Cairo attractions, Cairo is the city that never sleeps famous with its magical nights between the shores of the Nile or on its traditional coffee shops. This city considered the iconic city of Africa with the huge traffic of commercial and economic activities; it’s not only the capital of Egypt but of the entire middle east. Most of the Egypt travel packages start from Cairo for being the first station for any Egypt tour. Cairo city is characterized by its historical sites and old gates that date back to the Islamic era as well archeological places dates o the pharaonic era. In Addition, the city has the largest open-air bazaars ever called khan al Khalili bazaar with  600 years old. Cairo combines a unique mixture of pharaonic culture and religious features are shown in its old churches, mosques. The Citadel of Salah El-Din, the Mosque of Amr Ibn Al Aas, Mohamed Ali mosque, the Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun, the Sayyida Zeinab Mosque, the Hanging Church, Giza pyramids, Museum,…

Dahshur Pyramids | the bent Pyramid and the red Pyramid

between all ancient Egyptian marvelous structures and historical objects, the pyramids have the most lasting and most effective impression. Pyramids were made in the sake of burying their owner’s insides the inner chambers. Common Egyptian people and their rulers (pharaohs) believed that the man will be resurrected again with all of his possessions and treasures…

The hanging church

Egypt has played a significant rule in spreading Christianity in the Middle East region and housed important churches. The beginnings of Christianity in Egypt date back to the beginning of the Christianity itself. The religion was brought to Egypt by Saint Mark during the reign of the Roman Emperor Nero, in the first century. Saint…

Mohamed Ali mosque

Egypt witnessed the Islamic conquest in 642 A.D. by the Islamic leader Amr bin al-as who built his own mosque. Since then, Egypt became crowded by mosques were built during different eras; Umayyad, Abbasid, Fatimid, Mamluks and Ottoman. Each period of them left significant mosques with amazing architectural Islamic style. Cairo is now known as…

Cairo museum of Islamic art

Egypt has witnessed the early rise of the Christian era. In fact, the country was a shelter where the holy family took refuge in some places erected now as popular monasteries and churches. After the Christian Coptic period, the Islamic conquest happened in 642 A.D, and Egypt was declared officially as Islamic country and should…

Salah El Din Citadel

Salah El din citadel is one great landmark in Cairo city, was built at the end of the 12th century. particularly in 1176. It was commanded to be structured by one of the greatest leaders of the world. Salah El Din Al Ayoby who establish the Ayyubid dynasty and ruled for a good time. The citadel…

Sakkara Pyramid in Egypt

Sakkara pyramid is an immense field of tombs, the final resting place of kings, noblemen, lesser Egyptians and mummified animals. In the course of the entire pharaonic period, but particularly the Old Kingdom and the Late Period, the desert sands of Sakkara witnessed the continuous activity of tomb building, funerary processions and cult ceremonies for…

Memphis City in Egypt

Near the modern village of Mit-Rahina on the west bank of the Nile, archaeologists have unearthed the remains of the most important city of pharaonic times, named by the Greeks Memphis. Known in ancient times by various names such as Ineb-hedj, Men-nefer, Hut-ka- Ptah, Ankh-tawy or the biblical Mof, Memphis served as the administrative capital…

The Pyramids of Giza

The first a remarkable place may come up to your mind when you hear about Giza or Cairo city is the pyramids of Giza those enormous man-made structures were built thousands of years ago to the pharaohs of the kingdom to protect their bodies from vanishing. Ancient Egyptians were seeking immortality so between 2630 and 1640 B.C.…

The Coptic Museum

It is hard to find this rare combination of ancient history and religious domination whether its Christian or Islamic in one country. the Coptic museum was built mainly to collect the artifacts and stones from all the Monasteries of Egypt in one place.  Coptic Museum the museum houses 16000 items involve stone works, woodworks, and…

Egyptian Museum in Cairo

The Egyptian museum destination can’t be missed when you travel to Egypt, it’s one of the largest and most famous international museum designed by the French architect Marcel Dornun in 1835 but then it was removed to its current location (tahrer square) for any reason Egyptian Museum Collections  the museum contains more than (120,000_150,000) antiques among them…