the Fourth Dynasty. After being buried by desert sand, it was cleared of sand in the 19th century. It is an absolute marvel of engineering, and a masterpiece of ancient Egyptian monumental architecture as well. Its distinctive architectural style identifies it as one of the oldest stone buildings in Egypt, if not the world.

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Giza Necropolis

Giza Pyramids | Necropolis of Giza

If you think of Egypt, the pyramids will surely come to mind first. No other country in the world has structures as marvelous as those there and almost no other building in the world is associated with as many myths as the pyramids. To this day, researchers are divided over the purpose for which it was built and how the building itself was realized.

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Mosque of Muhammed Ali

Mosque of Muhammad Ali | The Alabaster Mosque in Cairo

The Muhammad Ali Mosque is one of Cairo's most prominent historical, archaeological and tourist landmarks. With its minarets and its famous soaring domes, the largest domes of Islamic architecture in Egypt, and its prominent location on the edge of the ancient Saladin Citadel, it also houses what are believed to be the tallest pulpits in the Islamic world. It is sometimes called the Alabaster Mosque because of the frequent use of this type of marble in the lining of its walls.

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The Roman Fortress of Babylon | Coptic Cairo | Egypt Coptic Churches

The Roman Fortress of Babylon in Cairo

The Babylon Fortress, known as the Wax Palace or Babylon Castle, is an ancient fortress located in the city of Cairo in Egypt, specifically in the Old Cairo area next to the Coptic Museum, and now the Pyramids of Giza. The fortress is considered one of the largest fortresses witnessed by the Roman civilization in Egypt, and is one of the largest fortresses built by the empire, as well as the center on which the city of Fustat was built.

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Bent Pyramid

The Bent Pyramid of Snefru

The leaning pyramid of Senefru is one of the three pyramids built by Senefru. It was called a leaning pyramid, as he started building the pyramid to rise at an angle of 58 degrees, and when the pyramid building reached almost half of its height, it was decided to build the top at an angle of 43 degrees. This technique helped to build a complete pyramid with new technology in Meidum called Red Pyramid.

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Mummies room inside the Egyptian Museum

The Mummies Room inside the Egyptian Museum | Royal Mummies Room

The Egyptian Museum is considered the largest museum in the world in following the history of a country throughout its various eras and is characterized by the finest and most valuable pharaonic pieces that are priceless, but we will highlight a very important and special part of the Egyptian Museum, which is the room of the mummies.

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Wekalet El-Ghouri in Cairo

Wekalet El-Ghouri in Cairo

This famous architectural group is located on Al-Moez Street, known as Al-Ghurya. Its founder is Sultan Al-Ghuri, one of the sultans of the Circassian Mamluks, between 909-910 AH / 1504-1550 AD.

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Cairo Tower |Cairo Tower Information | Giza Tower

Cairo Tower | Cairo Tower Information

The Cairo Tower was built between 1956 and 1961 of reinforced concrete on the design of the Egyptian lotus flower, and is located in the heart of Cairo on the island of Zamalek on the Nile. It is one of Cairo's most famous tourist attractions.

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Al Fishawy Cafe in Khan El Khalili

Al Fishawy Cafe in Khan El Khalili | Egypt Oldest Cafe

Al-Fishawi cafe is one of the famous and historic cafes located in one of the narrow alleys adjacent to the Imam Hussein Mosque in the Al-Azhar district, in the heart of Fatimid Cairo, in the Khan Al-Khalili area. It is frequented by a mix of Egyptian, Arab and foreign tourists of all nationalities who are dazzled by the oriental ambiance of the cafe, with its wooden tables and chairs known for its Arab-loaded sofas, and mirrors and wooden-backed frames scattered on the sides.

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Qasr El Nil Bridge

Qasr El Nil Bridge

The Qasr El Nil Bridge is a bridge located near Tahrir Square in Cairo, is the first bridge established in Egypt to cross the Nile, and is distinguished by those four lion statues at the entrance of the bridge made of bronze.

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Meidum Pyramid

Meidum Pyramid

The pyramid of Meidum is Egyptian antiquity which is said to be still a secret of the ancient Pharaonic civilization. It is also mentioned to be the first pyramid built-in history, which is the pyramid next to Memphis on the west bank of the Nile River at Beni Suef, 100 km south of Cairo in the region of Meidum.

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Mastaba Tomb of Kagemni in Saqqara

Mastaba Tomb of Kagemni in Saqqara

Kagami was the first pharaoh of the sixth dynasty. He also receives the name of Memi. He is buried in Saqqarah, in a tomba mastaba next to the funerary complex of Teti, which was discovered in 1843.

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Tahrir Square in Cairo

Tahrir Square in Cairo

Tahrir Square is one of the most famous and largest and most important Egyptian squares in Cairo, as it has gone through many stages from its inception to the present day, and has witnessed many important historical events in the life of Egypt, and as a result of its historical importance, it has recently undergone a comprehensive development process to become a global tourist destination.

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Abusir Pyramids

Abusir Pyramids | The city of Abusir

In the area of Abu Sir, there are many pyramids of the pharaohs of the Fifth Dynasty. This area is located south of Giza and north of Faiyum on the west bank of the Nile. The kings of the Fifth Dynasty chose this area because the Giza plateau was full of giant pyramids built by the pharaohs of the Fourth Dynasty.

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The Coptic Museum

The Coptic Museum in Old Cairo

The Coptic Museum is one of the most outstanding and oldest Egyptian museums that was able to collect more than 20,000 artifacts, which testify to the historical events that Egypt witnessed from the beginning of Christianity under Roman rule until the 18th century.

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The Alabaster Sphinx of Memphis

The Alabaster Sphinx of Memphis

The Sphinx of Memphis is the largest Albastro sculpture ever built. Currently, the Alabaster Sphinx is on display in the open-air museum of Mit Rahina, next to the spectacular colossus of Ramses II.

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Birqash Camel Market in Cairo

Birqash Camel Market in Cairo

Bargash Market is the world's largest and oldest camel market located in the Egyptian governorate of Giza and has centuries of history.

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The Egyptian Opera House

The Egyptian Opera House

One of Egypt's most significant cultural lights is the Egyptian Opera House, also known as the National Cultural Centre. Since its inception in 1988, it has provided art and various artistic practises at symbolic prices.

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El Hussein Mosque

El Hussein Mosque

The Hussein Mosque is an old mosque in Cairo, Egypt, close to Al-Hussein district, Khan Al-Khalili. This is considered one of the most important Islamic holy places in Cairo, founded during the Fatimid Califate in 1154. There are many valuable items in the mosque, including the oldest version of the Holy Qur'an.

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Museum of Islamic Art Cairo

Museum of Islamic Art

The Islamic Art Museum is home to the largest and most beautiful Islamic antiquity collection in the world. The idea of collecting and exhibiting Islamic objects began in 1880 AD, and 1902 saw the completion of the museum's building in the Mamluk style.

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Mosque of Amr Ibn Al-Aas | Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque

Mosque of Amr Ibn Al-Aas | 1st Mosque in Africa

The Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque was the first Islamic prayer site in Egypt, as well as the first mosque in African territory. The mosque was a plain brick structure with an uncoated floor and a palm leaf roof supported by palm trunks, according to current sources.

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The Roda Nilometer in Cairo

The Roda Nilometer in Cairo | Annual Flooding of the Nile

From the Pharaonic period to the turn of the twentieth century, Egypt's life cycle was largely dependent on the annual flooding of the Nile: prosperity was linked to the river's flooding, which, however, had to reach a very precise level, as excessively high waters could have had the opposite effect. Learn more about Cairo's Roda Nilometer!

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The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)

Egyptian Civilization National Museum, which comprises all manifestations of the richness and diversity that Egyptian civilization has had in various ages, is one of the largest international museums as well as the only one of its type in Egypt, Middle-East and Africa. It will contain rare antiquities on its flanks from prehistoric times until now and is schedumed to open in the Museum of Civilization after the transfer of royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.

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Marriott Mena House Hotel | historic Hotels in The World

Marriott Mena House Hotel

One of the historic Giza hotels in the world is located on the pyramid road outside Cairo.

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pyramid complex of unas |  pyramid of unas facts

pyramid complex of unas | pyramid of unas facts

The Pyramid of Unas is a smooth-sided pyramid built in the 24th century BC for the Egyptian pharaoh Unas, the ninth and last king of the Fifth Dynasty.

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Ti Tomb Saqqara

The Mastaba of Ti was discovered by Auguste Mariette in 1865. This large and detailed private tomb is not only the finest art of the Old Kingdom, but also one of our main sources of knowledge about life in the Ancient Kingdom of Egypt.

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Giza Solar boat museum | Khufu Ship Museum | Khufu ship | Khufu Solar Boat

The Solar Boat Museum in Egypt

The ancient Egyptians used to bury the solar boat near the tomb of their pharaoh because they believed that their ruler would need a way to move to the afterlife. Learn more about the solar boat Museum with Cairo Top Tours.

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The Pharaonic Village

The Pharaonic Village

Pharaoh Village is on Jacob Island, which is situated on the Nile River on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt's capital. It is a well-known tourist destination in Cairo. Every year, thousands of tourists visit. There are a lot of sculptures here.

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Bayt al-Suhaymi architecture |  Al Suhaymi House

Bayt Al-Suhaymi ("House of Suhaymi")

Bayt Al-Suhaymi is one of the most important ancient Islamic architectural buildings, and it still stands as a living witness and proof of the splendor of Egyptian architecture in the Ottoman period, to the point that historians have referred to it as the turn of Ottoman architecture and its crown, despite the fact that it was built nearly 370 years ago.

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the Virgin Mary’s tree.

Mary's tree in Al-Matareya

Mary’s tree is considered one of the most amazing Coptic monuments known in Cairo and is known as the Virgin Mary’s tree. It is surrounded by a large wall and in the center is a beautiful garden.

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Al-Hakim be Aamr Ellah Mosque

Al-Hakim be Aamr Ellah Mosque

The Hakim Mosque was built in 380 AH, at the command of God, during the reign of Al Aziz Bill Allah the Fatimid, who in the year 379 AH (989 CE) began construction of another mosque outside of Bab Al Futuh

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Aqsunqur Mosque | Amir Aqsunqur mosque

Aqsunqur Mosque | Amir Aqsunqur mosque

The Blue Mosque, also known as the Aqsunqur Mosque, is the largest mosque in Cairo's Bab al-Wazir district and an outstanding example of early Mamluk religious architecture. It includes a mausoleum and an impressive prayer courtyard, which was built in 1347 by Amir Aqsunqur.

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Imam Hussein mosque | Masjid Hussein Egypt | Hussaini Masjid

Imam Hussein mosque | Masjid Hussein Egypt

Imam Hussein mosque is famous for containing the world's oldest complete manuscript of the Holy Qur'an. It is also located on a very busy street near to Khan Khalili Bazaar, which attracts many tourists from all over the world as well as Muslim travelers.

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