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Le Pacha 1901 Cairo Egypt

Le Pacha 1901 Cairo Egypt

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Le Pacha 1901 Cairo is the right place to go if you are looking for extravagant Nile side dining. In fact, Le Pacha 1901 Cairo features 9 restaurants offering scrumptious meals from around the globe. Moreover, Le Pacha 1901 Cairo also has several function rooms where you can hold events. It located in Cairo. Le Pacha 1901 is the winner of the Best Restaurant in Egypt for 2010. The venue located in the upscale Zamalek area and is a “floating palace”. Moreover, the variety and quality of dining in Le Pacha is almost unrivaled in Egypt. Inspired by the “Piazza San Carlo”, one of Italy’s famous squares. It is Piccolo Mondo’s cozy Italian atmosphere. Moreover, it highlighted by gaslights, rustic, “graffiti” covered and stone archways. It is also by a spectacular water level Nile view. Furthermore, it features an extensive Shmorgous board buffet.

It is of colorful antipasti, as well as fine a la carte dining. In fact, the extensive menu features a variety of appetizers, soups and pasta. Moreover, it also features chicken, fish and meat dishes. It opens noon to 1:30 AM. The capacity is 120 guests. It located on the Nile level. Le Pacha 1901 Cairo features Le Steak restaurant. This classic French restaurant has train like booths, “Garcons”. It is in traditional French style aprons and vests. An art nouveau feel will transport you into Parisian bistros of the belle Epoque. Moreover, it features excellent French Gastronomic cuisine and an extensive wine list. It also features a water level Nile view. They make Le Steak one of Cairo’s favorite dining experiences. It opens noon to 1:30 AM. The capacity is 120 guests. It located on the Nile level.

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Le Pacha 1901 Cairo also features Asiatique restaurant. A unique blend of modern and ancient Asian décor with low Japanese tables and an extensive Sushi Bar. The delicious cuisine features an exotic selection of specialties. It is from China, Japan, Thailand and India. L’Asiatique voted third best restaurant in Africa. It also was top best in Egypt. This was by the World’s 50 Best Restaurants. It organized by Restaurant Magazine of London, England. Moreover, it was for recognition of its outstanding food and service, It opens from 5:00 PM to 2:00 AM. It opens for lunch in Fridays and Saturdays at 2:00 PM. The capacity is 110 guests. It located on the lower deck.

Le Pacha 1901 Cairo also features Carlos Restaurant. In fact, Breezy and sunlit, Carlo’s Restaurant & Cafe located outdoors. It is on the terrace. Moreover, it offers fine Illy’s coffee, fresh juices, seasonal salads, sandwiches and light meals. Or just enjoy a Shisha (Hooka) with a spectacular Nile view. Carlo’s also hosts special events. It is like the World Cup games on it’s large outdoor screen. It opens from 1:00 PM to 1:30 AM. The capacity is 300 guests. It located at the entrance. Le Pacha 1901 Cairo also features Le Tarbouch Akl Zaman Restaurant. A Lavish Khedive style Egyptian restaurant with red and gold interior. Le Tarbouche Akl Zaman offers authentic, exotic and traditional Egyptian dishes. They are as served in the times of the Pachas.

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Choose from a variety of Mezze and starters, Grilled meats, Molokheya with Rabbi. Choose also Rice with Veal Shanks, Duck, Pigeon or fish. Enjoy a cup of the homemade mint tea in the cozy balcony with a breath-taking Nile view. It opens from 1:00 PM to 2:00 AM. The capacity is 120 guests. It located on the main deck. Le Pacha 1901 Cairo also features River Boat restaurant. Screened from the sun but enjoying open-air views of the Nile and leafy Zamalek. The River Boat perched on the sun deck. Popular for its live Oriental bands, and Shisha (Hooka) pipes. It offers diners a variety of Lebanese mezze, Oriental dishes and a fresh fish buffet. It opens from 7:00 PM to 3:30 AM. The capacity is 450 guests. It located at the sun deck.

Le Pacha 1901 Cairo also features Maharani restaurant. Maharani is a poetic word for “Empress” and for millions of Indians. It signifies the loved one, the sweetheart, or someone close to the heart. Moreover, it committed to bring you the finest and freshest meals. It is in a beautiful Indian palace surrounding, accompanied by personalized service. We hope while you dine here you will savor many “Rasas” that satisfy your body, mind and soul. It opens from 1:00 PM to 2:00 AM. The capacity is 120 guests. It located on the main deck. Le Pacha 1901 Cairo also features Johnny’s Pub. The pub offers a cozy atmosphere, tasty mezza, cuisine from all the kitchens.

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The best of company; Johnny’s is the place to be. It opens from 1:00 PM to 2:00 AM for lunch and dinner. Live DJ daily starting at 8:00 PM (Karaoke Night on Sundays). Furthermore, the capacity is 150 guests. It located at the entrance. Le Pacha 1901 Cairo also features Da Riccardo Pizzeria restaurant. Da Riccardo Pizzeria located on the new outdoor deck. Moreover, Chef Enzo from Milano will freshly bake a delicious traditional Italian pizza. It is with a perfect crust, just for you. In fact, it is in the original wood-fired brick oven. Come and taste the flavors of Tuscany prepared with centuries-old family recipes.

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Sphinx Sound Light Show Cairo Egypt

Sound Light Show at Sphinx Plateau

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Sphinx Sound Light Show takes place on the Giza plateau, around 30 minutes from Cairo. The one hour show is by many languages. It begins with the illumination of the Sphinx. Great Sphinx narrates the history of the pyramids and their builders. Moreover, Sphinx Sound Light Show uses laser beams and light projections. Furthermore, it is on the walls of the Mummification Temple. It is also on desert sands, pyramid walls and the Sphinx itself. It really is a condensed story of Egypt which unfolds. The accompanying soundtrack complements the surroundings. The voice of the Sphinx is dramatic and mysterious!

Have you ever wondered how life was thousands of years ago?. This question and others similar thoughts inspired creators to get you for a short while to the past. It will be by introducing the sound and light show. It indeed is a magnificent show that brings to life the rule of ancient Egyptians. The artists created a show to present images of all historical eras. For an hour, you enjoy Sphinx Sound Light Show near the Pyramids and the Sphinx. The history is re told by the Sphinx, telling you the most ancient secrets of the world. In the 21st century, you go back in time thousands of years ago to see how they built and survived!. The show manages to convey the great humane spirit and creativity behind their creation.

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In fact, there you will find the pyramid of Khufu, the Immortal and Sky Grabber. They are close to its some alters. It is where the wood made boats of Khufu placed. And which King Khufu would use to sail on his journey to immortality. Moreover, you will also find the pyramid built by Khufu’s son Khafre. He made his own smaller and shorter than his father’s pyramid. In fact, you can see Khafre’s face, engraved on a sheet of green diorite stone. So lively as if the artist just finished it. Then, last but not least the pyramid of Menkaure. He was like his father. In fact, he was modest and decent enough to make his pyramid smaller than the other two. Sphinx Sound Light Show narrate the history of those great kings. It also does for their secrets, legends and secrets of ancient history.

For more information & Show Schedule, please visit the Official website.

Tel: (+202)33857320 – (+202)33847823 – (+202)33867374
info@soundandlight.com.eg
sales@soundandlight.com.eg

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Peking Restaurant Cairo Egypt

Peking Restaurant Cairo

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Peking Restaurant Cairo is one of the most famous restaurants chains in Egypt. In fact, it is indeed popular for classy Egyptian and resident foreigners as well. From the entrance of the Peking Restaurant you will know you are about to enter a new and mysterious place. Moreover, the green corridor of the Peking Restaurant Zamalek is like a teleport. It transports you to a romantic den in the middle of the busy Cairo City. Furthermore, the dimly lit atmosphere puts you in a trance and you are simply let yourself guided to your table. You welcomed with a warm damp towel to wipe your hands with. Peking restaurant Cairo indeed is a hospitable place since the 1960.

In fact, the first branch of the chain restaurant opened downtown of Cairo. The ten branches of the Peking restaurant are all fabulous. In fact, Zamalek branch is the most romantic of them all. It has a unique atmosphere that will bring all the passion out of you. Moreover, the menu is endless. All the dishes made from mouth watering Chinese recipes. This little China restaurant is not only romantic but also a fun place to hang out in. Pino, a great guitarist, entertains you and sing in different languages as you eat your meal. Not only talented, Pino, is a humorous character that will make you laugh. The menu of Peking Restaurant Cairo indeed is huge. You will leave but to try and resist not ordering all the dishes. It is as if you had the space in you.

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In fact, there are a wide variety of appetizers, salads, fish and prawns. Moreover, Peking Restaurant Cairo also offers calamari, duck, chicken, beef, rice and noodles. Furthermore, the list goes on forever. In fact, it takes you a couple of months to try all the dishes in the menu. Every dish you will try will be a work of art with no faults. The food is always hot and the drinks are cold. Moreover, the service indeed is hospitable and professional. There are two addictive appetizers that you should not miss if you eat at Peking restaurant Cairo. In fact, they fried Spring Rolls and fried Won Ton. These two succulent appetizers when dipped in sweet and sour sauce will give you a trip of ecstasy. Furthermore, Prawn crackers also have the same wonderful effect.

For the main dish, they stand speechless. They assure you that any dish you choose is delicious. In fact, all we could say that the main dishes contain a filling quantity of food. Moreover, you may try “sliced fried chicken yen style” and “fried fish yen style”. You can also try “fried calamari with mushrooms”. There is a range of alcoholic drinks that you can order. If you are looking for romantic atmosphere, then Zamalek branch is the right choice. If you are looking for more entertainment than romance, Mohandessin or Maadi Peking are.

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In fact, there you can find live entertainment. Moreover, Zamalek Peking has always been a reputable nightspot of Cairo. In fact, it indeed is a major destination to serious “clubbers”. Furthermore, the Maadi Peking Boat is another legend. It needs a separate article to test. The conclusion is marvelous. Do not miss going to one of the Peking restaurants as each one tells a different legend. If you could not make it to a Peking then, order from their home delivery. It is the least you can do.

Peking Restaurant Cairo Downtown:

14, Saray El Azbakia St.,Downtown, Cairo. Tel: (+202) 25912381 & (+202) 25920682. Opening Hours: 07.00 AM to 12:00 AM

Peking Restaurant Cairo Heliopolis:

115, Osman Ibn-Affan St., Cairo. Tel: (+202) 24185612 & (+202) 24192247. Opening Hours: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Peking Restaurant Cairo Heliopolis (City Stars):

Phase 2, 3rd Floor, City Stars, Cairo. Tel: (+20) 10003412241. Opening Hours: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Peking Restaurant Cairo Maadi:

29, Road 257, El Nasr St. Tel: (+202) 25164218& (+202) 25164145. Opening Hours: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Peking Restaurant Cairo Mohandessin:

26, El Atebba St.,(Off Mohy El Din Abu El Ezz St.), Cairo. Tel:(+202) 37496713 & (+202)33366734. Opening Hours: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Peking Restaurant Cairo Nasr City:

9, Ezzat Salama St.,(Off Abbass El Akkad), Cairo. Tel:(+202) 22705678 & (+202) 22705679. Opening Hours: 12:00 PM to1 2:00 AM

Peking Restaurant Cairo Oasis Hot Pot:

1, Airport Road, Heliopolis, Cairo. Mob: (+20) 01003412234. Opening Hours: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Peking Restaurant Cairo Tagamoe Al Khamis:

Seven Stars Mall, Tagamoe Al Khamis, Cairo. Tel: (+202) 26190613 & (+202) 26190614. Opening Hours: 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Peking Restaurant Cairo Zamalek:

2(B)Ismail Mohamed St., Cairo. Tel: (+202) 27363894 & (+202) 27366167. Opening Hours: 12:00 PM to 12.00 AM

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Nile Crystal cruise Cairo

Nile Crystal cruise Cairo

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Nile Crystal cruise Cairo is one of the most elegant cruising restaurants on the Nile. In fact, the dock of Nile Crystal cruise located on Maadi Cornish in Cairo. Nile Crystal known to have the best quality of service one can find on a Nile cruise in Egypt. Moreover, the house band performs your all-time favorite Western and Oriental tunes. It is with a twist, as you dine on either a Open Buffet or Set Menu. Furthermore, Nile Crystal cruise Cairo program includes spectacular belly dancing show. It also includes a folklore band, with the unforgettable colorful Tanoura spin. It is in keeping with Whirling Dervishes tradition.

In fact, Nile Crystal cruise Cairo features Onyx Nile cruise and Topaz Nile cruise. They have 4 banquet rooms. They located in 2 decks. One Banquet room is on each deck. Moreover, the capacity of the banquet room is from 150 – 200 guest. In fact, Nile Crystal cruise Cairo is near to Roda Island Nilometer. Roda Island Nilometer located on the southern tip of Roda Island. It faces Old Cairo. It has the properties of being one of the oldest structures in Cairo having a link to Egypt’s pharaonic past. Roda Island Nilometer built after the Arab conquest. Roda Island Nilometer and other Nilometers used to measure the flood levels of the Nile River. It is a heritage of Egypt’s distant past.

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Such structures doted the course of Egypt’s grand river. These types of devices continued to be useful up until the modern era when the Nile tamed by modern dams. Nile Crystal cruise Cairo is also near to Coptic Museum. Coptic museum in Cairo located inside the ruins of the Roman Babylon Fortress. It is in Old Cairo. Old Cairo is an area full of Coptic sites. The Coptic sites include Hanging church, St. George church and St. Barbara church. Nobody would ever believe that the foundation of the Coptic Museum dates back to the era of the Persians. A lot of items added afterwards by the Roman emperors August and Trajan.

Nile Crystal cruise Cairo is also near to Ben Ezra Synagogue. The Synagogue sometimes referred as the El-Genizah Synagogue. Moreover, it also called the Synagogue of the Palestinians. Ben Ezra Synagogue situated in Old Cairo, Egypt. According to local tradition, it located on the site where baby Moses found.

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Nile Crystal cruise is also near to Amr Ibn Al Aas mosque. In fact, the mosque located north of the Roman Fortress of Babylon. It is actually on the edge of Fustat, the temporary city which founded by Amr. In fact, it was an Islamic learning center long before Al Azhar Mosque. Moreover, it could hold up to 5,000 students. Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque built on an area of 1,500 square cubits, overlooking the Nile. The initial structure was quite simple; with walls bare of any plaster or decorations. But it was without niche (Miharb), minaret or ground cover. It had two doors on the north and two others facing Amr’s house.

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Nile Pharaoh cruise Cairo

Nile Pharaoh cruise Cairo

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Nile Pharaoh cruise Cairo is a great way to spend a Cairo evening. Moreover, it is a unique way to enjoy a sumptuous lunch on the Nile. In fact, Nile Pharaoh cruise Cairo begins in Giza and traverses the Nile to the downtown area. And then back, taking approximately two hours. Moreover, on board you will entertained by a belly dancer and an Egyptian singer, as well as a folkloric show. Western Music also played.

While you enjoy the entertainment, you will served a lovely buffet dinner with a variety of entrees. Furthermore, the decor of the venue done in Pharaonic style and adds much to the jovial mood. In fact, the cruise operates four times a day, the first time at 2:30 for lunch, then again at 4:30. Dinner cruises leave at 8:00, then again at 10:00 pm. Reservations are a must and major credit cards accepted.

Address: 138 Nile Street, Giza, Cairo.
Tel: +202 2688 6669.

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Nile Pharaoh cruise Cairo is near to Nile City Boat. Nile City Boat has five different restaurants and amazing views of the Nile. It located by the 6th of October Bridge on Zamalek in Cairo. It is a great place to visit for lunch or dinner. Chili’s is a well known international brand. It is one of the most frequented places on board. Moreover, it offers Tex Mex meals. It offers indoor and outdoor seating. Both are with good views of the river. Johnny Carino’s is another restaurant on board the moored Nile City Boat. It offers wonderful Italian cuisines. Cuisines include pastas, pizzas, soups, and salads.

Nile Pharaoh cruise Cairo is also near to Giza Zoo. Giza Zoo is one of the most beautiful zoos in the world. It is the most inhabited by the various animal and plant species. Giza Zoo area is about 80 acres. It located near the west bank of the Nile. Its northern tip overlooks Cairo University. Giza Zoo not far from Cairo Downtown and it linked to it by many buses. Giza Zoo is under the supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture in Egypt.

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In fact, Nile Pharaoh cruise Cairo is also near to Al Manial Palace. Al Manial Palace built to commemorate and memorize Islamic Art. It is one of the most important and historic museums. Al Manial Palace represents a crucial period in modern Egyptian history. It also represents portrays in detail the life of the Royal Family. The architectural designs distinguish Al Manial Palace from the other museums in Egypt. Its Modern Islamic art carrying the essence of Moroccan, Persian and Syrian styles.

Nile Pharaoh cruise is also near to Tahrir Square. Tahrir Square means Liberation Square. It called “Ismailia Square”. It located downtown of Cairo in Egypt. Khedive Ismail commissioned the new downtown district’s ‘Paris on the Nile’ design. It was in 19th century. After the Egyptian Revolution of 1919, the square became known as Tahrir Square. The square not renamed until the Egyptian Revolution of 1952. The revolution changed Egypt from a constitutional monarchy into a republic. The square was a focal point for the Egyptian Revolution of 2011.

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Nile City Boat Cairo

Nile City Boat Cairo Egypt

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Nile City Boat Cairo has five different restaurants and amazing views of the Nile. It located by the 6th of October Bridge on Zamalek in Cairo. It is a great place to visit for lunch or dinner. Chili’s is a famous international brand. It indeed is one of the most frequented places on board. Moreover, it offers Tex Mex meals, indoor and outdoor seating. Both are with good views of the river. Johnny Carino’s is another restaurant on board of Nile City Boat Cairo . It offers wonderful Italian cuisines. Cuisines include pastas, pizzas, soups, and salads. Studio Misr is also available on Nile City Boat Cairo board. It offers Mezze and Middle Eastern grills. They offered at reasonable prices while old movies screened. There is also The Fish Market with a lovely terrace and a sun deck cafe. It has great views at sunset.

Nile City Boat Cairo is near to Pharaoh cruise. It is a great way to spend a Cairo evening or enjoy a sumptuous lunch on the Nile. Nile Pharaoh cruise begins in Giza and traverses the Nile to the downtown area. An then back, taking approximately two hours. On board you will entertained by a belly dancer and an Egyptian singer, as well as a folkloric show. Western Music also played. Nile City Boat Cairo is also near to Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The museum is one of the oldest, most famous and largest museums in the world. Egyptian Museum of Antiquities has a long history. It dates back to the 1825. It was when Mohamed Ali Pasha issued a decree to establish a museum for the antiquities. Mohamed Ali Pasha was the ruler of Egypt at the time.

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Nile City Boat Cairo is also near to Tahrir Square. Tahrir Square means Liberation Square. It called “Ismailia Square”. It located downtown of Cairo in Egypt. Khedive Ismail commissioned the new downtown district’s ‘Paris on the Nile’ design. It was in 19th century. After the Egyptian Revolution of 1919, the square became known as Tahrir Square. The square not renamed until the Egyptian Revolution of 1952. The revolution changed Egypt from a constitutional monarchy into a republic. The square was a focal point for the Egyptian Revolution of 2011.

Nile City Boat Cairo is also near to Cairo Felucca. Cairo Felucca ride is one of the most relaxing experiences. You can escape to Cairo Felucca ride after feeling exhausted. You will hear and see the exhilarating nature of the Egyptian capital while you are on Cairo Felucca. While comfortably seated on cushioned benches, take time to observe the Felucca captain maneuvering his sail. A know-how that transmitted since ancient times from father to son. Marvel at the city’s high skyscrapers, bridges and monuments that overlook the Nile River.

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Nile Maxim cruise Cairo

Nile Maxim cruise Cairo

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Nile Maxim cruise Cairo is a cruising restaurant in Cairo. In fact, it offers an exceptional and luxurious model of the cruising restaurants in Cairo. Moreover, it is the only one which serves “A La Carte” International cuisine. Furthermore, Nile Maxim cruise Cairo features live entertainment program. The program adds an unforgettable atmosphere to the whole scenery. It also features extravaganza Band‚ Belly Dancer and the Folkloric Tanoura show “Spin Man”. The capacity of Nile Maxim cruise Cairo Venue can accommodate up to 350 guests. It is with a flexible and adjustable set up. It is according to reservations and nature of event.

In fact, Nile Maxim cruise Cairo makes 3 trips daily. Each is for 2 hours starting with the sunset cruise. Upon special request other cruises offered for Breakfast, lunch, or Super Late Dinner. In fact, Nile Maxim cruise Cairo indeed is the most favorable and first choice of the top VIP clients. It is reputable organization. The cruise ship had the pleasure to host Presidents, Prime Ministers and Ministers. Moreover, the cruise also did for Ambassadors & Political Delegations and EU 2007. Furthermore, Nile Maxim cruise Cairo also hosted African Football Cup delegations. Nile Maxim cruise is near to Gezira Sporting Club. It is the largest multi sport facility in Egypt and founded in 1882.

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In fact, the cruise ship is also near to Tower of Cairo. The tower is 187 meter high and in the form of a latticework tube. It fans out at the top. Moreover, it imitates a lotus plant. Cairo Tower ranks the fourth among the world highest towers. It is nice to be up high in Cairo. Furthermore, Cairo Tower gives one a prospective view of this great city. It is with it’s modern and ancient districts. One of the best views is from the Cairo Tower. It is just north of the Modern Art museum. Cairo Tower provides a panoramic vision of Cairo. Cairo Tower made of granite. It is the same material which often used by the ancient Egyptians. It is about 45 meters higher than the Great Pyramid at Giza.

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El Fishawy Cafe Cairo Egypt Islamic Cairo Alexandria tour

El Fishawy Cafe Cairo Egypt

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El Fishawy Cafe Cairo indeed is the most renowned cafe in the Arab world. It is a monument to the traditional Egyptian social style. El Fishawy Cafe Cairo is popular for relaxing with friends and colleagues. It is the occasional stranger over coffee, tea and tobacco. Some 240 years ago, a man named El Fishawy began serving coffee to his friends. It was in an alley of Cairo’s Khan El Khalili district. This was each evening after prayers. According to his descendants El Fishawy’s gatherings grew larger. It fueled by the talk of the town. El Fishawy added mint tea and anise tea to his informal menu. This is besides shishas (water pipes). “We are different from the other coffeehouses because we work to preserve the old style”. Says Akram El Fishawy. He is one of the El Fishawy Cafe Cairo’s seventh-generation owners.

In fact, El Fishawy Cafe Cairo really represents Egypt’s past. El Fishawy Cafe Cairo’s sits cramped and noisy at the hub of Cairo’s richest area. It is of Islamic architecture and historic institutions. Besides the labyrinthine 14th-century Khan El Khalili market, the popular Al Hussein mosque is nearby. It is where the head of one of the grandsons of the Prophet Muhammad said to be buried. Only a few meters across the road from El Fishawy Cafe Cairo is Al Azahr. It is one of the world’s oldest universities. Partly because of this location, El Fishawy Cafe Cairo became a popular neighborhood watering hole. It also became a rallying point for more than two centuries of Egyptian writers, artists, musicians and students. “Loving greetings I present to my beloved home, El Fishawy” reads one entry in the cafe’s multi-volume guest register.

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The Arabic script is small and clear. “God grant it and its owners long life, fame and happiness. Your loyal son, Naguib Mahfouz. December, 1982”. Akram El Fishawy explains that Mahfouz was the café’s most famous “regular”. In fact, he wrote parts of his Nobel-Prize-winning trilogy in El Fishawy Cafe’s back room. “His boyhood home is just down the road” Other notable patrons have included Ahmad Rami. He is the poet who wrote songs for the legendary singer Umm Kalthum. Even King Farouk, ruler of Egypt in the years before and after World War II. Good wishes also appear in the guest book from the pen of Alex Haley, author of Roots. The television series made from his book was one of the greatest hits in recent memory in Egypt.

“Everything that has happened in Egypt has passed through Fishawy’s” says El Fishawy with pride. El Fishawy Cafe Cairo is a cafe for ordinary people, and each day has its rhythm. In the early morning, cabbies, craftsmen and shopkeepers often drop in for a wake-up pot of tea.  Noon brings the peak hours. It is when camera-toting travelers can often spotted moving in herds among the tables. It is while the cafe’s waiters stride through their midst, like egrets. Afternoon brings a wave of students and groups of worshipers. This is after their prayers at Al Hussein. On weekends, El Fishawy cafe seems filled with Egyptians from towns and cities outside Cairo. At such a time, someone might begin to recite a poem, half-heard amid the nocturnal buzz and bustle.

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There are changes which affected both the cafe and the country over the years. But in fact, El Fishawy Cafe Cairo remains a social monument. Traditional menu, battered mirror frames and the waiters shouting their orders. It is across the alley to the kitchen let Fishawy cafe endears itself to all who enter. In fact, the tea is the most popular drink at Fishawy’s and in much of the Arab world. It comes in a battered two-cup enamel teapot with a bowl of sugar. Moreover, it comes with sprigs of fresh mint and a small glass. Coffee served in the traditional Arab kanakah. It is a fluted, long-handled copper pot with sugar on the side. Other national favorites include Karkaday, a tart, and deep-red hibiscus. They include also anise infusion, fresh lemonade and Sahlab. They also include a hot thick drink like thinned Cream of Wheat.

To the habitues, long-handled shishas, the traditional Arab water pipes, are as indispensable as tea. On a typical night, the cafe’s tiny kitchen turns out as many as 400 clay pipe-bowls. It packed with aromatic tobacco mixtures. It made sticky with either traditional molasses or a lighter apple flavoring. Women as well as men smoke, drawing it through a flexible tube and a cylindrical wooden handle. Most of the tiny, round tables, their marble tops cracked. Furthermore, they held together by their aluminum rims, have seen as many years as Fishawy’s itself. El Fishawy Cafe Cairo has large oil paintings. They varnish darkened to deepest brown. It also features enormous mirrors, heavy in gilded arabesque frames and some inlaid with mother-of-pearl.

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The walls, covered with a dimmed yellow paint. This makes El Fishawy Cafe Cairo as old as Khan El Khalili itself. El Fishawy Cafe Cairo’s inner sanctum is the “closed treasure room” once Naguib Mahfouz’s favorite writing spot. It now used for private parties. In El Fishawy Cafe Cairo stands a full-length Spanish mirror with lotus blossoms. It carved into its ponderous dark frame. It reflects light from an over sized chandelier. “We can’t redecorate” says Akram El Fishawy. “When we tried to repaint the walls, the customers complained. They said, ‘We like it better when they are dirty!” That genuineness, El Fishawy says, is not likely to change. His ancestor started the cafe for social reasons and for his friends. He points out that Fishawy’s today “is not an investment project”. It is something to preserve.

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Cairo Opera House

Cairo Opera House Egypt

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Cairo Opera House is a part of Cairo’s National Cultural Center. Moreover, it is the main performing arts venue in the Egyptian capital. Cairo Opera House is the home to most of Egypt‘s finest musical groups. It located on the southern part of Gezira Island in the Nile River. It is in the Zamalek district west of and near downtown Cairo. In fact, Cairo Opera House inaugurated on October 10, 1988. The funds for the complex were a gift from the nation of Japan to Egypt. It was as a result of President Hosni Mubarak’s visit to Japan in April 1983. In fact, the construction of Cairo Opera House began in May 1985.

In fact, the work lasted for three years. President Mubarak and Prince Tomohito of Mikasa inaugurated Cairo Opera House. It was in October 1988. Prince Tomohito of Mikasa was the younger brother of the Japanese Emperor. Moreover, it was the first time for Japan to stage a Kabuki show in Africa or the Arab World. It is a traditional popular drama with singing and dancing. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra chose Cairo Opera House as a venue for their first performance. In fact, it was their first performance in the Middle East and Africa in January 2007.

Khedivial Opera House:

In 1869, Khedive Ismail gave instructions to build an opera house. It was to celebrate the opening of the Suez Canal. In fact, it called Khedivial (Royal) Opera House. It meant as a lasting and outstanding symbol of the arts of drama and music. Furthermore, the opera house designed by Italian architects Avoscani and Rossi. It completed in six months, in the center of Cairo near the Azbakeya district. The Khedive commissioned a performance which would reflect the ancient Egyptian history. French archaeologist Auguste Mariette Bey, in the Khedive’s service, wrote a plot. It served the respected Italian librettist Antonio Ghislanzoni as a basis for his libretto. Giuseppe Verdi appointed to compose the music. The result was the famous opera Aida. It is with its heroic quality, powerful dramatic scenes and its passionate music.

The sets and costumes for the premiere of Aida could not transported from Paris in time. In fact, it was because of delays caused by the Franco Prussian war. Moreover, in 1869 the Opera House opened instead with Verdi’s Rigoletto. It was indeed one of Verdi’s earlier masterpieces. Aida would receive its world premiere in Cairo in 1871. Moreover, Aida not commissioned for the inauguration of the Suez Canal. It is contrary to general belief. Khedivial Opera was the first one in Africa to perform world famous operas. Furthermore, it was also the first one to perform symphonic masterpieces. In fact, in October 28, 1971, Khedivial Opera House completely destroyed by a fire. It was in the early morning.

Cairo Opera house Performance spaces:

Main Hall: Seats 1,300 people in its four levels. It also include orchestra seating, three tiers and a presidential box. It used for operas and orchestra and ballet performances.

Small Hall: Seats up to 500 people on a single floor; used for chamber music and recitals. Can double as a large reception hall for important events.

Open-air Theater: Designed square shaped stage used for outdoor performances, seats 600 people.

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Cairo Jazz Club Egypt

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Cairo Jazz Club indeed is the right place to Jazz it up. the club features live performance and delicious drinks. It is one of the best places to go for a lovely night out in Cairo. In fact, it has one of those smoky atmospheres. It seems to go hand in hand with Jazz. There are electronic nights and some beautiful Oriental Jazz sets. The venue is open from 5 PM till 3 AM. Furthermore, it has happy hour from 7 to 9, where drinks are two for one. It’s best to reserve if you plan a visit as many locals and expats frequent the club. Anyone under 25 will not admitted. Cairo Jazz Club LLC established in 2001 by 3 young entrepreneurs. They recognized the city’s need for a venue and offered quality upscale services within a homely atmosphere.

When Cairo Jazz Club opened its swinging doors, it filled many gaps in the otherwise. They buzz nightlife scene of Cairo Egypt. Moreover, they do as a mainstream alternative hot spot for a mature clientele. In fact, the prize possession of Cairo Jazz Club indeed is  its stage. It started ground for many great local performers over the past 10 years. Furthermore, the performances were from Fathy Salama, Weist El Balad to Screwdriver. Local and International musicians acclaimed artists have introduced to Cairo Jazz Club stage. It was on many occasions. The Jazz Club also had the opportunity of supporting many bands. Moreover, it became well recognized local and international acts. “What we serve is good moods” is simple philosophy of the Jazz Club.

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Cairo Jazz Club indeed is the right place for pleasure in great food. It is amazing tranquil interior setting and classy multicultural crowds. Moreover, it has stood the test of time as Cairo’s ultimate live music hub. The vibe achieved in the venue is a lively engaging one. It is where people can enjoy live music, delicious food and bar selections. Furthermore, it expose new talents and present them with the space and opportunity to grow. Cairo Jazz Club hosts a different event every day, covering various genres. It is besides to the occasional themed nights. The club cuisine selection described as “traditional with a twist”. It includes soups, platters and mouth watering tapas. Pizzas also included.

Moreover, the bar menu follows a similar track. It features international standards and funky variations. Furthermore, it is full of juicy cocktails and creative shooters. In fact, Cairo Jazz Club is near to Le Pacha 1901. It is the right place to go if you are looking for extravagant Nile side dining. Le Pacha 1901 features 9 restaurants offering scrumptious meals from around the globe. Le Pacha 1901 also has several function rooms where you can hold events.

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Cairo Jazz Club is also near to Nile City Boat. The boat has five different restaurants and amazing views of the Nile. It is a great place to visit for lunch or dinner. Moreover, it is one of the most frequented places on board. It offers Tex Mex meals, indoor and outdoor seating. Both are with good views of the river. It offers wonderful Italian cuisines. Cuisines include pastas, pizzas, soups, and salads.

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