The Pyramids of Giza
You’ll probably find no other city worldwide where modern architecture is topped by such a splendid 4,000-year-old complex of temples, causeways, and royal pyramids. Your trip to the Egyptian capital may remain nonsense if you miss these majestic creations.
The Giza’s largest pyramid is The Pyramid of Cheops (also named Pyramid of Khufu or the Great Pyramid), housing a bare tomb chamber. Right behind the Great Pyramid, you’ll find the Solar Boat Museum. The Pyramid of Chephren is located south on the plateau next to the Pyramid of Mycerinus. The largest museum worldwide is the Grand Egyptian Museum showcasing Egypt’s artifacts and the antiquities of a single civilization.
The Sphinx, another mysterious symbol of ancient Egypt, is an old lion sculpture with a man’s head sitting on the west coast of the Nile, protecting the remaining of the world’s Seven Ancient Wonders. Firmly standing there, the Sphinx is the bewildering feature of Cairo warmly inspired many artists, poets, emperors, scholars, and tourists over centuries.
The Egyptian Museum Of Antiquities
Right outside Tahrir Square, you’ll face the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities in the heart of Cairo, proudly showcasing the glorious history of Egypt. More than 160,000 Egyptian archeological history pieces are enough for travelers to put the museum in the must-seeing list of Cairo. Wander around the museum’s chambers and explore the past life during the reign of the Pharaohs.
The oldest spot for religious worship in Cairo delivers a spiritual fusion between Christian, Islamic, and Jewish histories. Head the narrow streets to the first mosque constructed in Cairo, the Amr Mosque. Meander around and gaze at the beauty of some oldest churches globally, like the Hanging Church of the Virgin Mary and the Church of St. Georgius.
The Hanging Church Of The Virgin Mary
Dating back to the 4th century, this apparently suspended church was constructed on ruins of two old towers left out of an old fort, the Fortress of Babylon. You’ll find a quite rustic building with heavy doors, marble pillars and decorated with ivory and ebony. It’s famous as it was once the home to the Coptic patriarchs of Alexandria.
The Khan El Khalili Bazaar
Whether shopping is your favorite or not, don’t ever miss out on taking a stroll on the Khan El Khalili Bazaar and window shopping. It’s like an oriental fantasy journey into the world of perfume, luxury fabrics, and spices. The shining Khan El Khalili Bazaar is one of the first global markets in the 14th century designed in narrow alleys and maze. You’ll find everything you want here.
Al-Azhar Mosque is among the newer mosque in Cairo constructed in 1970 AD enjoying a harmonious fusion of architectural styles. It houses three minarets from the 14th, 15th and16th centuries, a central courtyard, the world’s second-oldest university, and a large and modern campus to study Sunni theology.
After the Pyramids, the Cairo Tower is the second most well-known structure with 187-meter high. Don’t miss out on visiting the 360-degree views overlooking the city late in the morning when the city smog burns off. one floor down from the observation deck, taste some authentic Egyptian cuisine at the Sky Garden café, and enjoy the panoramic view.
Cruise On The Nile
Your trip to Cairo remains unfinished without cursing on the mighty Nile. Enjoy the marvelous serenity the Nile offers at dusk when the call to prayer echoes around the city. Don’t miss out on trying the fantastic and relaxing experience of nightclubs, cruise boats, and floating restaurants, and sailing down the river once Cleopatra did so.
Take a stroll around the downtown and absorb in the city’s history, once named the “Paris of the East.” You’ll find crumbling Belle Époque buildings carrying a sense of late 19th-century Cairo. Abdin Palace is located on the western side of downtown near the Midan Talaat Harb.
Bab Zuweila is the most stunning Islamic Cairo district’s gates. Climb up to the top and enjoy the splendid views overlooking Islamic Cairo. Housing two minarets, Bab Zuweila is located next to the Sheikh al-Mu’ayyad Mosque, which is a grander red and white stone working architecture.
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