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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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Khan El Khalili Cairo Egypt

Khan El Khalili Cairo Egypt

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Khan El Khalili Cairo Egypt, once known as the Turkish bazaar during the Ottoman period. In fact, it now usually just called the ‘Khan’. The names of it and the Muski market often used to mean either. Moreover, Khan El Khalili Cairo Egypt market built in 1382 by the Emir Djaharks El Khalili. It was in the heart of the Fatimid City. El Khalili Khan Cairo Egypt and Al Muski market to the west comprise one of Cairo’s most important shopping areas. They represent the market tradition which established Cairo as a major center of trade. At the Khan, one will still find foreign merchants. Moreover, the market involved in the spice monopoly controlled by the Mamluks. This encouraged the Europeans to search for new routes to the East. It led Columbus to discover the Americas.

Khan El Khalili Cairo Egypt was also a center for subversive groups to raids. It was before the Sultan El Ghouri rebuilt much of the area in the early 16th century. Moreover, it was trade which caused Cairo’s early wealth. It was even from the time of the Babylon fort which was often a settlement of traders. El Khalili Khan Cairo Egypt situated at one corner of a triangle of markets. These markets go south to Bab Zuweila and west to Azbakiyyah. Khan El Khalili Cairo bordered on the south by Al-Azhar Street and on the west by the Muski Market. In fact, Al Muski is one of the old original gates guards the entrance to the original courtyard. Moreover, it lies midway down Sikket al-Badistan (street).

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On a narrow street leading off Al Badistand, one will find El Fishawy cafe. It was once a meeting place for local artists. It frequented by the Nobel Award winning Naguib Mahfouz. He is one of Egypt’s most well known authors. There are any number of canvas which cover the streets such as the one pictured to the right. Egyptian buyers generally shop in the area north of Al-Badistan and to the west. It is where prices may be lower. Better deals for gold and silver found west of Kahn El Khalili. It is along the “street of the gold sellers”. It is also further on one will find the Brass and Coppersmith Markets. Khan El Khalili Cairo Egypt is a tourist trap. All manner of souvenirs may purchased there. It goes from statues to ‘personalized’ cartouches to papyrus art.

In fact, Khan El Khalili Cairo Egypt is the best place to buy souvenirs. This because Khan El Khalil Cairo Egypt is the best and cheapest place. One discovers that the Egyptians are here as well. They buying their fabrics and clothes, pots, and other ordinary household needs. Step into this world by heading west Muski street from Midan Hussein. Many of the shops for specific goods clustered along specific streets. They are also in specific areas. For example, there is the Coppersmith’s street. This is less true then most guide books would have one believe. Many shops, particularly those catering specifically to tourists have a variety of different products. The Medieval atmospheres of this market and the labyrinth layout of the streets gives a lot of pleasure.

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Cafes, restaurants, shops, large number of vendors and buyers constitute a dynamic panorama of the place. In Khan El Khalili Cairo Egypt you can drinking Hibiscus, Karakare or Helba. There are many of the various typical Egyptian beverages is a pleasant experience. For smokers, there is the Shisha, or water pipe which they can try. One can take the opportunity to safely enjoy the walk through the narrow streets of Khan El-Khalili. We strongly recommend visiting this vivid bazaar. Keep in mind that in open traditional markets, the prices not fixed. Remember to bargain (haggle) to get the best price. Khan El Khalili market is place where art and commerce come together. It gives a unique, remarkable and harmonious experience.

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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

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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Cairo City Stars Center Egypt

Cairo City Stars Center Egypt

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Cairo City Stars center Egypt indeed is the largest in Africa and Middle East. The center located just ten minutes from International Cairo Airport. In fact, Cairo City Stars center Egypt features huge shopping mall, Cinema, hotels, restaurants and amusements facilities. Moreover, Cairo City Stars center Egypt features over 643 stores to choose from and two indoor theme parks. It also features twenty one screen state of the art cinema. Cairo City Stars center features a modern indoor Khan El Khalili and three hotels. Furthermore, it also has a giant exhibition space. It makes the Stars Center in Cairo’s a complex best equipped mall in the region. Hours on end can spent perusing the world renowned brands. There are also local boutiques and retail outlets.

If you look for some peaceful shopping you can drop the kids off at Magic Galaxy. It is where they can ride the roller coaster and drive the bumper cars. They also can play with a selection of over 90 video games as you spend your time shopping. Moreover, Cairo City Stars center Egypt includes Intercontinental City Stars Spa. After a tempestuous day in the Cairo, experience the relaxation of a bubbly Spa bath. Let yourself go in the soothing fragrances of natural oils. They will envelop you in an eastern like ambiance. The majestic hotel is a 3,000 square meters temple. It devoted to sport, relaxation and health. The hotel facilities include, among others, a fitness room, a sauna, a Jacuzzi and a Hydro pool.

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Twelve treatment rooms are available for guests wishing to experience massages. They are amazing types of massages on offer as well as a wide range of beauty treatments including LPG. Cairo City Stars center Egypt is near to Katameya Heights Golf Resort. It set a new trend in Egypt real estate market. In fact, it located where once there was nothing but a desert. Moreover, it was pioneering vision to turn the desert sand into lush green rolling hills. The resort became the first commercial venture to combine golf and real estate in Egypt. The number of golfers and golf resorts increased since Katameya Heights Golf Resort set the trend in Egypt. The golf Golf Resort features designed golf course, a marvelous clubhouse and luxurious villas.

Katameya Heights Golf Resort area is 1.5 million square meters. It became the first commercial venture combining golf and real estate in Egypt. Visitors encouraged to play from Sunday to Thursday. Cairo City Stars center Egypt is near to Mirage City Golf course. It is less than 15 minutes away from Cairo International Airport. In fact, it is next to JW Marriott Cairo hotel. The hotel is in the heart of the prestigious Heliopolis district. Moreover, Mirage City Golf course is for all level golfers. It gives the opportunity to experience a challenging and rewarding Golf game.

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Cairo City Stars center Egypt is also near to Katameya dunes Sand surfing site. It is one of the most popular sport in Egypt. It practiced by tourists and Egyptians as well. Take a day trip from Cairo to the Dunes Sand Surfing site and have a pleasure with sand surfing. It located 80 kilometer southwest of Cairo. The sand over there is nice and soft. you can reach good speeds. We have equipment for rent. We also will handle the whole day trip.

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