Cairo is a wonderful place where many tourist, cultural and historical places are located. It is considered one of the most important tourist cities in Egypt. It is famous for its popular atmosphere and its night life. The cafes and the Corniche are packed with visitors to enjoy watching the Nile in the evening. And other economic suit everyone, in addition to the distinctive restaurants and markets and other elements that qualify it to be one of the most important tourist destinations in the world.
one of the most important mosques in Egypt and the most famous in the Islamic world, a mosque and university for more than a thousand years, did not bear this name, but was initially called “Mosque of Cairo,” in implementation of the command of the commander, “Moez Ledin Allah Fatimi” Jawhar al-Saqli, to build and name the mosque. It took 28 months, the fourth of the mosques in Egypt, where before Al-Azhar, three mosques were known: Amr ibn al-Aas in al-Fustat and al-Askar in al-Askar city and Ahmad ibn Tulun in al-Qatayyim.
Cairo Tower is a tower located in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, built between 1956 and 1961 of reinforced concrete on the design of Egyptian lotus flower, designed by engineer Naoum Shabib, located in the heart of Cairo on the island of Zamalek in the Nile.
It is 187 meters high and is 43 meters higher than the Great Pyramid in Giza. It is one of the most important tourist destinations in Cairo.
Citadel and Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha
Mohammed Ali Mosque is a mosque built in the Ottoman style in Cairo , similar to the Mosque of Ayia Sophia in Istanbul, built by Muhammad Ali Pasha inside the Citadel of Salah al-Din in the Egyptian capital Cairo , between the period from 1830 to 1848.
The total area of the mosque is 5 thousand square meters and the mosque is rectangular. The building is divided into two parts: the eastern section is 2500 square meters and it is prepared for prayer and the western area is 2500 square meters with the ablution of ablution in the middle, and the two sections have two opposite doors, one to the south and the other to the north.
The eastern section is shaped square with a length of 41 meters. The dome is 21 meters high and 52 meters high. It is located on four square shoulders. It is surrounded by four semi-domes and a fifth dome covering the appearance of the mihrab, unlike four other small domes.
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is one of the largest and most famous museums in the world, located in the heart of the Egyptian capital Cairo from the north of Tahrir Square.
It is one of the first museums in the world to be established. Unlike the museums that preceded it, the museum contains more than 150 thousand artifacts, most notably those found in the tombs of the kings and the royal footnote of the Middle Dynasty in the Dahshuri era.
When the museum was established, it was located in Al-Azbakiya Park in 1835 and its contents were transferred to the second exhibition hall of Saladin Castle until it was opened in Giza on the Nile shore at Bulaq. When these monuments were exposed to the danger of flooding, they were transferred to the annexation of the Khedive Ismail Palace in Giza.
This museum was opened in ancient Egypt within the boundaries of the fortress of Babylon, whose remains are located behind the museum building, but there were many additions in the era of the Roman empires and then added to it by the Roman emperors.
The number of holdings in the Coptic Museum is estimated at 16,000. The museum’s holdings have been arranged according to their size to twelve sections.
The Coptic Museum is the largest museum in the world for the monuments of Egypt from the Coptic period.
Khan El Khalily
It’s one of Cairo’s old neighborhoods and enjoys a great tourist attraction for visitors to Cairo and Egypt in general. It is characterized by the existence of bazaars, shops and restaurants popular, and is characterized by the large numbers of tourists and the habit of residents on them.
Khan al-Khalili is one of the oldest markets in the East, over 600 years old, and its original architecture remains intact since the Mamluk era. A large number of merchants from the Palestinian city of Hebron immigrated to him and now live there. A community of Hebron people lives there and works in commerce. Khan al-Khalili belongs to the city of Cairo. He was named by the name of one of the Mamluk princes. He was named Jerks al-Khalili, who is from Hebron.
Khan al-Khalili neighborhood was a source of inspiration for many Egyptian writers and writers, most notably the writer Naguib Mahfouz, who wrote one of his novels that take place in the neighborhood and bear his name.