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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Downtown
1 of 93 Cairo Attractions & Landmarks
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The stately grandeur of this palace owes to its construction in 1863 at a time when a worldwide cotton shortage meant...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Downtown
2 of 93 Cairo Attractions & Landmarks
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St. Mercurius is known in Coptic Egyptian tradition as the "saint of the two swords." The tradition states that he was...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Science & Technology, Educational, Arts & Museums
Neighborhood: Dokki
3 of 93 Cairo Attractions & Landmarks
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Opened in 1938, this is the world's oldest agricultural museum. Its 11 hectares (27 acres) of tranquil grounds make it...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Activities
Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
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Funded by the Aga Khan Trust, this park was created to make a leisure and recreational spot for residents and tourists...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
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This beautiful mosque is affiliated with Al-Azhar University, the oldest Islamic university in the world and a...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
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Built in 1814, this was formerly the residence of Muhammed Ali Pasha and the location where, according to legend, he...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Religious
Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
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This mosque is an example of Mameluke architecture at its very finest. It was built by Al Nasir Mohamed - one of Sultan...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Religious
Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
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It may look like the partner of the Sultan Hassan Mosque next door, but half a century separates their construction...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
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Alabaster Mosque (Mosque of Mohammad Ali) is a grand structure located atop the highest point in The Citadel of Saladin...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Giza
10 of 93 Cairo Attractions & Landmarks
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The Sphinxes are the most mystical creatures of ancient Egypt. By far the most famous Sphinx is that of Giza; however,...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Old Cairo
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The oldest mosque in Africa, prayers are still held in this large mosque dating back to 641 CE. Muslim leader Amr Ibn...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
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Built between 1318 and 1335, this was once the main mosque of the Citadel. Although neglected for a long time (it once...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
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Called the moonlit mosque on account of the way its pale stones reflect moonlight, this small mosque was built in 1125...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Mohandissen
14 of 93 Cairo Attractions & Landmarks
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Located in Mohandissen, one of Cairo's newer districts, the sprawl of residential and office towers is dominated by...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
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Rebuilt in 1754 by Abdurahman Katkhuda, this gateway protected the original entrance to the Citadel. The great...
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Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
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Built in 1087 CE, this blocky Fatimid gate was beefed up over the centuries to protect it from assault, though never...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
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Built in 1087 CE to protect the city's northern perimeter, Bab al-Futuh was for century the arrival point of pilgrim...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
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Beefed up in 1087 CE, this remarkable gate marks the former southern limits of the city and appears to touch the sky...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Old Cairo
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As early as the 6th Century BCE a fortress existed at this location, but the walls and towers that remain today are...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Islamic Cairo
20 of 93 Cairo Attractions & Landmarks
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Beit al Souhaymi was built in 1648 and is the former home of the 17th-century Sheik Al Azhar. You enter through the...
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