CAIRO

Cairo is a bustling metropolis with famous historical attractions, such as the pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum. It is one of the largest cities in Africa and has many points of interest, such as the old city, large bazaars and beautiful Islamic architecture. The three large pyramids are popular attractions that bring together thousands of visitors throughout the year, offering them the chance to witness more than 1,000 years of history in the city’s narrow streets, churches, mosques and fountains.

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Activities & Tourist Attractions

 

  • Cairo Modern Zone
  • Cairo Egyptian Museum
  • Cairo Historical Center
  • The Hanging Church
  • Muhammad Ali Mosque
  • Giza Pyramids
  • Sultan Hasan Mosque Madrassa
  • Cairo British University
  • Saladino Citadel
  • River Nile
  • Cairo Tower

General Information

Altitude: 68 masl

Surface Area: 214 km²

Time Zone: UTC +2

Language: Egyptian Arabic

Currency: Egyptian Pound

Voltage: 220 V

How to get there

El Cairo International Airport, located near the district of Heliópolis, 22 km to the northeast, is the main gateway to the city. It is a unique African city, with a metropolitan underground transportation system, the Cairo Metro..

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