Giza is, of course, the home of Egypt's best known pyramids, including the largest one in Egypt, that of Khufu.
In addition to the major pyramids, there are also no less than six pyramids built for queens, together with even smaller cult pyramids.
There are also many tombs, a number of temples, worker villages and the famous Great Sphinx.
One of Cairo's many epitaphs is the "City of 1,000 Minarets".
The city’s ... More mosques date from the earliest periods of Islam up to the modern varieties. Here are some of them: Al-Maridani mosque, El-Aqmar Mosque (Gray Mosque), the Mosque of El-Hakim, Ibn Tulun Mosque, the Mosque of Sulayman Pasha al-Khadim, and more and more.
The Egyptian Museum contains incredible and unique treasures as the The Tutankhamun Collection or the Royal Mummies.
More than a million and half tourists visit the museum annually, in addition to half a million Egyptians.
The city extends on the banks of the River Nile to the south of its delta.
Cairo is the administrative capital and, close by, is almost every Egypt Pyramid, such as the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Ancient Egyptian City of Memphis and Capital of the Old Kingdom, on the very edge of the city.
Cairo provides great and well organized culture, including ... More art galleries and music halls, such as the Cairo Opera House.
The city also provides some of the best accommodations and restaurants in the world, such as the Cairo Marriott and the Four Seasons.
Great part of the incredible and unbelievable charm of the capital of Egypt is the result of 2000 years mixture of Islamic, Christian Coptic and Jewish culture. An incredible and unique mixture that still keeps on flourishing to this day.
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