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Cairo Tower |Cairo Tower Information | Giza Tower

  • 05 16, 2023

Cairo Tower 

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

Its height is 187 meters and it is 43 meters higher than the Great Pyramid of Cheops in Giza. At the top of the Cairo Tower, there is a tourist restaurant on a rotating platform that revolves around the restaurant, to see Cairo's landmarks from all sides.

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According to the account of the late historian "Gamal Hammad", the Cairo Tower represents the longest word, not in history, where the late President Gamal Abdel Nasser ordered his construction "to say no to American pressure on Egypt to abandon the Algerian issue, as the United States tried to buy the Egyptian position with money through its embassies in Egypt, from The path of one of its clients, but Nasser decided to use these funds to build this historic edifice.

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Renovated the tower in 2006 for 15 million pounds, as a comprehensive restoration took place in the tower and the addition of a new colored external lighting using a new lighting technology that works to provide energy in a large percentage and can be controlled through the colors of the external lighting of the tower.

A view of the Cairo Tower by night illuminated while having a delightful Felucca ride on the Nile in Cairo will sure cleanse your soul and fill you with calm, along with the surrounding buildings and fancy hotels that are full of life, is really the city that never sleeps!

The Cairo Tower is one of the prominent landmarks in Cairo, where the number of tourists who wish to enjoy a view of its distinctive design, which symbolizes ancient Egyptian civilization, it is composed of sixteen floors, and a base made of Aswan granite stones, which the ancient Egyptians used,

to construct Their temples and cemeteries, and at the present time the number of arrivals on this tower is increasing, especially visitors coming from Arab countries, who wish to climb to its roof, which is characterized by its magnificent view of Cairo, where the period of climbing to the surface does not take more than seconds, and through which it is possible to A tourist from seeing many important places in Egypt such as the television building,

the Sphinx, the Nile, Salah El-Din Citadel, Al-Azhar Mosque, and the Pyramids, in addition to the ability of visitors to have lunch in the restaurants available in this tower, the most important of which is the circular restaurant located on the 14th floor, which It is characterized by its rotation around a fulcrum that enables the visitor to see Cairo, and contains nineteen tables, each of which accommodates five people, and the ability to enjoy eating different types of juices and drinks from the top of the tower.

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The great sphinx of Giza



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The construction of the Cairo Tower began in 1956 and was completed in 1961. It was inaugurated as part of the Egyptian government's modernization efforts during President Gamal Abdel Nasser's era.


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