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Modern Cairo Egypt

Modern Cairo Egypt

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Modern Cairo Egypt represented by Al Manial Palace. In fact, it built to commemorate and memorize Islamic Art. It indeed is one of the most important and historic museums. Moreover, 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.

Modern Cairo Egypt also represented by Cairo City Stars center. In fact, it is the largest in Africa and Middle East. It located just ten minutes from International Cairo Airport. Moreover, Cairo City Stars center features huge shopping mall, Cinema, hotels, restaurants and amusements facilities. Cairo City Stars center features over 643 stores to choose from and two indoor theme parks. It also features twenty one screen state of the art cinema.

Modern Cairo Egypt also represented by Cairo Opera House. In fact, it is a part of Cairo’s National Cultural Center. Furthermore, 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.

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Modern Cairo Egypt also represented by Cairo Tower. It is 187 meter high and in the form of a latticework tube. Moreover, it fans out at the top. It imitates a lotus plant. Cairo Tower ranks the fourth among the world highest towers.It is nice to be up high in Cairo. Cairo Tower gives one a prospective view of this great city. It is with it’s modern and ancient districts.

Modern Cairo Egypt also represented by Gawhara Palace. The name means Jewel Palace. The palace located in the Southern Section of Cairo Citadel. The entrance of Gawhara Palace is in front of Mohammad Ali mosque. Gawhara Palace became a museum nowadays. It is although it doesn’t have many displays. Gawhara Palace features wonderful architectural elements, rich decorations and the amazing furniture. They used by Mohamed Ali and his Royal Family.

Modern Cairo Egypt also represented by Genena Mall. The mall features about 300 international and local brands. Moreover, they include department, fashion, lifestyle, sports, electronics and home furnishing stores. It also has kids & Family entertainment area. It offers a 6 screen multiplex cinema and Skating rink. Genena Mall Cairo food court offers amazing variety of food. It also offers special coffee shops and restaurants. The Shopping center has car care and parking.

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Modern Cairo Egypt also represented by Tahrir Square. It means Liberation 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 was 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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Al Gawhara Palace Cairo Egypt
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Al Tahrir Square Cairo Egypt
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Cairo City Stars Center Egypt
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Gayer Anderson Museum Cairo Egypt
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Cairo Fun Leisure

Cairo Fun Leisure Egypt

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Cairo Fun Leisure represented by Al Azhar Park. The park indeed is one of the popular attractions for most of tourists to Egypt. This hilly site surrounded by the most significant historic districts of Islamic Cairo. In fact, the park is one of the primary destinations for many visitors to Cairo. Al Azhar Park located in the city Cairo Fun Leisureheart and provides many advantages. The advantages include a wonderful view of the surrounding area. Moreover, the Park created on 30 hectare (74 acre) of land. The land gifted by Aga Khan. He donated the park to citizens in Cairo in 1984. The cost of Al Azhar Park Cairo was about 30 million USD. Al Azhar Park functions as a green lung because of its enormous potential. Furthermore, it located at the center of a historic location. It was clear that Cairo needed more green space.

Cairo Fun Leisure also represented by Amarante Golf City. The Golf City designed by the French architect Yves Bureau. The beautiful fairways and greens of the the Golf City in Cairo indeed are the best. In fact, a golfer can dream of a mere 10 minutes drive from Heliopolis. Furthermore, it features 18 hole Golf course. It peppered with challenging hazards, including bunkers and lakes and fountains. Tourists and occasional players welcomed to play at the Golf City. It, located in the eastern suburbs of Cairo, in the Al Obour district. Moreover, the Golf City resort includes clubhouse and equipped health club. It also includes a hotel. Furthermore, the hotel features 204 rooms and suites. Business friendly facility equipped for corporate events and international conferences.

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Cairo Fun LeisureCairo Fun Leisure also represented by Aqua Park. In fact, the Aqua Park is a water park in the desert. What could be more refreshing?. Why not spend your day surfing or bouncing about in the Big Surf wave pool?. How about riding several stories down a water fall, or slipping down the Kamikaze water slide? Sound like fun !. In fact, there is a lot more which offered in the Aqua Park in Cairo for your amusement. Moreover, the entrance is also quite affordable. Make sure you ask about the special family offers. You can alternate between tanning on the beach chairs and going wild in the video arcade. It is in case you don’t want to get wet.

Cairo Fun Leisure also represented by City Stars Center. The City Stars center 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 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.

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Cairo Fun LeisureCairo Fun Leisure also represented by Jazz club. The 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 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.

Cairo Fun Leisure also represented by Opera House. 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.

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Cairo Fun LeisureCairo Fun Leisure also represented by its Tower. The Cairo Tower is 187 meter high and in the form of a latticework tube. It fans out at the top. Moreover, the tower imitates a lotus plant. In fact, Cairo Tower ranks the fourth among the world highest towers. It is really nice to be up high in Cairo. The 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 indeed from the Cairo Tower. Furthermore, it located on Gezira Island. It is just north of the Modern Art museum. The tower provides a panoramic vision of Cairo. Cairo Tower made of granite. It is the same material which often used by the ancient Egyptians. Moreover, it is about 45 meters higher than the Great Pyramid at Giza.

Cairo Fun Leisure also represented by Dream Park . The Dream park is the leading amusement Park in Egypt and the Middle East. The Park established in 1999 and designed by The Famous Canadian Architecture Company. In fact, it is same company who designed Universal Studios and Mall of America. Moreover, The park is a member of IAAPA. It is the International Association of Amusement Parks and attractions. Dream park in Cairo built over 150 acres. It located within the giant Dreamland residential compound. Furthermore, The park is at 6th of October City in Cairo, Egypt. In fact, The park divided into three distinct zones. They fulfilling the entertainment needs of all Family members.

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Cairo Fun LeisureCairo Fun Leisure also represented by Dreamland Golf Course. The Dreamland golf course in Cairo located only few minutes from the Great Pyramids of Giza. In fact, the site designed by the famous Golf architect Karl Litten. Dreamland golf course indeed is one of the longest in Egypt. Moreover, it has a special pharaonic touch. The actual Giza pyramids are visible from some holes. The holes themselves have called names like Ramses the First! Challenges include mounding, lakes, trees and sand areas. Furthermore, Dreamland golf course features Indiana Jones inspired clubhouse. It is an attraction itself. It houses waterfalls, rocks, bridges and a wooden terrace on stilts. The resort also houses a state-of-the-art Spa & Wellness Center. It is on site at the Hilton Pyramids Hotel. It is where one can enjoy reinvigorating treatments.

Cairo Fun Leisure also represented by El Fishawy Cafe. The Cafe indeed is the most renowned cafe in the Arab world. It is a monument to the traditional Egyptian social style. The 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.

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Cairo Fun LeisureCairo Fun Leisure also represented by Genena Mall. The Mall in Cairo indeed is one of popular and attractive shopping center in Egypt capital. In fact, The Mall offers a unique Shopping experience that you will never forget. The mall located in the heart of Cairo at Nasr City district. Moreover, it features GLA about 22,000 square meters. The shopping center offers a full range of shopping, leisure and entertainment. Furthermore, The mall features about 300 international and local brands. They including department, fashion, lifestyle, sports, electronics and home furnishing stores. It also has kids & Family entertainment area. The mall offers a 6 screen multiplex cinema and Skating rink.

Cairo Fun Leisure also represented by Giza Camel Ride. Giza camel ride is a must-do for every first-time Egypt traveler. In fact, many people who visit Giza Plateau choose to go on a camel ride around the Pyramids. Yet a better idea is to explore the desert behind the Pyramids on the back of camel or horse. Moreover, you can do Giza camel ride tour before sunset to enjoy a magnificent view of the Pyramids. You will also enjoy the mystical and melodious Call to Prayer rising from hundreds of Mosques at the same time. It is also amazing to do Giza camel ride tour before sunrise. It takes about 2 hours around Pyramids are and the Great Sphinx. This area called Giza Plateau.

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Cairo Fun LeisureCairo Fun Leisure also represented by Giza Zoo. The Zoo indeed is one of the most beautiful zoos in the world. In fact, it is the most inhabited by the various animal and plant species. Moreover, Giza Zoo in Cairo area is about 80 acres. The zoo located near the west bank of the Nile. Its northern tip overlooks Cairo University. The Zoo not far from Cairo Downtown and it linked to it by many buses. In fact, Giza Zoo Cairo is under the supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture in Egypt. Khedive Ismail was the ruler of Egypt from 1863-1879. He supposed to open Giza Zoo on the occasion of the inauguration of Suez Canal. It was in 1869. He could not do so because the lack of time. On March 1891, the zoo opened for the public.

Cairo Fun Leisure also represented by Katameya Dunes Golf course. The Golf course located in New Cairo. In fact, it is just 15 minutes from Cairo International Airport. It indeed is new luxurious golf course. The Golf course boasts 27 hole Golf Course. Moreover, it designed by Sir Nick Faldo. He is a former world’s number one Golfer. In fact, he currently, a renowned Golf analyst on CBS and Golf Channel. The 27 holes have configured into two Championship Golf Courses. They called “The Lakes” and “The Palms”. Furthermore, they are 7400 and 7300 yards long. An opening of 113 rooms and 18 suites hotel and Spa took place in the early 2012. The suites include one presidential suite.

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Cairo Fun LeisureCairo Fun Leisure also represented by Khan El Khalili. The Khan, 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, the Khan market built in 1382 by the Emir Djaharks El Khalili. It was in the heart of the Fatimid City. El Khalili Khan 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.

Cairo Fun Leisure also represented by Le Pacha 1901 Boat. The boat is the right place to go if you are looking for extravagant Nile side dining. In fact, The boat features 9 restaurants offering scrumptious meals from around the globe. Moreover, The boat also has several function rooms where you can hold events. It located in Cairo. The boat 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.

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Cairo Fun LeisureCairo Fun Leisure also represented by Nile City Boat. The Nile City Boat in 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. 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.

Cairo Fun Leisure also represented by Nile Maxim cruise. The Nile Maxim cruise 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 serving “A La Carte” International cuisine. Furthermore, Nile Maxim cruise 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 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, the cruise 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.

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Cairo Fun Leisure also represented by Nile Pharaoh cruise. The Nile Pharaoh cruise 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, the Nile cruise 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.

Cairo Fun LeisureCairo Fun Leisure also represented by Pharaonic Village. The Pharaonic Village is a living museum of Ancient Egyptian life. It located on Nile river in Cairo, Egypt. In fact, it takes you back about three thousand years. Just a few miles from Cairo center is a time machine waiting to take you on a fantastic journey. The journey is to the days of the Pharaohs. The time brought to life by an incredible group of actors and actresses. In fact, it features faithful and exact reproductions of buildings, clothing and lifestyles. Dr. Hassan Ragab is the founder of the Village. He and his son worked for over twenty years on it. It was to create the most precise living recreation of the golden days of Pharaonic Egypt. In fact, the Village invites you to join him on this fascinating journey to the past.

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Cairo Fun Leisure also represented by Sound & Light Show at Sphinx Plateau. The 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, the 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.

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Al Azhar Park Cairo Egypt
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Amarante Golf City Cairo Egypt
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Aqua Park Cairo Egypt
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Cairo City Stars Center Egypt
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Cairo Opera House Egypt
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Dream Park Cairo Egypt
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Dreamland Golf Course Cairo Egypt
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El Fishawy Cafe Cairo Egypt
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Genena Mall Cairo Egypt
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Gezira Sporting Club Cairo Egypt
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Katameya Dunes Golf course Egypt
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Katameya Heights Golf Resort Egypt
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Khan El Khalili Cairo Egypt
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Le Pacha 1901 Cairo Egypt
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Mirage City Golf course Cairo Egypt
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Nile City Boat Cairo Egypt
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Nile Crystal cruise Cairo
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Nile Maxim cruise Cairo
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Nile Pharaoh cruise Cairo
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Orange Lakes Golf Club
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Peking Restaurant Cairo
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Pharaonic Village Cairo
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Cairo Nature Exploration

Cairo Nature Exploration Egypt

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Cairo Nature Exploration represented by El Hassana Dome National Park. In fact, it indeed is a unique geological formation in Giza, Egypt. Moreover, it created 100 million years ago. It designated a natural protectorate in 1989. Furthermore, it was by Prime Ministerial Decree 946/1989. It currently threatened by encroaching urbanization and construction works. El Hassana Dome National Park located in the area of Abu Rawash which is 8 Kilometer from Giza Pyramids. It features geological importance and richness in fossils. It first discovered in the mid nineteenth century.

Cairo Nature Exploration also represented by Giza Zoo. The zoo indeed is one of the most beautiful zoos in the world. Moreover, it is the most inhabited by the various animal and plant species. In fact, Giza Zoo area is about 80 acres. Furthermore, it located near the west bank of the Nile. Its northern tip overlooks Cairo University. In fact, 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. Khedive Ismail was the ruler of Egypt from 1863-1879. He supposed to open Giza Zoo on the occasion of the inauguration of Suez Canal. It was in 1869. He could not do so because the lack of time. On March 1891, Giza Zoo opened for the public. It distinguished for its rare imported plants and walks.

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Giza Zoo also distinguished for its streams, lakes and bridges. Moreover, it also does for hilly habitats for the various animals that it houses. These hilly areas planted with cactus trees and the rare cactus fruit. Egypt’s moderate climate helped to preserve the lives of animals from different regions. There is no need to use air conditioning for cooling or warming. Giza Zoo considered a huge exhibition of African wild life. It is a habitat for many species of animals and birds which are now extinct in Egypt. They restored to their original environments from which they were extinct. Among these are mountain goats, rams, Egyptian gazelles and heron.

Cairo Nature Exploration also represented by Maadi Petrified forest. The forest is 30 kilometer away from Cairo. In fact, it situated outside Maadi district in Cairo, Egypt. It declared as a protectorate in 1989. Maadi Petrified forest is about 35 million years old at least. Moreover, it is an ideal example of the physical history of the planet. Maadi Petrified forest area is about six square kilometers. It covered with the remains of trees from the early era. They brought here due to the floods on the red Sea hills. This period called Oligocene. It is where the temperature of earth saw a large amount of drop and floods occurred. Furthermore, the drop in temperature led to the creation of an atmosphere. This atmosphere supported the coming of many new species like elephants and horses.

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In fact, Maadi Petrified forest located 18 kilometer from Maadi city in Cairo. It is on the North Katameya Ain Sukhna road. It features a large variety of stones, sands, petrified trees and trunks. Maadi Petrified forest can help in knowing about the geological period of earth. It is a small geological protectorate in comparison to others in Egypt. It also classified as a natural heritage site. Cairo Nature Exploration also represented by Wadi Degla. The valley is one of the important valleys which extend from east to west. It located in Maadi area in Cairo, Egypt. Wadi Degla or Degla Valley length is 30 km. It passes through the limestone rocks that remained in the marine environment. It was during the Eocene Epoch in the eastern desert ( 60 million years ). Thus, it is rich with fossils.

The height of these rocks alongside the valley is around 50 m. A group of valleys flew into Wadi Degla. The valley has a group of mammals animals like dear, ta-ital and mountain rabbits. It also has red fox, feather tailed rat, oviparous, barbed rat, little tailed bat and others. When you visit the Wadi Degla, you will see the construction debris and huge cement blocks. They dumped at the entrance to the Wadi. A couple of hundred meters there is what was once the mouth of the river. Beyond it, flies buzzed about heaps of what appeared to be cattle and poultry offal. Soon, swarms of flies and mosquitoes would have invaded the area. Two kilometers into the Wadi, its rugged natural beauty had become clear.

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El Hassana Dome National Park Egypt
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Cairo Spa Wellness

Cairo Spa Wellness Egypt

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Cairo Spa Wellness represented by Hilton Pyramids spa. In fact, the spa located at Hilton Pyramids Golf Resort. It is at 6 of October city. Moreover, it is minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Cairo city. Furthermore, the spa spa is 1800 square meters center. It indeed is the ideal sanctuary for relaxation and well-being. It is an oasis of exceptional personal service and amenities!. Indulge in a hydro-thermal pool bath to release your neck and back tensions. It is before trying one of the various massages on offer. These performed by trained professionals. Moreover, the spa facilities include all-year-around Heated Indoors Swimming Pool. It also features Heated Hydro-massage Pool, Sauna and Steam.

Cairo Spa Wellness also represented by Intercontinental City stars Spa. In fact, the spa located in Intercontinental City stars hotel in Cairo. Moreover, it is just 15 minutes from Cairo International Airport. Experience the Relaxation of a bubbly Spa bath at Intercontinental City stars. Let yourself go in the soothing fragrances of natural oils. It envelope you in an eastern like ambiance. Moreover, the majestic hotel is a 3000 square meters. M temple devoted to sport, relaxation and health. Furthermore, the hotel facilities include, among others, a fitness room, a sauna, a Jacuzzi and a Hydro pool. Twelve treatment rooms are available for guests. Moreover, the spa features one of the amazing types of massages on offer. It also features a wide range of beauty treatments including LPG.

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Cairo Spa Wellness also represented by JW Marriott Mandara Spa. In fact, the spa became indeed a destination in itself. It continues to add new dimensions of luxury to JW Marriott Cairo hotel. In fact, the spa name comes from an ancient Sanskrit legend. It is about the god’s quest for the elixir of immortality and eternal youth. In this legend, Mandara Giri represents a sacred mountain. It is from which flows the water of life, a magical elixir with the power to keep you forever young. This ancient legend has embraced by Mandara Spa. It today reflected in unique and exotic spa treatments. It replicates the spirit, soul and cultural traditions of those ancient times.

With a focus on pampering and restoration, JW Marriott Mandara Spa is a peaceful oasis. It resting in the heart of the picturesque resort. Moreover, it covers an impressive 2,500 square meters. It located next to the resort’s Full Service Beauty Salon. The spa features 3 double suites, 2 double rooms and 4 single rooms. It also features 1 Facial Treatment Room and 2 dedicated Thai Massage rooms. All are with changing facilities. Guests may repose and take in sweeping views of the resorts’ stunning swimming pool. It is as a calming pre post treatment interlude.

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Cairo Houses Citadels Egypt

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Cairo Houses Citadels EgyptCairo Houses Citadels represented by Al Harrawi House which built in 1731 by Ahmed Ben Youssef El Serafi. In fact, the indeed is one of the fine examples of the Islamic houses representing the Ottoman era. The house named after its last owner, Abdel Rahman Al Harrawi. He was a doctor Qasr El Ayini Medical School. Moreover, the house located in the heart of a well known quarter in Cairo behind Al Azhar Mosque. Furthermore, the house situated between two narrow Haraa (Alley). They are Haret Al Madrassa and Zuqaq Al Ayini. In fact, several other Islamic houses and monuments found in the Darb El Ahmar surroundings. Furthermore, the house has a common wall with Sitt Wasila house. It is next to the Zeinab Khatoun house and to the Ghannamiah Hall.

Cairo Houses Citadels also represented by Beshtak Palace. In fact, it constructed by Prince Beshtak Al Nasiri in 1334. The palace is a structure and Islamic museum in Cairo. It signifies Arabic architecture in the historic period of time in Egypt. Moreover, it has uncommon windows covered with Mashrabiya. The 2nd floor chambers have sharp arches. They also feature stained-glass home windows. The Palace is almost complete in its actual shape. Furthermore, it has two stories, hall, a compact courtyard and built-in stables. The palace has indeed a wonderful entrance opening onto a side avenue. The long facade acceded with lots of windows. In fact, it opens on the hubbub lane in ancient Cairo. In fact, the palace permitted to re-open in some month’s time. Yet it’s practical to view the courtyard and also the outer facade through the main road.

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Cairo Houses Citadels EgyptCairo Houses Citadels also represented by the Citadel of Saladdin. indeed is one of Cairo’s most popular tourist attractions. It located on a spur of limestone that detached from its parent Moqattam Hills by quarrying. Moreover, Cairo Citadel is one of the world’s greatest monuments to medieval warfare. In fact, it is a visible landmark on Cairo’s eastern skyline. When viewed from the back side, Cairo Citadel reveals a medieval character. The area where Cairo Citadel located now began it’s life as the “Dome of the Wind”. It is a pavilion which created in 810. This area well known for its cool breeze. In fact, the early governors didn’t realize its strategic importance. However, they used the pavilion for its view of Cairo.

During 1176 and 1183 Salah El Din fortified the area to protect Cairo from Crusaders attacks. Since then, it never been without a military garrison. In fact, it served as both a fortress and a royal city. Legend has it that Salah El Din chose the site for its healthy air. The story goes that he hung pieces of meat up all around Cairo. Everywhere in Cairo the meat spoiled within a day. At Cairo Citadel area, it remained fresh for several days. This location provides a strategic advantage to dominate Cairo and to defend outside attackers. Salah El Din came from Syria. It is where each town had some sort of fortress to act as a stronghold for the local ruler. It was natural that he would carry this custom to Egypt.

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Cairo Houses Citadels also represented by El Seheimy house which built in 1648. The house purchased in 1796 by Sheikh Ahmed Al Suhaimi. He extended it by integrating several of the adjacent houses. Nowadays the house is the best example of a rich private house. It is especially after its restoration process. The house demonstrates a lot of arts Cairo Houses Citadels Egyptin this period. The period and how people used to live in the Ottoman period. The house is the first building on the left hand side of Darb El Asafar. In fact, Darb El Asafar is a narrow corridor in Fatimid, Cairo. From the outside, the building seems to be in a good state. The house restored in 1997. It was under the auspices of the Arab Fund for Economic Development.

Cairo Houses Citadels also represented by Zeinab Khatoun house. The house is one of the most remarkable houses which left nowadays. It occupies a distinguished location at the back of Al Azhar mosque in Azhary alley. The house named after its last owner. Two other important houses are near to the house. They are El Harrawi house and Sitt Wasila house. Most of Islamic houses had the same architectural design. They composed usually of a central open courtyard around. The rest of the house chambers distributed. This is including the main spaces such as the “Salamlik” and Haramlek. Salamlek is men quarter and Haramlek is women quarter. The house features simple stone facade with small windows. It is missing the presence of the luxurious wooden Mashrabeyya windows.

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Ancient Cairo Egypt

Ancient Cairo Egypt

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Ancient Cairo Egypt represented by Abusir Pyramids. The Pyramids located on the western bank of the Nile. The pyramids are 25 kilometer southwest of Cairo, Egypt. In fact, the pyramids consisted of fourteen pyramids from the 5th Dynasty. Moreover, Abusir called the site of the forgotten kings of the 5th Dynasty. These kings do not have the fame of their predecessors from the 4th Dynasty. The Pyramids site closed for many years to visitors. But, it is now open to the public. A northern extension made to the Sakkara necropolis. It was sometime during the Fifth Dynasty. The extension in the area called Abusir. By this time, tombs on the grandiose scale of the Fourth Dynasty were nonexistent. It was due to the decentralization of power from the pharaoh and the increase in the power of the nobility.

Ancient Cairo EgyptAncient Cairo Egypt also represented by Babylon Fortress was an ancient fortress city or castle in the Delta of Egypt. It located at Babylon in the area today known as Old Cairo. In fact, Babylon Fortress Cairo situated in the Heliopolite Nome. It was upon the right bank of the Nile at latitude 30°N. Moreover, it was near the commencement of the Pharaonic Canal. Pharaonic Canal also called Ptolemy’s Canal and Trajan’s Canal. It was from the Nile to the Red Sea. Babylon Fortress Cairo was at the boundary between Lower and Middle Egypt. Furthermore, it was where the river craft paid tolls when ascending or descending the Nile. Diodorus ascribes the erection of the first fort to rebel Assyrian captives. In fact, it was in the reign of Sesostris.

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Ancient Cairo Egypt also represented by the Bent Pyramid in Dahshur. The pyramid is an ancient Egyptian pyramid which located at the royal necropolis of Dahshur. In fact, it is 40 kilometers south of Cairo. The Bent Pyramid built under the Old Kingdom Pharaoh Sneferu 2600 BC. Moreover, it indeed is a unique example of early pyramid development in Egypt. The Bent Pyramid was the second pyramid which built by Sneferu. Furthermore, the Bent Pyramid rises from the desert at a 54 degree inclination. The top section built at the shallower angle of 43 degrees. In fact, the Bent Pyramid has ‘bent’ appearance. The Bent Pyramid represents a transitional form between step-sided and smooth sided pyramids.

Ancient Cairo EgyptAncient Cairo Egypt also represented by Cheops Pyramid or the Great Pyramid. The pyramid also called Khufu Pyramid. In fact, it is the greatest pyramid among all pyramids in Egypt. How the Great Pyramid built is a question that may never answered. Herodotus said that it took 30 years and 100,000 slaves to build Cheops Pyramid. Another theory is that it built by peasants. They were unable to work the land while the Nile flooded between July and November. They maybe paid with food for their labor. The flooded waters also aided in the moving of the casing stones. In fact, these stones brought from Aswan and Tura. The water brought the stones right to Cheops Pyramid. In fact, Cheops pyramid or Khufu Pyramid built between 2589 – 2566 BC. Moreover, it took over 2,300,000 blocks of stone with an average weight of 2.5 tons each.

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Ancient Cairo Egypt also represented by Chephren Pyramid. It also called Khafre Pyramid. In fact, it is the second-tallest and second-largest of the Ancient Egyptian Pyramids. The Pyramid is the tomb of the Fourth-Dynasty pharaoh Chefren. He ruled from 2558 to 2532 BC. In fact, the pyramid often called the “Second Pyramid”. Chephren Pyramid built next to the Great Pyramid of Khufu. In fact, Chephren is the son and successor of Khufu and Hensuten. Khufu’s other son and started constructing his own pyramid at Abu Rawash. It is north of Giza. In fact, Ancient Cairo Egyptthe pyramid designed more modestly than Khufu’s. Moreover, Chephren pyramid originally was 10 feet (3 m) shorter and 48 feet (14.6 m) more narrow at the base. In fact, the estimated weight of all the stones in Chephren Pyramid is 4,880,000 tons.

Ancient Cairo Egypt also represented by Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The museum is one of the oldest museums in the world. In fact, The Egyptian Museum in Cairo Egypt has a long history. Egyptian Museum in Cairo Egypt 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 that time. The first location of the museum was in front of the Azabakeya Lake. Azabakeya Lake was between Opera Square and Ataba Square. The rulers of Egypt in this period did not realize the real value of the antiquities. They also didn’t for ancient historical finds of Egypt. They gave them to the European tourists who visited Egypt.

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Ancient Cairo Egypt also represented by Great Sphinx. It is a huge creature with the head of a human and a lion’s body. In fact, the Great Sphinx Cairo Egypt sits in a depression. The depression is to the south of Khafre’s pyramid at Giza. Great Sphinx Cairo Egypt statue is the first colossal royal sculpture in Egypt. It is a national symbol of Egypt, both ancient and modern. Moreover, it stirred the imagination of poets, scholars, adventurers and tourists for centuries. It also inspired a wealth of speculation about its age, its meaning, and the secrets that it might hold. The Sphinx word means strangler. It first given by the Greeks to a fabulous creature. It is which had the head of a woman, the body of a lion and the wings of a bird.

Ancient Cairo Egypt also represented by Memphis. Memphis Cairo Egypt was a city and the capital of Ancient Ancient Cairo EgyptEgypt. It indeed was an important center during much of Egyptian history. Memphis Cairo Egypt located south of the Nile River delta. It is on the west bank of the river. Memphis Cairo Egypt is about 15 miles (24 km) south of modern Cairo. Moreover, its archaeological zone designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979. It founded about 2925 BC by Menes. Menes united the two prehistoric kingdoms of Upper and Lower Egypt. The original name of the city was the White Walls. The modern name of Memphis is a Greek version of the Egyptian Men-Nefer. This name is of the nearby pyramid king Pepi I. Ptah was the local god of Memphis Cairo Egypt. He was a patron of craftsmen and artisans.

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Ancient Cairo Egypt also represented by Menkaure Pyramid. located at Giza Plateau. It is near to Khafre Pyramid and Cheops Pyramid. In fact, Menkaure pyramid had an original height of 65.5 meters (215 feet). It is the smallest of the three major pyramids at the Giza Necropolis. Moreover, Menkaure pyramid now stands at 61 m (204 ft) tall with a base of 108.5 m. Furthermore, Menkaure Pyramid constructed of limestone and granite. The first sixteen courses of the exterior made of red granite. The upper part cased in the normal manner with Tura limestone. In fact, part of the granite left in the rough. Menkaure pyramid helped archaeologists understand the methods used to build pyramids and temples. In fact, south of Menkaure pyramid are three satellite pyramids. Moreover, they are each accompanied with a temple and have a substructure. Furthermore, the southernmost is the largest and a true pyramid.

Ancient Cairo EgyptAncient Cairo Egypt also represented by Red Pyramid in Dahshur. has the largest base after Khufu pyramid. It located 40 kilometers south of Cairo. Each side of the Red Pyramid Dahshur Cairo measures 722 feet. Moreover, its sides sloping at 43 degrees 22′. The Red Pyramid Dahshur Cairo is the fourth highest pyramid which built in Egypt. It has 160 layers of stone. In fact, the Red Pyramid Dahshur Cairo was the first successful, true, cased Pyramid which built in Egypt. The Red Pyramid Dahshur Cairo built by Snefru who was Khufus’s father. Moreover, it has no crowds and circus atmosphere like the Giza Plateau. Moreover, it currently entered without limitation. It is only a short drive from Sakkara and only a brief drive from Cairo.

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Ancient Cairo Egypt also represented by Sakkara. Sakkara is a section of the great necropolis of Memphis. Memphis was the Old Kingdom capital. The kings of the first and second dynasties buried in this section of the Memphis necropolis. It has been of constant interest to Egyptologists. Three major discoveries made at Sakkara. They are a prime minister’s tomb, a queen’s pyramid, and the tomb of the son of a dynasty founding king. Each discovery has a fascinating story. It is with many adventures for the archaeologists who revealed the secrets of the past. Sakkara best known for Zoser Step Pyramid. It is the oldest which known of Egypt’s 97 Pyramids. Moreover, it built for King Djoser of the third dynasty. It was by the architect and genius Imhotep. Imhotep designed it and its surrounding complex.

Ancient Cairo EgyptAncient Cairo Egypt also represented by Solar Boat museum. The museum is next to the Great Pyramid of Cheops. It constructed around 1985 to house the Solar boat of Khufu. When King Cheops passed away and his body mummified, the priests placed his body in this boat. It was to go on a journey to visit Heliopolis and other cities. In fact, it was before he land in his royal necropolis in Giza. Afterwards, the priests dissembled the boat into smaller pieces. And then, they buried these pieces near the pyramids and titled it as the Boat of Cheops. Solar boat discovered in the year 1954. It was near the Great Pyramid of Giza. The Solar boat consists of 1224 pieces of wood. The boat is 44 meters long and around 5.9 meters wide. It has 12 paddles.

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Ancient Cairo Egypt also represented by Zoser Step pyramid. The pyramid also known as Djoser Pyramid. In fact, Zoser is the common name of Djoser or Netjerykhet. Sakkara is about 40 kilometer south of Cairo. Zoser Step pyramid Cairo constructed 470 years ago. Moreover, it is the first pyramid which built by ancient Egyptians. Zoser or Djoser was a king of Egypt’s third dynasty. The planning of the pyramid attributed to Imhotep. Furthermore, Imhotep was a vizier (minister) and he deified for his accomplishments. In fact, Zoser Step pyramid Cairo started off as a Mastaba tomb. Mastaba is a flat roofed structure with sloping sides. The pyramid is a series of expansions. They evolved into a 197-foot-high (60 meters) with six layers. One built on top of the other.

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Abusir Pyramids Cairo Egypt
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Babylon Fortress Cairo Egypt
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Bent Pyramid Dahshur Egypt
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Chephren Pyramid Cairo Egypt
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Egyptian Museum Cairo Egypt
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Giza Camel Ride Egypt
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Giza Plateau Cairo Egypt
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Great Sphinx of Giza Egypt
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Menkaure Pyramid Cairo Egypt
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Pharaonic Village Cairo
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Solar Boat Museum Cairo
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Sound & Light Show at Sphinx Plateau
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The Great Pyramid of Giza
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Coptic Cairo Egypt

Coptic Cairo Egypt

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Coptic Cairo EgyptCoptic Cairo Egypt represented by Abu Serga Church. The church also known as Saints Sergius and Bacchus church. In fact, it is a 4th century church. The church is the oldest of Cairo’s Christian Churches. Abu Serga church Cairo dedicated to two early martyrs. It built on the spot where the Holy Family rested at the end of their journey into Egypt. The family journey lived here while Joseph worked at the fortress. Abu Serga church Cairo indeed has a significant historical importance. The church is where many patriarchs of the Coptic Church elected. The first elected here was Patriarch Isaac (681-692 AC). Moreover, the church is the episcopal church of Cairo. It also was the episcopal See of Misr (the district of Old Cairo) that replaced the former See of Babylon.

Coptic Cairo Egypt also represented by the Cave church. The church also known as Saint Simon monastery. It located in the Mokattam mountain in southeastern Cairo, Egypt. In fact, the church is in an area which known as “garbage city”. It is because of the large population of garbage collectors or Zabbaleen live there. In fact, Cave Church Cairo in Egypt indeed is one of the largest churches in the country. Moreover, The Cave church Cairo is a church where 20,000-plus Christians gather every week. It is to worship and praise Jesus. Cave church Cairo is place that’s home to one of the world’s oldest Christian communities. In fact, the Zabbaleen are descendants of farmers who started migrating from Upper Egypt to Cairo. It was in the 1940. Fleeing poor harvests and poverty they came to the city looking for work.

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Coptic Cairo EgyptCoptic Cairo Egypt also represented by St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral. The church is a Coptic Orthodox cathedral. The cathedral located in Abbassia district in Cairo, Egypt. Moreover, it is the seat of the Coptic Orthodox Pope. In fact, Cairo Saint Mark Cathedral built during the time when Pope Cyril VI of Alexandria was Pope. Moreover, he was Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Furthermore, Cairo Saint Mark Cathedral inaugurated by Pope Cyril in 1968. In fact, the land where the Cathedral stands was for centuries as a cemetery for the Christians. This land also had the historic Anba Rouis church. However, the land had given to the Coptic Orthodox Church in 969 by Gawhar. It given as a replacement for the land that taken from the church.

Coptic Cairo Egypt also represented by Coptic Museum. The 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. Nobody would ever believe that the foundation of the Coptic Museum dates back to the era of the Persians. Moreover, a lot of items added afterwards by the Roman emperors August and Trajan. Coptic Museum today consists of two major sections. The old section established by Smeka Pasha. The other one is the New section. The new section consists of two floors. It opened for the public in 2006 by the president Mubarak. The renovation of Coptic museum costed 30 million Egyptian pound. It affected by the earthquake which struck Egypt in 1992.

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Coptic Cairo EgyptCoptic Cairo Egypt also represented by St. Barbara church. The church is one of the many famous Coptic Orthodox parishes in Old Cairo district. In fact, the building located on the eastern part of the Babylon Fortress. Moreover, it is indeed one of the oldest buildings in Cairo. Saint Barbara church Cairo dates back to the 5th or 6th century AD. Like many other buildings of Coptic architecture, Saint Barbara church rebuilt several times. Most by the end of the 11th Century. Saint Barbara church Cairo stands north of the Coptic Museum. It is east of the Church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus on the eastern side of Babylon Fortress. It dedicated to Abu Kir and Yohanna or St. Cyrus and St. John. When the remains of St. Barbara brought here, a separate sanctuary built.

Coptic Cairo Egypt also represented by St. George church. In fact, is a Greek Orthodox Church. In fact, the church is one of the few round churches still in existence in the East. Moreover, it formed from it’s placement atop a rounded Roman tower. The Holy Family took shelter in a place now covered by Saint George church Cairo. There is a long set of steps. In fact, it leads up to Saint George church Cairo. They built on the outer wall of the Roman towers. As one ascend these steps, he will find a relief of Saint George. He will find also the dragon wrapped around the outer brickwork of the tower. Saint George church Cairo burned many times. In fact, t burnt in 1904 and the current structure built in 1909. It still has some of the older structure’s beautiful stained-glass windows.

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Coptic Cairo EgyptCoptic Cairo Egypt also represented by Hanging church. In fact, the church approached by 29 steps. Early travelers to Cairo dubbed it “the Staircase Church”. In fact, the land surface risen by some 6 meters. It is since the Roman period. The Roman tower buried below ground. It reduce the visual impact of the church’s elevated position. The entrance to Hanging church from the street is through iron gates. It is under a pointed stone arch. The nineteenth century facade with twin bell towers seen beyond a narrow courtyard. It decorated with modern art biblical designs. Up the steps and through the entrance is a further small courtyard. It leads to the eleventh century outer porch.

Coptic Cairo Egypt also represented by Virgin Mary church in Zeitoun. Virgin Mary apparitions in Egypt took place in Virgin Mary church Zeitoun in Cairo. In fact, the church built in 1924 and consecrated by Athanasious, bishop of Beni Suef in 1925. It didn’t fall into the category of buildings more than 100 years old and protected by law. Moreover, Virgin Mary church Zeitoun has fine architecture and the site of an acclaimed miracle. That is why it become a popular attraction for pilgrims. People from all around the world visit the church day and night. A great deal of time and effort has gone into its restoration, which has been

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Coptic Cairo Egypt also represented by Virgin Mary tree. In fact, the tree is an old sycamore tree. It is under which the Virgin Mary used to rest. It was while taking refuge in the village of Matareyya during the Holy Family’s flight in Egypt. In fact, the original Virgin Mary tree in Cairo which lasted till 1890 is now dead. Another tree grew by itself in the same place after that died. Moreover, the current green tree grew on its own and stands today. Virgin Mary tree in Cairo attracts thousands of pilgrims each Christmas. It called Virgin’s tree. Matareyya is an incoherent district in Cairo, Egypt. There are many sacred trees in Egypt. Furthermore, these trees offered shelter for the Holy Family during their stay here. In fact, Virgin Mary tree in Cairo holds the highest regard of all.

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Abu Serga Church Cairo Egypt
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Baramous Monastery Egypt
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Cairo St. Mark Cathedral Egypt
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Cave Church Cairo Egypt
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Coptic Museum Cairo Egypt
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Hanging church Cairo Egypt
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Holy Family Journey in Egypt
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Saint Barbara church Cairo
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Saint Bishoy Monastery
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Saint George church Cairo
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Saint Macarius Monastery
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Virgin Mary Tree Matareyya Cairo
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Wadi El Natrun Egypt
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Islamic Cairo Egypt

Islamic Cairo Egypt

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Islamic Cairo featured by Abu Al Dahab mosque. It located in the Azhar Street, just beside the main entrance of Azhar Mosque. It built in 1774 AD after a year of construction. Abu Al Dahab mosque built as a Madrasa. It was to host the increasing number of students who were coming to study in Al Azhar University. They are from all over the world. In the year 1771, Mohamed Abu Al Dahab appointed by Amir Ali Beh Al Kabir. It was to be the leader of the Egyptian army that went to conquer Syria.

Islamic Cairo EgyptIslamic Cairo also featured by Al Aqmar mosque. It located in the heart of Cairo city, north of the site once occupied by the great Fatimid. Al Aqmar means The Moonlit. It sometimes also known as the Gray Mosque. Al Aqmar mosque founded by Ma’mun al-Bata’ihi, during the caliphate of al-Mustanser. It built during a time of great political and spiritual crises for the Fatimid regime. It located on the main artery of the city. In plan, it is a regular, rectangular hypo-style mosque with a square courtyard. It is the plan of a small congregational mosque.

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Islamic Cairo also featured by Al Ashraf Barsbay complex. It built in 1432 on Al Mu’izz street in Cairo. Sultan Al Ashraf Barsbay ruled Egypt from 1422 until 1438. Madrasa means school and Khanqah means hospital. They built at Al Ashraf Barsbay complex in Northern Cemetery of Cairo. Islamic Cairo also featured by Al Azhar mosque. It is the first Islamic university built in Cairo around 1000 years ago. Al Azhar mosque was the official mosque having the Friday prayer. It built by the great Fatimid army leader and the builder of Cairo, Gawhar El Seqelly. It was due to the orders of the Fatimid Caliph, Al Mui’z le Din Allah. The building of Al Azhar mosque started in the year 970 AD. It finished three years afterwards in 972 AD.

Islamic Cairo also featured by Al Ghouri complex. It is a funerary complex established by Sultan Qansuh Al Ghouri. Al Ghouri complex built between 1503 and 1504. It was in the Fahhamin quarter on Al Mu’izz street in Islamic Cairo. There was a clear decline in the quality of craftsmanship. Islamic Cairo also featured by Al Hussein mosque. It built in Cairo, Egypt in 1154. It is near to Khan El Kahlili. Al Hussein mosque named for the grandson of Prophet Muhammad. Fatimid Shia, Dawoodi and Bohar believeve that the head of Al Hussein buried in the ground of Al Hussein mosque.

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Islamic Cairo also featured by Al Muayyad mosque and complex. They situated next to Bab Zuweila in Cairo. Al Muayyad complex contained a madrasa-khanqah, mosque and two mausoleums. Moreover, Al Muayyad mosque and complex built between 1415 and 1422. Al Muayyad Madrasa dedicated to Sufis only. Islamic Cairo also featured by Al Nasir Mohammad mosque. It was the royal mosque of both the Citadel and Cairo itself. The Sultans (kings) of Cairo performed their Friday prayers, except on religious feasts. In feasts, prayer took place in a large gathering at the hippodrome beneath the Citadel walls. Al Nasir Mohammad mosque built by Sultan Al Nasir Mohammad in Cairo citadel. It was during his third and longest reign in 1340.

Islamic Cairo EgyptIslamic Cairo also featured by Al Rifai mosque. The mosque located next to Sultan Hassan mosque in Salah El Din Square. It is near the Citadel in Cairo. It separated from the mosque of Sultan Hassan by a pedestrian street. Once you enter this lane you will overwhelmed by the huge structure of the Al Rifai Mosque. Islamic Cairo also featured by Al Salih Ayyub complex. It located on the famous Moezz Street in Cairo. It dates back to the mid-13th century. Al Salih Ayyub complex named after its builder, Al Salih Najm Al Din Ayyub. He reigned over Egypt from 1240 till 1249. Al Salih Ayyub was last Ayyubid sultan of Egypt. He died defending Egypt against the Crusader attack that led by Louis IX.

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Islamic Cairo also featured by Al Zahir Barquq Madrasa. It stands next to Sultan Al Nasir Muhammad madrasa. It is in a street which called Al Mu’izz in Nahhasin district in Islamic Cairo. Al Zahir Barquq Madrasa dates back to 1384. Madrasa is an Islamic school tecahe Islamic religion. The architect Shihab al Din Ahmad belonged to a family of court architects and surveyors. He was in charge of part of the construction. Islamic Cairo also featured by Amir Sarghatmish madrasa, mosque and mausoleum. They located in Saliba Street in Cairo. They are just behind the Ahmed Ibn Tulun mosque. The Gayer Anderson museum located to one side of that mosque.

Islamic Cairo also featured by Amir Shaykhu mosque combines hypo-style features with a cruciform plan. It built in the style of a small congregational facility. After the vestibule there is a courtyard where to the left. A small mashrabiyya enclosure extends out from the wall. Amir Shaykhu mosque dates back to the mid-eighteenth century. On the Qibla side of the rectangular courtyard is an arcade sanctuary. It faced by another arcade hall across the courtyard. Islamic Cairo also featured by Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque. It is the first and oldest mosque which built on the land of Egypt.

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Islamic Cairo EgyptIslamic Cairo also featured by Bab Al Futuh. The gate built in 1087 by Badr al-Gamali. It replaced an earlier gate placed somewhat to the South. It had included in the original enclosure wall of Gawhar. The given name to Bab Al Futuh was Bab al-Iqba. The populace transferred the name of the old gate to the new. During Napoleonic times this called the Tour Lescale. Islamic Cairo also featured by Bab Zuweila. It is one of three remaining gates in the walls of the Old City of Cairo Egypt. Bab Zuweila also known as Bawabbat al-Mitwally during the Ottoman period. Sometimes spelled Bab Zuwayla.

Islamic Cairo also featured by Beshtak Palace. It situated on the Muizz Avenue in Cairo. Moreover, it is near to Abdel Rahamn Katkhuda Sabil. It constructed by Prince Beshtak Al Nasiri in 1334. Beshtak Palace is a structure and Islamic museum in Cairo. It signifies Arabic architecture in the historic period of time in Egypt. Islamic Cairo also featured by Blue Mosque. It called also Aqsunqur Mosque or the Mosque of Ibrahim Agha. Moreover, it is one of several “blue Mosques” in the world. It situated in the Tabbana Quarter in Islamic Cairo. It is between Bab Zuweila and the Citadel of Saladin (Cairo Citadel.)

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Islamic Cairo also featured by Ibn Tulun mosque. It is the oldest intact functioning Islamic monument in Cairo. Furthermore, it is the third mosque which constructed for the whole community. It is for the congregation joined together for the Friday noon prayer. Ibn Tulun mosque is a rare preserved example of the art. It is also an architecture of the classical period of Islam. Islamic Cairo also featured by Mohammad Ali mosque. It is the most popular Islamic mosque among tourists. Moreover, it is one of the most ancient mosques in Cairo. It is also one of the most historic mosques because of its grandeur and its location in Cairo Citadel.

Islamic Cairo also featured by Sultan Qalawun complex. It includes mosque, Madrasa, Mausoleum and Muristan. Madrasa means school and Muristan means hospital. Sultan Qalawun complex located in Al Muiz Le Din Alla Street. It is in the area of Bein El Qasrein in Cairo. The decoration of the facade and the interior plan highlight the influence of the Syrian style on Sultan Qalawun complex.

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Abu Al Dahab mosque Cairo Egypt
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Al Aqmar mosque Cairo Egypt
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Al Ashraf Barsbay complex Cairo Egypt
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Al Azhar mosque Cairo Egypt
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Al Ghouri complex Cairo Egypt
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Al Hussein mosque Cairo Egypt
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Al Muayyad mosque Cairo Egypt
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Al Nasir Muhammad mosque Cairo Egypt
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Al Rifai mosque Cairo Egypt
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Al Salih Ayyub Complex Egypt
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Al Zahir Barquq Madrasa and Mausoleum Egypt
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Amir Sarghatmish madrasa Cairo Egypt
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Amir Shaykhu mosque Cairo Egypt
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Amr Ibn Al Aas mosque Cairo Egypt
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Bab Al Futuh Cairo Egypt
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Bab El Nasr Cairo Egypt
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Bab Zuweila Cairo Egypt
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Beshtak Palace Cairo Egypt
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Blue mosque Aqsunqur mosque Cairo Egypt
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El Sayeda Zeinab mosque Cairo Egypt
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El Seheimy House Cairo Egypt
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Gawhar Al Lala mosque Cairo Egypt
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Gayer Anderson Museum Cairo Egypt
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Ibn Tulun mosque Cairo Egypt
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Islamic Art Museum Cairo Egypt
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Khan El Khalili Cairo Egypt
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Qanibay Amir Akhur Complex
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Roda Island Nilometer Cairo
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Sabil Kuttab Abdel Rahman Katkhuda
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