Cairo

Things to Do & Attractions in Cairo

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Giza Pyramids

4.5 star rating: Recommended 822 Reviews

One of the most iconic and mysterious Seven Wonders of the World, the Pyramids of Giza still live up to more than 4,000 years of hype. Seeing them is a must on ...  Read more

Memphis

4.5 star rating: Recommended 365 Reviews

The city of Memphis was the capital of ancient Egypt. It was the King's residence and the political and administrative center until around 2,200 BC. It had ...  Read more

Egyptian Antiquities Museum

4.5 star rating: Recommended 335 Reviews

From the Royal Mummy Room to a number of glittering galleries showcasing finery extracted from various ancient tombs, there's a ton to see at the Egyptian ...  Read more

City of the Dead (Qarafa)

3 star rating: Worth doing 5 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Citadel of Saladin (Al-Qalaa)

1 star rating: I do not recommend this 1 Review

Sprawling over a limestone spur on the eastern edge of the city, the Citadel of Saladin (or Al-Qalaa) was home to Egypt's rulers for some 700 years. Their ...  Read more

Colossus of Ramses II

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Reviews

The massive limestone statue of Pharaoh Ramses II is 33 feet (10 m) long and that's without having any legs! Ramses II was the longest serving pharaoh in ...  Read more

El Mokattam Mountain Cave Church (Monastery of St Simon)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

El Mokattam Mountain Cave Church, also known as the Monastery of St Simon, is located in the Mokattam mountain in southeast Cairo. The area is known as ...  Read more

Gayer-Anderson Museum

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

John Gayer-Anderson, a British major and army doctor, received special permission from the Egyptian authorities to reside in a pari of sixteenth century ...  Read more

Mosque of Ibn Tulun

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Whether it’s the oldest mosque in Cairo or not (there is some debate about this), the Mosque of Ibn Tulun is certainly the largest, and most definitely worthy ...  Read more

Old Cairo

4.5 star rating: Recommended 452 Reviews

Old Cairo is a relatively small area but it is rich with history. Also known as Coptic Cairo, Fustat (in reference to the first Muslim city established ...  Read more

Saqqara (Sakkara)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 345 Reviews

Set about 18 miles (30 km) south of Cairo, Saqqara (Sakkara) was the burial site for the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis, now in ruins. The site features a ...  Read more

Ramses II Statue

4.5 star rating: Recommended 333 Reviews

Ramses II was a the longest serving pharaoh in Ancient Egypt, reigning from 1279 BC to 1213 BC, a total of 66 years and 2 months. This made him a very ...  Read more

Pyramid of Djoser

4.5 star rating: Recommended 293 Reviews

First built some 4,700 years ago as a flat-roofed mastaba, the Pyramid of Djoser was one of the very first pyramids built by the Egyptians. Pharaoh Djoser had ...  Read more

El Mu'ayyad Mosque

4.5 star rating: Recommended 165 Reviews

The red-and-white-striped Mosque of al-Mu'ayyad (the Red Mosque), built on the site where its patron Mamluk Sultan al-Mu'ayyad had earlier been imprisoned, ...  Read more

Khan al-Khalili

4.5 star rating: Recommended 124 Reviews

Jaundiced travelers often dismiss the Khan al-Khalili as a tourist trap; there's no ignoring the fact that it's a favored stop of tour buses and has all the ...  Read more

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