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Cairo Tourist Attractions

Explore the Famous Attractions of Cairo

Cairo is a very rich in culture and the most charming city of Egypt with a wealth of tourist attractions to explore, where you will find the home to the most splendid preserved architectures of the old Islamic, Coptic, and Pharaonic eras. If you have never been to Cairo and don’t have any idea where to go? Pack your bag for a lifetime experience to historical discovery within the best Cairo tourist attractions below.

Islamic Attractions of Cairo

Muhammad Ali Mosque | Muhammad Ali Mosque Facts and History
September 20, 2018

Muhammad Ali Mosque

The dazzling Muhammad Ali mosque is located in the northwestern corner of Cairo’s Citadel and was established by Mohammed Ali pasha between 1830 and 1848. It is the largest Ottoman...
Khan El-Khalili Facts | Khan El-Khalili History | Khan El-Khalili Cairo
October 4, 2018

Khan El-Khalili

Khan El-Khalili is a major souk that is located in the heart of Islamic Cairo. It is an open-air bazaar that is considered to be one of Cairo’s main attractions...
Al-Rifa'i Mosque of Cairo - Al-Rifa'i Mosque Facts - Al-Rifa'i Mosque Burials
November 11, 2018

Al-Rifa’i Mosque

Al-Rifa’i mosque is believed to be the most remarkable Islamic structure in Cairo. It is located in the Qala’a facing the great Al Sultan Hassan mosque. Through our article, you...
Al-Azhar Mosque Facts - Al-Azhar Mosque History - Al-Azhar Mosque Architecture
November 15, 2018

Al-Azhar Mosque

Al-Azhar mosque is also known as “The Most Resplendent Congregational Mosque”. The one who commissioned its construction was Al-Mu’izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid dynasty in the new capital of...
Amr ibn al-As Mosque Facts - Amr ibn al-As Mosque History & Architecture
November 15, 2018

Amr ibn al-As Mosque

The amazing Amr ibn al-As mosque was the center of the ancient capital of Egypt “Fustat”. It was built in 641–642 AD and was considered the fourth largest mosque in...
El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
December 17, 2018

El-Moez Street

The History of El-Moez Street El-Moez street is an outstanding street that was known in Islamic Cairo as Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatimi Street. The street is named after...
Mosque of Ibn Tulun - Trips in Egypt
December 20, 2018

Mosque of Ibn Tulun

Interesting Facts about the Mosque of Ibn Tulun The mosque of Ibn Tulun is considered to be the oldest Egyptian mosques that have survived with its original shape and it...
Sultan Hassan Mosque - Trips in Egypt
December 24, 2018

Sultan Hassan Mosque

Sultan Hassan mosque is considered the finest piece of early Mamluk architecture in Cairo. Sultan Hassan, the Mamluk ruler, built this mosque between 1365 and 1363. The location of the Sultan Hassan...
Abu Al Abbas Al Mursi Mosque - Trips in Egypt
December 24, 2018

Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi Mosque

Abu Al-Abbas Al-Mursi mosque is considered the most important historic mosque in Alexandria. It is dedicated to saint El-Mursi Abu El-Abbas who was a Sufi Saint in the 13thcentury in...

Coptic Sightseeing of Cairo

St Virgin Mary Church Maadi Egypt - Trips in Egypt
April 14, 2020

St Virgin Mary Church

St Virgin Mary church is the oldest church in Egypt. It was built to honor the mother of Jesus. At the beginning of the church construction, it was known with...
The Hanging Church - Trips in Egypt
December 26, 2018

The Hanging Church

The hanging church is the most important and the oldest Church in Egypt. This church has fame and popularity among most Coptic & tourist attractions of Cairo. Here is all...
St. George Church Egypt - Trips in Egypt
December 24, 2018

St. George Church

St. George Church was built during the 10th century but it was destroyed because of a fire in 1904 and was rebuilt & finished in 1909. It is located within...
Ben Ezra Synagogue Facts & History | Ben Ezra Synagogue Open Time
November 18, 2018

Ben Ezra Synagogue

The History of Ben Ezra Synagogue Ben Ezra Synagogue “The Prayer-Place of the Jews” is sometimes called El-Geniza synagogue and it is located in old Cairo on the site where...
Abu Serga Church of Cairo | Abu Serga Church Facts | Abu Serga Church History
November 11, 2018

Abu Serga Church

Abu Serga church is considered one of the oldest Coptic Orthodox churches in Egypt. It dates back to the 4th century and its importance is seen in its impressive history....

Pyramids Landmarks of Cairo

Other Captivating Places in Cairo

  • El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
    December 17, 2018

    El-Moez Street

    The History of El-Moez Street El-Moez street is an outstanding street that was known in Islamic Cairo as Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatimi Street. The street is named after...
  • Memphis Egypt City - Memphis Egypt Facts - Memphis Egypt History
    September 20, 2018

    Memphis Egypt City

    Memphis Egypt city was the ancient capital of Egypt and was also a very important center all through the history of Egypt. The ruins of ancient Memphis Egypt are located...
  • Egyptian Museum of Antiques - Egyptian Museum Facts - Egyptian Museum History
    September 6, 2018

    The Egyptian Museum

    The famous Egyptian Museum houses the largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world ( more than 120,000 priceless Egyptian antiquities). It is located in downtown Cairo on the...

Wide Variety of Cairo Day Tours & Excursions

While being in Cairo, you can spend a terrific excursions that you have always dreamed of while booking one of the best Cairo day tours that will allow you to visit some of the most astonishing landmarks which were left by the great ancient Egyptian Pharaohs & rulers and these attractions.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What Is Cairo Best Known For?

    Cairo city is the incredible capital of Egypt that is known as the city of thousands of Minarets due to the number of religious mosques and churches that are located there.

  • What Are The Best Attractions In Cairo Worth Discover?

    There are really must-visit sites in Cairo City starting from Giza Pyramids Complex that contains the magical three main pyramids, the Mythical Sphinx, the great Valley Temples, and you should also visit Saqqara Step Pyramid and the magnificent Memphis city. You should also head to Cairo to visit its fascinating museum and its breathtaking historical sightseeing including its spacious citadel, mosques, churches, and also its gorgeous markets. Read more about the best attractions to visit in Cairo.

  • Is Cairo Egypt Safe To Visit?

    The answer will be definitely yes since this is the tiptop city that is visited by thousands of tourists to enjoy its incredible attractions.

  • How Many Days Do You Need To See Cairo?

    You need at least 4 days to explore the amazing tourist sites in Cairo. More than this will be absolutely found as on each day, you will have the chance to explore new places and to get amazed with hypnotic attractions.

  • What Should I Wear While Being in Egypt?

    You should wear whatever you want. It is advised to wear something light from cotton or linen, comfortable and put on sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the sandy terrain.

  • What to Pack for Your Egypt Tour?

    You should bring a brimmed hat and sunglasses if you not used to the Egyptian sun &pack everything you could ever need and put in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

  • Are All Nile Cruises Available at Any Time?

    Yes, it is available all years. as the Nile from Aswan to Luxor takes three to four days of sailing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the total cost of 600$ and the Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan take four to five days in Saturday, Monday and Thursday for the coast of 650$.

  • Why book Trips in Egypt?

    We have experience in vacation planning for more than 10 years & our staff consists of the most professional operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort create the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time advisors to fit your every possible need during your time in egypt. we always keep in mind that your safety & comfort are our main priority until you return home.

  • Is it safe to travel to Egypt?

    Yes, it is absolutely safe to travel to egypt, You will feel secure in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is very peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt and construct an entire environment dedicated for ensuring the lives of all tourists.

  • What are Egypt's Visa Requirements?

    They are very simples, If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries(check the link), have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD entry fee in cash. As for the E-Visa for 30 days, you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could be one of the countries eligible for a free visa for 90 days.

  • What is the Weather is Like?

    The temperature of Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c, Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 C in the wintertime to 23 C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 C in the wintertime to 32 C in the summertime while the temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

  • What is the Best Time of Visit Egypt?

    It is known the best time to travel to Egypt is in the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical, a warm atmosphere with a winter breeze. You will also be notified a week before your trip if the weather is unsafe or if any changes have been made.

  • Should I Give Tips in Egypt?

    It is totally up to you, but if you choose to you can tip the servers at your restaurant 5-10% by handing it to them directly and 5 Egyptian Pounds as a general tip of anyone.

  • Can I Enter the Pyramids?

    Yes, you can enter the pyramids for the small fee of 20$.

  • How to Enjoy Egypt During Ramadan?

    Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims that should be celebrated by non-Muslims and feel the essence of the Islamic culture. You can fast with the Muslim or just observe but you are always welcome to join the celebrations and festivals.

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