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Best Places to Visit in Cairo

Cairo is one of the best places to visit for those interested in history, unanswered questions, and mysteries. But of course, one of the largest cities in the world does not just consist of the Giza pyramid complex and the ancient city of Memphis.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Best Places to Visit in Cairo

Best Places to Visit in Cairo

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by Melisa Kaya

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Located on the edge of the Nile Delta, Cairo is Egypt's largest city and capital. Home to the Giza pyramids, Cairo is the economic and cultural center of the region. With a history of nearly 3,000 years, it is one of the most prominent cities in the world in archaeological research. These lands, home to the ancient Egyptian civilization, have always preserved its mystery with the questions of how the pyramids were built? how was this mathematical precision achieved? And how engineering was so advanced in ancient times? And it has always managed to attract tourists from all over the world.

Cairo is such the fact that a person without a photo in front of the Giza pyramids is not considered a world traveler. Spending time in the desert heat on the top of a camel can never be this much fun in any city. Although, at first glance, the Giza pyramids are thought to be far from the city, do not be surprised how close they are when you wake up in the morning in Cairo.

Cairo has a very deep historical and cultural heritage. There are many places to visit and see, from the city's bazaars to mosques, from museums to the ruins of ancient Egypt. The Cairo metro, which is a privilege for Africa, makes traveling easier, although it is a bit crowded. It is imperative that you prepare your own excursion plan before visiting cities such as Cairo, which offer its guests diversity. Otherwise, you will lose a lot of time, and you may even forget some of the places that must be visited. To help you, we've put together some of the best places to visit in Cairo and listed them for you. Cairo, which is a door opening to ancient times, impresses its guests with its extraordinary atmosphere, historical artifacts everywhere, and unique tastes of Egyptian cuisine. All you have to do is enjoy it.

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Best Places to Visit in Cairo

Giza Necropolis


Best Places to Visit in Cairo - Giza Necropolis
Best Places to Visit in Cairo - Giza Necropolis

Giza Necropolis, also known as the Giza pyramid complex, is one of the most recognized silhouettes in the world. Beyond being the symbol of Cairo, it is one of the most recognized historical destinations in Egypt and even the world. Every year, millions of tourists visit Cairo just to see the Giza Necropolis closely. Although it looks like a place in the middle of the desert in many photos, Giza Necropolis has located just 13 km from Cairo city center. So don't worry about how to visit the Giza Necropolis while staying in Cairo. The Great Pyramid of Giza, the Pyramid of Khafre, the Pyramid of Menkaure, and the Great Sphinx of Giza are the main parts of the Giza Necropolis, and there are some associated pyramids and cemeteries in the area. Very few cities in the world have a value like Giza Necropolis, you cannot find the opportunity to take a close look at a history of 4600 years in many cities. Of course, when you go to Cairo, you will visit museums, bazaars, and mosques, but the first stop must be the Giza Necropolis.

Egyptian Museum


Best Places to Visit in Cairo - Egyptian Museum
Best Places to Visit in Cairo - Egyptian Museum

Pyramid of Djoser


Best Places to Visit in Cairo - Pyramid of Djoser
Best Places to Visit in Cairo - Pyramid of Djoser

Salah El Din Al Ayouby Citadel


Best Places to Visit in Cairo - Salah El Din Al Ayouby Citadel
Best Places to Visit in Cairo - Salah El Din Al Ayouby Citadel

Khan el-Khalili


Best Places to Visit in Cairo - Khan el-Khalili
Best Places to Visit in Cairo - Khan el-Khalili