Districts of Cairo
The areas of Cairo, represented on the map of the Egyptian capital, are unique and attractive for all groups of tourists.
Names and descriptions of districts in Cairo
- Zamalek: a notable attraction is the Cairo Tower (its height is more than 180 m), the entrance to which is available from 9:00 to 24:00 (cost - 50 LE). It should be noted that here travelers will have the opportunity to dine in a revolving restaurant “Cairo tower”, located on the 14th floor, as well as stand on the observation deck at the very top of the tower, where those who wish will be taken by a high-speed elevator (from here you can take beautiful photographs). In addition, the palace of Prince Said Halim is subject to inspection (earlier on its territory was the residence of Said, then a school for boys was opened, and today it is worth coming here to admire the beautiful building), the Opera House (consists of several halls, and in the main hall there can accommodate 1200 people; visitors are invited to performances, both inside the theater itself and on an open-air site) and the Ismail Pasha Palace (today it is the central building of the Cairo Marriott Hotel), and a visit to the Museum of Islamic Ceramics (exposition - more than 300 ceramic objects of the 10-19 centuries in the form of vases, bowls, vessels), the Cairo Aquarium (here you will be able to meet the inhabitants of the Nile) and the Mahmud Mukhtar Museum (famous for the collection of works of this Egyptian sculptor; guests will be introduced to his life and work; in the decoration of the external facade of the building used marble, basalt, bronze and granite).
- Coptic Cairo: interesting by the Babylon fortress (plan a walk along its fortress walls), the Coptic Museum (the museum's exposition in the form of items made of metal, stone, wood, clay and glass, as well as manuscripts, is presented in 29 rooms; before entering, it is worth admire the building itself, the elements of which in the form of a balcony, window doors, window bars and others are a reflection of Coptic art), the Hanging Church (28 steps lead to it; the church is famous for a marble pulpit decorated with frescoes and icons; it contains 100 icons and relics several saints), the monastery of St. George (has 6 columns; the building is a reflection of the Byzantine style).
- Heliopolis: must visit - Basilica of the Cathedrale Notre-Dame d’Heliopolis (a three-aisled basilica with an organ installed in 1914).
Where to stay for tourists
Where to stay for tourists
Do you want to be close to the center surrounded by lots of greenery? Take a closer look at accommodation options in the Garden City area. If you choose to stay in the Nasr City area, you will be close to residential and commercial buildings, and in addition, there is easy access to Cairo International Airport..
Tourists who do not skimp on vacation should pay attention to the Zamalek area - it has 5-star hotels and luxury villas, places for shopping and tasting delicious food, as well as a sports club with a swimming pool, tennis court and horse riding areas. horses.