Areas of Cairo
Cairo Areas represented on the map of the Egyptian capital, are unique and attractive to all groups of tourists.
Names and descriptions of Cairo area
- Zamalek: remarkable sight - Cairo Tower (its height - 180 meters), the entrance to which is available from 9:00 to 24:00 (cost - 50 LE). It is worth noting here that the travelers will be able to dine at the revolving restaurant "Cairo Tower", located on the 14th floor, as well as to stand on the viewing platform at the top of the tower, where those wishing to deliver high-speed elevator (here you can make beautiful pictures). In addition, the inspection shall be Prince Said Halim Palace (previously in its territory the residence of Saeed, and then opened a school for boys, and now here is come to admire the beautiful building), Opera House (consists of several rooms and the main hall can fit 1,200 people, visitors are invited to the performances, both within the theater, and on the ground in the open air) and the palace of Ismail Pasha (today it is the centerpiece of the hotel housing Cairo Marriott hotel), and visit - Islamic ceramics Museum (exposure - more than 300 ceramic items 10-19 centuries in the form of vases, bowls, vessels), Cairo Aquarium (here will be able to meet with the inhabitants of the Nile) and Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum (famous for its collection of works of the Egyptian sculptor, guests will be acquainted with his life and work; in the finishing of the outer facade of the building used marble, basalt, granite and bronze).
- Coptic Cairo: interesting fortress of Babylon (plan a walk along the city walls), the Coptic Museum (exhibition of the museum in the form of metal, stone, wood, clay and glass, as well as manuscripts, presented in 29 halls, before you go inside, it is worth to admire the building itself whose elements are in the form of balconies, window doors, window bars and other things, are a reflection of Coptic art), Hanging church (to which are 28 degrees, the church is famous for its marble pulpit, decorated with frescoes and icons; it stores 100 icons and relics of several saints) , the monastery of St. George (has 6 columns, the building is a reflection of the Byzantine style).
- Heliopolis: compulsory subject for a visit - Basilica Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Heliopolis (this three-nave basilica, inside which there is a body established in 1914).
Where to stay tourists
Do you want to be close to the center surrounded by a largethe number of green? Look to the placement of funds in the area of Garden City. If you decide to stay in the area of Nasr City, you will be close to the residential and commercial buildings, and in addition, easy access to the Cairo International Airport.
Tourists are not saving on vacation, you should payattention to the district of Zamalek - it has a 5-star hotel and luxury villas, a place designed for shopping and tasting of delicious dishes, as well as a sports club with a swimming pool, tennis court and areas for riding on horseback.