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About Cairo

Egypt's capital city of Cairo is one of civilization's ancient cities. If you are a history lover, you can go to the Pyramids of Giza or the Cairo Museum and walk the halls of ancient Egyptian civilization while learning about what the Pharaohs believed the afterlife held in store. At the same time, Cairo is a modern metropolis. The banks of the Nile River are crowded with a forest of skyscrapers including several famous hotels. This is a great place to enjoy the scenery of the Nile. Cairo holds a vast mix of many different cultures. There is a profusion of Coptic art and Islamic-style culture to discover throughout the city. Cairo unfolds like a beautiful story out of “1001 Arabian Nights”.

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Egyptian Museum
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Museum
Officially called the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, downtown Cairo's star attraction feels more like the warehouse of Indiana Jones than a traditional museum. Like the rest of Egypt, the organization may be a bit chaotic but it's worth it to spend at least half a day wandering the museum's two main floors. The highlight of the Pharonic treasures here are without a doubt the mummies of famous Egyptian Pharaohs. Queen Hatshepsut is the most recently discovered mummy here, while the remains of King Tutankhamen's tomb is the most visited attraction; check out the the 24-pound gold mask of King Tut's face.
Great Pyramid of Giza
4.6/5
601 Reviews
Historical Site
The Giza Pyramid is a general term for a pyramid group, not a separate pyramid. They were built between 2600 and 2500 BC and are synonymous with ancient Egyptian civilization. The arrangement of the Khufu Pyramid, the Kafra Pyramid and the Mengkara Pyramid is arranged according to the Orion constellation. The tourists who play in the upper reaches of the Giza Plain are mainly directed at the three pyramids and the Sphinx. After security, they can enter the Giza Plain.
River Nile
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637 Reviews
River
Boat Tour
The Nile River is a river that flows through the eastern and northern parts of Africa. It is injected into the Mediterranean Sea from south to north. It is the mother river of Egypt. The sailboat on the Nile is a beautiful view of the Nile. It rides on a sailboat and blows the wind of the Nile. It is very pleasant. Visitors usually choose to visit the Nile River at night, not only to enjoy the night view of Cairo, but also to watch a wonderful belly dance or Sufi dance performance.
Cairo Citadel
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Castle
The Saladin Castle, also known as Cairo Castle, is located on the Mugetam Mountain in the eastern suburbs of Cairo. The castle is high above sea level, and was built in the 11th century by General Saladin to resist the invasion of the Crusaders. The Saladin Castle is divided by inner city and outer city. The rulers of the dynasties have left ruins here. There is also the famous Muhammad Ali Mosque in Egypt, which is worth visiting.

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