Discussion in 'Egypt' started by bacfas, Sep 15, 2008.
you go to OLD cairo area this area have islamic and coptic sightsee .. also citadel and khan el khalili market
Apart from Egyptian museum, Cairo has many interesting places. The Great Pyramids of Giza, Cairo Tower, The Citadel, An-Nasir Mohammed Mosque and Townhouse Gallery are the must see places. The Great Pyramids of Giza is situated on the outskirts of Cairo and it is the only wonder remaining from seven wonders of the ancient world. Cairo has many museums including museum of Islamic arts, Military museum, Townhouse gallery and palace museum. The Citadel is a wonderful place to spend a full day, it also has numerous museums, ancient mosques and here you can have a birdâ€™s eye view of the entire city. The Cairo Tower ia an another popular spot which is not to be missed. It is situated in Gezira Island on the River Nile. It is one of the best known landmarks of Cairo. Also don't miss to have your dinner in the revolving restaurant at the top of this tower. Cairo has many mosques and the An-Nasir Mohammed mosque, Barquqiya mosque, El-Azhar mosque, El-Aqmar mosque, El-Hakim mosque and El-Rifai mosque are very popular. Cairo is a shoppers paradise and the Khan al-Khalili market of Cairo is one of the largest markets in the world. You can buy traditional Arabic items, perfumes and souvenirs here. So explore Cairo with plenty shopping, have a nice vacation!
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