City of the Dead (Qarafa)

Qarafa, or The City of the Dead, is two 4 mile (6 km) long cemeteries - a north and south cemetery - dating from Mamluk times (1200s - 1500s) and is still in use today. Traditionally all families kept a mausoleum and these days some families use ... 

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Annette R

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
December 2015

I could have definitely done without this. The guide was great and very knowledgeable. But it was very depressing and I felt constantly being asked for money because it is where the poorest of the poor live.

Doing what: Half-Day Tour to the City of the Dead Necropolis from Cairo

Sione Sonata T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2015

At first my first impression about booking this tour package was based on the 007 The Spy WHo Loved Me with Sir Roger Moore, the Sound and Lights Show of Gaza Pyramids. But we were looking forward to this Show which in the end, we walked out still discussing the incredible setting and wonderful feeling witnessing it first hand. The show was truly amazing and we would highly recommend our friends and colleagues to take up this package in their future trips to Egypt.

Doing what: Sound and Light Show of Giza Pyramids of Cheops from Cairo

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